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Guidance
Contact:
Kristen Pye Phone Icon 245-5571 (ES) 245-6224 (HS) Email Icon Email

Links

MAPS Testing
NWEA Educational Assessment
http://www.nwea.org

Child Psychology
Encyclopedia of Psychology
http://www.psychology.org/links/Environment_Behavior_Relationships/Child/

Websites on Good Parenting
Making Lemonade

Contains articles on single parenting. Visit Making Lemonade article Tidbits where you'll find inspirational and informative stories and quotes geared toward parenting.

http://www.makinglemonade.com

National Parent Information Network (NPIN)

The mission of NPIN is to provide access to research-based information about the process of parenting, and about family involvement in education.

http://www.npin.org

Kid Info

Contains sites for parents on parenting and provides other useful links to parents on current topics and events.

http://www.kidinfo.com

iVillage - Parent Soup

This site offers information from pre-pregnancy, parents of teens, and other parenting issues.

http://www.parentsoup.com

MU Extension - Helping Children Understand Divorce

This site contains information on helping children understand divorce.

http://extension.missouri.edu/publications/DisplayPub.aspx?P=GH6600

Adolescent Growth and Development

This site contains information on adolescent growth and development.

http://pubs.ext.vt.edu/350/350-850/350-850.html

CyberParent

This site contains information on parenting, sleep, children and depression, esteem, eating healthy and other useful parenting issues.

http://www.cyberparent.com

Parenthood.com

This site contains information on childcare resources and parenting topics.

 

http://www.parenthoodweb.com

Scott Counseling
http://www.scottcounseling.com

Internet Safety Links
i-SAFE
http://isafe.org/wp/

Family Watchdog
http://www.familywatchdog.us/

Netsmartz

Interactive site for ages 5 through 17 sponsored by NCMEC

http://www.netsmartz.org

Netlingo

Chat and computer terms, definitions, slang, acronyms

http://www.netlingo.com

SpectorSoft

Example of monitoring software

http://www.spectorsoft.com/

FBI

Go to link called For The Family and then to Internet safety

http://www.fbi.gov

Net Nanny

Filter example

http://www.netnanny.com

Cyber Sitter

Filter example

http://www.cybersitter.com

Download.com

Free downloads to remove spyware/adware

http://download.cnet.com/windows/

Websites for Kids and Families
Funbrain

- Choices for multiple age ranges

- Multiple academic subjects covered

- Parent & teacher info also available

http://www.funbrain.com

Fun School- Part of Kaboose

- Choices for multiple age ranges

- Academic activities

- Links & info for parents and teachers

http://www.funschool.com

Surfing the Net with Kids

- Covers multiple subject areas

- Gives parents a place to start

- Has safe links for kids to use

- Has a rating system for the links

- Gives warnings when leaving surfnetkids

- Allows searching specific & multiple topics

http://www.surfnetkids.com/

Education Place

- Activities for kids in language arts

- Brain teasers concerning math (grades 3-7)

- Parent and teacher resources

- Home activity ideas & homework help

- Current topic resources concerning children

- Connections to other "game" websites

http://www.eduplace.com

MaMa Media

- Musical pages

- Parent/grown-up info on activities

- Subjects concentrating on language arts

- Hand picked, child-safe links

http://www.mamamedia.com

KidsCom

- Easy to challenging activities for children

- Academic subjects in game & activities

- Links to parent support & info pages

http://www.kidscom.com

Disney

- Great website for family entertainment

- Many activities and ideas for family fun

http://www.disney.go.com