Resources to help keep your kids safe online

Article Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017

On October 25, Sam Jingfors, a director from an organization called Safer Schools Together, gave a presentation to approximately 285 parents/guardians about issues facing our children in the digital world.

“Knowing how to keep your children safe online is important,” said Catherine Blaney, acting superintendent, Anglophone West School District. “We hope those that attended found the event informative and worthwhile.”
Parenting in a Digital World took place in person at Fredericton High School and was live simulcast to 10 other Anglophone West School District Schools.
Topics covered included:
·         Social Media – The latest and greatest (and the secret apps)
·         What you absolutely need to know regarding the current risks they face online
·         How to be the best digital role model, social media can be life-enhancing!
·         Recognizing and responding to cyberbullying and cyber harassment
·         Fake accounts, Meme accounts, Sexting & Sextortion, Catfishing and Snapchat