Some argue that it’s becoming less and less possible or feasible to block students from websites. Students live in an information-saturated world. Rather than shielding them from the digital world, many agree the most effective way to keep them safe and using the internet responsibly as a learning tool is to teach them how to be their own
filters. That’s not only a life skill, but one that’s important when
researching. Older kids, especially, have the capacity to learn how to decide
which online sources can be trusted and why.