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Tools for Teachers and Adults

Covers the tools adults can use to protect young people while they use the Internet.


This course covers the tools adults can use to protect young people while they use the Internet. It covers monitoring and filtering software that can be used on computers that minors have access to and goes over federal laws that pertain to protecting children and teens' online experiences. It also contains a downloadable and printable PDF document of available online resources for all the lessons within the course.


Subject: Internet Safety
Categories: Digital Citizenship, School Safety, Workplace
Duration: 1 hour
Credit Hours: 1


  • Tools for Teachers and Adults
Use Monitoring and Filtering Software
Discusses the difference between monitoring and filtering online content.more...
Provides information about software available for monitoring and filtering Internet usage.
Examines the advantages and disadvantages of using such software. 
Know the Online Protection Laws
Discusses laws and statutes regarding protecting children online.more...
Provides information on the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) and Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
Gives links to other federal and state statutes. 
Personal Action Plan for Tools for Teachers and Adults
While completing lessons in this course, you will be prompted to answer essay questions that will aid in creating your Personal Action Plan. more... The answers you provide will appear in your Personal Action Plan, so be sure you respond as thoroughly as possible. Your Personal Action Plan will not appear until you have answered at least one of the essay questions.

Reviews (13)

Full Member
very good resources. I too believe it's important to inform children of the rules and site as well. Can never be too safe.
Full Member
I thought it was very informative. All schools & personnel need a personal action plan. Well done
Full Member
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Basic Member
Nice to know we have a fair amount of Acts in place to protect our young people.
Basic Member
Good to be aware of.
Basic Member
This course gave an excellent overview of the both the lwas, and the ways, we can protect our children while using the internet.
Basic Member
Great information. Very informative. Unfortunately many of our students surf the internet on websites in other countries where these laws do not apply. I remind students that their parents don't let them leave the neighborhood.... what are they doing on sites out of the United States!
Basic Member
Steve1144 Totally agrees with Gloria. We have to make sure our students are safe and secure while perusing the internet.
Basic Member
This program is a good resource for anyone who is not only a teacher, but also a parent of pre-teens who are digital natives, using their iPad, iPod,and more as a constant way of communication and learning.
The program is basic information and it left me wanting more.
Basic Member
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