[K12OSN] dansguardian filter

Rob Owens rowens at bio-chemvalve.com
Mon Sep 10 12:09:34 UTC 2007

Chuck Kollars wrote:
> Also, if one of the school's goals is to _teach_ the
> students how to conduct themselves safely on the net,
> totally restricting everything isn't the way to do it.
> The only way to learn is to have the opportunity to
> fail once in a while. Hopefully the school can keep
> the injuries in bounds ...but it makes no sense to
> prevent slips and falls altogether. Going suddenly
> from very tight limits at school to no limits at all
> after graduation is like going from skateboarding to
> driving in just one day. 
I always say that at some point (college, likely) kids are going to be
in a position where they have to make important decisions on their own. 
They'll do a better job of it if they've already had some practice.


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