URLVoid uses various virus search engines to scan a website. It then gives you a very useful report you can use to evaluate the safety of that site.
We all leave behind a trail of digital footprints when we use technology, whether it is from searching with Google or logging into a social network. MyFootprints helps students understand that what they are doing today with technology might have ramifications tomorrow.
Avast’s free anti-virus software is one of the best options available out there. Long preferred by users who want basic protection without the resource hogging that most anti-virus suites invariably entail, Avast covers all the basics and runs smoothly in the background.
BY BILL FERRIS If you use any of the free applications we talk about on Instructify, you’ve probably registered for user accounts on a lot of web sites. You have a different username and password for each of them, right? Right? I’m guessing you (and several of your students) use one password for several websites. […]
BY JASON DON FORSYTHE My daughter, who is three, sent me a picture message from school yesterday (with the help of her teacher), and it just reinforced the reality that children are accessing the internet and mobile devices much younger these days. While the internet is such a valuable resource to bring concepts to life […]
As educators, it is our responsibility to provide our students with the tools necessary to be successful, not only in our classroom, but in life. As a technology integration specialist, I believe part of this responsibility we have is to teach our students how to be good cybercitizens. Most districts in the United States and […]