ERIC Number: ED401873
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Everything You Need To Know (But Were Afraid to Ask Kids) about the Information Highway (Including Some Suggestions & Ideas that Your Children May Not Even Know--Yet!).
Marsh, Merle; Alden, Sally Bowman, Ed.
The information highway is an exciting place for children and families to visit, explore, and learn together. This book teaches parents basic knowledge about the Information Highway and how to use it with children. The following topics are covered in this book: (1) What is the Information Highway? (2) What is Telecommunications?; (3) Why You & Your Children Want To Telecommunicate; (4) Getting Connected; (5) Guidelines for Making Sure that Everything Works with Everything Else; (6) Sending and Receiving Information through Your Computer; (7) Introducing Yourself & Your Children; (8) Ten Terrific Telecommunications Tips; (9) How Safe Is it Online for Children?; (10) Differences in Supervision and Safety of Online Services; (11) eWorld's Rules for Living in an Electronic World; (12) My Rules for Online Safety; (13) Setting Your Standards & Ground Rules for Safe, Legal, and Efficient Online Use; (14) Online Manners (Netiquette) for Students; (15) Kids Only Online (KOOL) Rules from America Online; (16) Money-Saving Suggestions; (17) Computer Learning Foundation Code of Responsible Computing; (18) The Internet; (19) Commercial Online Services; (20) Bulletin Board Systems (BBS); (21) Universal Truths; (22) Working with Your Children; (23) Using Telecommunications with Children Experiencing Peer Problems or with Disabilities; (24) Activities for Preschool Children; (25) Activities for Ages Six to Eight; (26) Activities for Ages Nine to Twelve; (27) Ages Thirteen to Eighteen and Beyond; (28) Family Activities; (29) Activating the Home-School Connection; and (30) Closing Thoughts: The Future. Contains a list of resources, contacts, a glossary of terms, and an index. (SWC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Child Safety, Children, Computer Mediated Communication, Computers, Disabilities, Electronic Mail, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Internet, Learning Activities, Online Systems, Online Vendors, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Standards, Telecommunications
Computer Learning Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 60007, Palo Alto, CA 94306-0007 (Item No.: S9501-06, $5.95 plus shipping; California residents add sales tax).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Apple Computer, Inc., Cupertino, CA.
Authoring Institution: Computer Learning Foundation, Palo Alto, CA.