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Funding Edtech with the E-Rate Program and Grants

edWeb.net

As schools and districts strive to meet their existing technology needs and prepare for the future, access to federal and state funding, along with other grants, is making a major difference in whether students engage in 21 st century learning or are left behind.

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 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

And, those most likely to be able to avail themselves of this technique (because of access to expertise, resources, and privilege) are least likely to need the protection it provides. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition). And college journalists in Kentucky requested documents about the investigations of employees accused of sexual misconduct.Instead, they got something else: sued by the agencies they had asked for public records.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

And, those most likely to be able to avail themselves of this technique (because of access to expertise, resources, and privilege) are least likely to need the protection it provides. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition). And college journalists in Kentucky requested documents about the investigations of employees accused of sexual misconduct.Instead, they got something else: sued by the agencies they had asked for public records.

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How the E-rate and grants can help fund your edtech plans

eSchool News

As schools and districts strive to meet their existing technology needs and prepare for the future, access to federal and state funding, along with other grants, is making a major difference in whether students engage in 21st century learning or are left behind.

How to Select a Complete Digital Education Solution Provider

ViewSonic Education

There are many things to consider when deciding which digital education solution will best suit your needs, but having a clear idea of the purpose and functionality of these edtech resources will help make these purchasing decisions easier.

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How Indian Tutoring App Provider Byju’s Got So Big

Edsurge

In 2007, he started using the name “Byju’s CAT Classes”—a reference to the Management Institutes’ entrance exam—for his services, according to Indian trademark documents. He offered online live and video classes through broadband and satellite to teach students beyond the centers’ walls.

This College Program Wants to Help Schools Use Technology With Intention

Edsurge

schools accessing high-speed broadband, and devices all but ubiquitous in the classroom, the question is no longer whether teachers and students are using technology, but how. We want it to be research-based and long-term, sustained edtech and technology use.”

Blockchain Misconceptions and the Future of Education

Doug Levin

In general, blockchain applications use incentives to ensure that large numbers of users willingly volunteer their computing resources to keeping the blockchain online and accessible 24/7/365, in-sync, and secured from bad actors. Blockchain technology may seem magical, but it is not magic.

CoSN 2018: How Your District Can Prepare for an E-Rate Audit

EdTech Magazine

It also brought about more equity — not equity in terms of access for students, I’m talking about equity among my school buildings. Now every school has access. They will ask for information such as bidding documents,” she said. It’s not that schools are not compliant, it’s that they don’t have the documentation to show they’re compliant.”. In fact, Dickerson and Cruzan said documentation with E-rate is vital.

Vote for Common Sense Education's SXSWedu Panels

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Proposed Sessions What Can We Learn from 3,000 EdTech Reviews? For the past four years, Common Sense Education has been rating and reviewing edtech. This unique data offers valuable, industry-leading insights on what's good and what's not in edtech, including the key gaps and blind spots in the market, points of oversaturation, usage trends, and what teachers really want. Is the Best EdTech for ELLs Hiding in Plain Sight?

4 Ways to Improve Digital Equity in Your Classroom

Graphite Blog

As a former middle school teacher who taught in a lower-income, majority-minority school equipped with lots of "high tech" tools, I often wondered about equity when it came to edtech. For me, students' access to tech at school wasn't the issue. Because the majority of my students lacked internet access at home, I never assigned homework that required technology. How many of those computers have access to a high-speed network?

4 Ways to Improve Digital Equity in Your Classroom

Graphite Blog

As a former middle school teacher who taught in a lower-income, majority-minority school equipped with lots of "high tech" tools, I often wondered about equity when it came to edtech. For me, students' access to tech at school wasn't the issue. Because the majority of my students lacked internet access at home, I never assigned homework that required technology. How many of those computers have access to a high-speed network?

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Politico : “The Trump administration has removed documents from an Education Department website aimed at transgender students , including those intended to help students fight for access to bathrooms of their choice.” Via Edsurge : “ Office of Edtech Wants Help Making Sense of All Those Higher Ed Providers.” Edsurge on ”Words to Never Use If You Want to Build a Diverse Edtech Company."

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” “Republicans try to take cheap phones and broadband away from poor people,” Ars Technica reports. monthly subsidies toward cellular phone service or mobile broadband. The for-profit Charlotte School of Law says it might get its access to federal financial aid restored. Via the Indianapolis Business Journal : “Legal skirmishes break out over ITT documents, data.” “What role does research play in EdTech decision-making?”