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Do You Know About POWER Library’s CyberSmarts?

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CyberSmarts is an e-book collection for grades 3 – 6 which offers users a safe, simulated Internet experience with hands-on instruction on how to deal with important online safety issues. The set contains five titles:

  • Avoiding Predators Online
  • Playing Games Online
  • Protecting Your Privacy Online
  • Stopping Cyberbullying
  • Using Social Networks

The eBook experience contains a series of fun, engaging “simulations” geared specifically to the topic. Users will create usernames, choose avatars, chat, send messages/email, create profiles, and receive friend invitations—all in a safe, controlled environment. Additional eBook features include embedded safety tips, vocabulary terms defined in context, sidebars that further explore important or high-interest material, and credible, vetted resources to find help or get more information.

POWER Library is Pennsylvania’s Electronic Library, which brings together access to the collections and resources of libraries across the state. POWER Library gives Pennsylvanians access to authoritative subscription-only informatio that isn’t available through free search engines or web directories.  Publishers of the e-resources in POWER Library have thoroughly checked them for acuaracy.

 

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