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NetSmartz Internet Safety [web resource][downloadable][video]

NetSmartz is an interactive, educational program developed by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC). NetSmartz provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children, tweens, and teens how to be safer on- and offline.

Topics

NetSmartz covers the following issues, each of which has accompanying resources:

  • Cyberbullying
  • Gaming
  • Online Enticement

Video Series

Into the Cloud™ is NCMEC’s flagship online safety product for children ages 10 and under. Using data from actual CyberTipline reports, each episode of season 1 focuses on a different element of online safety, from strategies for handling cyberbullying to recognizing and reporting unsafe/inappropriate interactions and content. Season 2 focuses on preventing online exploitation, reporting, and removing inappropriate content online.

Educator Resources

Resources for educators offer multiple ways to engage students, parents and communities in important lessons in digital citizenship and online safety.

Presentations

>NetSmartz also offers free, multimedia internet safety presentations tailored for specific audiences — parents and communities, teens, tweens, and younger children. The presentations make use of online resources, videos, and expert tips to educate, engage, and empower children and adults to be safer on and offline.​

Tip Sheets

Written for tweens, teens, parents, educators, and law enforcement, downloadable tip sheets offer guidance on navigating digital safety.​

Project-Based Learning and Special Needs

NetSmartz also provides material for the classroom, including some tailored for project-based learning and children with special needs.

Source: National Center for Missing & Exploited Children | NetSmartz, https://www.missingkids.org/netsmartz/home | Copyright © 2021 National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

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