Parental Internet Self-Evaluation Survey
Take a moment and think about how you and your family get online every day. How many of the following devices do you own or use?
(Desktop computer, Laptop computer, Smartphone, Tablet, E-Reader (e.g. Amazon Kindle), Handheld game devices (e.g. Nintendo 3DS), Game Consoles)
Think about all the devices you have in your house. How well are you protecting your kids when they use them?
Have you set Internet safety rules for your family (including instructions and consequences)?
Have you had conversations with your kids about why you’ve set ground rules?
Is your home WIFI password-protected?
Have you installed Internet monitoring and blocking software on all Internet-enabled devices where it’s available?
Do you get Internet use reports for yourself and your kids (such as Covenant Eyes Internet Accountability Reports)?
Do you have a Filter for your kids (such as the one provided by Covenant Eyes)?
Are all your computers and game consoles set up in a public place (like your living room) so you can see what your kids do online?
Have you reviewed your kids’ Internet-enabled devices (like the Xbox 360 or the iPod touch) and set parental controls for them?
Have you reviewed your kids’ mobile devices (like their smartphones and tablets) and disabled certain features, like app installation and location services?
Have you set passwords on Internet-enabled devices used for work purposes, so your kids can’t use them?
Are you familiar with the Internet safety rules at your children’s schools?
Have you spoken with the parents of your kids’ friends about Internet safety in their home?
Do you look at your kids’ social networking status updates, blogs, images, music, downloads, etc., on a weekly basis and discuss it with them regularly?
Do you know your kids’ usernames and passwords for their e-mail and all the social networking sites they use?
Have you configured the privacy settings on your kids’ social networking accounts so that only people who know them can see their photos and information?
So you haven’t spent much time thinking about how to keep your kids safe online—or maybe even why it’s important. That’s okay! Come hear Special Agent Steven Shepherd speak at Weems Creek on the potential online threats to kids he sees every day with the FBI and what you can do to protect your family. We hope to see you at Weems Creek Church on June 11 at 530pm!
It looks like you’ve got some of the basics down, but there a few ways you can keep your family even safer. Learn how by coming to hear Special Agent Steven Shepherd speak on the potential online threats to kids he sees every day with the FBI. We hope to see you at Weems Creek Church on June 11 at 530pm!
Wow, looks like you really know how to keep your kids safe online! Build on your knowledge and practice by coming to hear Special Agent Steven Shepherd speak on the potential online threats to kids he sees every day with the FBI. We hope to see you at Weems Creek Church on June 11 at 530pm!