Media are part of our everyday lives. Children already used media in the past, however, it was not called that back then. A long time ago, boys and girls read books and magazines. In the past century, records, radio and television for children were added.
With digital media, however, the range has been extended many times over at one go.
Digital media such as computers or smartphones offer completely new possibilities – but with these possibilities it becomes more complicated to make good use of these media. It is not only necessary to learn how the technology works but also how it is possible to critically evaluate what the media offer and contain. And eventually, one must learn that the use of the media sometimes may entail unpleasant consequences.