Internet

Safer Internet Day

Today is Safer Internet Day! This year’s theme is “Together for a better internet”, with a focus on working together to create a better internet for everyone, especially young users. In Canada, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection is highlighting Zoe & Molly Online, an interactive website designed for eight to ten year olds to… Read more

Security Planner

Security Planner is a guide with expert advice on staying safer online. It provides recommendations on basic online practices and directions on where to go for more advanced help. It’s quick to use and easy to use. To start, you answer the following questions. Security Planner then provides you with security tips on browsing, your… Read more

Be Internet Awesome

Be Internet Awesome is a new Internet safety curriculum for children from Google. The five key concepts are: Share with Care Don’t Fall for Fake Secure Your Secrets It’s Cool to Be Kind When in Doubt, Talk It Out The program includes a downloadable curriculum and an online game. The game is set in a… Read more

Using the Web to Get Stuff Done

Want to teach someone how to: Shop online? Find recipes online? Stream internet video to their TV? GCF Learn Free has free lessons in their Using the Web to Get Stuff Done tutorial that cover these topics and more.  It includes lessons on buying and selling things online, doing online research, online media, and more… Read more

ABC Internet Matters

ABC Life Literacy Canada has created a new pilot digital literacy program ABC Internet Matters. The program is designed to help adults develop a deeper understanding of the Internet, what it is and how it can help them do things that are important to them, their families, work, and community. The program is structured around… Read more

Safer Internet Day

Today is Safer Internet Day, a day to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially among children and young people around the world. This year’s theme is “Play your part for a better internet”. To learn more about online safety for children and youth, visit The Door that’s not… Read more