Next-Generation Tools Come Home

Subject: Internet Safety & Security
Grade Level: All
Source: Cable in the Classroom

“Mom, I have to go blog my homework.” “Dad, can I watch YouTube a little longer?”  Parents who hear this type of talk know that their children have entered the world of Web 2.0. This is not the Internet of the ’90s or Web 1.0—where we merely found information. It is instead a fluid network called the read/write Web or Web 2.0, because users can create the Web itself.  Here are a few examples of new Web 2.0 tools and how your classroom or family can use them.

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