Name of the website: Browsec
About the website: the website enables you to surf the web freely bypassing blocked websites like YouTube by hiding your IP address. It allows you to visit sites blocked by your ISP or corporate firewall.
Possible classroom applications: The site offers a platform that enables teachers to access certain internet websites that are blocked on conventional servers. Teachers can offer videos and articles that are normally not available in educational institutions. Surf to the
Pros: Ever been in a bind, and discovered that you have missing instructional materials? Browsec is your friend during these times. It works on practically any computer and any browser.
Cons: Many high school students have learned to avoid blocked web content, but it would be best to not share this resource with students that are not “in the know.” There is a solid reason why certain websites are blocked, and it would be in the students’ best interest to keep it this way. I have encountered the site to be down on two occasions, so it’s not a back-up system that one can count on 100%.
Rating: 4 out of 5