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World Backup Day March 31st: Student data security

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These holes within school and other institutional databases can create vulnerabilities, exposing: IP addresses, location settings & browser data. Another thing you can do is to discuss student data privacy and digital security with PTA members, teachers, and school board administrators.

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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.

E-Counseling 2.0: Can a new wave of virtual guidance help?

The Hechinger Report

College Possible is one of many college advocacy groups hoping that technology will jumpstart the slow growth of low-income students in higher education. Amal Abdi at her high school graduation in June, 2016. Photo: Hajira Dahir.

Education Technology and the New Behaviorism

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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. Don’t let the dearth of data fool you though.

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Indeed, Edutechnica, which also tracks LMS data, responds with their own numbers and says that Blackboard still has about two hundred more installations than Canvas and about a million more students using the software. ” (This is a good example of how ed-tech advocacy-posing-as-journalism operates – you get funded by an organization and then you get to “break the news” about that organization. Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.

Sign Up Now - Fascinating New Sessions at "Privacy in the Digital Age" Virtual Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Kelly Cottler , from the Gumberg Library at Duquesne University , on "Protecting Our Principles and Patrons’ Privacy on Cocial Media: Libraries Sharing Without 'Oversharing.'"

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Via The Independent : “13-year-old girl arrested after contacting clown on social media and asking him to kill her teacher.” Via Edsurge : “ Salesforce Announces Mobile App for Advising at Dreamforce.” Data, Privacy, and Surveillance. Via the Stanford press office : “ Stanford explores case for code of ethics to tackle big data’s deluge in higher ed.” ” Spoiler alert: not enough access to data.

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

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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.

Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

There are eight conference strands covering a wide variety of timely topics, such as MOOCs, e-books, maker spaces, mobile services, embedded librarians, green libraries, doctoral student research, library and information center "tours," and more! Examining Mobile Apps for Library Functions - Emily Krug, Emerging Technologies and Cataloging Librarian 10:00am KEYNOTE - NEIL PAKENHAM-WALSH: Healthcare Information For All (www.hifa2015.org ) 11:00am Become a library advocate with NPSIG!

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Education Week : “Parent Advocacy Group Warns of Ed-Tech ‘Threats’ ” Via PC World : “Why Google plans to stop supporting your Chromebook after five years.” Data, Privacy, and Surveillance. Try this exciting new app to “catch ’em all” and participate in a mainstreaming of surveillance culture : a mobile app for finding bank robbers, built by the FBI. Education Politics.

Learning Revolution Free Events - "Reinventing the Classroom" Online Conference This Week - GlobalEdCon Call for Proposals - RSMiniCon This Weekend

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

For over two decades, CoSN has provided leaders with the management, community building, and advocacy tools essential for success. Wednesday, April 30th at 7pm Reinventing the Classroom Preconference Keynotes , Join us at Wednesday evening for three amazing keynotes: 7pm Vicki Davis on "Reinventing Writing," 8pm Anne Mirtschin on "The Amazing e-Classroom," and 9pm Travis Allen on "Becoming a Mobile Learner." Monday, May 5th at 8pm TL Virtual Cafe - Show Me The Data!

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4 Ways to Make Sure Your Students Feel Their Degrees Are Worth the Cost (Part Two)

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Coaches help students develop the noncognitive abilities required to address these challenges — skills such as self-advocacy, time management, critical thinking, and communication. Or social media? Or even mobile apps?