Next-Generation Tools Come Home
“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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Information and advice on a variety of topics from Trend Micro, a maker of security and communications software.
The Ad Council’s Internet Safety Coalition has online videos about being smart about what you post and share online.
Today’s kids know how to use the technology, but do they understand internet safety concerns, cyber ethical dilemmas and how to think critically about the media and technology they use?
Created by Dr. Sameer Hinduja, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University, and Dr. Justin W. Patchin, an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice in the Department of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
The US Department of Justice's Cybercrime site presents tips for online safety and privacy.