26 April 2006

Digital kids series

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Digital kids
“Digital Kids” is the title of a series on the C|Net News.com website, where Stefanie Olsen examines the young generation’s unique immersion in the Web, cell phones, IM and online communities.

Articles include:

When digital kids rule the classroom (26 April 2006)
Teachers may be the masters in the classroom, but when it comes to mastering technology, a growing number of schools are turning to students.

Kids outsmart web filters (19 April 2006)
Last November, Ryan, a high-school sophomore, figured out a way to outsmart the Web filters on a school PC in order to visit the off-limits MySpace.com while doing “homework” in the computer lab.

MySpace reaching out to parents (11 April 2006)
The media frenzy around MySpace.com has struck a nerve with parents fretting about what their kids are doing online.

Teaching kids to drive the Net (4 April 2006)
Don’t talk to strangers. Don’t run on the ice. Look both ways before crossing the street. For most people, they’re lessons learned at an early age.

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