Parenting Moves Online: Parents’ Internet Actions and Attitudes, 2007
The majority of parents in the United States are taking action to ensure their children are safe and responsible while using the Internet, according to a new poll commissioned by Cable in the Classroom/Common Sense Media and conducted by Harris Interactive®.
On September 26, 2007, Cable in the Classroom and Common Sense Media released the results of a survey of parents.
Based on the poll’s findings, Cable in the Classroom and Common Sense Media emphasize that parents should:
- Talk regularly with their children about their Internet use and seek out high-tech parenting advice from trusted sources;
- Speak with their children about Internet safety and appropriate online behavior and about more frequently experienced issues;
- Engage even very young children to set behavioral expectations; and
- Look to teachers and schools as partners in instilling media literacy skills.
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