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ERIC Number: ED433800
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 94
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
ParenTech: Parenting in a Digital Age. ParenTech Resource Kit.
Ameritech Foundation, Chicago, IL.; North Central Regional Educational Lab., Oak Brook, IL.
ParenTech is a technology information initiative designed to educate families about the impact technology has on the ways children learn, work, and live. Designed for parents of middle school students (grades 6-8), the ParenTech Resource Kit contains the following materials: (1) a poster that outlines suggested activities for promoting the value of technology; (2) "Does It Compute?," a parent guide on technology and education, (3) "When I Grow Up," a parent guide on technology and careers; (4) "Fast Forward to the Future," a parent guide on technology and society; (5) "The Librarian's Guide to Cyberspace for Parents & Kids" (American Library Association), including recommended World Wide Web sites and Internet safety tips; (6) an interactive CD-ROM entitled "Parenting in a Digital Age"; (7) a "Technology + Society" brief that highlights technology trends and predictions; (8) a brochure and letter describing this resource kit; (9) sample materials from a Teacher Guide; and (10) a "Principal's Tip Sheet." (MES)
ParenTech, P.O. Box 263, Franklin Park, IL 60131 (free); Tel: 877-298-7273 (Toll Free); Fax: 847-678-7054; e-mail: parentec@ncrel.org; Web site: www.parentech.org
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom; Machine-Readable Data Files
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ameritech Foundation, Chicago, IL.; North Central Regional Educational Lab., Oak Brook, IL.