Presentation on theme: "Connecting Generations Discovering the digital world together, safely!"— Presentation transcript:
Connecting Generations Discovering the digital world together, safely!
True or False………… When it comes to the internet I am the expert at home…
We can teach young children, parents, carers and the elderly a great deal about using the internet safely…
The internet is a great tool for connecting with one another?
What can we do online?
Opportunities Can save money! Share content Education Can talk to family and friends Access to music Access to videos Banking from your home Shopping made easy Part of a community
However… 8.71 million adults have never used the internet in the UK Only 23.8% of those aged 75 + have used the internet Whereas 98.7% of Young People (16- 24) use the internet. (Source: Race Online 2012 and ONS)
Safer Internet Day 2012 What could you do? Create Posters to teach Primary school pupils how to be safe online. Show your parents/carers how to use Facebook's privacy settings. Show a grandparent how they can do their food shop online and get it delivered to the door!