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Tasked with doing a school project helping create a course in how to make good use of cyberspace, twins Beamer and Izzy Arora kick things up a notch. Together with their small group of internet friends that call themselves Team Savv-i, they set up a link with a remote Fijian school across the Digital Divide.
The only problem? Someone seems to sabotage them every step of the way!
Looks like they’ll have to team up and really get savvy if they want to figure out who, or what, is stopping them achieving their goal.
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"Team Savv-i an action-packed adventure with the twins at the centre of all the action having to figure out how to solve the mystery. If you are looking for a book that will teach kids about making good decisions and being problem solvers online, this book is the one for you. They will also learn tips on being a good digital citizen."
Head over to our special book blog. Mia and Izzy created most of the posts there. All about being savvy on the internet. Occasionally something different to spice it up! In this blog are also the hidden secret messages from the book Team Savv-i The 10 Secrets of Cyberspace!
The sequel to The 10 Secrets of Cyberspace is called Digital Whispers. The Team receives their first quest from Zeno as his 3D-world emissaries. He wants them to clean up the Internet, where fake news is filling his world fast. Our heros get embroiled in the news cycle and are thwarted by a mysterious and powerful character from the past. Will they be able to sort fact from fiction and save their reputation?
This story is about enhancing our organic bodies with silicon-based technology to gain super-powers, but how will this impact our relationships? The Team and their avatars gets drawn into a titanic clash between Zeno and Big-O vying for AI supremacy dragging most of the young people of the world into their battle. How will they solve this drama that is posing to threaten the existence of the real and virtual worlds?
NOTE: Each book in the Team Savv-I trilogy will have Teachers Notes, Chapter Summaries for Differentiated Readers and an associated eLearning platform to enhance deeper learning.
This is the first story in a series of shorter (~30.000 word) illustrated novellas for MG readers. Each character-driven story will highlight an age relevant Internet issue. In The Net Trap, Team Savv-i will rescue Mia from her obsession with VR. Only her friends are savvy enough to realize she's trapped in her own fantasy and go virtual to find her living the life as Princess Aleela!
1 - What if everyone got cyberbullied at the same time? The Mauled Mage will dwell on this prickly issue by taking an unusual perspective in a big adventure setting. - This is the story Casper is writing now.
2 - The Encryptors will explore online privacy and identity theft. Which side are you on? How would you know when you can't keep the good and the bad guys apart? This adventure will have readers on edge as they wander scene after scene through smoke and mirrors.
"Team Savv-i takes the 9 elements of digital citizenship and brings the reader on an action-packed adventure full of mystery and suspense. The characters don’t just talk about digital citizenship, they do it! As a mother and son digital citizenship team, we agree that Team Savv-i reminds us all that we learn best by doing things together. The ultimate goal is to empower our students to be the same person both on and offline and this is the Team Savv-i message."
Marialice B.F.X. Curran, Ph.D., Founder of the Digital Citizenship Institute and Cofounder of the Digital Citizenship Summit and Curran Dee, Chief Kid Officer (CKO), DigCitKids, USA Read more
This unique and free eLearning program is designed to foster school community discussions about safe, savvy and social use of the Internet.
Students, parents, and teachers each in their own course learn about the Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship using world-class resources.
The program can be run by teachers from the school's own server ensuring maximum student data security (or a secure cloud server).
* There are some initial setup costs, including customization using the school's technology policy and corporate branding. But there are no further costs or fees once the program is installed on the school's server and can be run year in year out.