What is Be Web Aware?
Be Web Aware is a Canadian project with a dual goal of encouraging parents to be involved with their children’s online habits and then offering useful tips, techniques, and tools that can prepare the parents for teaching their children how to properly navigate the web. 1 2
The layout of the site quickly directs parents to easy to understand summaries of the various beneficial uses of the Internet specifically related to the activities of minors. Then the site embellishes on what parent’s need to know regarding particular risks. Finally, the site offers safety tips directed towards at risk age groups. 3