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Digital 101: A Kid's Guide to Navigating the Online World

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The perfect guide for kids learning to navigate the online world enjoyably and safely

The Internet can be a fun, creative, collaborative place to share, learn and experience the world and connect with all kinds of people. But being a good digital citizen comes with rules and responsibilities. Digital 101 will help children aged 6+ to navigate this sophisticated and ever-changing form of communication through a series of scenarios, from learning how to set a strong password to how to deal with trolls, and most importantly, knowing when it’s time to step away from the screen and enjoy the real world all around us.

Chapter 1: Becoming a digital citizen: the basics/What is digital citizenship?/Connect, collect & communicate/Trusted help/Passwords & passcodes/Protecting personal details/Chapter 2: Welcome to the web/ A world of websites/Cyber searching/Social society/My networks/Hobbies and interests/Gaming groups/Explaining the world/Chapter 3: Good netiquette/Netiquette/To share or not share?/ Phone etiquette/ Messaging aware/Chapter 4: Protecting your device/Digital maintenance/Pop-ups and pitfalls/Viruses and malware/The latest thing/Chapter 5: Protecting yourself and others/Cyber strangers/Cyber criminals/Online shopping/Spot the [fake] news/Free speech/Digital law/Original online workI/Illegal downloads/Chapter 6: Looking after your mindApp attack/Online addiction/Social media and self-image/Avoiding adverts/Being boys and girls/Cyberbullying and trolls/Bystanding/Information invasion/Chapter 7: Looking after your body/Prepare to prevent pain/Stretch, don’t strain/Digital training/I’m in trouble/Chapter 8: A digital world for everybody/Uniting online/Educating the world/Access for all/Digital detox/Glossary/Index and useful websites and helplines