PARENTS AND EDUCATORS – TIP CARD
Children are being exposed to technology increasingly each day and at even younger ages than before. Often these children also have a better understanding of how technology works than adults and parents. In order for children to be safe online and to make safe and smart choices with their technology, it requires the adults in their lives to remind them about practicing healthy cybersecurity hygiene and help them as they learn the advantages and disadvantages of technology and the Internet.
DID YOU KNOW?
• Parents of teens are notably less likely than parents of younger children age six to nine to say they monitor technology usage very closely.
• Seven in ten young people are victims of cyberbullying and 37 percent experience cyberbullying on a frequent basis.2