This blog post features an excellent article that has been written for parents on ways to protect your child online. Titled Protecting Children’s Privacy – A Guide for Parents, Carers and Educators it not only provides a realistic picture of the dangers awaiting young children online but gives practical solutions across a range of social media sites such as Facebook, Snap Chat and Instagram. Using a question and answer approach the reader is guided through key contexts in which children (and adults) can be put at risk and then provided with some practical solutions and suggestions, many of which are supported by screen captures to help the process.
If you are an educator this is not only an excellent article to help you guide your students in classroom activities but one that should be shared with colleagues at your school and across your parent community.
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