Parents: Let me know what you need on this page. Feel free to share information you come across with other parents.


Introduction

Welcome to K-6 Technology Parent Resource Page. Please let me know what you'd like to see here. I'm looking for one parent per grade level to help me keep this up to date, so let me know if that's you. I'm looking forward to talking tech with all of you this year.

Purpose

This page is a resource to help parents help their students thrive in G.W. Long Elementary computer lab.

Welcome to the Web

Welcome to the WebTry this starter internet site for information on getting started on the web, staying safe, using your browser, searching and more.

What is a Wiki?

What is a Wiki?Click here to access a video on what a wiki is and how it can be used.

Internet Safety

It’s very important to remember the 3 Ks of internet safety when working or playing online.
Keep Safe – Don’t share personal information online.
Keep Away – Stay away from strangers on the internet, and
NEVER agree to meet someone in person.
Keep Telling – If you see something online that makes you feel
uncomfortable, tell a trusted adult RIGHT AWAY!


Websites you Might Find Useful:

Protect children from online predators
Filter Inappropriate Websites
Identify Dangers of Online Bulletin Boards, Online Forums, and Newsgroups
Protect Children from Dangers of Peer-to-Peer Networking
Use Monitoring and Filtering Software
Internet Addiction
Protect Computer Data
Identify Internet Hoaxes
Stay Clear of E-mail Scams
Be Wary of Social Networking Sites
Avoid Coming in Contact With Viruses, Adware, and Other Malware
Learn About Illegal vs. Unethical Research Methods
Know the Online Protection Laws
Identity Thieves
Expose the Dangers of Videos and Photo Sites
Surf Safely with Browsers
Protect Kids in Chat Rooms, Instant Messaging, and E-mails
Avoid Common Blog and Online Journal Mistakes
Use Download Sites with Caution
Learn About Illegal vs. Unethical Downloading
Understand Copyright Laws
Kids Be Safe Online
Stay Safe Online
Web Wise Kids
Family Safe Media
OnGuard Online
Connect Safely
Get Net Wise
How to evaluate websites for your children
More website evaluation information
And more website evaluation information
More about safe websites