Links that were used on the Free Resources for ITRTs presentation at the ITRT Mini-Conference:

SOLs:


How Stuff Works:


Professional Development:


Internet Safety:



1. IMHO... ALL administrators and teachers should watch the PBS special "Growing Up Online"... the single most important video/TV show on the topic to date. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/kidsonline/ Click on "watch the full program online"

2. A "quick glance" guide... http://www.staysafeonline.org/connectedandprotectededucators.html

3. Curriculum Example (Rockingham County Draft... brand new!...we're proud of this) http://www.rockingham.k12.va.us/netsafety/rcpscurr08/rcpsnetsafecurrmain.htm

4. The new research on online predators and internet safety instruction... IT HAS CHANGED! Link: http://www.pbs.org/teachers/learning.now/2008/02/questioning_the_notion_of_onli.html document: http://www.apa.org/journals/releases/amp632111.pdf

5. The Law regarding internet safety and Virginia. I'm sure they've gotten this, but it needs to be included along with the rubric for Superintendants from the DOE. Links: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/VDOE/Technology/OET/internet-safety-guidelines.shtml and the rubric http://www.doe.virginia.gov/VDOE/Technology/OET/internet-safety-rubrics.pdf

Joe Showker ITRT Rockingham County Schools http://www.rockingham.k12.va.us/ITRT/itrt.html Net Safety links: http://www.rockingham.k12.va.us/netsafety/netsafety-parents.htm and finally: http://del.icio.us/digitalsafety