This are some of the references I found in the book Born Digital I took note while reading for the purpose of visit and talk about:
KidRocket is a Flash based web browser especially designed for kids. It works in a very simple way: instead of letting the browser have access to the whole WWW and then try to filter out bad content, KidRocketblocks out the entire Internet and only allows the kids to access certain child related websites.
- Get Net Safe – staysafe.org
The Get Net Safe tour events and activities were sponsored by Miscrosoft and other 11 organizations, designed to provide the resources for people to understand how to protect themselves, their families and their PCs online, so that they can realize the full potential of the Internet.
- Ins@fe Website
Insafe is an European network of Awareness Centres promoting safe, responsible use of the Internet and mobile devices to young people.
Yahoo kids safety branch. Good to visit if you have youngs at home.
- Ask4kids search engine
Ask Kids is a search engine designed exclusively for young people ages 6 to 12. It’s a free, safe, fun way for kids and their parents to quickly and easily research school topics like science, math, geography, language arts, and history in a search environment that’s safer and more age-appropriate than traditional, adult search engines.
- Net Nanny and Cyber Patrol filters
FreeRice is a non-profit website run by the United Nations World Food Programme.
Educational Games, Videos and Activities for Kids
- Global Voices
International community of bloggers who report on blogs and citizen media from around the world
- Club Penguim
Disney’s initiative, excelent pick for youngs starting from 5 years old (3 years ok with parents’ support)
- Taking IT Global
TIG’s mission is to empower youth to understand and act on the world’s greatest challenges