The Data Quality Campaign and CoSN—along with 32 leading national education organizations representing parents, teachers, principals, superintendents, state boards of education, chief technology officers and many others—have come up with 10 Principles for Protecting Personal Information of Students.
Is education's honeymoon with the iPad over? According to a recent article by the Hechinger Report, summarizing a New Jersey pilot comparing Chromebooks with iPads, it certainly looks like it.
Read about recent findings on educational technology trends from a worldwide panel of experts.
This guide for personalized learning is designed to help today’s educators make sense of the shifting landscape in modern education. Find out how you can receive a free copy of the digital facilitators guide.
Student data privacy is an issue that concerns policy makers, parents, school administrators, technology leaders, and vendors. The more schools adopt online, cloud services for educational purposes, privacy issues will only become more pressing. This report provides an overview of student data privacy and helps to explain the concerns and relevant laws. The report also offers suggestions for school leaders to better ensure the privacy of their students, while still encouraging the use of innovative technologies.
As we move farther into 2014, are you wondering what will be the big ed tech trends for the year? The authors of the 2014 Horizon Report provide some answers.
Houston Independent Schools and Miami Dade County Public Schools are among the latest districts to embrace one-to-one computing. Although they’ve made different choices in terms of grade levels targeted, they share two things in common: Windows 8 devices and a multi-year phase-in plan.
Philadelphia's Science Leadership Academy (SLA) and The Franklin Institute have announced a partnership with Dell to form a new “Center of Excellence in Learning.”
Increasingly, data we use on a daily basis – including information used by schools to track students and manage resources – are stored in the cloud. Are we doing an adequate job of informing parents and protecting student privacy in this new, cloud-based world? According to a recent study by Fordham University the answer, in many school districts, is NO.