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5 Safe Search Engines for Kids

5 Safe Search Engines for Kids
If you are a parent or a teacher looking for search engines to recommend to your kids and students, the list below will be a great start for you. 1- Ask Kids Ask Kids is a search engine designed exclusively for young people ages 6 to 12. It's a free, safe, fun way for kids and their parents to quickly and easily research school topics like science, math, geography, language arts, and history in a search environment that's safer and more age-appropriate than traditional, adult search engines. 2- KidRex KidRex is a fun and safe search for kids, by kids! 3- KidzSearch KidzSearch offers a unique solution to this important problem. 4- Searchy Pants Searchy Pants is a simple and safe internet search engine for families, children and pupils.

12 Fabulous Academic Search Engines Coming to you from the wonderful Nova Scotian city, Halifax (Canada), Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is an educational blog dedicated to curating, reviewing and sharing EdTech tools and mobile apps. The purpose is to help teachers and educators effectively integrate digital technologies into their day-to-day teaching, learning and professional development. For any questions regarding the blog website or the published content , please contact EdTech admin, editor and blog owner, Med Kharbach at: Med Kharbach is a doctoral researcher and a former teacher with 10 years of classroom teaching experience. Med's research interests include: discourse analysis, language learning, linguistics, Internet linguistics, critical linguistics, new (emerging) literacies, critical pedagogy, and educational technology. Here is how to cite any of our blog posts in APA style : Kharbach, M. Example:

Student Search Engines: Comparison Chart Pros - Has built-in spell-check - Includes separate directory for K-2 students - Lists grade levels for each site - Features natural language search - Accesses several search engines at once - Provides dates of when sites were added - When browsing by category it separates resources by type (research, lists, news, multimedia, etc) - None found - Maintained by librarians and library school students - Subject categories well thought out - Started by the world's first-known "cybrarian" - Has spell-check utility - Lists new sites added each week - Enormous database (seldom see zero results) - Has dozens of active editors from varied backgrounds adding/reviewing sites - Simple, clean design; easy-to-use - Sites chosen (and their descriptions) fit target audience well Cons - Site currently doesn't allow you to see 2nd page of search results - Many categories are too general and are therefore too full for browsing (some categories have hundreds of Web sites listed in them) - Includes excessive pop-up ads

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