If you believe everything you hear about kids online, you might think pedophiles and cyberbullies are around every cyber-corner. Yes, there is bad stuff out there. But the truth is, there’s a lot of good, and some experts are arguing against a “techno-panic mindset” that worries parents unnecessarily. The bottom line is we can’t keep our kids safe if we don’t know the facts. Here are the five most popular myths about internet safety- and the truths that can set your worries free.
Also, The United States Department of Education released its 2016 National Education Technology Plan last month and Common Sense Education’s digital citizenship curriculum is highlighted as the resource school districts and educators can use to help students learn these vital 21st century skills.
Have a great week and don’t forget to use Common Sense.