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A guide focused on digital citizenship that is free for teachers, parents and educators.
Internationally recognized program in New Zealand, Netsafe, was used by the Georgia Department of Education to develop an Internet safety program. NetSafe was founded in 1998 with the lofty goal to help New Zealand internet users stay safe online.

Mission

NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline. The program is designed for children ages 5-17, parents and guardians, educators, and law enforcement. With resources such as videos, games, activity cards, and presentations, NetSmartz entertains while it educates.

Goals

  • Educate children on how to recognize potential Internet risks   
  • Engage children and adults in a two-way conversation about on- and offline risks  
  • Empower children to help prevent themselves from being exploited and to report victimization to a trusted adult