Title: Kid Safe Search Sites ; Resources For School Librarians
Author: Linda Bertland
Full Text & Source: http://www.sldirectory.com/libsf/resf/kidsafe.html
The Internet, Online, 12/05/2016
Fun And Educational Sites
Web Safety & Media Reviews
- A searchable web directory created by “a bunch of librarians” at the Ramapo Catskill Library System. No ads.
- Great Sites for Kids
- Directory of web sites for students, parents, and teachers compiled by the Association for Library Service for Children. No ads.
- DK Findout
- Search site with good information and excellent illustrations. There are also videos and information galleries. From Dorling Kindersley
- There is a wide variety of topics such as art, history, animals, and fun stuff at this US government site. It includes links to both goverment and commercial web sites. No ads.
- The Virtual Middle School Library
- Directory of sites for middle school students and their teachers and parents. No ads.
- An online almanac, encyclopedia, and dictionary. This site also has a daily almanac, breaking news, and fun stuff. Many ads.
- Online dictionary, encyclopedia and almanac. Also homework help and some fun and games links. From Information Please. Many ads.
- A rather limited number of sites, but the ones included are good ones. Ads.
- This search engine is good if you want to avoid pornography and advertisements.
- This search engine seems to be pornography free, but ads are the first listings in the search results and are also on the side of the results page.
- Sweet Search
- This is a search engine which searches sites which have been approved by researchers. The results screen is rather cluttered, and it is very easy to get directed to Finding Dulcinea which is the parent of the Sweet Search site. The reading level of the articles retrieved was rather high. No ads.
- Fun Brain
- Lots of fun (and educational) games for students in grades K – 8. A few ads.
- Enchanted Learning
- Education, crafts, and games for the K-6 set. I only found one ad per page.
- PBS Kids
- Fun for the preschool set. No ads.
- Pauly’s Playhouse
- Fun games and activities for children ages 3 and up. No ads.
read the full article online…….