The virtual word is rich with learning opportunities. Teachers need to help students and parents to harness the potential of this wonderful resource in a safe, secure way. Read Jones and Park’s chapter Virtual Worlds: Young Children using the Internet and Heider’s Cybersafety in Early Childhood: What Parents and Educators Need to Know. Write a Memo to Parents explaining the benefits of using technology and the ways in which you plan to work with them to keep their children safe. Use example memos available online to guide your thinking Post your memo here. Be prepared to share your memo in class. Please read the memos posted by your peers and engage in a dialogue. .