Our research shows that both Parents and Teachers/Educators are key influencers and enablers to middle-school aged youth when it comes to the use of digital devices and online media. In order to educate youth about the idea that the Internet is permenant, and third parties and data brokers gather, store, and sell information put online, our team has created resources for both parents and teachers.
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Written by Dr. Kristen Walker and Kimberly Khieu, this course reader educates readers on digital literacy and consumer information online. The information in this document covers youth cognitive development, social media, the risks involded with sharing and manuevering online, as well as preventative measures and protection methods for keeping personal information safe!