What is it?
Network means to connect computers and devices together. This can be via network cables or wireless networking (WiFi) or both. Also see local area network (LAN) and Ethernet.
How does it work?
A network administrator connects the computers through cables, connection hubs, software and hardware to provide one shared connection.
Why is it useful?
A network is useful to help computers users share resources.
What do you need to keep in mind if your child is using a network?
Networking computers is an important part of IT and continues to provide interesting careers and new jobs. You might like to discuss this with your child as a possible direction for further study and future employment.