Internet Safety

Media Smarts - An excellent site with a variety of links to digital literacy, including interactive Internet safety games and other current media issues. 

Online Safety Quiz - Helps children show what they know about how to be a safe Internet user.

Privacy Pirates - Introduces children to the concept of online privacy and teaches them to distinguish between information that is appropriate to give out and information better kept private - and to recognize how this may change in different contexts.

Privacy Playground - Meet the Cyberpigs as they play on their favorite Web site and encounter marketing ploys, spam and a close encounter with a not-too-friendly wolf.

Cybersense and Nonsense - Follow the three CyberPigs as they learn some important lessons about authenticating online information and observing rules of netiquette.

CommonSense Media - This site has a wealth of information on using common sense when using all types of media. This link takes you directly to the 'Advice for Families in a 24/7 Media World.' It can be searched by age group as well as media genre.