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World Backup Day March 31st: Student data security

Neo LMS

The increasing rate of students’ digital information being exposed can be, in part, chalked up to a lack of formal training and establishment of cybersecurity policies across educational institutions. When it comes to data privacy, it’s important to remain aware and be proactive.

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Game changers in the Training Zone

Learning with 'e's

This week, ahead of my speech at the Learning Technologies Conference I recorded a 10 minute podcast interview for the Training Zone. We are going very quickly towards the Tom Cruise Minority Report data manipulation.

10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Ask me about training your teachers, ShellyTerrell@gmail.com ! Create a basic QR code easily even on your mobile device that leads to a link, a message or any text, your contact details, or your location.

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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Handshake, an Online Career-Services Startup, Opens to (Nearly) All Undergrads

Edsurge

Digital tools include recorded video interview systems that analyze applicants’ micro-expressions and databases of workers built with information scraped from social media. Education Technology Workforce Training Higher Education

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Others are encouraged to create their own #EmojiScience videos and share them on social media with the hashtag #EmojiScience. Code.org has plenty of free lesson plans and training for teachers all over the US. Get students to visualize their data and research by creating infographics with these free web tools and apps- Piktochart , Easely , Visme , Smores , EduBuncee , Canva , Tackk , or Biteslides.

K-12 Dealmaking: GreatSchools Acquires Schoolie; n2y, Thrivist Gain Funding

Marketplace K-12

In the latest dealmaking news, GreatSchools acquired a school data provider while ed-tech firms including n2y and Thrivist obtained funding. GreatSchools Acquires Schoolie: GreatSchools , an Oakland, California-based nonprofit education organization, has acquired school data provider Schoolie , according to a statement. GreatSchools said it plans to analyze the new Schoolie data to identify how many students gain exposure to high level courses vs. basic courses.

3 Techniques for Promoting Resilience in Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

Blatantly audible complaints by employees (“We have ‘this new system…’”) made it clear staff were neither trained adequately nor on board with the new technology. But these behaviors are symptomatic of something more than a simple lack of software-specific training and “skills gaps.”.

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Others are encouraged to create their own #EmojiScience videos and share them on social media with the hashtag #EmojiScience. Code.org has plenty of free lesson plans and training for teachers all over the US. Get students to visualize their data and research by creating infographics with these free web tools and apps- Piktochart , Easely , Visme , Smores , EduBuncee , Canva , Tackk , or Biteslides.

HE Challenges: Fast changing digital teaching methods

Neo LMS

They expect the same flexibility, mobility and always-on services they get with everything from travel and entertainment, also from educational providers. Generally, universities are doing very well financially, so they don’t feel from the data that their world is going to collapse.

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Three Ways to Stop Sextortion in Its Tracks

Gaggle Speaks

The sender claims to have incriminating pictures and threatens to release the images across social media unless more sexually explicit images or videos are sent to the perpetrator. Unfortunately, images can be distributed easily across social media at a rapid pace.

The Human EdTech for Diversity

EdNews Daily

Technology that is leveraged to allow the ingestion of the data students need to master, while letting them participate in a real experience obtaining it, has the promise to bring the mind-expanding freedom sought more efficiently, and with exceptional personalization. By LeiLani Cauthen.

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Awareness, Assessment, and Access: Improving Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

There are over 100,000 individuals of working age in Rhode Island who lack a high school credential or who speak little to no English; out of those, only 6,000 are being served by the system, according to Jill Holloway, the Director of the Rhode Island Adult Education Professional Development Center , the agency that trains adult education teachers in the state. Without an affordable data plan, a tablet has limited usefulness.

4 Augmented and Virtual Reality Projects That Point to the Future of Education

Edsurge

Education has been a recurring theme throughout the many programs of the NYC Media Lab, a public-private partnership where I serve as an Executive Director. How can teachers use immersive media to educate citizens and keep our communities vibrant? In what ways can enterprises leverage innovation to better train employees and streamline workflows? Kiwi enhances learning experiences by encouraging active participation with AR and social media.

How Parents Can Model Better Screen Time Behavior for Their Kids

MindShift

The mobile tech revolution is barely a decade old, and it brings special challenges to parents and caregivers, says pediatrician Jenny Radesky, who sees patients at the University of Michigan and is one of the top researchers in the field of parents, children and new media. Before you post a picture or share a cute story about your kids on social media, think twice and get their permission if possible. ” Check your privacy settings on all social media sites.

What’s next in technology? Gartner looks five years ahead

Bryan Alexander

I think their trends fall into three categories: advances in artificial intelligence; growth of the Internet of Things; mobile intelligence, or the first two categories mashed together. 3: mobile intelligence, i.e., 1+2 mashed up. How will computing change over the next few years?

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 30 Edition)

Doug Levin

Compton’s defense attorney, Glenn Rossi, filed a motion to suppress the pacemaker data evidence as an unreasonable seizure of Compton’s private information. Tagged on: July 28, 2017 Legal skirmishes break out over ITT documents, data | Indianapolis Business Journal → ITT Educational Services Inc.—the Knorr of Common Sense Media. Yet,the student transportation industry is struggling with how to properly use the data.

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3 ways to revamp lessons for the interactive learner

eSchool News

Most of them grew up playing video games, and ever since they can remember, they’ve been in constant contact with friends via social media platforms and text messages. Students can provide answers using a keypad that comes with the software or an app on their mobile phones.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition)

Doug Levin

On twitter, I also ponder the trend of tech-savvy teachers increasingly resembling NASCAR drivers, proudly wearing digital uniforms on social media full of sponsored messages as proof of expertise: Why do some in K-12 define #edtech expertise by # of tech company certifications acquired? Tagged on: April 8, 2017 Federated Learning: Collaborative Machine Learning without Centralized Training Data | Google Research → Fascinating and promising approach.

