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Promoting Online Safety: The Home-School Partnership

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Study Notes Gap Between Student and Teacher Use of Internet

Students report that there is a substantial disconnect between how they use the Internet for school and how they use the Internet during the school day and under teacher direction, according to a new study conducted by the Pew Internet and American Life Project. The study said that while many teenagers recognize the need to shelter teenagers from inappropriate content and adult-oriented commercial ads, they also complian that blocking filtering software often hinders their ability to access the Internet for legitimate educational purposes. The study can be reviewed at

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