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Internet As A Child's Best Friend

Children And The Internet

The Internet is an increasing part of today’s culture, especially for children and youth, for whom schoolwork, online gaming, and social networking are among the most popular activities. However, the lack of common agreement about the right approa...

The Internet Can Harm, But Can Also Be A Child's Best Tool For Learning

From working with children and the internet for the past 15 years, I have learnt that it can be as harmful as we want it to be. If a child is alone with the internet, and no one else is around, the web can be a deadly, subversive, filthy and perve...

Children And Internet Use: Social, Psychological And Academic Consequences For Low-Income Children

Does using the Internet affect children's development? Do children become socially isolated or connected when they use the Internet? Do they become depressed or elated? Does school performance suffer or improve? A wealth of opinion, anecdotal evid...

Is The Internet Hurting Children?

Amid the buzz over the Facebook IPO, the ever-evolving theories about how Twitter is reshaping our communications and speculation about where the next social media-enabled protest or revolution will occur, there is an important question we've larg...

Importance Of Internet To Education

The Internet has introduced improvements in technology, communication and online entertainment, but it is also incredibly useful for education purposes as well. Teachers use the Internet to supplement their lessons, and a number of prestigious uni...

Why Is The Internet So Important?

The Internet has had an enormous impact on education, streamlining access to information and making it easier for individuals to engage in online learning. Distance education programs make it easier for students from a variety of backgrounds to at...

Global Study Stresses Importance Of Public Internet Access

Millions of people in low-income countries still depend on public computer and Internet access venues despite the global proliferation of mobile phones and home computers. However, interest in providing such public access has waned in recent years...

Why The Positive Effects Of Internet Use Outweigh The Bad

As with any new technology, everyone is always talking about the negative side effects of the internet and saying how it ruins real face to face relationship, fills our minds with filth and damages our eyes and melts our brains. As usual it�s the ...

Positive Effects Of The Internet On Kids’ Learning

Typically, when you hear about kids and the Internet, the conversation turns to the dangers of online predators, risk of Internet addiction, and other such threats. There is an upside to the technology that the Internet affords young users, howeve...

Protecting Children Online

En Español About the Campaign Facts You Should Know Dangers to Children Online Warning Signs Tips for Parents Chat Lingo Resources for Parents Real Cases Child Safety Tips The Internet is a wonderful vehicle for learning. Unfortunately, it is also...

Children And The Internet: A Parent's Guide

ou can't blame Jamie Oliver for being worried. As the father of Poppy, 11, Daisy, 10, Petal, four, and Buddy, three, he really needs some long-term tech ground rules in his house. So he announced last week that he has banned his eldest daughters f...

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How Children Engage With The Internet | Sonia Livingstone | Tedxexeter

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. It's hard not to fear for our children when we see headlines about ...

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Parenting - Digital Parenting | 0-18y

Internet As A Child's Best Friend

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In an era where the influence of internet and technology is increasing, how can you ensure that your child takes away the best part of it?