Living Life Online
The Federal Trade Commission’s “Living Life Online” is a 16-page booklet aimed at teens and tweens. The publication covers basic information about what kids do online and shows that the choices they make matter. In addition to covering internet safety and security, “Living Life Online” also helps kids be better digital citizens and includes a section on applying media literacy skills to thinking critically about advertising. A fun questionnaire tells you what type of tech personality you are, and there are other quizzes, activities, and short stories that illustrate the main points.
Related Tools & Resources
Internet safety from Girl Scouts of the USA and Microsoft Windows.
The story of five American teenagers and their lives online.
Learn about the difference in being able to discover a password and having the right to use it in this iKeepCurrent lesson.
Something to think about if texting and driving in this iKeepCurrent lesson.
MTV's "A THIN LINE" is a broad-based, multi-year campaign empowering America's youth to identify, respond to, and stop the spread of digital abuse.