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Eye on Zero Trust: How to Implement Identity and Access Management in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

It is an evolving methodology in cybersecurity that governs user access to data and networks. In an industry where many end users are minors, K–12 CTOs and IT directors rarely refer to zero trust. Zero trust really comes down to: Are you who you say you are, and are you where you are supposed to be?”

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2023 Industry Finalists Announced for Excellence in Equity Awards

American Consortium for Equity in Education

88 finalists have been named across 25 awards categories honoring the companies, products, and leaders whose work is advancing educational equity and access WASHINGTON, DC — December 11, 2023 — The American Consortium for Equity in Education today announced the Keep Reading 2023 Industry Finalists Announced for Excellence in Equity Awards The post (..)

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The Edtech Industry Has An Oversaturation Problem


There are always new products coming out in the edtech landscape, but somehow a couple software platforms monopolize the industry and are used by teachers everywhere, leaving smaller companies and edtech startups facing an uphill battle. A version of this article was originally published on Medium. But this is not an ideal world.

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Introduce Computational Thinking with the Music Industry

Digital Promise

We’re excited to release two new resources—a short video and a two-page handout—that teachers can use to introduce students to how the music industry is using data and computation. How teachers can use the music industry to engage students with data. One key is to provide a realistic, relevant, and meaningful context.

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6 E-learning trends currently shaping up the industry


The e-learning industry is constantly evolving. Some current trends that shape up the e-learning industry at the moment are rather new, others are currently under the spotlight, while others are proven tactics that will continue to lead to great results. E-learning trends come and go. Which one to follow?

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Facing a Digital Divide, Student Success Requires Connectivity and Access to Technology


At the time, nearly 16 million students in the United States lacked home internet access, according to a widely cited report from Common Sense Media. Despite incremental progress made to narrow the digital divide, students’ success today hinges on having access to a connected device and high-speed internet in the classroom and at home.

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SIIA, a Pioneering Convenor for the Edtech Industry, Scraps Its Conferences


What was once the premier, must-go conference in the education technology industry is now going away. Last week, the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced that its education technology group will no longer operate as its own division beginning July 1. Panels and keynotes covered the latest industry trends.

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