|Through a child's
have no way of knowing how children see the internet
We may know lots about it
ourselves but we can’t imagine it through the eyes of a young
We came to it as adults –
we really have no clue how children perceive it!
Do we know who our children
are mixing with when they are online?
the real world we take an interest and protect them. We should
do the same in the virtual world.
This film, called
“Where’s Klaus?”, compares the two attitudes:
People have many fixed ideas about the Internet and other new
technologies. Some see only the risks whilst others seem to see only the
AOL has produced two
simple videos which explore these two perspectives.
Internet is a good thing - http://tinyurl.com/qdyzjr
The Internet is a bad thing - http://tinyurl.com/r4nqvp
are well worth watching. Which side do you favour?
More importantly, as each film says as it concludes: “Discuss”
Part 2 of this document,
“Internet Safety 2 – Education” looks at how we can approach
educating young people to keep themselves safe.
Go on to Part 2 -