Creating a Safe Environment Newsletter | Fall 2015
October 5, 2015
How You can Promote online safety
All safety—including mobile and online safety—begins at home.
The habits you exhibit about technology use in your home will be the same habits your children learn.
Ask yourself what you consider appropriate or inappropriate uses of technology and then compare that with how you might be acting.
Do you use your phone at the dinner table?
Do you text while talking with others? Do you instantly pull out your phone when a new message arrives? Do you text while driving? Do you use computers in public areas of the house or do you habitually bring them into your bedroom behind a closed door?
Model the behavior you yourself expect from your children.
In addition to your living example, consider following some of these steps: