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| Kidsafe links
This site provides
links to information about Internet safety for children. Included are organizations
devoted to this issue, reviews and ratings of software solutions as well
as explanations of when, how and which tools to use. Also included is a
starter list of recommended kid safe sites.
Safety for Children (Organizations & Info)
and information for children and parents are among the resources at this
The "Largest Internet
Safety Organizations since 1995" provides excellent resources and site
Check out the Child
Safety brochure written for the National Center for Missing and Exploited
Children by Larry Magid, Los Angeles Times columnist.
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Controls and Software Solutions
blocking, browsers and ISP solutions)
Parental Filtering Software
Useful review of
several software packages.
Out Filters: A Quick Guide to Help Demystify Them
in School Library Journal, Feb. 1, 1998. Although written for librarians,
this well know expert on filtering provides clearly explains how filtering
listing of software including Web browsers and filtering/blocking utilities.
Safety Software (About.com)
From the Family
Internet Guide at About.com
Controls from Safekids.com
of filtering software and comprehensive listing of ISP's (Internet Service
Providers) that offered filtered content.
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Software Advisory Council on the Internet provides a ratings system based
on PICS* that may be used with a Web broswer such as Internet Explorer
The "Original Internet
Rating system" provides a ratings system based on PICS* that may be used
with a Web broswer such as Internet Explorer or Netscape
* PICS - the Platform for Internet Content
" Amazing Spectacular
Mysterious Colorful web sites for kids and the Adults who care for them."
An excellent resource! information for parents, teachers as well as recommendations
of kid safe sites.
Armour Polly's 100 Great Sites in Ten Categories
From the author
of "The Internet Kids and Family Yellow Pages"
Approved Links (by age and subject)
to Educational Materials
Directory of educational
sites searchable by grade level.
Directory of sites
which may be browsed or searched by keyword. Includes information about
the site and suitable grade levels.
Jeeves for Kids
Easy to use search
engine for children (with filtered content).
Searching, Sleuthing and Sifting
and lessons on Web searching by Simone Leroy.
of search tools for children and their parents.
December 18, 1999
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