Digital Life Skills for Youth

A Guide for Parents, Guardians, and Educators

Table des matières

Introduction xv
1. Guidance for Parents xviii
2. Support for Teachers xxi
3. Schools and Communities Working Together xxvi
1 Digital Citizenship 1
1. Acceptable Behavior 3
2. Access to Technology 8
3. Tricky Tactics 10
4. Self-regulation 13
5. Screen Time 15
6. Digital Privilege Contracts 23
2 Mental Wellness 33
1. Understand the Source 34
2. Recognize the (Hidden) Signs 35
3. Know Where to Find Help 37
4. What Else Can Be Done? 40
vi Digital Life Skills for Youth
3 Core Skills 45
1. Reputation Management 46
2. Time Management 49
3. Privacy 51
4. Navigation 52
5. Communication 52
6. Finances 55
7. Streaming 58
8. Around the House 61
9. Physical Fitness 63
4 Social Skills 65
1. Setting up Accounts 66
2. Passwords 67
3. Family Relationships 70
4. Being a Good Friend 71
5. School, Parties, and Social Events 72
6. Notifications and Distractions 73
7. Gaming 75
8. Influence and Influencers 77
9. Content Creation and Curation 78
10. Social Media 79
10.1 Snapchat 82
10.2 Instagram 83
10.3 YouTube 84
10.4 TikTok 85
10.5 Facebook 85
5 Study Skills 87
1. Learning Experiences 88
2. Reading and Writing 88
3. School Communication 91
4. Note Taking 94
Contents vii
5. Web Research 95
6. Identifying Fake News and Bias 98
7. Productivity and Organization 101
8. Creativity 103
6 Safety Skills 105
1. Digital Responsibility 106
2. Community Alerts 107
3. Identity Theft 108
4. Navigating Nudity 110
5. Online Safety 113
6. Cyberbullying 113
7. Legal Obligations 115
Conclusion 117
Download Kit 119
Samples
1 Digital Qualities Worksheet xxii
2 Digital Teaching Worksheet xxvii
3 Digital Life Skills Master Checklist 4
4 Screen Time Tracker 17
5 Digital Privilege Contract: Internet Use 25
6 Digital Privilege Contract: Mobile Phone Use 27
7 Digital Privilege Contract: Classroom 31
8 Recognizing Mental Health Stress 38
9 The 3Ps 47
10 Contacts to Memorize 54
11 Online Account Inventory 69

La description

In this digital age, how do you protect kids on the internet? Digital Life Skills for Youth is for parents, guardians, educators, and anyone who wants to be a positive guiding influence on the next generation of digital citizens. If your child or teen needs social skills, study skills, safety skills, or other skills to thrive in their digital life, Crocker offers this book full of real-world solutions, guidance, and practical steps to set up youth for digital success.