Kids need to understand the unique nature of the Internet.  They also need to develop critical-thinking skills — to protect their personal privacy and safety online.  It is important to teach them to distinguish between fact and opinion,  and to recognize online hate if they encounter it.   

The Media Awareness Network has created educational games and interactive student modules (complete with extensive Teacher’s Guides) to help kids to develop these skills. MNet is a Canadian non-profit organization that has been pioneering the development of media literacy programs since its incorporation in 1996.

The games are: