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Internet Safety

Internet Safety
Listen The Internet can be a wonderful resource for kids. They can use it to research school reports, communicate with teachers and other kids, and play interactive games. Kids who are old enough to swipe a screen can have access to the world. But that access can also pose hazards. For example, an 8-year-old might do an online search for "Lego." That's why it's important to be aware of what your kids see and hear on the Internet, who they meet, and what they share about themselves online. As with any safety issue, it's wise to talk with your kids about your concerns, take advantage of resources to protect them, and keep a close eye on their activities. Internet Safety Laws A federal law, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), was created to help protect kids younger than 13 when engaged in online activities. But even with this law, your kids' best online protection is you. Online Protection Tools Getting Involved in Kids' Online Activities Basic Rules A Word of Caution Back

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5 Fantastic Learning Channels on YouTube Kids YouTube is packed with great educational content, but the deep parts of YouTube can also get pretty weird. As a parent, you may not want to let your kids browse too freely. Luckily, YouTube recently released YouTube Kids. PrenticeHall 2-3 Discovering Cells and 2-4 Looking Inside Cells: SmithLifeScience Unit 1 Cells and Heredity Chapter 2 What is LifeSection 3 Discovering Cells Section 4 Looking Inside Cells Last Updated 12/15/2013 10/22/2012 10/25/2010 9/15/2010 11/25/2009 9/19/2009 8/26/2009 8/15/2009 8/28/2008 11/24/2006 11/16/2006 11/15/2006 11/14/2006 11/13/2006 11/12/2006 11/10/2006 11/9/2006 11/5/2006 11/4/2006 10/31/2006 10/27/2006 10/4/2006 9/13/2006 8/28/2006 8/18/2006 8/12/2006 6/20/2006 6/6/2006 5/13/2006 2/26/2006 1/20/2006 1/19/2006 1/17/2006 12/26/2005 12/22/2005 12/12/2005 12/3/2005 10/30/2005 10/15/2005 10/14/2005 10/8/2005 9/17/2005 8/27/2005 8/15/2005 4/12/2005 4/11/2005 4/10/2005 4/7/2005 4/3/2005 4/1/2005 3/20/2005 3/5/2005 1/14/2005 1/1/2005 11/20/2004 11/18/2004 11/17/2004 9/1/2004 8/25/2004 8/24/2004 8/24/2003 8/20/2003 8/14/2003 8/13/2003 7/8/2003 2/7/2003 12/14/2002 Created 12/9/2002 Previous: Classifying Organisms Next: Cell Processes and Energy

Basic Internet Safety Learning to recognize the warning signs of these risks will allow trusted adults to intervene and lessen potential negative impacts. By acting as a resource, parents and guardians can help make the Internet a safer place for their families. As a parent or guardian, you should stay well-informed about current issues to understand what your children are experiencing on and off the Internet. If they are social networking, instant messaging, using webcams, or blogging, help them use these tools safely by learning how to use them yourself. Children whose parents and guardians regularly talk to them about personal safety are more likely to exhibit responsible behavior on their own.[1] NetSmartz invites you to learn about the issues surrounding your children’s online lives. Then use the discussion starters to help you begin a dialogue about safety with your children.

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Biomes Biomes are the world’s major ecological communities, classified by climate and native plants and animals. Some scientists divide the world into hundreds of biomes. Others use groupings of five or six major biomes. Tips for using stories Kids and stories Submitted by admin on 12 April, 2012 - 11:02 On the British Council’s site for young learners - LearnEnglishKids - there are lots of stories which you can use to motivate your students. These stories have been specially written for children learning English and include traditional fairy tales as well as original stories. You can find all the stories at Here are some tips for using and exploiting the stories in the classroom.

Biomes Worksheets Search for Biome worksheet for a printable page to fill in with details of location, climate, other environmental factors, plants, animals Scroll down to the Games section for animal, plant, and weather worksheets, and also a biome names word search. Click on the picture icon next to wordsearch for a word search puzzle.

Alternatives to Book Reports Being able to consume, critique, and create media is so important for our 21st century students. While I love to write about books in my book reviews, lots of children don't share my enthusiasm. If your kids or students groan at the mere mention of writing a book report, consider some alternative ideas. Prentice Hall 22 Ecosystems and Biomes: SmithLifeScience Unit 3 Ecology Chapter 22 Ecosystems and Biomes "We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect." - Aldo Leopold, Sand County Almanac Last Updated 9/22/2010 10/6/2009 9/28/2009 8/19/2009 4/20/2009 11/20/2008 11/3/2008 11/2/2008 10/26/2008 9/6/2008 8/31/2008 8/3/2008 6/3/2008 5/19/2008 5/11/2008 4/25/2008 1/8/2008 10/29/2007 10/23/2007 1/10/2007 11/12/206 10/28/2006 9/26/2006 9/24/2006 9/23/2006 9/2/2006 8/30/2006 8/13/2006 6/21/2006 6/7/2006 6/3/2006 5/29/2006 11/5/2005 10/9/2005 9/5/2005 8/27/2005 8/20/2005 8/18/2005 8/15/2005 3/6/2005 1/23/205 1/21/2005 11/17/2004 11/13/2004 8/29/2004 4/18/2003

Oxford Young Learners Placement Test - Overview We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. By clicking 'continue' or by continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. <div id="ctl00_noScriptCookiePolicy"> We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. 100 Incredible Science Lectures For The Flipped Classroom Open source, for both the classroom and the self-educator, proves an absolutely swoon-worthy digital ocean of information. Unsurprisingly, the sciences thrive in such a climate, with the Internet positively flooded with panels, lectures, Q&As, talks, complete and incomplete classes, demonstrations, and other conduits through which education flows. Our 2009 listing featured some of the best around, but it didn’t even scratch the surface of available content.