Going on the Offensive: Cyber Security Strategies for Schools

edWeb.net

Do you know where your data is stored? With the increased emphasis on student data privacy, many school leaders might think they have a handle on cyber security. Education programs need to be more comprehensive and ongoing throughout the year.

Understanding cyber liability insurance

eSchool News

[ Editor’s Note: This article was first published on the TCEA TechNotes blog.]. School district data breaches are on the rise, and your school district’s student information system (SIS) data could be a prime target for hackers. The first is how the breach occurred.

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CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

When developing this year’s theme for the annual conference of the Consortium for School Networking , we decided to build the event around changing mindsets. One key shift is that educational technology leaders need to adopt a more strategic focus instead of a break/fix approach. We’re aiming to stimulate conversation, inspire and perhaps be a bit controversial. MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

When developing this year’s theme for the annual conference of the Consortium for School Networking , we decided to build the event around changing mindsets. One key shift is that educational technology leaders need to adopt a more strategic focus instead of a break/fix approach. We’re aiming to stimulate conversation, inspire and perhaps be a bit controversial. MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

When developing this year’s theme for the annual conference of the Consortium for School Networking , we decided to build the event around changing mindsets. One key shift is that educational technology leaders need to adopt a more strategic focus instead of a break/fix approach. We’re aiming to stimulate conversation, inspire and perhaps be a bit controversial. MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

When developing this year’s theme for the annual conference of the Consortium for School Networking , we decided to build the event around changing mindsets. One key shift is that educational technology leaders need to adopt a more strategic focus instead of a break/fix approach. We’re aiming to stimulate conversation, inspire and perhaps be a bit controversial. MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools.

Reducing Online Security and Privacy Risk in Your School

edWeb.net

Student privacy and school security are growing concerns in schools that can have consequences from negative media attention to losing parent and student trust. Defining and assessing levels of risk in the school is a crucial part of online security and privacy.

Year in Review: Our Top Edtech Business Stories of 2018

Edsurge

First, let’s get down to business. Apple and Google continue to up the ante in their quest to win adoption in classrooms. Startups jostle to win market share and sell their wares—or themselves, if their financial runway is getting short. But the edtech industry has hit some bumps along the way, wrestling with collateral concerns from the public spotlight over data privacy and security. Is Assessment Ready to Move Beyond Standardized Tests?

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Coronavirus FAQ: Everything Schools and Companies Need and Want to Know

Edsurge

Over the past weeks, readers have asked us many questions about the impact of the coronavirus on education in many different areas, from admissions to advice for young children, from salaries to student privacy and whether school closures actually work.

What’s New

techlearning

Tech & Learning Rounds Up a Summary of New Tools for Schools Software & Online GOOGLE FOR EDUCATION UPDATES ( edu.google.com ) Google for Education announced updates and new tools to help teachers keep innovation alive in their classrooms. inches to a maximum height of 51.4

Educators as Empowered Citizens (Unpacking the ISTE Standards for Educators)

Tech Helpful

Citizen- Educators inspire students to positively contribute to and responsibly participate in the digital world. Mentor students in safe, legal, and ethical practices with digital tools ad the protection of intellectual rights and property. Management of personal data.

100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033

Shake Up Learning

The post 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Did I actually title this 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom? 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom. Click To Tweet. Click here to inquire. ).

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition)

Doug Levin

Ever wonder how stories promoted by ‘thought leaders’ on social media get selected? A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition). Tech devices won't fix our education system | Lockport Union Sun & Journal → Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan recently issued a plea for greater student access to high-tech tools. "This This from the school district that is still reeling from a major student data privacy breach.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

I think it is worthwhile, as the decade draws to a close, to review those stories and to see how much (or how little) things have changed. But as the ed-tech sector is never willing to let a bad idea die, the report will live on. They want to choose a school.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” As I type this up, the Senate has not yet voted, but it does appear to have enough votes to pass the measure. Via Inside Higher Ed : “How the Tax Bills Would Hit Higher Ed.” ” Via NPR : “ Graduate Students Across The Country Protest GOP Tax Plan.” Department of Education Announces Vision to Transform Federal Student Aid , Improve Customer Service.” The Business of Student Loans (and Financial Aid).

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition)

Doug Levin

Do you know that feeling when you are told your questions about student privacy are unfounded by a representative of a company that earns 86% of its total revenue from advertising? “I’m slightly wary of building a Google data profile of a young child,” says @ashleyrcarman @verge [link]. ” And, I also (unfortunately) needed to update my post on the W-2 phishing scam victimizing school districts across the country. There is reason to wonder, nonetheless.

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