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WISE KIDS Page for Pupils and Parents from Ysgol Melin Gruffydd - 6th of June 2013.

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WISE KIDS Resources on Internet Safety

WISE KIDS main website: http://www.wisekids.org.uk

WISE KIDS guide to evaluating email or web content on the Internet:
http://www.wisekids.org.uk/iw_assessemailcontent.htm

WISE KIDS links to Internet Safety Games, Quizzes and Certificates:
http://wisekids.org.uk/internetsafetygames.htm

WISE KIDS links to safe search engines for kids:
www.wisekids.org.uk/Kids_safe_search_engines.htm

Mobiles

In the video below, two young people and Stephen Carrick-Davies explain the ins and outs of Blackberry Phones and BBM (Black Berry Messaging):



See also the WISE KIDS guide to Mobile Safety: www.wisekids.org.uk/mobileguides.htm

Safe use of social networking sites and chat services

WISE KIDS guide to safe social networking

Resources from Cybersmart Australia
http://www.cybersmart.gov.au/tagged/

Childnet’s Guide to Safe Social Networking and Safe Chat: http://www.childnet.com/downloads/blog_safety.pdf and http://www.chatdanger.com

Facebook Guides/ Useful Web Links

A Parent's Guide to Facebook by Anne Collier and Larry Magid
http://www.connectsafely.org/pdfs/fbparents.pdf

Facebook Security Guide: Own Your Own Space
https://www.facebook.com/safety/attachment/Guide%20to%20Facebook%20Security.pdf

The UK Safer Internet Centre has a great and useful checklist for Facebook:
http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/ufiles/Facebook%20Checklist1.pdf

Facebook safety page: http://www.facebook.com/safety 
Facebook privacy page: http://www.facebook.com/fbprivacy 
Facebook security page: https://www.facebook.com/security

How to untag yourself- a video from Facebook:

The theme for Safer Internet Day 2013 is Online Rights and Responsibilities with the slogan “Connect with Respect”.

Google and Internet Safety

Google's Guide to Security Settings:
http://www.google.com/goodtoknow/online-safety/security-tools/

Google's Family Safety Centre:
http://www.google.com/goodtoknow/familysafety/

Other resources for parents/carers

Childnet’s Know It All for for Parents: http://www.childnet.com/kia/parents
 
CEOP's ThinkUKnow www.thinkuknow.co.uk

UK Council on Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS) has produced advice on Child Internet Safety - see : http://media.education.gov.uk/assets/files/ukccis%20advice%20on%20child%20internet%20safety.pdf

Vodafone Digital Parenting Guide (can order by sending an email to publications@parentfocus.co.uk) http://www.vodafone.com/content/index/parents.html  has an excellent online magazine for parents: http://asp-gb.secure-zone.net/v2/index.jsp?id=1134/2660/5747&lng=en; they also have a great age appropriate checklist for Parents: http://www.vodafone.com/content/index/parents/get_started.html 
 
BBC Web Wise site: http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/0  

Microsoft safety and security centre:
http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/security/default.aspx  and Microsoft Digital Literacy

Net Family News - edited by Anne Collier on youth and technology: http://www.netfamilynews.org 

GetNetWise is an older website with many resources for parents to help them make informed decisions about their and their family's use of the Internet. http://www.getnetwise.org

29 Things We Should Teach Our Kids About Using the Internet by Deb Ng on October 27, 2011
http://kommein.com/29-things-we-should-teach-our-kids-about-using-the-internet/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+Kommein+%28Kommein%29 

Special Needs

The East Midlands E-Safety Project which aims to improve e-Safety for all learners with learning difficulties and disabilities: http://www.em-esafetyproject.co.uk

Childnet’s resources for Special Educational Needs: http://www.childnet.com/kia/sen

Early years

Plymouth have an online safety toolkit for Early Years Settings: http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/early_years_toolkit.pdf

Resources on Bullying and Cyberbullying

Ryan Halligan's Story:

and Childnet's Childnet’s Cyberbullying Overview: http://tinyurl.com/ycqvhrg and
cyberbullying video:

Also their Digizen site with Cyberbullying Guidance: http://www.digizen.org/cyberbullying/fullguidance

Teacher Net Resources on Cyberbullying: http://tinyurl.com/yduleb8

Cyberbullying and the Law: http://www.teachtoday.eu/en/Teacher-advice/Cyberbullying/What-laws-are-there-to-help-protect-me-from-cyberbullying.aspx

Childline's Anti-Bullying Resource http://www.childline.org.uk/Explore/Bullying/Pages/Bullying.aspx

Beatbullying http://www.beatbullying.org

Cybermentors (a Beatbullying project) http://www.cybermentors.org.uk

Bullying UK http://www.bullying.co.uk

How to bully proof yourself on Facebook http://blog.facebook.com/blog.php?post=180189707130

General Guidance/ resources:

The UK Safer Internet Centre: http://www.swgfl.org.uk/

Resources from the UK Safer Internet Centre
The Safer Internet Centre are hosting a 'Connect with Respect Quiz' which you can complete.

