Astrosafe is an internet browser built specifically for kids. Teachers or parents can create a safe internet for their kids to explore the internet in a distraction-free browser to help them stay focused on the content that has been chosen for them. There are also a bunch of tools teachers and parents can use, such as real-time screen monitoring to make sure they are safe online.
Yes it does! As the filtering happens at a browser-level it means when a student connects to an internet network outside of the school the Astrosafe filtering will still work.
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Astrosafe is GDPR-K and COPPA compliant and we do not ask for anything which can be used to identify a student. All monitoring is done on a per-device basis protecting student anonymity. Additionally, when possible the Astrosafe browser blocks adverts, cookies and tracking on other websites. We are more than happy to provide an Ed. Law 2-D compliance form or similar documentation if you require.
Currently Astrosafe can be installed as an app on iOS or used as an extension in Google Chrome. This means it will work on any laptop or desktop as long as Google Chrome is installed. If you’re interested in a stand-alone browser for desktop or android let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org
URSOR is a brand-new app designed to allow kids to search the internet in a safe, appropriate manner. At URSOR we never track, allow advertising, or collect data of your child’s usage. Our goal at URSOR is to make a useful, safe platform for kids to start their early digital education. URSOR also allows kids to save and organise their previous searches in a visual way that helps retain knowledge and make connections between all of their interests!
For us at URSOR, an Internet for Kids means a safe place where kids can explore age-appropriate content on their favourite topics without the distractions of ads, click-bait, and hyperactive targeted content. Inside URSOR there is no social media, no auto-play YouTube, and no mindless and passive attention-killing content. Kids should be able to access the vast knowledge of the web without the exploitation of their vulnerable developing brains.
You would never throw your kid into the deep-end of a pool before he can swim, so we wouldn’t suggest doing the same with unfiltered, open-ended surfing online. URSOR starts kids slowly by introducing them to the basics of searching, choosing, and navigating sources. We remove the distractions of ads and excessive paid-for links so kids can learn first to view, digest, and retain information in a healthy age-appropriate manner.
STAY TUNED! URSOR is being fine tuned and polished as we speak and will be released by Autumn 2022. Until then please sign-up here for weekly updates on our progress, interesting links for kids, and our super-helpful blog posts!
If you are interested in reaching out to URSOR you can drop us a friendly email at email@example.com.