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Internet Safety 101: An Interview with Donna Rice Hughes

Vol. 120, Prg. 6–10
June 30–July 4, 2014


The internet can be a tremendous tool for learning and communication—but it also comes with its own hidden dangers. This week on Home School Heartbeat, Mike Farris is joined by Donna Rice Hughes to discuss internet safety and show you how to help your children use the internet safely and responsibly.

“The real key is building a relationship of trust, having an atmosphere of trust around the use of computers and all internet-enabled technologies, and keeping those lines of communication open and honest.”—Donna Rice Hughes

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6/30  
Hidden Dangers
7/1  
Safety Measures
7/2  
Thwarting Online Predators
7/3  
Understanding the Environment
7/4  
Atmosphere of Trust
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Donna Rice Hughes

Donna Rice Hughes, president and CEO of Enough Is Enough (EIE), is an internationally known internet safety expert, author, and speaker. Under her leadership, EIE created the Internet Safety 101 Program℠ with the U.S. Department of Justice.  She is the executive producer and host of the Internet Safety 101℠ DVD series, which was reformatted into the Internet Safety 101 television series for PBS and earned an Emmy Award. Donna also received an Emmy nomination as host/moderator of the PBS TV series.

Donna has been a featured guest on Dateline, The Today Show, The Factor, Oprah and 20/20, having given more than 4,000 media interviews on preventing online sexual exploitation of children. She also authored the book Kids Online: Protecting Your Children in Cyberspace (1998). She is the recent recipient of the 2013 Women in Technology (WiT) award for social impact.
She has testified numerous times before Congress, served on the Child Online Protection Act commission, the Virginia attorney general’s Internet Safety Task Force, and the Internet Safety Technical Task Force, formed by the U.S. Attorneys General. Visit her websites at internetsafety101.org and enough.org.

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If you’ve appreciated Donna Rice Hughes’ practical advice on internet safety, you should consider buying her internet awareness course, Internet Safety 101 & Rules ’N Tools Booklet, by clicking the link above.

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