Kid's Tools For Searching The Internet NET.AU kids.net.au is a non profit search engine just for kids, which is operatedby volunteers. searching sites that are fun, educational, and child safe. http://www.rcls.org/ksearch.htm
Extractions: The Internet contains a vast amount of resources, making it an excellent research tool for kids. However, there's a lot of inappropriate material on the web. This material includes drug and hate-related content, violence and lots and lots of pornography. Not what an average parent wants their kids to research. To help parents and educators, various tools have been created to filter out "the dirt". This section is designed to give an overview of safe searching and provide specifics about available defense methods, i.e. tools, kids' browsers and specialized and filtered search engines. Safe searching and browsing
Internet Search Engines For Kids Ivy's Internet search engine resources for kids. Search multiple child safe search engines from this page. Links to web guides for kids. A fun, safe place for kids. Awesome Library Kid's Tools for searching the Internet. Search Engine Watch http://www.ivyjoy.com/rayne/kidssearch.html
Extractions: - and what they search - Awesome Library - 14,000 carefully reviewed resources Berit's Best Sites - directory of kids' web sites maintained by Berit Erickson Britannica - websites, magazines, books and the Encyclopedia Britannica. Cyber Patrol's CyberGuide - selected sites Dibdabdoo - metasearch DMOZ - Yahooligans - Kids Click Homework Planet - research and homework sites INFOMINE - scholarly internet resources in K-12 Kids of America - sites selected by Mothers of America KidsWeb - Mid-Continent Public Library kid's directory LycosZone - filtered sites shURLy - selected sites SuperKids SuperSearch - selected sites
Kids Search Engines Web searching. Once you have set this capability from your computer a passwordis required to conduct nonfiltered searches. Lycos has a link to a kid safe http://polk.ga.net/westside/Kidsearch/
Extractions: Searching with Kids Sit down with your child, try a search at a few of these sites, then bookmark your favorites. Each of these search sites attempts to link only to safe sites, but adult supervision is still the most important key to using the Internet with children. Yahooligans! is a searchable, browsable index of the Internet designed for Web surfers ages 7 to 12. Only sites judged appropriate for this age group are chosen. Ask Jeeves allows kids to ask complete questions using plain English. Sites are filtered using SurfWatch to block access to many inappropriate Web sites. KidsClick is a portal (a collection of sites grouped by subject or topic.) This is the first place I go to find elementary school curriculum sites. Searches can be refined by reading level and amount of graphics. The Smart Zone is a very selective catalog of educational sites gathered and monitored for safety by Ed View. Searches can be refined by choosing elementary, middle or high school. AltaVista, a powerful adult search engine, has a "Family Safe Search" that allows filtered Web searching. Once you have set this capability from your computer a password is required to conduct non-filtered searches.
Internet Safety And Safe Surfing For Kids Offers internet safety tips and information for parents. Includes safe surfing links. Kid Friendly Portals are a safe place for your children to be when searching the internet http://safesurfing.itgo.com/
Extractions: Many parents are faced with the problem of having children who are far more knowledgeable about computers and the internet that they are. So how can these parents protect their children from all of the dangers that are lurking on the world wide web? Knowledge is the key. I hope to teach you the facts you need to know to protect your kids from stumbling across pornography, child molesters, hate groups, and all the other dangers available on the internet. Internet Safety Tips
Child-safe Search Engines Aside from major search engines, you can use specialized kids engines addresses)and using content rating systems (read more about in safe searching Browsers http://www.searchengines.com/kids/safe_searching_engines.html
Extractions: Search engines are a highly valuable tool that can enable your kids to find useful and fun web sites and educational info However, search engines can also be an efficient gateway to porn , violence and hate content (or even just unwanted commercial or misleading content Please see our section on " How to search the Net " for effective tips and tutorials useful for both adults and children. The online community understands the importance of child-safe search engines. Major search engines have addressed this need by creating child-safe zones . Some give the option of parental controls or safe searches . The following is a table of major search engines that have child-safe searching or parental control options: Search Engine Safe search Help pages Ask Jeeves
Extractions: Homework Help ... Information for Parents Print friendly version As a parent, you are ultimately responsible for your child. The internet can be a great resource, but there is a lot of bad stuff out there, too. Here are some links to sites that will help you make using the internet a safe experience for your child. A Librarian's Guide to Cyberspace for Parents and Kids
Sites For Kids To Do Safe Searching searching Sites for kids. Here are two sites that are considered safe for kids touse for research. newkidslogo.gif (3625 bytes). main2_2.gif (4061 bytes). Cort. http://ces.westport.k12.ct.us/cesinformation/sites_for_kids_to_do_safe_search.ht
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Extractions: Search strategies for finding resources to support a classroom unit Take a look at the list provided by Debbie Abilock titled " Choose the Best Search for Your Information Need ." For example, you might "have a broad academic subject and need pointers to quality sites." If so, Debbie suggests that you go to Librarians' Index to the Internet or Infomine. On the other hand, if you need to see relationships among ideas, she suggests that you use KartOO or Web Brain. This is a great site, check it out! - from University of California, Berkely Step 1. Choose a few search engines, and learn how they work Find 3 - 4 search engines that you are comfortable using and do most of your searches with them. This tutorial will use AllTheWeb, which also has a directory. If a site has not been submitted to the directory it will not be found. Nevertheless, I have found that AllTheWeb consistently gives me good results. If you wish to use a different search engine check out the list at the end of this page. There is also a
Safe Search Engines http//www.rcls.org/ksearch.htm. kidsConnect a safe Internet gateway for kids Checkout the following website with additional ideas for searching! http://www2.sd43.bc.ca/Nestor/safesearch.htm
Extractions: 1. At school, you must have a District A.U.P. letter signed by your parents and given to your teacher in order to be allowed to use any of the search engines listed below. 2. At school, you must ALWAYS have a designated "Internet Supervision Teacher" in the room with you when you are on the Internet. 2. It is always YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to choose appropriate sites. (b) immediately notify the teacher on duty . 4. Filtered sites are checked but the sites that they link to may not be. This does not mean that they are inappropriate, just that they may not have been reviewed. Check with your teacher to see if you are allowed to go more than one link deep. If you do not know what "more than one link" means, ask your teacher BEFORE going onto one of the sites below! With that in mind... ENJOY searching and surfing!
