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Connecting kids and the Internet : a handbook for librarians, teachers, and parents

Connecting kids and the Internet : a handbook for librarians, teachers, and parents

Author: Allen C Benson; Linda M Fodemski
Publisher: New York : Neal Schuman Publishers, ©1996.
Series: Neal-Schuman netguide series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
A guide for librarians, parents, and teachers who want to introduce children to the Internet, explaining what the Internet is, how to connect to it, the services available, and which tools to use to access free resources, with definitions of computer terminology, and discussion of hardware and software.

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Benson, Allen C.
Connecting kids and the Internet.
New York : Neal Schuman Publishers, ©1996
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allen C Benson; Linda M Fodemski
ISBN: 1555702449 9781555702441
OCLC Number: 34951383
Description: xvii, 382 pages : illustrations, map ; 28 cm.
Contents: Pt. I. Internet: Introduction and Overview. 1. First Things First. 2. Where to Get Assistance. 3. Rules, Security, and Safety for Kids --
Pt. II. Getting on Board: How to Connect. 4. Hardware Basics. 5. Shell Accounts. 6. Commercial Online Services. 7. SLIP/PPP Connections. 8. Local and International Internet Service Providers --
Pt. III. Tools and Resources. 9. Finding and Getting Files on the Internet. 10. Introduction to Archie. 11. Telnet. 12. Gopher. 13. Wide Area Information Servers or WAIS. 14. The World Wide Web --
Pt. IV. Communicating on the Internet. 15. Communicating Through E-mail. 16. Mailing Lists. 17. USENET Newsgroups --
Pt. V. Bringing it all Together. 18. Resource Discovery. 19. Libraries on the Internet. 20. Online Publishing. 21. Bookstores, Newsstands, Magazine Racks, and More. 22. Keeping Up With What's New. 23. Online Projects for Kids.
Series Title: Neal-Schuman netguide series.
Responsibility: Allen C. Benson and Linda M. Fodemski.


This Internet book aims to help school media specialists, teachers, parents and home-schoolers get children learning online. It teaches educators how to navigate the Net - and provides sample lesson  Read more...


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