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Bibliography by Kelley Oorloff

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 1. Thompson, Asha, Brianna Barriga, Andrea Liedloff, Nathalie Vera, Tiffany Park, Kelley Oorloff, and Michelle Ann. "Lettersfromfelix2013." Letters from Felix. English 149, 5 Nov. 2013. Web. 06 Nov. 2013. <http://lettersfromfelix2013.wordpress.com/wp-admin/>.

 Wordpress is the site we will be using for our project. This site allows all of us to edit material, choose the background, colors and style of our blog. This blog will have a map of the world and allow users to navigate through all of the six countries we have choosen. From there users will have the opportunity to learn about the country’s culture, economic and political information. Wordpress gives us the freedom to choose what we want and how it will be displayed.

 

2. "Kids and the Internet." Kids and the Internet. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Nov. 2013. <http://www.nap.edu/netsafekids/inter_kids.html>.

 This article insights its readers as to why the Internet is an advantage and does not hinder children. Giving them access to many tools, the Internet is seen as a benefit and can give them many resources. While there are many problems with children and the internet, parents can protect what they explore and what they learn. The Internet allows for so many people to learn about many things as well as socialize and for entertainment purposes. Instead of having kids be restricted to books and newspapers, they have the opportunity to learn about the world right at their fingertips.

 

3. "Kids and the Internet - It's a Good Thing." The Christian Science Monitor. The Christian Science Monitor, 20 July 2005. Web. 04 Nov. 2013. <http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0720/p09s02-coop.html>.

Digital skills empower children to learn about many things. It gives them access to worldwide information, helps them with research for projects and gives them the opportunity to communicate and self-express themselves. Children now have the tools to learn a wide variety of information with just a click of a button. Children of this generation have the opportunities that previous generations did not. Staying connected with friends for social reasons to learning information, the Internet does not hinder but gives them the tools they need to gain a vast amount of knowledge.

 

4. Livingstone, Sonia. "Children's Use of the Internet: Reflections on the Emerging Research Agenda." Sage Journals(20012): n. pag. Web. 03 Nov. 2013. <http://nms.sagepub.com/content/5/2/147.abstract>.

 The internet allows children and young people to emerge and use it as a researching tool. It allows them to communicate and participate with different aspects of the internet. As technology emerges, young people are immersed with it and the opportunities it provides. Education and learning is a very important aspect of the internet and there are many opportunities that the internet provides. While there are many dangers with the internet, children are participating and finding their own idenity.

 

5. Beard, Marisa. "Internet Offers Benefits to Children and Classroom Teachers." WIU. N.p., n.d. Web. 04 Nov. 2013. <http://www.wiu.edu/thecenter/articles/benefits.html>.

 Incorpoating the internet in a classroom setting offers a vast amount of information. Incorporating real life experiances with lectures, not only makes the classroom setting interesting, but allows children to learn more with all that the Internet offers. Having children from different parts of the world learn about other students in complete opposite areas in the world is difficult in a classroom setting, but with the help of the internet these children can learn about the world with just a click of a button. With tours, museums, stores and many other information, children can learn about places and people as a while or on their own. Children also learn how to write emails, to each other, to their teacher and to their family. Not only getting experience with using the internet, chidren can print it out and use it as a resource. Teachers can also use the internet when they don’t have an answer to a question. With online sites made safe for them, they have the opportunity to explore.

 

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