Friday, January 20, 2012

Learning Styles and Facebook

Online Social Networking is a name for Internet sites such as Facebook or MySpace, where you create a profile about yourself and chat with people. Children use social networking to feel part of the group as much as to exchange information. A visible web presence is a status symbol: display a cool photo, say cool things, link to cool friends. 

Some teens take to Facebook like the proverbial ducks to water, others play with it for a few weeks before growing bored. Whether your child gets sucked into computer UNreality or chooses to interact face to face with real friends will depend their unique Learning Style.

Check out your child's learning style today! Find out whether their learning style preferences predispose them to becoming a computer wizard who's in danger of spending too much time in front of the screen.

Done? Super! Please remember that whether or not your youngster is in danger of becoming a computer addict, there are some online safety rules to be observed whenever Teach your child to be Internet-smart the way you teach them to drive: when and if appropriate. Ultimately, a social networking account is like a driver’s license: despite the risks, many people get one. 

That link to check the learning style again: click here.

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