- Never go online without adult supervision.
- Do not use bad language or write hateful things
about another person online threats are taken very seriously.
- Keep your password a secret*****.
- Do not give out personal information, such as your
address, telephone number, or school name and address.
- Never agree to go meet a person you have met
online, and never send your picture to a person you have met
- Be careful downloading files or programs. They
can contain viruses, spies or hackers that can harm your computer, check with an adult
before you click on something.
- Do not open or click on banners or advertisements
and if one pops open, click the X to close it.
- Remember Spammers collect screen names in chat
- You and your parents should know everyone on your buddy list.
- Do not copy and paste information (Sentences and
Paragraphs) from the Internet and pretend they are your words. This
is cheating and plagiarism read and always write in your own words
and then cite your resources.
- Tell your teacher or parent if you come across any
information online that makes you feel uncomfortable.
- Never use a computer to steal or destroy computers,
files or programs.
- Do not forward email without the author's
- Keep your email messages short and to the point and
always include a subject line. (Netiquette)
- Capital letters means that you are shouting.
- Look for site security
before entering private information into the computer such as the security lock on the taskbar
and the "s" on https on address bar for secure site.
- Students should not enter or advertise
personal information or pictures on the Internet such as an AOL profile or by using
online resources such as (Myspace.com) to share personal
information. Colleges and future employers may use these