πŸ’¬ Digitally Literate #235

Replied to Digitally Literate #235 by wiobyrne ( )

Co-Constructing Digital Futures – Several members of the Screentime Research Group have been conducting research on the challenges and opportunities that exist as children grow up in an world that is increasingly dictated by algorithms. You can review the submitted manuscriptΒ here.

Ian, I really enjoyed your piece on digital futures. In particular, I liked the notion of ‘media mentorship’:

During these conversations, parents can provide media mentorship, or a guide that can help youth navigate the digital world while working to translate these experiences into positive and productive lifelong learning skills (Haines, Campbell and ALSC 2016).

It was interesting reading this after Troy Hunt’s piece for Safer Internet Day, in which he suggests:

Tech is fun. Understand how it works, set boundaries, find a healthy balance and have a laugh with your kids.

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