The internet has taken over most parts of daily life, therefore, now more than ever it has become very important that you teach your kids what to and what not to do while on this new global benchmark just as you would teach them what not to do while out there with friends.
7 things you must teach your kids about the internet
The internet is now like a second life, therefore the kids must understand that the image they project online can also affect their life offline.
Many people use the internet for different purpose while some use the internet for business others use it for scamming and so on, it is necessary for you to teach the kids how to properly use the internet to develop themselves positively so as to reduce the negative impact of the internet on them.
Online Security/ Protection
While on the internet, the kids may meet bullies, hackers and other things that can affect their physical security which is why you have to take extra care to teach the kids the importance of keeping personal data without disclosing it to just anybody while online.
Emotional Intelligence why Online
Kids are always looking for love and care and some persons under the disguise of friendship can take advantage of this fact which makes it very important for you to watch out for the change in attitude of your kids the moment they start going online and do your best by teaching them that not all who claim to be your friend online is really your friend.
That is done online doesn’t mean is right and legal; the kids has to understand the fact that the family can be sued for infringing on people‘s right while online and the need to do the right thing even when they don’t directly know the person in question.
The primary reason for the internet is enhancing communication and almost every internet user communicate directly or indirectly with others which it’s why the kids should be properly thought how to communicate online and how it affects their personality and the family reputation.
Online literacy is not far from all that have been previously stated; proper knowledge of the good use of information gathered online can go a long way to help your kids but this does not prevent the fact that there are false information on the internet and the earlier the kids are informed about the existence of these wrong information online the better their ability to handle them.
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