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Future Proofing Your Video Platform: A Cautionary Tale About Obsolescence

Edsurge

Famous failures abound: Blackberry remained committed to the physical keyboard as its competitors leapfrogged them with smartphones and mobile apps. Newspaper executives ignored the shift as multi-modal “readers” gravitated toward sites that blended text, video and social media. The dominant technology platforms (SIS and LMS) used on campus were never architected to make effective use of live media. Colleges and universities are awash in digital video.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition)

Doug Levin

On twitter, I also ponder the trend of tech-savvy teachers increasingly resembling NASCAR drivers, proudly wearing digital uniforms on social media full of sponsored messages as proof of expertise: Why do some in K-12 define #edtech expertise by # of tech company certifications acquired? Tagged on: April 8, 2017 Federated Learning: Collaborative Machine Learning without Centralized Training Data | Google Research → Fascinating and promising approach.

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Learning Revolution Conference Schedule - Online and Free NEXT WEEK

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Mobile users will be able to connect to sessions by going to LearningRevolution.com on your mobile device. Dr. Rochelle Franklin, Director of Faculty Training and Development Kids Afield: Technology, Nature, Communication - Robin K.

The Digital Transition: When Will Schools Be Transformed?

EdNews Daily

This is especially true for leaders who are not trained in any kind of business or programmatic execution and have mostly risen in the ranks from their training as a teacher. These big data analytics are rarely transparent even if they are public. By Leilani Cauthen.

Why the Boldest Ideas in Education Come From Underrepresented Entrepreneurs

Edsurge

Hosted at the Kapor Center for Social Impact in Oakland, Calif., a dozen entrepreneurs from Camelback’s third fellowship shared ambitious social ventures to support literacy, speech therapy, incarcerated youth, Black male educators, restorative justice programs and media content that feature underrepresented groups in a positive light. This was an energetic cohort, laser-focused on equity, social justice and what it means to support students holistically,” Walker adds.

13 Ways Education Could Change In The Next 13 Years

TeachThought - Learn better.

Modern learners must consume, evaluate, and integrate constantly changing data in highly-dynamic and visible contexts. Math, science, social studies, and literacy have been the pillars of modern education for over a century. 13 Ways Education Could Change In The Next 13 Years.

The End of the Promise of Personalized Learning?

EdNews Daily

Publisher’s seeking to sell new applications teaching math of any kind should be allowed to advertise in a student’s social feed based on an anonymized profile showing student(s) getting low grades or indicating they are struggling with math. In addition, all free or premium-account social media and markets could purposefully allow an expanded user or group profile so that the user buys, or gains by contribution, the privilege of telling the site what not to ever show them.

10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Nearpod is described as a mobile app that allows teachers to create and share interactive multimedia presentations in 1-to-1 device classrooms. and make it super easy for teachers to instantly gather student data on any given subject. Math teachers: This is for you.

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Write Right with Google Tools

techlearning

Screencastify Chrome extension: Chrome web store link Blog post - "Super Screencasting Activities for Students" - Website link Handwritten Feedback The mobile version of the Classroom app allows teachers and students to handwrite annotated notes on top of documents.

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E-Counseling 2.0: Can a new wave of virtual guidance help?

The Hechinger Report

The last couple years have brought a renaissance in virtual guidance counseling—both new services and existing ones upping their game with mobile, social media and data analytics. Amal Abdi at her high school graduation in June, 2016. Photo: Hajira Dahir.

Testing Giving You The Blues? Get Creative with EdTech Formative Assessments

MSEDTechie

20 years ago we never would have imagined that the position as a Social Media Manager would be an actual job, and just about every company or organization would need to have someone manage their social media accounts.

T&L’S ISTE 2018 BEST OF SHOW AWARDS WINNERS

techlearning

THE BRIGHTBYTES LEARNING OUTCOMES MODULE ( WWW.BRIGHTBYTES.NET ) The Learning Outcomes module captures millions of data points from any digital device usage, and triangulates it with district investment data and student achievement data.

What is digital learning?

Learning with 'e's

The mLearn tour is sponsored by a company called Telco Technology Services who specialise in supporting teachers in New Zealand schools with technology training and provision. We hear about digital learning, e-learning, blended learning , mobile learning, and even micro-learning.

Education Technology and the New Behaviorism

Hack Education

As support services get axed and the social safety net becomes threadbare, our well-being – our economic and emotional well-being – becomes more and more fragile. ” Of course, when all these narratives about “social emotional learning” get picked up by education technologists and education entrepreneurs, they don’t just turn policy mandates or even into TED Talks. Don’t let the dearth of data fool you though.

Global Collaboration Day Has Arrived (It's Thursday in New Zealand!)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

It’s now Thursday in the South Pacific--and that means Global Collaboration Day has arrived! One day, September 15th, all around the world = 48 actual hours to share.

Final Schedule for Tomorrow's "Digital Literacy & Fake News" Mini-Conference - Plus Bonus

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Then we will have 14 practitioner-led sessions that look deeply at the foundational relationship of libraries and librarians to media, information, and digital literacy. What does “digital literacy” mean in an era shaped by the Internet, social media, and staggering quantities of information?