We were given opportunities in class to discuss dangerous subject matter surrounding the internet. We discussed the pro’s and cons of filtering software for children. They are extremely useful in denying access to adult materials, however, i do think children should have the opportunity to develop their own decision-making skills.
It is important that we give children the opportunites to speak up if problems do occur. As a result having Government legislations like ‘zip it, block it, flag it’ or easily accessbile sites to research like: http://blogs.channel4.com/geoff-white-on-technology/big-questions-camerons-plans-combat-internet-porn/225 or having the constant reinforcement from teachers/parents are at the forefront, if positive change is to be made.
Using the software ‘Prezi.com’ our group focused on Cyber Bullying and how to tackle the issues surrounding this. Please copy and paste the link below to view our presentation: