Providers Rise to Meet the Challenge of K–12 Data Security

EdTech Magazine

Access and Participation: Users have the right to access their data and, if necessary, edit the information. Integrity and Security: All data must be properly secured through access controls, encryption and safe storage. .

Teaching cybersecurity to your students: 3 basic tips

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Considering that 95% of teens have access to a smartphone and 45% say they are online ‘almost constantly’ , they need all the support possible to avoid becoming victims of cyber threats. As students and young adults use the internet more often, they’ll be subject to more cyber threats.

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Using Social-Emotional Learning to Combat Digital Stress

edWeb.net

24/7 access to technology has brought many benefits, from online collaboration to improved parent-teacher communication. This edWeb broadcast was hosted Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec. Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists.

Why Your School Should Stick to Core Principles Instead of Market Trends

EdNews Daily

But if your district doesn’t have funds burning a hole in its pocket, maybe instead you can provide access to an app for teachers to connect with STEM and robotics initiatives in the classroom. By Steve Halliwell and Cheryl Miller. What’s hot in education technology?

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Teaching Students with Autism about Digital Citizenship

edWeb.net

In “ Teaching Students with Autism about Digital Citizenship ,” a webinar hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec , Jennifer discussed her teaching strategies for incorporating digital citizenship at Cumberland Academy of Georgia.

Top Edtech Classroom Tools

edWeb.net

Google CS First : A computer science curriculum with themed coding projects, this program makes coding less intimidating and more accessible to people from all different backgrounds. It makes math more accessible because students can make and learn from mistakes.

Coding and Computer Science during CSEdWeek

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The Digital Learning & Leadership PLC, hosted by Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec , hosted the webinar, “ Now I Have to Teach Coding? A Beginner’s Guide ” was hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec.

4 Tips for Controlling Shadow IT

EdTech Magazine

A recent study by Symantec, the 2016 Shadow Data Report , found that most of the cloud-based shadow IT apps organizations rely upon lacked enterprise-class security features. Now the attacker has full access to the users’ data and devices, and can use that access to attack and compromise other district systems. Enforce Network Access Restrictions. 4 Tips for Controlling Shadow IT. jena.passut_7651. Fri, 04/13/2018 - 10:15.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

While it may seem quaint or old fashioned to some (when accessing WiFi and on-demand videos seem de rigueur), it has been part of my travel routine for too many years to casually cast it aside. Tagged on: March 26, 2017 Arizona lags behind in schools' internet access, but change is coming | Tucson.com → “Urban Arizona keeps progressing and keeps getting access to better technology,” he said. "In these cases, boards need to provide access to a school device.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

While it may seem quaint or old fashioned to some (when accessing WiFi and on-demand videos seem de rigueur), it has been part of my travel routine for too many years to casually cast it aside. Tagged on: March 26, 2017 Arizona lags behind in schools' internet access, but change is coming | Tucson.com → “Urban Arizona keeps progressing and keeps getting access to better technology,” he said. "In these cases, boards need to provide access to a school device.

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To Find Diverse Talent, Some Companies Look to College Clubs

Edsurge

More than 100 women participated in the coding challenge, and Door of Clubs brought technology companies, including Asana and Symantec, to talk about career opportunities during breaks. But Lipinski, who cofounded Door of Clubs in 2015, claims the platform “democratizes access” between students and companies. College career fairs look like an awkward high school dance: Students circle around company booths, unsure whether to stop and drop off a resume.

?Overcoming Hacking and Cybercrimes — The Next Obstacle to Edtech

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Access to the identities of staff and students is one of the main attractions for hackers. Need for flexibility: “I need access to the server to integrate other applications.”. Skepticism that the cloud is more secure: “Even if the applications are hosted, cybercriminals can still access our data if they hack our network.”.

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