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Recently I’ve stirred up a conversation regarding filters here (yet again.) Look what Ann Oro, a friend from my PLN dropped in my lap tonight! Ann Oro (aka njtechteacher) is referring her friends and PLN members to Nancy Willard’s  recent post regarding filters in schools today, and Nancy is right on the money! (Thanks Ann!!) […]

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Filtering: Survey says…

I am seeking answers in my own professional circle (teacher librarians) but decided to open this survey up to my network as well.  If you are taking the survey from the link provided here, please indicate that in the last open-ended question.  Feel free to remain anonymous though. I only strive to keep the data […]

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Should we filter?

Who holds the keys to the locked gate for Internet Access? Recently a colleague posted a survey to a list I’m a member of, and in essence shared that all mp3s, blogs, podcasts, wikis, and virtually all Web 2.0 tools are filtered where she works. It has added some interesting comments to the mix — […]

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Do Ostriches really bury their heads in the sand when frightened? According to “Phrase Finder” this is a myth. Ostriches basically when frightened lay down and flatten their heads along the ground, so as to disguise themselves from possible predators. But this reminds me very much of how our schools and IT deal with content […]

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