CHILDREN AND LEARNERS ONLINE SAFETY
PARENTS AND TEACHERS PARTICIPATION IN THE LEARNING PROCESS
MyTopGrade.Com realizes the importance and the concern that the user as a parent or a teacher has towards their ward on their educational needs. Hence efforts at MyTopGrade.Com have been to design tools and software keeping the parents, teachers (mentors) and students in mind. An active participation of all the three will ensure a greater success for the child.
FIRST FEW STEPS TO DO AT MYTOPGRADE.COM
First, register with all details at MyTopGrade.Com and review our demos. Make sure your ward understands the learning software and its features.Encourage schedule adherence and acknowledge his progress.Closely monitor children’s performance reports and course coverage.
WARDS WITH ACTIVELY INVOLVED PARENTS AND TEACHERS ARE MORE LIKELY TO
Experience a stress-free Learning experience at their own pace. Achieve consistent and long term academic success. Adapt to a positive learning behaviour, Gain extra marks in all their tests and performances, Gain insights to their strengths & weaknesses thereby planning for corrective actions.
INTERNET AND CHILD SAFETY
Internet has become an integral part of our life. Internet has changed our lives like never before. The World Wide Web is a wonderful resource for children. But at the same time, it can pose challenges to your children’s safety and privacy. That’s why it’s important to be aware of what your children see and browse on the Internet, who they meet virtually, and what they share online. All it takes to stay safe online is vigilant parents and educated children. MyTopGrade.Com is committed to a safe and happy online experience for our users.
WHEN IT COMES TO CHILD SAFETY, MYTOPGRADE.COM AIMS TO: Advise parents with the basics of online safety , Educate children on online safety measures that are very necessary to safeguard your children online.
ADVISE TO PARENTS
Learn: Become computer literate and learn how to block objectionable material, Share: Share an email account with your child so you can monitor messages, Bookmark: Bookmark most frequently visited sites for quick and easy access , Spend time: Spend time online together to teach your children appropriate online behavior, Advise: Advise them not to enter the chat rooms. Be aware that posting messages to chat rooms reveals a user’s email address to others, Limit: Limit their online time per day aside from a special school project, Check: Check your Debit cards and phone bills for unfamiliar account charges. Monitor: Monitor what your child did without your supervision, Explain: Explain as how to react in case they come across inappropriate content and Respond: Respond to your child when he/she reports an uncomfortable online experience
INTERNET SAFETY TIPS
Keep the computer in a common room in the house so that you can keep an eye on the computer activity,Sit along with your children while they browse the internet, Check the web history to know the sites they visit, Switch on the Filtering and Safe-Search options, Ask them not to give personal information like names, addresses, or phone numbers on public sites,Create a screen name to protect their real identity,Teach them not to pirate software or other utilities,Protect passwords and ask them not to use ‘Remember me’ option on public computers like at school or in net cafes,Brief them about ‘Report Abuse’ and ‘Flag’ options in case they come across inappropriate content, Avoid ‘In-person meetings’ with people they meet online, Advise them to check the credibility and genuineness of the information on sites ,install Parent Control software that helps block access to certain sites, Use parent-control options to block inappropriate material Follow online safety tips for a safer and happier internet experience.
So show your children that you are always concerned by actively participating in learning with MyTopGrade.Com. Share the fun and excitement of learning in a brand new way, sit with them, appreciate their efforts, encourage them to explore and excel.
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HOW DO WE SECURE INFORMATION TRANSMISSIONS?
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HOW CAN YOU ACCESS AND CORRECT YOUR INFORMATION?
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WHAT ABOUT OTHER WEBSITES LINKED TO OUR WEBSITE?
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CONSEQUENCES OF VIOLATION
When MyTopGrade.Com becomes aware of an alleged violation of its Acceptable Use Policy, MyTopGrade.Com will initiate an investigation. During the investigation MyTopGrade.Com may restrict Customer’s access in order to prevent further possible unauthorized activity. Depending on the severity of the violation MyTopGrade.Com may, at its sole discretion, restrict, suspend, or terminate Customer’s account and pursue other civil remedies. If such violation is a criminal offence, MyTopGrade.Com will notify the appropriate law enforcement department of such violation.