The newly reimagined Empire State Information Fluency Continuum

NeverEndingSearch

Dr. Barbara Stripling, Professor Emerita, Syracuse University, and former ALA President, describes the history and goals of the project that builds on an earlier version developed by school librarians in 2009 under the auspices of the Office of Library Services and its former Director, Dr. Stripling.

The messy reality of personalized learning

The Hechinger Report

For decades, nonprofit advocacy groups and corporate donors have targeted K-12 education for intervention. Bull also worries that these screens infringe on student privacy, especially in light of Summit’s proximity to Facebook.

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Inside Maine’s disastrous roll out of proficiency-based learning

The Hechinger Report

In 2009, Gates gave half a million to the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, which describes itself as New England’s largest education-focused philanthropy, to lead a four-state effort to remake the region’s schools.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

Hack Education

” The photographic evidence clearly showed otherwise – the crowds on the mall were visibly smaller than those gathered for the inauguration of President Barack Obama in January 2009. ” Facebook also hired journalist Campbell Brown to run its news partnership efforts.

The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

Facebook Is Not a Technology Company ,” media studies professor Ian Bogost also wrote in August. But it’s also time to recognize that some companies – Alphabet, Amazon, and Facebook among them – aren’t primarily in the computing business anyway. The most interesting thing about companies like Alphabet, Amazon, and Facebook is that they are not (computing) technology companies. Facebook, like Google, is an advertising company.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In an era before Facebook or Edmodo, the social networking site Ning was, for a time, quite popular with educators. There was a regularly updated Facebook page, a Twitter account, as well as a LinkedIn profile for its supposed president.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress this week about privacy, data, monopoly power, and regulations. And there’s more Facebook-related news in several of the sections below. ” Via The Verge : “ Facebook -backed lawmakers are pushing to gut privacy law.” “Over 20 advocacy groups complain to FTC that YouTube is violating children’s privacy law ,” Techcrunch reports.