On September 21, 2011 it was a very special day for 47 children of the school "Chillogallo Pan y Miel", not only because they shared their knowledge with new information and communication technologies standards but also because they learned how to use the Internet without put on risk their safety.
After 11 hours, this school changed its appearance, with the adaptation of the Story "Little Red Riding Hood". Officials of the Ministry of Telecommunication and Information Society taught children that "behind the net there are thousands of ravenous wolves, seeking information from children to hurt them" through the talk about "security children in the network".
For German Castro, professor of basic level of this school, the technology is advanced and can become a useful tool for the future of education. The Internet is not just chat, but is a huge library. The teacher said his job is to guide children to get access to useful sites, to increase their knowledge and not harm them.
In addition, they talked not only about network security, also children learned what is the new technology of digital television, that is a transmission system evolved, delivering benefits to citizens and that allows implementing educational programs and interactive scientific .
But how can we protect our children in the Net?
* Children must be accompanied by a parent or a teacher when accessing the Internet
* We recommend placing the computer in a public place in the house
* Teaching our children to notify us when a foreign content appear when they want to open, or to download any content or game.
The Ministry of Telecommunication and Information Society with Telefonica Foundation together promotes educational programs, dynamic and interactive, through which children can learn about the proper use of ICTs and benefit from these powerful and versatile tools, which certainly increase their knowledge and strengthened educational quality processes.
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