Learning.com Launches Cyberbullying Prevention Campaign for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

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Learning.comoffers a complete online safety curriculum that provides lesson plans and activities, reporting on district E-rate compliance, and seamless integration with Google Classroom and other widely used learning platforms. PORTLAND, Ore.

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? Tagged on: March 19, 2017 Cyber attacks a serious, and under-reported, threat to Boulder Valley companies | Boulder Daily Camera → Specific to the Boulder, CO-area, but useful overview of cybersecurity trends.

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” “Schools, Libraries Miss Out on Millions in E-Rate Funds,” according to EdTech Magazine – some $245 million for the 2014 fiscal year. ” Testing, Testing… Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “These days, everyone’s talking about ‘equity,’ and now a testing company has affixed the word to a new effort. Via San Francisco Magazine : “A Kindergarten Teacher May Be Evicted from Her Mission Apartment.

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Via The Washington Post : “ Student loan companies reach $21.6 Via IDG’s CIO magazine : “ How artificial intelligence is transforming learning.” The literacy software company has raised $14.8 The company, which according to its Crunchbase profile is a “Q&A learning platform powered by a proprietary A.I. ” Edsurge writes up the latest report from EducationSuperhighway on e-rate connectivity at public schools.

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Via Masslive.com : “ Massachusetts state government announced a new partnership with an online education company on Thursday to help public employees and the state’s public universities take advantage of online classes.” ” The company in question: edX. Linda Zecher declined to explain to the newspaper why she was leaving the company. Via a Medium post by the company co-founder : “ Kahoot! ” “ 2016 E-Rate Trends.”

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Via Education Week : “ DeVos-Backed Company Makes Questionable Claims on Autism , ADHD.” ” “Betsy DeVos Won’t Shed Stake in Biofeedback Company , Filings Show,” The New York Times reports. ” Via Real Clear Education : “Connecting Schools to the Future: Rethinking E-Rate.” “Harvard Management Company to Lay Off Half Its Staff,” The Harvard Crimson reports. The company has raised $120.5

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” “Modern E-Rate Puts Telephones On Hold in K–12,” Education Week reports , noting that schools are struggling to pay for phone service (still totally necessary) as well as expanded broadband. ” President Obama talked to Wired magazine about artificial intelligence, Mars, self-driving cars, Star Trek and more. ” These colleges no longer offer federal loans because of students’ high default rates. Presidential Campaign Politics.

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Via The Chicago Tribune : “ Chance the Rapper writes $1 million check to CPS as a ‘call to action’ ” “The History of the Future of E-rate ” by me. Via GeekWire : “ Amazon Education GM leaves; company says it ‘remains committed’ to K–12 technology.” An op-ed in Techcrunch by University Ventures’ Ryan Craig : “Blame bad applicant tracking for the soft skills shortage at your company.”