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Pause Before You Post is a public service program from Jostens encouraging everyone to make smart decisions about personal publishing. Through expert advice online and in schools, we’re hoping to make teens and parents more aware of the responsibilities and consequences of sharing information, particularly through online social media. Make a statement supporting Pause Before You Post ™ and spread the word in your community with the following pledge: I believe in making smart decisions when I share information online and want to spread the word to my friends, family and community about taking time to Pause Before You Post. Before I make a post, I pledge to ask myself: Who will be able to see what I post?
Keeping kids safe on their Internet journey and encouraging responsible behavior online is a common goal of parents and teachers everywhere. This frequently updated directory provides easy access to hundreds of resources that have been developed worldwide. Among the developers are educational institutions, advocacy organizations, law enforcement agencies, and governments from local to national levels.
Social networking sites, chat rooms, virtual worlds, and blogs are how teens and tweens socialize online; it's important to help your child learn how to navigate these spaces safely. Among the pitfalls that come with online socializing are sharing too much information or posting comments, photos, or videos that can damage a reputation or hurt someone's feelings. Applying real-world judgment can help minimize those risks. Remind Kids that Online Actions Have Consequences
NASA Kids Science News Network (KSNN) ™ consists of one-minute newsbreaks that feature kids teaching mathematics, science, technology, and facts about NASA to other kids in an entertaining and instructional format. These newsbreaks answer the questions such as, "Why does popcorn pop?" and "Why is the sky blue?" The newsbreaks engage the students in the excitement of learning and help to dispel many misconceptions in mathematics and science.