Online and Off the Record: Exploring Internet Privacy Protections for Children


  • Aug 13 2010 3:49 PM

    Mary Kay Monson

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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students evaluate how effectively a collection of teen Web sites abide by the privacy protections of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. They then write letters to the Webmasters offering recommendations for improving the privacy and appeal of the sites for teens.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: American Democracy, History-Social Science, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts


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    • Teacher Materials

    Tool for: Parents, Administrators, Teachers


    Instructional Strategy

    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Cooperative Learning; Discussions