Kids Online: Protecting Your Children in Cyberspace
FOR NET-SHY PARENTS -- INTERNET 101
| "A must for any parent with a cybersavvy kid... We all need
to work together to make sure the Internet is an exciting avenue of
discovery for our children, not a source of exploitation. I believe
Kids Online will prove to be an excellent resource for parents."
Bob Franks, Member of Congress, Co-Chairman of the Congressional
Missing and Exploited Children's Caucus
What equipment do I need to get online?
How should I go about choosing a computer?
How can I assist my child in finding appropriate content online?
The Basics of Hardware and Software
Guidance about buying a computer
Internet Service Provider or Online Service?
Beginning the Journey
Saving Information from the Internet
How Can I Assist My Child in Finding Appropriate Content Online?
Here are a few resources to get you started. Also check out
Appendix A: Resources for Kids and Parents.
Enough Is Enough http://www.enough.org
Descriptions and explanations of the following terms are explained in full in Chapter 2:
Family Education Network
Get Netwise http://www.getnetwise.org
Filter Review http://www.FilterReview.com
Search engines are programs that you can select from your Web browser
to enable you to search the Internet by keywords or topics. Examples
of search engines include:
HyperText Transfer Protocol (http)
Uniform Resource Locators (URLs)
World Wide Web
Yahooligans! (for children):http://www.yahooligans.com
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