The Challenges of Easy Data Access

edWeb.net

Tactical student data privacy questions like “What can I do right now?” should be asked by all CIO’s, teachers, administrators and policymakers in this changing landscape of data access, student privacy and interoperability.

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The top 10 school IT leader concerns

eSchool News

Annual survey outlines broadband, instructional materials, student data privacy as top among school IT leaders’ concerns. also revealed that school IT leaders are spending more time and devoting more resources to student data privacy and security.

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The top 10 school IT leader concerns

FETC Converge

Broadband and network capacity is school technology leaders’ top priority, according to the results of an annual IT leadership survey from CoSN. also revealed that school IT leaders are spending more time and devoting more resources to student data privacy and security. The fourth annual K-12 IT Leadership Survey Report , released during CoSN’s annual conference in Washington, D.C.,

5 Steps K-12 Schools Need to Consider When Moving to the Cloud

EdTech Magazine

Districts integrating cloud computing are able to tackle broadband and network capacity issues — one of the top three focus points for K–12 IT professionals — as well as enable educational benefits, including expanding and reinvigorating STEM learning programs. . For some schools, student data privacy regulations may prohibit the placement of certain workloads into the public cloud. . 5 Steps K-12 Schools Need to Consider When Moving to the Cloud. eli.zimmerman_9856.

Does Ownership of Instructional Materials Matter?

Doug Levin

There also was only one dominant business model in the market: districts purchased one textbook per subject per grade per student from approved publishers. Nor did a district purchase the right to translate the language of the book into the language spoken by a student and/or their family.

Get to the root of the edtech issues with three key questions

edWeb.net

Mention edtech, and the first thought that usually comes to mind is collecting data to evaluate students’ progress. Starting from the early days of online education tools, teachers have been downloading their favorites and sharing them with students.

16 Great NonProfits Working to Support EdTech in Schools

Tom Murray

This post is the first of a short series meant to highlight the great work of many nonprofit organizations that are working diligently to support students’ learning on a daily basis. To give further context, I’ve sorted them alphabetically, into four categories; (1) those organizations that are instructionally-focused; (2) those that provide supports for technology leadership; (3) those that focus on connectivity and access; and (4) those that focus on data privacy and security.

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

Doug Levin

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 Tagged on: March 10, 2017 As new technology is paramount, Robertson County gives students laptops | WKRN News 2 → "As new technology is paramount," Robertson County gives students laptops - funded through a special resolution (and not the regular budget).

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