Web Sites for Parents and Educators

Savvy Sites: Online Resources on Media Literacy
edutopia.org
Links to organizations that promote education and awareness about media.

Net Family News
www.netfamilynews.org
Net Family News is the journal-of-record on all aspects of kids and digital media.

Pew Research Center
www.pewresearch.org
The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan “fact tank” that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It does so by conducting public opinion polling and social science research; by reporting news and analyzing news coverage; and by holding forums and briefings. It does not take positions on policy issues.

Internet Safety Resources for Parents
Places.to.Browse/forParents
A great list of parent resources by Stephen R. Savizky.

Parent Guide to the Internet
www.ed.gov/pubs/parents
Extensive list of websites provided by the Department of Education (1997)

ParentsPlace.com
www.parenting.ivillage
A wonderful site with information on many topics.

Education World
www.education-world.com
The Educator’s Best Friend, a resource that includes: a search engine for educational Web sites only; a place where educators can find information without searching the entire Internet;
original content, including lesson plans, practical information for educators, information on how to integrate technology in the classroom, and articles written by education experts; site reviews; daily features and columns; teacher and principal profiles; Wire Side Chats with the important names in education;
and employment listings.

BabyCenter
www.babycenter.com
A newer site for parents. Won the Webby Award for Best Family and Parenting Site in 2006.

The Educator’s Reference Desk
www.eduref.org
The Educational Resources Information Center.

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