Workshop for Countermeasures of Children’s Mobile Phone and Internet Using Problem

Application Examples

①Subject on hidden dangers of
 children rising Characteristics

Characteristics

It seems that the mobile phone brings peace to parents` mind with its effect of contact, information providing, protection. However, on the contrary, it apts to make us become too dependent on technology to pay more attetion or neglect bounden duty should acted by ourselves. Therefrom, there is a risk that the children’s ability of Hazard prediction, independence ect, which could have been obtained from social life, is less likely to be improved. It is expected to rethink the cellphone usage attitudes and take control of cellphone usage habits not to rely too much on cellphone at ease.

Outcome

  • It was found that sometimes even the familiar things was not paid enough attention to.
  • Parents should often have thorough conversation with their children. Practice in family as soon as possible
  • Children’s mobile phone use problem has been only focused on bulling and crime up to now.
  • This program is based on a novel starting-point and different perspective from the lectures given until now.

(The contents above is from the questionnaire and respondents’ impressions )

Application Examples

PTA training, school staff training, and moral education for a digital generation, are really suitable to do in every place of a school, especially the trainings easy for parents to participate like family education seminars, PTA study

Outline of the Training Program

Conduct questionnaire survey beforehand to conform the safety conscious of cellphone use . Deepen understanding of the changes of children`s safety conscious and the need of the independence. Then share ideas and arrange family conversation points and the conventions of daily life in detail on imitation Japanese vellum and worksheets through group work.

Advantages of the Application

It creates opportunities to talk with children about cellphone use at home. It makes more exactly to conduct direction at home by confirming the actual situation of children from questionnaire findings. Though it is realized an important thing to family to talk with chilren about cellphone use, sometimes parents feel embarrassed to do it. So the program encourages parents to communicate with children in flexible ways.


② bad effects of internet communication

特徴

With the rapid spread of smartphones, digital communication using the Internet spreads among the junior and senior high school students, and a new subject including the issue of bullying and the Net crime is recognized as a social problem.
To deepen the understanding of the digital world of young children, questionnaire survey and other measures are conducted. It helps us to think of the formation of child-centered internet communication environment scientifically.

Outcomes

  • It was surprising that children possess some new sense different from adults.
  • The reason why children wanted to use the cell-phone was clarified
  • It was proved important that the adult people should set good examples for children.

(participants’ impressions)

Application Examples

PTA training, school staff training, and moral education for a digital generation, are really suitable to do in every place of a school. The workshops for the instructors such as the workshop of information charge teacher, student instruction sectional meeting and principal meeting are particularly recommended.

Outline of the Workshop

Conduct questionnaire survey beforehand to ascertain the actual status of children’s internet use. It is different from a nationwide but a local survey to measure the importance of the problems of immediate concern. In the lecture, explain the reason why children are indulged in the internet communication, and the analysis of crime and bullying theoretically, then get to understand the risk of leaving the children to use internet and cell-phone as they like that is left to a child and the necessariness of adults` support. After the lecture, discuss and share ideas and arrange family conversation points and the conventions of daily life in detail on imitation Japanese vellum and worksheets in groups, then express the conclusion.

Advantages of the Application

These trainings develpoed from posterior instruction such as the “mobile safe classroom”, into producing sustained concrete instruction. Understand the cause of the problem based on scientific knowledge and make this essential media topic suitable to anyone.