Safe Online Searching

Providing children with safe access to online information can be a challenge. Definitely no perfect search engine for keeping children safe online exists in the cyberworld of today. Teachers, parents, and caregivers must be vigilant with guiding children’s Web reading experiences. Google offers a Safe Search feature that can be activated to different degrees (off/moderate/strict) … More Safe Online Searching

Internet Inquiry in Kindergarten, Really?

Over the past few weeks I have been interviewing teachers about the ways they integrate the Internet into their instruction. Luckily two Kindergarten teachers agreed to share their experiences with me. I was a bit skeptical at first – how can students who aren’t reading independently be conducting research online? These two teachers, Jessica and … More Internet Inquiry in Kindergarten, Really?