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Integrating Technology
 into the Classroom

Internet Safety Resources and Information

Virginia Department of Education

Internet Safety Guidelines    (pdf-60 pages) 
Internet Safety Curriculum Integration  (pdf--17 pages)

Be Wise to Media Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use
Chat Danger  
A webpage that offers information and advice concerning chatrooms.
 Chat Room Safety Tips from Wired
A website that offers information concerning chat room safety.
CyberAngels Cyber Bullying
Examples of cyberbullying as well as acronyms used by students online
Cyber Crime Cyber-Safe Kids, Cyber-Savvy Teens
CyberSafety Guide from CyberAngels Cyber Safety Resources
Virginia Department of Education
Cyber Smart
Curriculum & lesson plans for grades K-8
Educational Gamesfor 3rd thru 8th grade
Everybody Does It
The Incredible Internet Site
Dedciated to parents who want to know more about safe internet use.
Keeping Children Safe Online with Faux Paw

I-safe is an organization sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice. I-safe promotes safe and ethical use of the Internet.  All i-safe materials are free and available to parents, educators, and students.

Juvenille Justice & Delinquency Prevention

The website for the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention


The website for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
MySpace Action Sheet MySpace-CyberBulling
MySpace-Dude...Its public MySpace-How to Cancel a myspace account
MySpace Invader MySpace-Newsweek Article
MySpace-Parents Nightmare Myspace, Porn and


MySpace-Students Sued for Myspace Slander MySpace-There is hope for myspace???
MySpace-Who are you on myspace?
A website that offers a glossary of frequently used Internet abbreviations.

NetSmartz Kids

NetSmartz Teens

NetSmartz Internet Safety Pledge for Middle & High School Students
NetSmartz Pledge

Provides a  sample pledge adapted from Teen Safety on the Information Highway by Lawrence J. Magid.


Website specializing in privacy issues.
Safe Surfin'
Safety Land
for Kg-6th Grades
Social Networking Technologies: Here to Stay and It’s Really Okay
Article by Nancy Willard
Stay for Teens
Predator Video
Top Internet Acronyms
Every Parent Should Know
What Are Kids Learning in Virtual World?
Newsletters and Information
Dig Deeper Articles  (Available:  i-SAFE Inc.
Beware of the Cyber Bully

Cell Phone Text Messaging--Spam & Predators
Is your child's cell phone safe from predators?
Do you know if your child's phone is being monitored by a predator?
SafeOnlineWhileChatting Copyright Chart
Chat Dictionary Copyright Basics
Cyberbullying... what to do


Cyber Security –Tips-Poster I-Educator Times
Identity Theft Tips I-Parent Times
Promise and Perils of Blogging Sample Scope & Sequence

Understanding Peer-to-Peer Networking Value of Acceptable Use Policies (AUPs)

CyberSafety Videos Did You Know
I Keep Safe -- NetsSmartz

United Streaming - Violence Prevention: Don't Be a Victim
Web Wise Kids (Grades 5-9)
Wired Safety

Kids Safe Search Engines
Parents change your search engine to one of the ones listed below to avoid inappropriate websites.

ALA Great Web Site for Kids
Directory created by American Library Association using rigorous guidelines to assure high quality content.

Ask Jeeves For Kids

At Ask Jeeves For Kids, no site that is on the Cyber Patrol block list is supposed to be listed.
Awesome Library
Web sites arranged by subject for teachers, students and parents.

Cyber Patrol

Cyber Patrol  allows parents to determine which sites are allowable or not.
Billed as an ad free web site designed for child-safe searching.
Education World
Lesson Plans, resources, articles
Fact Monster
Provides facts and information oriented around the needs of children.
Family Source
Thousands of kid-friendly URLs.
FirstGov for Kids
Provides links to government-related kids' sites


Web sites are approved by librarians.
Kids Search Tools
Search a variety of kid-safe search engines from a single page.

Looksmart's Kids Directory

The Kids Directory has over 20,000 kid friendly websites

Net Nanny

Rated as having porn-free search. Provides parental controls for blocking chat rooms, instant messaging, internet games, downloading inappropriate material.
Index of pages built by crawling education web sites.
Directory of web sites for teachers and educators.
TekMom's Search Tools for Students
All-in-one search page for kid search sites and research resources.
ThinkQuest Library
Student created website with free educational resources  Reference:


Yahoo for kids, designed for ages 7 to 12. Sites are hand-picked to be appropriate for children

Urban Legends & Folklore
Use the websites below to determine the validity of an e-mail before forwarding.

AFU & Urban Legend Archives
Information and References pretaining to Urban Legends & Fraud
Urban Legends and Folklore
Urban Legends Reference Page
Urban Legends Research Center

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Updated  June 13, 2008
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