Mr. Ewing's Search Page designed to protect children from seeing objectionable material when searching theentire Ahha.com Kid-safe service powered by FAST Search Ask Jeeves for kids. http://www.chenowith.k12.or.us/tech/search/search.html
Extractions: GLOSSARY Search Engines- All resources below are on the Internet. Inktomi , the new leader (as of May, 2000) with over 500 million pages in the index has no search site of its own, but is used by many of the others including Yahoo! HotBot iWon Snap ... AltaVista -Powerful! 350 million pages in database. Click Advanced to use Boolean search strings. Also has links to many specialized search tools, e.g. LawCrawler, TechWeb, WhoWhere. FAST Search currently has about 350 million pages in its database. Northern Light 240 Million Pages Excite Home -Use either subject guides or Boolean search strings. 50 million pages indexed. Uses "intelligent concept extraction" (ICE) so it knows if you are searching for "pet grooming", it will include sites related to "dog care" even if the words "pet grooming" are not present. Google actually has 200 million indexed but can return hits for 350 million pages. Go (InfoSeek) Also does Image Searches HotBot -Searches web and usenet groups. Can use Boolean strings.
EducationGuardian.co.uk | Schools Links | Safe Searching safe searching filter out unwanted material children from seeing objectionable materialwhen searching the entire web. Ask Jeeves for kids Need to teach the http://education.guardian.co.uk/netclass/schools/idliketousethenetbut/icantfindw
Extractions: Sign in Register Go to: Guardian Unlimited home UK news World news Archive search Arts Books Business EducationGuardian.co.uk Film Football Jobs Life MediaGuardian.co.uk Money The Observer Online Politics Shopping SocietyGuardian.co.uk Sport Talk Travel Audio Email services Special reports The Guardian The weblog The informer The northerner The wrap Advertising guide Crossword Dating Headline service Syndication services Events / offers Help / contacts Information Living our values Newsroom Reader Offers Style guide Travel offers TV listings Weather Web guides Working at GNL Guardian Weekly Money Observer AltaVista Family Filter is designed to protect children from seeing objectionable material when searching the entire web. Enable it by selecting "AV Family Filter" from the links below the main search box. Good for children who are experienced users needing more powerful searches. Ask Jeeves for Kids Need to teach the concept of searching without getting into complicated search commands? Ask Jeeves may be of some help. Enter a question and Jeeves will try to find the answer by pointing the way to some relevant sites. At Ask Jeeves for Kids the content of answers has been vetted. Excellent for beginners. Excite's Magellan
Safe Searching On The Internet at Library Media Services in the Winnipeg School Division on safe searching on the 025.637BEN Benson, Allan C. Connecting kids and the Internet A Handbook http://www.wsd1.org/PC_LMS/pf/searching.htm
ReferenceResources:SearchEngines AOL NetFind for kids Kidsafe searching, and resources for everything from homeworkhelp, to hands-on science and MORE. Child safe Search Engine Links. http://www.kidinfo.com/Search_Engines.html
Extractions: Reference Resources: Search Engines Learn How to Search the Web KidsClick! Worlds of Web Searching A great site geared to help students learn how to search the web to gain the information they need. Search Engines for Kids Awesome Library Educational Search Engine for Kids Search Engines That Search MORE Than One Directory DogPile.com
Search Tips Information can be found by browsing or searching. kidsClick! AOL NetFind kidsOnly. From AOL, it contains links to sites that are safe for kids. http://members.ozemail.com.au/~slacey/searchtips.htm
Extractions: Home Weblinks Search Search Tips ... Site Map 2004 VISITOR NUMBER s="na";c="na";j="na";f=""+escape(document.referrer) Internet Search Tips What's the best kid's search engine? What search engine is the best one to use? I need more specialised information about searching I need more specialised information about searching What Search Engine is the best one to use? with thanks to Debbie Abilock Amanda Credaro (NSW). I'm searching for? I'm having problems, I need help. I need a few good hits fast Try Google I need to use natural language in my search.
Extractions: When a child is browsing the web, constant supervision is important. Start by setting up web usage rules and implementing browser controls. Although this may seem like it's enough, it's not. For more effective monitoring, choose a tool from one of the following categories: (many are multifunctional) Parental Controls for Browsers
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