Wednesday, 28 March 2012

5 Minutes to Safer Searching & Viewing

We always want to help our students find the most relevant information when searching or viewing content online.

Here are two great suggestions which can lead to a safer online experience for our students.

1. View Pure is a site which allows you to 'purify' YouTube videos by stripping away the comments section and the related videos, leaving you with only the video you want students to see.

Here's a quick tutorial showing how to install and use it:

2. Strict Filtering on Google Search
Most Google users aren't aware that the default level of filtering for search results is set to 'Moderate'. Setting the filtering to Strict, means that students are less likely to come across inappropriate content. Watch the tutorial below to see how easy it is to change:

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