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Program Promoting Astute Digital Citizenship
In celebration of Internet Safety Month, Google has released a classroom curriculum and computer game to teach children in grades 3–5 about online safety and security. The program, called Be Internet Awesome, is part of Google’s effort to instill youth with digital savvy and to encourage them to be good internet citizens.
Game Fostering Creativity and Empathy on Real-World Issues
The online digital multiplayer game @Stake was created by Emerson College to foster empathy and creativity between diverse perspectives on real-world issues.
Conversations About Bullying and Harassment
The KnowBullying app for iOS and Android is designed to help parents initiate difficult conversations about bullying and harassment with their children.
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