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Raising Children in a Digital Age Enjoying the best, avoiding the worst Bex Lewis

ISBN:
9780745957555
Published:
21st February 2014
Format:
Digital (delivered electronically)
Dimensions:
256 pages:

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As featured on The Steve Wright Show on Radio 2. Equipping children to thrive and survive in the digital jungle Digital technology, social media, and online gaming are now a universal part of childhood. But are you worried about what your children might be doing online? What they might come across by accident? Or who might try to contact them through Facebook or Twitter? Whether you are a parent, grandparent, teacher, or youth leader, you will want children to get the most out of new technology. But how do you tread the tightrope of keeping them safe online, whilst enabling them to seize and benefit from the wealth of opportunities on offer? Bex Lewis, an expert in social media and digital innovation, has written a much-needed and timely book full of sound research, practical tips, and realistic advice on how to keep children safe online. She puts the Internet scare stories and distorted statistics into context and offers clear and sensible guidelines to help children thrive in the digital jungle. Media coverage includes: BBC Radio 2: The Steve Wright Show, BBC Radio Tees, BBC Radio Newcastle, ITV Tyne Tees television, Real Radio, Sun FM, The Durham Times, The Northern Echo, The Sunderland Echo, Premier Radio.
Dr Bex Lewis is Research Fellow in Social Media and Online Learning for CODEC, St John's College, Durham University, and brings over seventeen years of experience and enthusiasm at the forefront of the digital environment.

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