Cyber Safety

Cyber Safety April Tip 2

Here is this week’s cyber safety tip.

The Internet can be used to shop.  Let your parents be in charge of buying things online.

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Cyber Safety April Tip 1

Here is this week’s cyber safety tip.

Stay away from colorful and flashing banner ads. Lots of times they have things that are not true. They try to pull you in by flashing that you are “a winner” or that you can “click to claim a prize.” These are not true.

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Cyber Safety March Tip 4

Here is this week’s cyber safety tip.

Some advertising websites may use your first name, or make you feel good about being at their site so you will buy their products. Be aware, move on, and keep your information to yourself.

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Cyber Safety March Tip 3

Here is this week’s cyber safety tip.

Know that parents, teachers, even younger brothers and sisters may be looking at what you say online.  Be aware who might read your thoughts.

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Cyber Safety March Tip 2

Here is this week’s cyber safety tip.

Be aware of ads online.  They are links to sites trying to sell you something.

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Cyber Safety March Tip 1

Here is this week’s cyber safety tip.

One way to tell if a website is current is to click links on the website to see if they still work.

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Cyber Safety February Tip 4

Here is this week’s cyber safety tip.

In order to make sure that you have current information check the date the website was last updated.

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Cyber Safety February Tip 3

Here is this week’s cyber safety tip.

Be careful of information online. Some websites try to sell you something or express opinions instead of stating facts.

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Cyber Safety February Tip 2

Here is this week’s cyber safety tip.

Not all websites are created equal. Websites that end with .edu usually have better information that websites that end with .com.

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Cyber Safety February Tip 1

Here is this week’s cyber safety tip.

Check out the Internet services at your school library or public library. They can give you access to more websites like GALILEO and netTrekker.

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