College for Professional Studies
Master of Education
School of Education and Counseling
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
The purpose of this project was to develop a PowerPoint presentation to inform the staff of elementary schools about the benefits and risks of Internet usage for research and communication. Many skilled teachers are unaware of the pros and cons associated with the Internet. Elementary school students need to learn the means to retrieve credible information for research and how to use it in an ethical manner. In addition, they are particularly vulnerable to the serious risks associated with communication on the Internet. The author includes background information for staff members to guide their discussion about the content of the slides. The presentation contains language and graphics to appeal to the students in elementary schools. Thus, it can be used to present this information to the students as well as the teachers.
Date of Award
© Laurie MacArthur
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MacArthur, Laurie, "Internet Safety for Students in Elementary Schools" (2009). Student Publications. 64.