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The challenges of mobile learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

This is especially evident over the decade, as schools have increasingly adopted mobile learning as a signature initiative using BYOD and 1:1 programs and investing in tablets to provide their students with access to a wealth of relevant educational content and learning opportunities.

Who else is collecting data about your children?

Securly

Digital footprints are not exclusive to online shoppers or avid social media users; everyone has one, including your 5-year-old child. However, “age limits” did not stop persistent pre-teens from joining social media and gaming sites.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition). Tagged on: April 2, 2017 School IT Leaders Share Strategies on Defending Against DDoS Attacks | EdTech Magazine → This article claims students are primarily responsible for denial of service attacks on schools.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition). Tagged on: April 2, 2017 School IT Leaders Share Strategies on Defending Against DDoS Attacks | EdTech Magazine → This article claims students are primarily responsible for denial of service attacks on schools.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition)

Doug Levin

On twitter, I also ponder the trend of tech-savvy teachers increasingly resembling NASCAR drivers, proudly wearing digital uniforms on social media full of sponsored messages as proof of expertise: Why do some in K-12 define #edtech expertise by # of tech company certifications acquired? Doug Levin (@douglevin) April 9, 2017. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition). Tagged on: April 6, 2017 Gov. Tagged on: April 3, 2017.

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A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

While this blog is based on verifiable data, some readers may be unhappy with my interpretation. These ads were released by the US Congress as being traced back to Russian origin, although they were liked and reshared by many Americans on social media. 2017). 2017).

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition)

Doug Levin

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition). " Tagged on: July 30, 2017 Tristan Harris: The Manipulative Tricks that Tech Companies Use to Capture Your Attention | TED → A handful of people working at a handful of tech companies steer the thoughts of billions of people every day, says design thinker Tristan Harris. Tagged on: July 30, 2017 Postmortem: What to Do After a Security Incident | Linux Journal → Incidents happen.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition)

Doug Levin

If this doesn’t get you thinking about the security risks of schools collecting and managing sensitive data, I’d submit you may not be paying close enough attention. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition). Wyoming Ends Program Supporting Migrant Students | Wyoming Public Media Statewide Network → Farmworker families often have to move from state to state to find work, and that makes school challenging for their kids.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition)

Doug Levin

If this doesn’t get you thinking about the security risks of schools collecting and managing sensitive data, I’d submit you may not be paying close enough attention. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition). Wyoming Ends Program Supporting Migrant Students | Wyoming Public Media Statewide Network → Farmworker families often have to move from state to state to find work, and that makes school challenging for their kids.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition)

Doug Levin

On twitter, I also ponder the trend of tech-savvy teachers increasingly resembling NASCAR drivers, proudly wearing digital uniforms on social media full of sponsored messages as proof of expertise: Why do some in K-12 define #edtech expertise by # of tech company certifications acquired? Doug Levin (@douglevin) April 9, 2017. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition). Tagged on: April 6, 2017 Gov. Tagged on: April 3, 2017.

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Social Media : Students consider the sources of a tweet and the information contained in it in order to describe what makes it both a useful and not useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses.

Data Security and Implications for Physical Security

Leadership Lounge

Omaha received word that a string of text messages were posted on social media threatening violence to a school. We can learn much from each other in practice and policy to ensure student data privacy stays on the forefront. First, social media did not help the situation.

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Why your young students love e-learning

Neo LMS

Social media channels provide the digital alternative for the “traditional” social life and support communication within online communities non-stop. They turn to other social media sites , like Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, Yik Yak, or Twitter.

The Stories We've Been Told (in 2017) about Education Technology

Hack Education

Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2017: The Stories We’ve Been Told. 2017 has been an extraordinary year for education news and for technology news – two areas that provide crucial context for everything that happens with education technology. So that’s my focus of this project this year: analyzing the stories that we have told and were told in 2017 about and by education technologies. Data Insecurity. The Compulsion for Data. Data and Privacy.

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Protect, Deter, Recover: Data Risks in K12 Schools #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Protect, Deter, Recover: Data Risks in K12 Schools SXSWedu 2017 Panel Hosted by Absolute: Empower K-12 staff, parents and community by learning best-practices for digital citizenship, including device safety and security, cyberbullying and Internet crime. Teach good data stewardship.

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Overcoming The Barriers To Better School:Home Communications

The Web20Classroom

Even worse, no idea if they have good contact data on each and every of their students or not. It must be something that is constantly evaluated and refined to meet the ever-changing needs of a more mobile society. The goal is to collect demographic data on every student.

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Smartphone Learning

IT Bill

For the past several years the Horizon Report has listed mobile learning, in one form or another, as an emerging educational technology (e.g. mobile computing, mobile apps, social media, BYOD, mobile learning). affordances of mobile Web 2.0.

How to Cope with Bullying

Ask a Tech Teacher

It includes not only websites, but cell phones, Nintendo, and Wii, as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites. Responsibility to keep data/information safe from hackers. October is National Bullying Prevention Month.

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TOP TIPS for Classroom Management in the Digital Age

EdTechTeam

Partnering with Parents At the moment it’s safe to safe most parents today in 2016 haven’t grown up in a digital classroom environment, nor grew up with social media, and thus have a difficult time understanding the current classroom environment.

