Sandy has given us some good options for a new home of the Internet
Safety website. I'm familiar with moodle if people prefer this option
and I would also like a direct link on the separate tab. Open to your
On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 9:47 AM, Sandy Lathem <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Jon ... thanks for this link and this work in thinking about this issue on a
> statewide basis.
> In previous posts, there's been a question about how we might be able to use
> vtcite.org as a place for holding this kind of curriculum content.
> There are a couple of ideas that come to my mind. Vtcite.org now has a link
> to Global Classroom and space to create Moodle courses. If someone were
> interested in creating a Moodle "course," it could live here perhaps. If
> anyone is interested in developing this, please contact me and I will
> investigate this further.
> Another idea is that the content become a separate tab on vtcite.org --
> similar to what happens now when you click on the User Guide tab at
> vtcite.org. Again, we'll need some one to take ownership of creating the
> materials that reside here.
> Third, any outside resource can be added (by anyone) to the VTcite public
> resources database and tagged "internetsafety." Thus, any resource with
> this tag will be easy to locate.
> If there's an interest in creating a forum on this topic, we will be glad to
> create one. We would need someone who volunteers to take the lead on
> initiating discussion.
> So ... some ideas to think about.
> Best, Sandy
> On Sep 15, 2009, at 1:04 AM, [log in to unmask] wrote:
> Again, thanks for the continuing positive thoughts and comments. I
> hope to respond to all of them in the next day or two. Here is a
> mock-up page on wordpress about the process of getting this started.
> This was a plan I set up in June 09 for my class "Managing Change"
> when I first contacted Peter about the possiblility of an internet
> safety website. I have not created a survey yet... but it's coming.
> I know you all have busy schedules especially at this time of year. It
> would be great if everyone could take a look at the plan and add their
> thoughts. http://stjsd1.wordpress.com/mock-up-page/
> On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 1:04 PM, Ed Barry <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi All:
> In order to stay in compliance with the “Protecting Children in the 21st
> Century Act” [Title II of the “Broadband Data Improvement Act,” we are
> reviewing our Internet Safety curriculum. Presently we use iSafe which
> has always been free. It appears that they are now charging for it.
> Just wondering what others are using and if anyone has something they
> think highly of and would recommend. We are looking for a fairly
> comprehensive K-12 curriculum.
> Thanks for any info.
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