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Internet Safety

This year all the schools in Abilene ISD are teaching students how to be safer online. Here are a few of the great websites that we use in the Computer lab:
Cyber Five ABCYA: An animated video aimed at younger students to help them learn about the Cyber 5 Rules to be safe online. (K-1st grade) http://www.abcya.com/cyber_five_internet_safety.htm
BRAINPOP: Tim and Moby discuss Online Safety, Blogs, CyberBullying, Digital Etiquette, Information Privacy, and Email/Instant Messaging (Have video, quiz, and related activities for each). (3rd-5th grade) www.brainpop.com
Brainpop Jr.
BRAINPOP JR.: Internet Safety, Blogs, and Email with Annie and Moby (video, drawing activity, game, and quiz). (K-2nd grade)  http://www.brainpopjr.com
Hector's World HECTOR’S WORLD: Variety of animated cartoons on different aspects of Internet Safety. (K-2nd grade) http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/5_7/hectorsworld/
Faux Paw
I KEEP SAFE: A great website full of information for parents on Internet Safety. There are videos and online books about how to keep safe on the internet. http://www.ikeepsafe.org/parents/
NETSMARTZKIDS: This is a kid-friendly website where students can learn tips to stay safe online with Clicky and his friends. Also has internet safety videos and games. www.netsmartzkids.org
SMART Crew SMART CREW: Videos with children talking about safety online. (K-5th grade) http://www.childnet.com/resources/the-adventures-of-kara-winston-and-the-smart-crew
Facebook is not supposed to be used by people under 13. If Facebook discovers a user under 13, they will delete the profile.