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Parent Resources

Below you will find links to Parent Council and PTA Pages

Click here to get information about the Parents as Readers Book Group

Link to Coordinated Parent Council

Link to High School Parent Council 

Link to Middle School Parent Council

Link to LV Elementary PC

Link to Bayville PTA

Link to SEPTA (Special Education Parent Teacher Association)

General Resources

The Family Education Network
http://www.familyeducation.com/home
offers hundreds of brief article on parenting, links to local sites, and discussion boards that connect parents with online experts.

Public Libraries
http://www.locustvalleylibrary.org    Link to the Locust Valley Public Library

http://www.bayvillefreelibrary.org     Link to the Bayville Free Library

Parent Soup
http://www.parentsoup.com/
includes an archive of answers to questions asked of pediatricians and child development experts and advice about helping your child in school.

Kids Connect
http://www.ala.org/
The American Library Association has created Kids Connect @ the Library, a
wonderful resource for you as well as your daughters. Be sure to see "The
Librarian's Guide to Cyberspace for Parents & Kids" and "700+ Amazing,
Spectacular, Mysterious, Wonderful Web Sites for Kids and the Adults Who
Care About Them."

ICONnect - Families Connect
http://www.ala.org/ICONN/familiesconnect.html
ICONnect is a service of the American Association of School Librarians, a
division of the American Library Association. ICONnect offers an online
course, "Families Connect: An Introduction to the Internet," which
provides parents with the opportunity to learn more about the Internet and
their children's safety online. We also recommend "To Filter or Not: The
Pros and Cons of Using Parental Control Software."

Federal Trade Commission - Kidz Privacy
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/edcams/kidzprivacy/index.html
This site explains and cites the law.

Get Net Wise
http://www.getnetwise.org/
Get Net Wise directs you to resources concerning "Online Safety," "Tools
for Families," "Reporting Trouble," and "Web Sites for Kids."

Safe Kids
http://www.safekids.com/
Safe Kids offers additional tips, advice and suggestions for both you and
your daughters.

The PoliceNotebook
http://www.ou.edu/oupd/inetmenu.htm
Advice, guidelines and articles for parents and girls about Internet
safety, smart practices, hoaxes, and safe sites.

NAEYC Technology and Young Children Interest Forum
http://www.techandyoungchildren.org/

Family.com - health, parenting, learning and more

EduPuppy.com: Early Childhood Resources, Information, & Inspiration!
http://www.edupuppy.com/

The SchoolWorld Internet Education --the Global Internet Classroom for
Kindergarten - Grade 12 students, teachers and parents.
http://www.schoolworldonline.org/

 

Homework Helpers

About homework and study tips
http://www.homeworkhelp.about.com/teens/homeworkhelp

Fact Monster
http://www.factmonster.com/%20

The Math Forum
http://mathforum.org/

KidsClick!
http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/KidsClick%21/
KidsClick offers a web search for kids, designed by librarians and arranged
by subject.

Internet Public Library
http://www.ipl.org/
The Internet Public Library is an invaluable resource from the University
of Michigan's School of Information. Your daughters may enjoy the Youth or
Teen areas while you may be interested in the online Reference materials,
Exhibits, Magazines, or Newspapers from around the globe.

DiscoverySchool
http://school.discovery.com/homeworkhelp/bjpinchbeck
Links to the best research sites in most Middle and Upper School subject
areas.

 

Internet Filtering or Site-Blocking Software for Home

Cyber Patrol
http://www.surfcontrol.com/products/cyberpatrol_for_home/product_overview/index.html
Daily updates and many levels of protection.

Net Nanny
http://www.netnanny.com/home/home.asp
There are good explanations at this site as well as a trial download.