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Resources,  March 11, 2008

"Growing Up Online" Film and Teacher's Guide

A "provocative new documentary produced by PBS Frontline... delves deep into adolescent online behavior since teens are spending a lot of time interacting with others via digital media.

Viewing and discussing this engaging film with your students is a good startóand itís available online. Kelly Mendoza and Renee Hobbs recently created the Teacher's Guide which provides a wealth of resources to use in the classroom or at home to help kids and parents understand what it means to "grow up online." Here's a sampling of what's available:

Quiz for parents and caregivers: What kind of cyber guide are you?
Lesson plan: How did Myspace become your space?
Activity: The disconnection experiment

URL: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/teach/kidsonline/
Referred by: Media Education Lab
Posted by wrivenburgh on March 11, 2008 | Resources
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