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Fun Ways to Teach Digital Citizenship
Kids learn through gameplay what’s good, what’s not and what they can do about it with this guide to internet safety and safe surfing from the U.K site, Think U Know. Besides gaming, young people ages 5-16 and grownups of all ages can also learn about online safety when using blogs, chatting, P2P and other forms of technology like mobile phones.
Webonauts Internet Academy is a web original game for PBS KIDS GO! that gives kids 8- to 10-year-old an opportunity to have some fun while exploring what it means to be a citizen in a web-infused‚ information-rich world.
Smokescreen is a cutting edge game
from Channel 4 in the UK about life online,
on a new social network called White Smoke.
Explore websites, search for clues, receive phone calls, chat on IN, and tackle puzzles and minigames. On Smokescreen, who can you trust?
Preview the30 second trailer here.
Great site to engage kids in learning. At the Carnegie Cyber Academy, cadets complete several training missions in Cyberspace that equip them with the skills they need to be good cybercitizens and Cyber Defenders of the Internet.
This month, CyberWise presents ways
to take off and have fun while teaching digital citizenship to kids.
Here you can discover new territory on sites where grownups and teachers can use game play as a launchpad for conversations with young people about media literacy and citizenship in the 21st Century. So go ahead and explore...and most of all have fun!