Monday, November 02, 2009

Becoming And Staying Digitally Literate!

Being online and understanding your surroundings is not an easy task. When you are unsure of your position in any situation, it leads to you being vulnerable. Little children, and young adults are often targets of unscrupulous people and only way to keep them safe is to educate parents and educators about the digital world.
So Google and iKeepSafeare working together to take a tour through the country to help parents and educators across the country become more involved in kids' online activities. To begin the tour in proper manner, the team is holding a panel discussion in the capital regarding issues concerning educating a protecting youngsters. The best part of it is that they will be talking about "How to talk to young people about online safety"

"Playing and Staying Safe Online"
An expert panel discussion on how to help kids become responsible members of the digital community.

  • Dr. Michael Rich, Director of the Center on Media and Child Health at Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health
  • Dr. Harry Bloom, Director, California Technology Assistance Project
  • Lt. Joe Laramie, Director, Missouri ICAC Task Force
  • Darlene Faster, COO, Center for Social and Emotional Education
  • Marsali Hancock, iKeepSafe President
With special presentations from Google and WoogiWorld.

When: Tuesday, November 3, Noon - 1:30pm
Where: Room B-354, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Lunch will be served.

Please click here to RSVP.

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