Raising Humans in a Digital World: Helping Kids Build a Healthy Relationship with Technology
- 4h 53m
- Diana Graber
- HarperCollins Leadership
Sexting, cyberbullying, revenge porn, online predators... all of these potential threats can tempt parents to snatch the smartphone or tablet right out of their children’s hands. While avoidance might eliminate the dangers, that approach also means your child misses out on technology’s many benefits and opportunities.
Raising Humans in a Digital World shows how digital kids must learn to navigate this environment, through
- developing social-emotional skills
- balancing virtual and real life
- building safe and healthy relationships
- avoiding cyberbullies and online predators
- protecting personal information
- identifying and avoiding fake news and questionable content
- becoming positive role models and leaders.
This book is packed with at-home discussion topics and enjoyable activities that any busy family can slip into their daily routine. Full of practical tips grounded in academic research and hands-on experience, today’s parents finally have what they’ve been waiting for—a guide to raising digital kids who will become the positive and successful leaders our world desperately needs.
About the Author
Diana Graber, a Digital Literacy educator and advocate, was recently honored with the National Association for Media Literacy Education’s 2017 Media Literacy Teacher Award. She is the co-founder of Cyberwise, a leading online safety and digital literacy organization and the founder and creator of Cyber Civics, the popular and innovative middle school digital citizenship and literacy program currently being taught in schools in over 30 U.S. states, the U.K., Canada, New Zealand, and Africa.
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