District Filters, Filter Bubbles and Utah’s Online library

We all know that districts need to filter school internet to keep students safe from harmful materials, but what happens when it becomes so restrictive that students cannot find correct information to do research? Are the students really able to find unbiased information in a google search, which is largely controlled by their search history in Google?

Did you know that thanks to UEN and state legislators, all students in Utah have access to Utah’s Online Databases. This is a place where students can safely search topics and practice their digital literacy skills. 

Let’s discuss the differences between Google and Database searches!

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Chris is the Media Mentor at SEDC, she loves to help students, librarians and teachers to discover new ways to use technology to enhance their learning.

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