How to Use Google Safe Search

Filed under: Expert Advice: Toddlers & Preschoolers, Expert Advice: Big Kids, Expert Advice: Tweens




The facts:

  • Elementary school-aged children should not be searching online without an adult present or without some filters.
  • Excellent filters exist, but they need installation and cost money.
  • A low cost, quick solution is to change your settings on Google search.
  • Go to "Preferences" when you are on Google and click Safe Search.
  • For more information, watch this quick Tech Tip.
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Start by teaching him that it is safe to do so.
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