Internet Safety for Students

Staying safe online

The Internet is a terrific resource. Just like any other place you visit, Internet safety rules must be followed. We have great webpages with many links appropriate for elementary, middle and high school students to review those rules and keep safe on the Internet. Enjoy and be safe!

Internet Safety: Elementary School

Interactive Websites

NetSmartz Safety Rules/Pledge: K-3

Internet Rules
Internet Pledges

Rules and Pledges

NetSmartz Rules/Safety Pledge: 4-5

Internet Safety Rules

  1. I will tell my trusted adult if anything makes me feel sad, scared, or confused.
  2. I will ask my trusted adult before sharing information like my name, address, and phone number.
  3. I won’t meet face-to-face with anyone from the Internet.
  4. I will always use good netiquette and not be rude or mean online.

Real-World Safety Rules

  1. I will always check first with my parent, guardian, or other trusted adult before going anywhere, helping anyone, accepting anything, or getting into a car.
  2. I will take a friend with me when going places or playing outside.
  3. I will tell people “NO” if they try to touch or hurt me. It’s OK for me to stand up for myself.
  4. I will tell my trusted adult if anything makes me feel sad, scared, or confused.

Internet Safety: Middle School

Internet Safety Websites for Middle School

Internet Safety Rules

  1. I will think before I post.
  2. I will respect other people online.
  3. I will be careful when meeting online friends in person.
  4. I will protect myself online.

Real World Safety Rules

  1. I will take someone with me wherever I go.
  2. I will tell a trusted adult where I am going at all times.
  3. I have the right to say “no.”
  4. I will tell a trusted adult if I feel scared, uncomfortable, or confused.

Internet Safety Videos

  • NetSmartz Real-Life Stories – Watch all videos
    • Wired Safety & Cyberbulling -Watch the entire Angels and Warriors and Personal Information series

Safe Surfing Tips & Internet Quizzes

Safety Tips!

Internet Safety: High School

Internet Safety Videos

  • NetSmart Real-Life Stories – Watch all 14 videos!
    • WiredSafety – Watch the entire Predators & Strangers/Personal Information series

Internet Safety Websites for High School

NetSmart Safety Rules

Internet Safety Rules

  1. I will think before I post.
  2. I will respect other people online.
  3. I will be careful when meeting online friends in person.
  4. I will protect myself online.

Real World Safety Rules

  1. I will take someone with me wherever I go.
  2. I will tell a trusted adult where I am going at all times.
  3. I have the right to say “no.”
  4. I will tell a trusted adult if I feel scared, uncomfortable, or confused.

Safe Surfing Tips & Internet Quizzes

Surfing Tips!

What’s Your Internet IQ?