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Privacy and Safety Searching for Kids

04 Jul

With many search engines tracking searches, it is important to consider privacy and security, especially for younger students.Telling kids to “google it” is not good advice for kids. Practices such as recommended by the sites below, or using preselected safer search engines are advisable, as well as teachers preselecting key sites for research.Teaching awareness of such digital citizenship strategies, helps kids to make better choices when searching and navigating the web.Supervision is always a good strategy with younger users.

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/five-free-tools-for-keeping-your-kids-safe-online-79288267086.html
https://faithandsafety.org/safe-web-browsing
http://www.safekids.co.uk/childfriendlysearchengines.html
http://www.wikiforkids.ws/safe-search.html#.U7XlTPmSx8E

http://www.kids.net.au/
http://www.thegrange-p.schools.nsw.edu.au/news/safe-search-for-kids-by-kids
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/kid-safe-browsers-and-search-sites

http://searchypants.com/

Also previous post https://readingpower.wordpress.com/2014/07/02/privacy-facebook-duckduckgo-etc/

 
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