California Technology Assistance Project (CTAP): www.myctap.org
The California Technology Assistance Project (CTAP) is a statewide program funded by the California Department of Education. Intended to promote the effective use of technology in teaching, learning and school administration, CTAP provides support to schools and districts based upon local needs in eleven regions throughout the state. CTAP Region 4 provides information about Cybersafety resources and professional development activities that are available to educators statewide.
Ca CyberSafety for Children: www.cybersafety.ca.gov
Cyber Safety for Children is a partnership between the California Office of Privacy Protection and the California Coalition on Children’s Internet Safety. The members of the Coalition bring a pool of knowledge and experience, as they are among the leading experts in their fields. Together we are working toward the common goal of facilitating the safe, smart and legal use of the Internet by our children. With the help of the Coalition, the Office of Privacy Protection provides this Web site of resources for parents, educators, and community leaders. We also offer a series of educational programs for parents and educators.
Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use (CSRIU): www.csriu.org
The Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use has developed a new framework for addressing these issues under the overall concept of Cyber Savvy Schools. More information on Cyber Savvy Schools is here.
Childnet International: www.childnet-int.org
Welcome to Childnet International, a non-profit organisation working with others to “help make the Internet a great and safe place for children”. This website gives news and background to Childnet’s work and serves as a portal to Childnet’s award-winning projects..
Common Sense Media: www.commonsensemedia.org
Common Sense Media is the nation's leading non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to improving the media lives of kids and families. We provide trustworthy ratings and reviews of media and entertainment based on child development criteria created by leading national experts. To help make the best age-appropriate media selections for your kids and for free resources to keep your kids Internet safe and smart, visit us at www.commonsense.com.
ConnectSafely is for parents, teens, educators, advocates - everyone engaged in and interested in the impact of the social Web. The user-driven, all-media, multi-platform phase of the Web has begun, we all have much to learn about it, and this is the central space – linked to from social networks across the Web - for learning about safety on Web 2.0 together. Our forum is also designed to give teens and parents a voice in the public discussion about youth online safety begun back in the '90s. In addition, the site has tips for teens and parents, as well as other resources for safe blogging and social networking. ConnectSafely.org is a project of Tech Parenting Group, a nonprofit organization based in Palo Alto, Calif., and Salt Lake City, Utah. The forum is co-directed by Larry Magid of SafeKids.com and Anne Collier of NetFamilyNews.org, co-authors of MySpace Unraveled: What It Is and How to Use It Safely. (Peachpit Press, Berkeley, Calif., July 2006).
CyberSmart! fosters 21st century skills to increase student engagement and prepare students to achieve in today's digital society. Two free resources support daily teaching. The free CyberSmart! Student Curriculum empowers students and the free CyberSmart! Educator Toolbar puts 21st century skills into everyday practice.
Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC): www.idtheftcenter.org
(ITRC) is a nonprofit, nationally respected organization dedicated exclusively to the understanding and prevention of identity theft. The ITRC provides victim and consumer support as well as public education. The ITRC also advises governmental agencies, legislators, law enforcement, and businesses about the evolving and growing problem of identity theft.
iKeepsafe:www.ikeepsafe.org The Internet Keep Safe Coalition is a broad partnership of governors and/or first spouses, attorneys general, public health and educational professionals, law enforcement, and industry leaders working together for the health and safety of youth online. iKeepSafe® uses these unique partnerships to disseminate safety resources to families worldwide.iKeepSafe educational resources teach children of all ages in a fun, age-appropriate way, the basic rules of Internet safety, ethics, and the healthy use of connected technologies.
America, Inc.: www.isafe.org
i-SAFE Inc. is the leader in Internet safety education. i-SAFE is a nonprofit foundation whose mission is to educate and empower students, parents, seniors, and community members to safely and responsibly take control of their Internet experiences. i-SAFE provides knowledge that will enable them to recognize and avoid dangerous, destructive, or unlawful online behavior, and to respond appropriately. This is accomplished through dynamic interactive K through 12 curriculum in schools in all 50 states; and community-outreach programs to students, parents, law enforcement, and community leaders. i-SAFE is the only Internet safety foundation to combine these elements.
Internet Safety for Kids & Families (ISFK): http://internetsafety.trendmicro.com To support our vision of making the world safe for exchanging digital information, Trend Micro aspires to make a difference by using our 20+ years of expertise in developing world-class security software for homes and businesses to make the world at large a better place. One of the ways we do this is through a commitment to make the Internet a safer place for young people around the world.
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: www.ncmec.org
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children's® (NCMEC) mission is to help prevent child abduction and sexual exploitation; help find missing children; and assist victims of child abduction and sexual exploitation, their families, and the professionals who serve them.
The NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational safety resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) for children aged 5 to 17, parents, guardians, educators, and law enforcement that uses age-appropriate, 3-D activities to teach children how to stay safer on the Internet.
Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership (TICAL): www.portical.org
TICAL's mission: Helping K-12 administrators provide informed and effective leadership in the use of technology to improve education.School administrators are busy people with a big job to do! The Internet offers a tremendous range of information, tools, and resources that can help administrators lead their schools and districts to excellence. But what administrator has time to search and sift through hundreds of web pages to find the right resource for right now?
WiredSafety.org is a 501(c) (3) charity and the largest and oldest online safety, education, and help group in the world. It consists of thousands of volunteers from more than 76 countries around the world, all working online with the mission of promoting a safer and more responsible Internet and wireless experience for everyone.
Yahoo! Safely: safely.yahoo.com
Yahoo Safely provides comprehensive resources and safety tips for children, parents and educators.