To Find Diverse Talent, Some Companies Look to College Clubs

Edsurge

College career fairs look like an awkward high school dance: Students circle around company booths, unsure whether to stop and drop off a resume. Companies blindly court juniors and seniors to their floorspace, hoping that they’ll be the right fit for internships and full-time positions. One company is making a business out of helping student associations and companies connect beyond the walls of tri-folds and stacks of resumes at career fairs.

The K-12 Business Model: How to Innovate in an Ever-Changing Learning Environment

EdNews Daily

The cyclical nature of education allows for an annual review of what went well, what didn’t, how to augment the effort and what best practices were learned across the board should be shared – both in and out of the classroom. By Steve Halliwell and Cheryl Miller.

Who is the Right Customer: Decisions for Managing Customer Surveys

Teacher Reboot Camp

Consider the potential career path and future role of each customer”, advised Tracie Scott, Symantec’s Director of Customer & Partner Insight & Measurement Architecture & Analytics. Who is the Right Customer: Decisions for Managing Customer Surveys Lynn Hunsaker.

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

EdTech Magazine

This data can also be used to create student profiles , which educators can use to enhance their personalized learning programs. . “We’re Providers Rise to Meet the Challenge of K–12 Data Security. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 01/18/2019 - 13:45.

Strengthen Digital Citizenship This Summer With These Tips

edWeb.net

In a recent edWebinar , Heather Barnard, a Digital Learning Leader at Stamford American International School in Singapore, explains that teachers need to help parents and students prepare for the use of devices and the internet during the summer months.

Teaching cybersecurity to your students: 3 basic tips

Neo LMS

Learning is more digital than ever and it will only continue in that direction. But along the advantages and immense potential of digital learning, threats are lurking in the binary universe as well.

New, free digital citizenship curriculum helps students become responsible tech users

edWeb.net

Common Sense Education’s Kelly Mendoza, Senior Director of Education Programs, and Jamie Knowles, Senior Manager of Educator Learning Programs, reviewed the new curriculum in “ Digital Citizenship: New Lessons for a Changing World.”.

Four Steps to Help Students Develop a Healthy Media Diet

edWeb.net

” Instead, librarians can help families learn how to maintain a healthy balance and become good digital citizens. Step 3 – Parent Education: Give parents opportunities, such as a lunch and learn, to hear from staff face-to-face about student technology use.

K–12 IT Teams Use Phishing Simulations to Boost Cybersecurity

EdTech Magazine

According to research conducted by KnowBe4 , a security awareness training company, an average of 27 percent of simulated phishing emails are successful in the education sphere, THE Journal report s. KnowBe4 provided training to phishing-prone educators using simulation programs similar to those used by Symantec or Kapersky Lab. We teach our faculty to tailor their student learning through actionable classroom data,” Just tells the Citizen Tribune. “If

Program Combatting Privacy and Tech Overuse Encourages Students to Take Control

edWeb.net

It’s a time when parents feel like they are losing control of their kids, yet the kids still have the capability to learn good technology habits. Parents need to learn what privacy really means in the digital world. Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists.

Get Started with Digital Citizenship in Your District

edWeb.net

It’s also taking (the teachers’) digital learning and their digital literacy up a level,” she said. This broadcast was hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec. Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists.

Reducing Online Security and Privacy Risk in Your School

edWeb.net

” Along with the possibility of negative headlines, consequences for inadequate protection in schools can include an impact on family and student trust, which affects learning and also the quality of work environment. Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists.

Buying or Building Research-Backed Edtech? The Government Can Help

Edsurge

The only other education technology company present, out of 45 total recipients, is Agile Mind , which develops online math and science curriculum and assessments. Early Learning Labs (language assessment). What distinguishes SBIR-backed companies is the level of research baked into their product development. Each year hundreds of companies apply; only a dozen or so win support. Yet that pace may not be suitable or even realistic for many education companies.

Silver Lake Acquires Majority Stake in Weld North’s Digital Curriculum Business

Edsurge

For more than two decades, Jonathan Grayer has made a career out of welding educational companies. In 2010, he pooled his own money with KKR, a private equity firm, to launch Weld North , which has since acquired another 16 edtech companies (and invested in 4 others). These three companies include other assets that Weld North has acquired over time. Overall, nine of the 16 companies purchased by Weld North are part of the group now owned by Silver Lake.

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

Doug Levin

Tagged on: March 26, 2017 Schools told compulsory 'BYO device' policies are illegal | NZ Herald → "We will be reminding all schools that boards of trustees can ask, but can't compel, families to bring their own digital devices because schools can't deny a child's access to learning if their parents can't provide them one," she said. "In I’ve been on planes a lot lately – flying from coast to coast.

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

Doug Levin

Tagged on: March 26, 2017 Schools told compulsory 'BYO device' policies are illegal | NZ Herald → "We will be reminding all schools that boards of trustees can ask, but can't compel, families to bring their own digital devices because schools can't deny a child's access to learning if their parents can't provide them one," she said. "In I’ve been on planes a lot lately – flying from coast to coast.

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?Overcoming Hacking and Cybercrimes — The Next Obstacle to Edtech

Edsurge

Providing hosted services rather than giving districts the software to install on their own servers is better for edtech companies; it makes their products easier and cheaper to deploy and maintain. Given the financial and user support challenges facing edtech companies, these economies should translate into benefits for both vendors and schools, and stimulate the edtech market as a whole.

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