The Web We Want is an educational handbook developed by European Schoolnet for 13-16 year olds aimed at helping to reflect on online experiences and responsibilities. The handbook has been developed with and by young people, and has reflective exercises about the Internet for students to think and write about.
Students can test their online skills, learn more about their rights in the online world and create tips and tools that they can share with other young people. The handbook has some nice details about what other teens think about certain online activities and what they want out of the internet, which can aid reflection.
The exercises aim to trigger reflection on online topics such as:
This handbook is not only designed to be used in the classroom, but can also serve as a useful resource for peer education.
To download the handbook, click here.
Silvia Gallagher is the Head of Content for AvatarGeneration. Her background is in online learning, virtual worlds, and educational games. In her spare time she likes riding bikes over mountains and playing around with new technology.