Keeping your kids safe requires active parental engagement and real conversations about online life. In today’s world, where kids turn to the Internet for many of their interests, education is a parent’s first line of defense in keeping children safe. (Common Sense Media, 2010)
At KJDS, we have installed controls to prevent inappropriate ads and sites from popping up on laptops and ipads. We have also discussed with our students the importance of keeping their identities anonymous when on the internet.
Our teachers use technology daily at KJDS, whether it be researching on the internet with the laptops, learning through activities done on the active board and the active expressions, or playing educational games on the ipads. We make sure they are safe by taking the necessary precautions. Check out the resources below to make sure your children are safe at home when using technology:
Click here to read a very informative article on internet safety.
Click here for an article on how to set up restrictions on different types of technology.
Click here for an article on how to protect your children in today’s technological world.