What Every Young Child Needs To Know About Being Online

May 10th, 2019|

Most families give their kids a smartphone or tablet before they can speak. Eight-four percent of children now have their own internet connected device by the time they are 8 and average two and a half hours a day online. Screens have become part of growing up and an understandable [...]

UNESCO joins the Power of Zero campaign to help children use the internet safely

March 29th, 2019|

Classroom resources that teach important life skills to help children safely and constructively engage online have been released as part of the launch of Power of Zero, a global campaign calling for zero violence, zero hate and zero bullying from age zero. The anti-cyberbullying campaign, led by US-based NGO ‘No [...]

‘Power of Zero’ campaign launches, promoting digital civility and positive online behaviors

March 14th, 2019|

Mar 13, 2019   |   Jacqueline Beauchere - Microsoft Chief Online Safety Officer At the launch of Power of Zero, from left, Lewis Bernstein, moderator; Cornelius Williams of UNICEF; Jacqueline Beauchere, Microsoft Chief Online Safety Officer; Karen Davis of Hasbro; Neil Giacobbi of AT&T; and Jennifer Hanley of Facebook Earlier this week, Power [...]

Groundbreaking Global Effort to Better Prepare Young Children for Connecting Online Launches at UNICEF in New York

March 11th, 2019|

Facebook, Microsoft, AT&T, and Hasbro join global coalition to stop online bullying and hate before it starts   NEW YORK — Power of Zero, a global campaign to reshape early learning for a connected world, launched the first in its series of learning materials developed by Scholastic for young children [...]