The Internet has many opportunities for our children to learn in creative ways, unfortunately, there are risks they can face while online. Please explore the websites to help keep our Essex County Public School children safe
What is YAPPY?
Y - your full name (first name and last name)
- your home a
ddress, your school, or a place you are going to
P - your phone number or cell phone number
P - your password
Y - your p
lans, where you are going, who you are going to be with, etc.
Stay safe on the Internet! Take this quiz to see if you know how to be a safe surfer on the Internet - SafeKids Quiz
DON’T SHARE YOUR YAPPY ON THE INTERNET!
Internet Safety Websites
is a website that will teach you about the potential dangers while chatting, using online games, e-mail, IM, and on your mobile devices.
NetSmartz for Kids
is an interactive, educational program that provides age-appropriate (ages 5-17) resources to help teach children how to be safer online and offline.
is an interactive unit for kids in Kindergarten thru 3rd grade to recognize the marketing techniques used on commercial websites.
CyberSense and Nonsense
is a website about three CyberPigs that discover just because something is on the Internet doesn't mean that it's true. Appropriate for grades 4-7.
teaches students how to spot online marketing strategies and protect their personal information. The CyberPigs wull encounter ploys, spam, and have a close encounter with a wolf during this lesson. Appropriate for grades 3-5.
gives you resources to make informed decisions about using the Internet. You're only "one click away".
is a website that provides resources to empower tweens (children ages 8-12) to make safer online choices. There are animated videos which highlight Internet-related adventures.
NetSmartz for Teens
has resources that can help teens navigate the Internet and guard their reputation. This website includes videos of actual teens that have been victimized online.
What is Cyberbullying
? Who's targeted? Who CyberBullies? What to do about Cyberbullying and how to talk to your parents.
Jo Cool and Jo Fool
takes students through a CyberTour. It is an interactive module that will test students savvy surfing skills along with a 20 question online quiz.
Appropriate for grades 6-8.
is a tutorial that will introduce students to the concept of online privacy. It will teach them to distinguish between information that is appropriate to give out and information that should be kept provate.
Appropriate for grades 2-4.
Allies and Aliens
is an intercative module that has been designed to increase students' ability to recognize bias, prejudice, and hate propaganda on the Internet and in other media.
Appropriate for grades 7 & 8.
The Target is You!
is an interactive quiz that has been designed to increase students' knowledge and understanding of alcohol marketing aimed at youth.
Appropriate for grades 6-8.
is a FREE app by Web Wise Kids, Inc. that you can download. It teaches kids safe habits on social networks.
is a website for grades 3-8. Students can read information and answer questions to complete a scavenger hunt on Internet safety.
Appropriate for grades 3-8.
is a website you should visit to learn about Cyberbullying. It's bullying or harassment that happens online. It can happen in an e-mail, a text message, a game, or on a social networking website. Help prevent it by visiting this website.
read the FACTS.
A Parents' Guide to Facebook and other Social Networks Click Here