How Does Social Media Work?
From the Series Digital Planet
In this book, early fluent readers will learn how social media works and how we interact with it in our daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the social media’s invention, who keeps it working, and possible advancements in its technology.A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about social media using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. How Does Social Media Work? also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. How Does Social Media Work? is part of Jump!’s Digital Planet series.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Subject||Machines, Science and Math, Social Studies|
|Number of Pages||24|
Series Made Simple
This simplified series explains how the digital world works. How Does Social Media Work? discusses the positives (like instant connection) as well as the safety concerns in sharing personal information online. How Does the Internet Work? provides a very basic overview of how the internet transfers data from one computer to another. A small sidebar briefly mentions safety, but not enough to make it truly helpful. What Are Apps? describes the development and benefits of the various apps on the market. What Is Coding? focuses on the results produced by coding rather than how to code, but emphasis is placed on the user-friendly accessibility of some platforms, especially for young children. Each book concludes with activities and tools that encourage further exploration, like creating a fake social media site based on a favorite hobby. VERDICT A fine supplemental purchase.