For Resources that you can use in Primary and Secondary schools to support Safer Internet Day, see here:
http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/safer-internet-day/2013/schools-packs

LSE Research just released for Safer Internet Day:
In their own words: What bothers children online? By Sonia Livingstone, Lucyna Kirwil, Cristina Ponte and Elisabeth Staksrud, with the EU Kids Online network

New Video Guides from ISPs on Parental Controls
The Safer Internet Centre have been working with BT, Sky, Talk Talk and Virgin Media and they have each developed a short, practical and easy to follow video clip which makes clear where you can find their free parental controls, what they do and how you set them up.

How to set up Parental Controls from BT

How to set up parental controls from Sky

How to set up parental controls from TalkTalk

How to set up parental controls from Virgin Media

Location Sharing and Privacy

Ofcom's guide for parents and carers on Location Based Services

Google's guide on Location Sharing: http://support.google.com/plus/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1306809

Common Sense Media – an American non-profit providing great information for parents and educators on young people, media and technology: http://www.commonsensemedia.org; also has useful guides like: protecting your privacy online: http://www.commonsensemedia.org/advice-for-parents/protecting-personal-privacy-online and location sharing: http://www.commonsensemedia.org/advice-for-parents/gps-tracking-should-your-teens-use-location-services  

http://www.pleaserobme.com (on the dangers of over-sharing)

Privacy and People Search Engines

http://www.123people.co.uk

http://www.192.com

http://www.reclaimprivacy.org

Report Internet Abuse

See WISE KIDS guide to Report Internet Abuse and related resources: http://www.wisekids.org.uk/reporting_abuse.htm 

Keeping yourself safe from Viruses, Worms, Spyware and other Hoaxes

Childnet's resource to teach children about eSecurity:http://www.childnet.com/sorted

UK Government campaign 'GetSafeOnline': http://www.getsafeonline.org

Malware Detector http://www.urlvoid.com

Tabnapping: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/05/25/tabnapping_phishing_attack

Clickjacking: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/10224434

Likejacking: http://www.sophos.com/blogs/sophoslabs/?p=9783

Anti-Virus Software

McAfee. http://us.mcafee.com/default.asp

Sophos. http://www.sophos.com/

Symantec. http://www.symantec.com/

(Free and Subscription-based) AVAST Anti Virus: http://www.avast.com/

(Free and Subscription-based) AVG Anti-Virus http://free.avg.com/

Microsoft Security Essentials (free) www.microsoft.com/security_essentials

Anti spyware programs

(Free) Malwarebytes Anti-Malware: www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php

(Free) SuperAntiSpyware www.superantispyware.com

(Free) Adaware http://www.lavasoft.de/software/adaware/

(Free) SpyBot Search and Destroy http://www.safer-networking.org/

Firewall Software

Comodo Firewall http://www.comodo.com/home/internet-security/firewall.php

Outpost Firewall http://free.agnitum.com

Zone Alarm http://www.zonelabs.com/store/content/home.jsp

A review of firewall software http://www.firewallguide.com/software.htm

Spam Filters

http://www.mailwasher.net/spam-filter

A list of other free spam filters
http://email.about.com/od/windowsspamfightingtools/tp/free_spam.htm

Scams and Hoaxes

Internet Scam Busters: http://www.scambusters.com
 
Snopes: http://www.snopes.com

Assessing when an email is a hoax: http://www.vmyths.com

Wireless Networks and eSecurity
https://www.getsafeonline.org/protecting-your-computer/wireless-networks-and-hotspots-pyc/

Links to Free/ Subscription based Social Networking/Educational Sites/3D Avatar World sites etc for young people

http://www.moshi.com
http://www.webkinz.com
http://www.bbc.co.uk/adventurerock  
http://www.clubPenguin.com 
http://www.neopets.com 
http://www.imbee.com 
http://teen.secondlife.com
http://www.whyville.com 
http://www.gridclub.com 
http://www.think.com/en/

Second Life (for adults)

In education: http://www.guardian.co.uk/digitalstudent/second-life

Listening to Music Online Legally

Childnet’s guide on Young People, Music and the Internet:
http://www.childnet.com/downloads/CN_IFPI_MusicLeaflet.pdf

Spotify http://www.spotify.com/en/

Last.fm http://www.last.fm/

We7 http://www.we7.com

iTunes Store http://www.apple.com/itunes/whatson

Amazon Music http://astore.amazon.co.uk/0.-21?node=136

Online Gaming

AskAboutGames - the UKIE, a trade body for the interactive entertainment industry provides information to help parents make informed choices about ratings on online games. See: http://www.askaboutgames.com 

The Games Rating Authority provides information on the age rating of video games: http://www.videostandards.org.uk/gra 

Ofcom's Media Guides for Parents on Location based services, game consoles and more
http://consumers.ofcom.org.uk/2010/10/parental-controls-help-your-children-manage-their-media 

 


 

 

 

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