Media Literacy amongst Parents

With the internet playing an increasing role in everyone’s lives, especially those of children, it is important that parents have and maintain a level of media literacy.

As you would protect your child in the real world, you will want to make sure that they are safe whatever they are doing. Like learning to cross the road, online safety skills are skills for life.

Thinkuknow.co.uk have a section which helps educate parents on how they can protect their children online.

Read more on Thinkuknow Parents Section

YouTube: What Is It Good For?

Well, apparently, delivering babies!

The guardian.co.uk reports how a father delivered his baby son after watching DIY baby delivery video clips on YouTube.  So being media literate came in very useful.

The father is also reported to have learnt how to play the guitar and solve the Rubik’s Cube from watching YouTube videos.

There’s obviously more to YouTube than watching pets do funny things!