Internet Safety at Indian River
Given the fact that the Internet provides us with an unprecedented and invaluable informational resource, the
An ability to recognize the warning signs of these risks will allow trusted adults to intervene and lessen the potential negative impacts and make the Internet a safer place for children. If they are social networking, instant messaging, using webcams, or blogging, parents and educators must help them use these tools safely by learning how to use them themselves. When responsible adults regularly engage children about personal safety, they are more likely to exhibit responsible behavior on their own.
To ensure the safety of its students, our district is fully compliant with the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA), a Federal Communications Commission mandate requiring schools to have an internet safety policy in place that includes technology protection measures.
Below, you will find a variety of internet safety resources, including information about digital citizenship, the Children’s Internet Protection Act, cyber bullying prevention and intervention, and social networking in education.
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Digital Citizenship is a concept that helps teachers, technology leaders, and parents to understand what students/children/technology users should know to use technology appropriately.
The Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) was enacted by Congress in 2000 to address concerns about children’s access to obscene or harmful content over the Internet.
Find out why cyberbullying is different from traditional bullying, what you can do to prevent it, and how you can report it when it happens.
This page contains links to National Educational Technology Standards-compliant tools that educators can use as they infuse 21st century learning experiences into the classroom.