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How to Manage Student Devices for Remote Learning

Digital Promise

As schools across the country have rapidly shifted to distance learning due to school closures brought about by the coronavirus (COVID-19), students have been sent home with school-issued devices like laptops or tablets so they can continue their learning from home.

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How to Cope with Bullying

Ask a Tech Teacher

Started in 2006, it aims to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention around the world and is supported by hundreds of schools, corporations, and celebrities. While schools can sponsor month-long events, the most popular is to wear orange on October 19th, designated Unity Day.

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How to Build a Modern School – 6 Key Elements to Embed in Your Groundwork

ViewSonic Education

The process of rejuvenating an educational system set up a few hundred years ago will take generations to redefine. A school should frequently revise their mission statements to reflect the needs of the students and the communities they serve. Figuring out how to do modern assessments.

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A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

A Note from Vicki: This post is in response to Cathy Rubin’s Global Search for education where she asks about the literacy skills required for a new world. While this blog is based on verifiable data, some readers may be unhappy with my interpretation.

The challenges of mobile learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

This is especially evident over the decade, as schools have increasingly adopted mobile learning as a signature initiative using BYOD and 1:1 programs and investing in tablets to provide their students with access to a wealth of relevant educational content and learning opportunities.

Teachers and IT: How to keep kids safe on Chromebooks

eSchool News

If you didn’t have iPads in your classroom, you were planning to get them soon. Chromebooks are in many ways ideal for classrooms, allowing teachers to leverage online resources to provide richer, more differentiated educational experiences to your students.

World Backup Day March 31st: Student data security

Neo LMS

It is becoming more important than ever to be mindful of how a child’s digital personal information is protected, as children are up to 50 times more likely to fall victim to identity theft over adults.

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36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

and a Link to a Free Resource with More Tips From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. So many of these tools are new to me. It is amazing how I use them every single day. I just enter the data once. See how I use Office Mix.].

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How To Successfully Update, Repost, and Repurpose Old and Outdated Content On Your Blog

TeacherCast

The other day, I was searching through the archives on TeacherCast for inspiration for a new blog post when it actually hit me how much content I have generated over the last 8 years. Generally when doing your spring cleaning, you have a few options to consider with any dated content.

Data Security and Implications for Physical Security

Leadership Lounge

Three schools in Iowa and Nebraska have canceled classes and have increased security due to graphic and violent content being emailed or texted to parents of students within the school districts. First, social media did not help the situation.

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5 Tips to Increase Parental Engagement in the 21st Century Classroom – From Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

One of the most exciting times for me as a school administrator is Back-to-School night which we had this past week at the A. Here are 5 tips and tricks that me, my faculty members, and some fellow administrators use to create a unique brand of 21st century style parent involvement.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. Shockingly poor data hygiene. It seems schools haven’t taught students how — or why — to keep personal information safe. McAfee found that that only 36 percent of students said that they learned about personal data safety through school resources.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. Shockingly poor data hygiene. It seems schools haven’t taught students how — or why — to keep personal information safe. McAfee found that that only 36 percent of students said that they learned about personal data safety through school resources.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. Shockingly poor data hygiene. It seems schools haven’t taught students how — or why — to keep personal information safe. McAfee found that that only 36 percent of students said that they learned about personal data safety through school resources.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. Shockingly poor data hygiene. It seems schools haven’t taught students how — or why — to keep personal information safe. McAfee found that that only 36 percent of students said that they learned about personal data safety through school resources.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. Shockingly poor data hygiene. It seems schools haven’t taught students how — or why — to keep personal information safe. McAfee found that that only 36 percent of students said that they learned about personal data safety through school resources.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. Shockingly poor data hygiene. It seems schools haven’t taught students how — or why — to keep personal information safe. McAfee found that that only 36 percent of students said that they learned about personal data safety through school resources.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. Shockingly poor data hygiene. It seems schools haven’t taught students how — or why — to keep personal information safe. McAfee found that that only 36 percent of students said that they learned about personal data safety through school resources.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. Shockingly poor data hygiene. It seems schools haven’t taught students how — or why — to keep personal information safe. McAfee found that that only 36 percent of students said that they learned about personal data safety through school resources.

Protect Students. Secure Data.

eSchool News

eLearning , the adoption of mobility, social media, and online collaboration are the most significant changes to emerge for K-12 organizations. Whether you’re trying to secure your threat vectors or deal with these expanding attack surfaces, securing these trends is a priority for K-12 organizations of all sizes. How to secure all of your threat vectors against vulnerabilities and attacks. Date: Tuesday, April 28th.

