Internet Safety and Resources for Parents

This government-sponsored organization provides a wealth of information for parents, community members, educators and children about internet safety issues. Information is free, accurate and valuable to anyone utilizing the internet. Topics include internet predators, cyber bullying, preventing identity theft, intellectual property, and many many more.

Please check out this very valuable site and the informative tip sheets below (you must have Adobe Reader to view these files Click here to download this free software):

i-Safe Informational Brochure (316 KB)

Parent / Student Internet Divide (329 KB)

Blogging (103 KB)

Cyber Bullying (57 KB)

Intellectual Property (59 KB)

Peer 2 Peer Networking (music and file sharing software) (55 KB)

This page offers tips and advice on Internet safety.

Child-Safe Internet Search Engines
List compiled by Holly Barton, Library Media Specialist, Hope Valley Elementary School.


ALA For Parents and Caregivers
This page offers a wonderful collection of links from the American Library Association on literature and reading, parenting, exploring the Internet, and home schooling resources.

Riverdeep Education Resources
This award winning site sponsored by a software company offers advice on technology and learning.

Family Education Network
This is a large sites with many links and services. It offers movie reviews, book reviews, parenting advice, and much more.

A Family Resource Center
Homework help, a teen center, news, medical information, and much more information is available at this multipurpose site.

Fun & Useful Sites for Families
This is a large site with many links to a wide variety of resources related to family issues and interests.

Math tutorials and games for students

Middle Web
This is the site for information on middle school resources and issues. There are many wonderful links for homework help as well as updates on school reform issues.

Check this site for homework assignments as many teachers at CMS use it.

Special Education Resources
Check out the parent link at this site for many sites offering information on disabilities and resources.