Cybersafety has been a big topic at work, so much so that we had an entire in-service dedicated to it. ANY child, tween, or teen, needs to be educated on the risks of going online, but especially our kids, who often miss social nuances, have trouble seeing cause and effect, consequences, etc.
The statistics on teens who post naked pictures of themselves, say things they wish they hadn’t said, publicize private information, and meet online individuals is terrifying.
Here are two very short, in-your-face, powerful Youtube videos that we were shown. Take two minutes to watch them — it won’t take longer than that, and it’s worth it to pass along the information to your children, cousins, siblings, students, etc.