While computers and the internet are amazing resources for students, they are full of potential distractions. Today’s students spend hours per day on the computer for learning tasks both in and out of school. However, social media sites, online games, and other “addictive” websites are everywhere, and many students have a hard time staying on task when they are doing school work on the computer.
Thankfully, there are programs available that enable students to temporarily block popular social media sites, online games, or whatever other websites are becoming a distraction. Two of these programs are detailed below. The programs are very similar; the main difference is that one only works on PCs while the other only works on Mac computers.
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