Internet filtering

Eight Surprising Websites That Schools Can’t Access

Eight Surprising Websites That Schools Can’t Access

| April 7, 2011 | 50 Comments

Much of the Internet is blocked in schools because of child protection laws. Blocking Facebook and YouTube is not that surprising, but some on this list are unexpected.

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Students Complain About Being Shut Out of the Internet

Students Complain About Being Shut Out of the Internet

| April 5, 2011 | 9 Comments

Project Tomorrow has just released the results of its Speak Up 2010 survey that asked over 300,000 students (and 43,000 parents, 35,000 teachers, and 3,500 administrators) about their thoughts on technology and learning in the classroom. The results confirm what many of us already know: Children have access to a wide variety of technologies, both […]

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8 Social Media Sites Just for Kids

8 Social Media Sites Just for Kids

| January 11, 2011 | 9 Comments

Flickr: P i c t u r e Y o u t h By Sara Bernard Technically, Facebook doesn’t allow kids under the age of 13 to register for the site. That hasn’t stopped pre-teens from simply lying about their birthdates. But kids under 13 don’t have to be left out of the social media […]

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