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A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

A twitter chat is an amazing resource for professional development AND gives educators the option to participate in their PJs, from the comfort of their own home! A good chat stimulates great conversation, but also has the power to motivate an entire district. What To Do After The Chat.

Protect, Deter, Recover: Data Risks in K12 Schools #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Protect, Deter, Recover: Data Risks in K12 Schools SXSWedu 2017 Panel Hosted by Absolute: Empower K-12 staff, parents and community by learning best-practices for digital citizenship, including device safety and security, cyberbullying and Internet crime. Teach good data stewardship.

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Dealing with digital distraction

The Hechinger Report

To tame classroom distraction, their professor uses Flipd, an app that locks students out of their phones during class. At Cal State Dominguez Hills, the low November sun had faded to dusk when Professor Toddy Eames called for a break in the middle of a nearly three-hour screenwriting class.

Nearly 60% of Teens Use Their Own Mobile Devices in School for Learning

The Innovative Educator

The ultimate learning experience for students is both highly collaborative and extremely personalized, supported by mobile devices and digital content, reports Project Tomorrow in their latest Speak Up report. Interest among students continues to grow.

How We Turn Cybersecurity Concepts Into a Classroom Staple

Edsurge

For many, the topic of cyber-crime instantly brings to mind a horde of “Mr. Robot”-like hackers striving for the greater good to take down “The Man.” billion households had critical information leaked to hacker forums, and schools were attacked with alarming frequency.

Using Google to Enhance Teams

The Playground Advocate

My school district embraced Google Apps for Education a few years ago, and since then we have been working to help our administrators, teachers, and students move to these tools to enhance teaching and learning. That is more than enough to handle my many projects.

Friday 5 — 8.28.2015

Perry Hewitt

HBR looks at how psychological response and social motivation drive video sharing. Apparently it doesn’t hurt to reach the “supersharers,” who are responsible for 82.4% listen to voicemail anymore? Weekend fun: Ever wanted to just pull up stakes and go?

3 Techniques for Promoting Resilience in Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

During a recent trip to the doctor, the office’s affiliate hospital was in the midst of transitioning to a new electronic medical records system. And as we know, the key to coping with any stress—regardless the source—is something known as resilience.

With JotForm, Summer Camp Registration Couldn’t Be Easier

Ask a Tech Teacher

Sometimes, these are for just their students but often, the community is invited in an effort to provide a safe, fun summer learning environment for all kids. The biggest problem with summer camp has nothing to do with picking interesting subjects or lining up teachers.

Students Size Up Edtech’s Dark Side

Edsurge

Read part 1 , part 2 (about audio) , part 3 (about video) , and part 4 (about mobile tech in education). When students in my graduate seminar on education technology were given the chance to select a topic for a class session, they wanted to devote time to the digital world’s dark side.

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Group Texting Programs: The Next Big Wave?

Education with Technology

The first category consists of teacher- to-student text programs such as Reminder 101 , In these programs, the teacher sends out text reminders, announcements, notes, etc. to the whole class with just a click of button. Some program may allow for the teacher to send out surveys or polls. David Murphy wonders if group texting is shaping up to be the next big battleground between the Web’s social (or search) superstars.

Overcoming The Barriers To Better School:Home Communications

The Web20Classroom

As a teacher, I always looked forward to the first day of school. Getting my room put together, planning new lessons and meeting new faces was something I couldn't wait to do. But them came the take-home folder filled to capacity with nearly 50 sheets of paper.

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5 Ways to Use JotForm Cards With Your Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

One of the fastest growing technologies in education is forms–to gather information, curate data, test students, and much more. There are lots of platforms available but for many, JotForm is the gold standard whether on PCs, Macs, or mobile devices.

Teaching cybersecurity to your students: 3 basic tips

Neo LMS

As students and young adults use the internet more often, they’ll be subject to more cyber threats. Considering that 95% of teens have access to a smartphone and 45% say they are online ‘almost constantly’ , they need all the support possible to avoid becoming victims of cyber threats.

Managing And Protecting Digital Identities

The Web20Classroom

I can't believe you are allowed to say the things you do." "I What had I said or done to make people say these things to me? To my surprise there was a person who had the same name as me who holds many hateful and racist beliefs. And you have to do this often.