A Dozen Reasons Why Schools Should Avoid Filtering
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|From Now On (FNO)|
|Why schools should not block access to particular sites: filters may not work very well;. they may work too well; they may increase attention to SMUT and spur motivation; their ongoing cost may block better programs from your students; they may create false security; they may increase liability; they may violate family values; they may violate community values; they may violate civil liberties; they may define obscenity too narrowly; there are better ways to protect our children; children can learn to filter for themselves. An essay from From Now On, A Monthly Electronic Commentary on Educational Technology Issues:|
|Levels:||Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Math Ed Topics:||The Web and Pedagogy|
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