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Teachers and IT: How to keep kids safe on Chromebooks

eSchool News

Cyberbullying takes many forms and uses many platforms and media, but it continues to increase, and it continues to cause devastating psychological damage among young people. Just a few short years ago, Apple was the undisputed king of tech in schools.

A hidden, public internet asset that could get more kids online for learning

The Hechinger Report

This asset was handed to [school districts and educational nonprofits] with the expectation that they deliver educational and social value in return. In their defense, Mobile Beacon and Mobile Citizen point out that they do more than most to support digital inclusion.

What Does the Research Say About School Communications?

edWeb.net

The latest data from Speak Up Research Project gives insights on school to home communications. In addition, she leads several other research efforts on the impact of mobile devices, digital content and blended learning models in both K-12 and higher education.

Why the Boldest Ideas in Education Come From Underrepresented Entrepreneurs

Edsurge

Hosted at the Kapor Center for Social Impact in Oakland, Calif., a dozen entrepreneurs from Camelback’s third fellowship shared ambitious social ventures to support literacy, speech therapy, incarcerated youth, Black male educators, restorative justice programs and media content that feature underrepresented groups in a positive light. This was an energetic cohort, laser-focused on equity, social justice and what it means to support students holistically,” Walker adds.

Dealing with digital distraction

The Hechinger Report

Between 2011 and 2017, the percentage of American adults who own a smartphone more than doubled, to 77 percent , according to the Pew Research Center. And all that mobile computing has turned us into a nation of multitaskers who do nearly everything while gazing at one or more screens.

Tools Harvard Computer Science Students Use to Collaborate, Stay Organized

MindShift

Malan has been pleased at how these meetups have gradually begun happening in social spaces, becoming a connection point between digital and analog support. He attributes some of his success with students new to computer science to the intentionally social aspects of the class.

International Travel: A Good Reason to Have Two Google Accounts

ProfHacker

We’ve heard quite a lot over the last few months about travelers being asked to unlock their mobile phones —and, in some cases, provide their social media passwords —when entering the United States.

Student Engagement Platform ClearScholar Raises $1.25M in Seed Round

Edsurge

After hearing them out, they decided to develop the product in a way that could meet students where they’re at—on mobile devices. “To The outcome, ClearScholar, is a mobile app similar to a social media newsfeed where students can customize the campus news they receive, see upcoming events (which they can add to the app’s calendar), and manage class assignments and schedules. On the backend, administrators get a goldmine of student data.

Hack the Ban: NYC Community Design Solutions to Combat Immigration Order

Edsurge

Working with nonprofit organizations like CUNY CLEAR and the Center For Constitutional Rights , the teams developed apps, synthesized data, and designed graphics to support the organizations’ efforts educating immigrants and protecting minority rights in an event titled, “ Hack the Ban.” “It Some sought help with social media campaigns and graphics while others wanted more complex web and data security upgrades.

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Digitally agile research

Learning with 'e's

It's a book that provides essential reading for all academics in a time where digital, mobile and social media technologies are an increasingly important part of the research equation.

Education Technology and the New Behaviorism

Hack Education

I mean, 2017 really sucked, and we’re all feeling it. As support services get axed and the social safety net becomes threadbare, our well-being – our economic and emotional well-being – becomes more and more fragile. ” Of course, when all these narratives about “social emotional learning” get picked up by education technologists and education entrepreneurs, they don’t just turn policy mandates or even into TED Talks.

Weekend Reading: Late April Edition

ProfHacker

" " Vanlife, The Bohemian Social-Media Movement ," by Rachel Monroe in the New Yorker : "Like the best marketing terms, ‘vanlife’ is both highly specific and expansive. Ask Big Data ," by Joseph B. Big data is one experiment in how to do that."

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

Among the major trends Meeker identified for 2017: mobile advertising, gaming, and healthcare. There are, after all, only so many times you can put “mobile” on your list of “what’s on the horizon” before folks begin to suspect your insights might not be that… insightful. ” She posits gaming as the new site for “modern learning,” with an emphasis on skills training and data-driven self-improvement.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“New data, published by the Office for National Statistics and based on recently created exit checks at Britain’s borders, showed just 4,600 overstayed their visa last year. ” Via The Nation : “ Trump’s Border Security May Search Your Social Media by ‘Tone’ ” Via Education Week : “Setback for DACA Supporters Places Program’s Fate Squarely in Trump’s Hands.” (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

pic.twitter.com/PDYLO6kW9U — f.o.x.x.i (@foxxi_loxxi) April 17, 2017. Via the Udacity blog : “ Udacity Launches Mobile Developer Education with Facebook at F8.” Via Edsurge : “ Schoolzilla ‘File Configuration Error’ Exposes Data for More Than 1.3M Via iNews : “ University to monitor student social media to gauge well-being.” Blackboard says it is “Putting data in the hands of students.”

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Final Schedule for Tomorrow's "Digital Literacy & Fake News" Mini-Conference - Plus Bonus

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Then we will have 14 practitioner-led sessions that look deeply at the foundational relationship of libraries and librarians to media, information, and digital literacy. What does “digital literacy” mean in an era shaped by the Internet, social media, and staggering quantities of information?