If you’re a student (ages 13-21) and have about 60 seconds, you can submit 140 characters about what YOU wish your parents knew about technology. The prize – an Xbox Kinect! Net Literacy is a proud supporter of the Family Online Safety Institute and a Platform for Good. Make a difference and add to the … Read More » “Net Literacy Encourages Everyone to Enter the “What I Wish My Parents Knew” 60 Second Sweepstakes!”
On September 23, 2012, Net Literacy discussed its student-empowered digital inclusion and digital literacy model to the United Nations Broadband Commissioners in New York City. Woven throughout the presentation, Net Literacy referenced its support of the Broadband Commission’s “B more” campaign and we asked the Commissioners to consider adding a fourth objective for the Working … Read More » “Net Literacy Presents to the UN Broadband Commissioners”
The Internet is a platform to do good and on September 12, 2012, a new website, A PLATFORM for GOOD is launching to help get the good word out and enable teens, teachers, and parents connect, share and do good online. This site is a project of the Family Online Safety Institute, a knowledgeable and … Read More » “Net Literacy Endorses “A PLATFORM for GOOD” Launch With an Inaugural Day Blog”
On September 23rd, Net Literacy will discuss it’s model and some of the outcomes realized by this student-managed NGO at the United Nation’s Broadband Commission for Digital Development Summit in New York.
We are grateful that the leading online safety site iKeepSafe.org invited Net Literacy to blog about online safety. Click on the image below to see the first blog.
Net Literacy partnered with the Indiana Partnership Center, Attendance Works, the Marion County Commission on Youth and the Center for Evaluation & Education Policy to help increase awareness of the importance of attending school every day. Serving as the “voice-of-youth-to-youth,” we use straight talk to explain the importance of attending school every day. [flowplayer src=’http://www.netliteracy.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Attending-School-Every-Day.flv’ … Read More » “The Impact of Attending School Every Day”
2011-2012 was another outstanding year for Net Literacy’s chapter at TC Howe…and they said it best in this snapshot of 18 pictures! Congratulations for making a difference!
High school student volunteers working at Net Literacy chapters throughout Indianapolis donate their 10,000th computer to a family with students not having a computer at home. This letter says it all.
Bright House Networks has supported Net Literacy’s Safe Connects program by providing $600,000 in advertising avails to rotate 25 student-created public service announcements throughout five counties in central Indiana. This initiative was first announced at a 2007 press conference held at the State House conducted by Indiana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction. The two companies have … Read More » “Bright House Networks and Net Literacy Increase Internet Safety Awareness to 100,000s”
Social Networking This guide uses a non-technical and conversational way of introducing to social networking programs. We use Google’s Google+ which conveniently integrates into the Gmail application that is discussed in the email section. With experience using Google+, you will be able to share and receive updates with friends and family. What is … Read More » “Net Literacy Lesson Plans – Social Networking”