The following links relate to Karen Richardson's presentation
about Internet issues of concern to educators. Use these as starting
point for your own exploration.
General Information and Documents:
- Every educator and administrator needs a copy of
1578: "Answers to Commonly Asked Primary and Secondary
School Internet User Questions."
- Learn more about information literacy from the Classroom Connect newsletter.
Their infobot serves up many types of documents from lesson plan
templates to articles on parental control software, all via e-mail.
- Jamie McKenzie calls his site: Education, Technology, Information,
Virtual Museums, Oldies & Goodies, Planning, Staff Development,
Consulting, ZINE, Poetry, Electronic Publishing, Futures, Site-Based
Decisions, Parents, Kids, Parenting, Gallery He has done
in depth articles about the use of the Internet in schools and
is a good starting spot for any district heading on-line.
- The report, The Role of Online Communications
in Schools: A National Study, is on-line at the Center for Applied Special Technology.
You can visit Scholastic
Principals have a presence on line:
is, IMHO, a great commentator on web life.
Author Rating Systems:
Several proposals for author self-rating of files on
the Internet have been floated. There is no widely accepted system
of author-labelling available right now. Here is one proposal:
"Voluntary Internet Self Rating" by Alex
Stewart (firstname.lastname@example.org) http://www.crl.com/~riche/IVSR/proposal.html
Third Party Rating Systems:
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