Today more than ever, teens and younger children need to learn not only how to handle strangers face-to-face, but also how to protect themselves from strangers on the Internet. According to a recent study from the Pew Research Center, 92 percent of teens report going online daily. Subscribe via web Or. Gerber Life Insurance is a trademark. Blog Home Close.
10 Internet Safety Tips for Teens and Tweens – WHS 202
10 Internet Safety Tips for Teens and Tweens – WHS – The Wired Homeschool
A year-old running for public office in New Hampshire found out about the importance of following Internet safety rules the hard way. As Seacoast Online reports, his opponents found images in his social media posts that were sexually suggestive and referenced past drug use. Just like that, his political career crashed and burned upon takeoff. But, unfortunately, he isn't the only one, as careless Internet habits have left others exposed to scams, identity theft and physical harm at the hands of people they met online. With more users accessing the Internet through mobile devices, these risks are changing and growing quickly.
Adolescence is a period of great change. This is also when teens are developing their own sense of morality, as they try to find their own identity and experiment in their relationships with others. One of the biggest emotional challenges of the teen years is developing autonomy.
How could we live without our smartphones, laptops, and other devices that allow us to go online? That's how most of us keep in touch with friends and family, take pictures, do our homework, do research , find out the latest news, and even shop. But besides the millions of sites to visit and things to do, going online offers lots of ways to waste time — and even get into trouble.