Last month, iKeepSafe partnered with Google, Family Online Safety Institute, and ConnectSafely to launch a new multifaceted program designed to teach kids how to be safe and confident explorers of the online world. With school out and summer break giving kids more time to spend on the Internet, the program is as timely as it is exciting.
‘Be Internet Awesome’ aims to encourage parents, educators and kids alike to exhibit all the traits that comprise “Awesome” online–specifically, by learning about these 5 core topics:
Be Internet Smart: Share with care. Be mindful of one’s online reputation. Be Internet Alert: Don’t fall for fake. Avoid phishing and scams. Be Internet Strong: Secure your secrets. Understand privacy and security. Be Internet Kind: It’s cool to be kind. How to deal with and avoid online harassment. Be Internet Brave: When in doubt, talk it out. Report inappropriate content.
These topics are the framework of…