It comes as no surprise that children are growing up in a digital age. Increasingly kids are using web-based tools for school, communication, and entertainment. There are a lot of wonderful opportunities available, and we hope you and your kids will talk about using the internet safely and that you'll be involved with them as they explore an online environment.
Resources @ La Crosse Public Library:
Great Websites to Explore and Share
Tools, Resources and Fun Sites
ALSC's Great Websites for Kids: An annual list from the Association for Library Service to Children highlighting great online resources for youth.
Using the Internet Safely
Connect Safely: Find talking points, safety checklists and join a forum of kids and parents discussing internet safety.
The FBI Parent's Guide to Safe Internet Usage: Tips for parents who are concerned about online risks for children.
Kids Health: Internet Usage: An article for parents and educators to help prepare them to navigate the web with children.
Net Smartz: Use games, songs and other activities to help kids learn to navigate the web safely.
Netwise: Resources for adults and children to use online resources safely. Great How-To videos included!
On Guard Online: Social networking tips for kids and parents.
SafeKids: Kids Rules for Online Safety