4 Items on Instructure’s To-Do List After the Sale of the Canvas LMS Provider

Edsurge

The learning management system provider—best known for its Canvas product popular among colleges—is officially under private equity ownership. So what else is next for the Salt Lake City-based edtech company? They have to learn how to listen to their customers again.

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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 studentslearning 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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As Instructure Changes Ownership, Academics Worry Whether Student Data Will Be Protected

Edsurge

The pending $2 billion sale of one of the largest learning management systems to a private equity firm has raised questions about what happens to the trove of student data held in the company’s courses. We do not—and we will not—share or sell student data.

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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. By asking three key questions, leaders can get a better sense of their K-12 edtech ecosystem.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools. And even though technology can advance the learning experience, students’ screen time is a deep concern for some parents, policymakers and educators. . MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 education’s top tech hurdles to innovation. We also invite you to come early for our deep-dive workshops on esports, becoming a new CTO, and data privacy practices.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools. And even though technology can advance the learning experience, students’ screen time is a deep concern for some parents, policymakers and educators. . MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 education’s top tech hurdles to innovation. We also invite you to come early for our deep-dive workshops on esports, becoming a new CTO, and data privacy practices.

itslearning Webinar Alert

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No-cost webinar for K-12 educators PRESENTER: Kerry Gallagher, Director of K-12 Education for ConnectSafely.org WHEN: Wednesday, April 11 at 1 PM ET REGISTER: [link] Boston, MA – March 27, 2018 – Today, educators are collecting more student data than ever before.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools. And even though technology can advance the learning experience, students’ screen time is a deep concern for some parents, policymakers and educators. . MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 education’s top tech hurdles to innovation. We also invite you to come early for our deep-dive workshops on esports, becoming a new CTO, and data privacy practices.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools. And even though technology can advance the learning experience, students’ screen time is a deep concern for some parents, policymakers and educators. . MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 education’s top tech hurdles to innovation. We also invite you to come early for our deep-dive workshops on esports, becoming a new CTO, and data privacy practices.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools. And even though technology can advance the learning experience, students’ screen time is a deep concern for some parents, policymakers and educators. . MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 education’s top tech hurdles to innovation. We also invite you to come early for our deep-dive workshops on esports, becoming a new CTO, and data privacy practices.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools. And even though technology can advance the learning experience, students’ screen time is a deep concern for some parents, policymakers and educators. . MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 education’s top tech hurdles to innovation. We also invite you to come early for our deep-dive workshops on esports, becoming a new CTO, and data privacy practices.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools. And even though technology can advance the learning experience, students’ screen time is a deep concern for some parents, policymakers and educators. . MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 education’s top tech hurdles to innovation. We also invite you to come early for our deep-dive workshops on esports, becoming a new CTO, and data privacy practices.

Profile of Asbury Park (NJ) Superintendent Sancha Gray

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This is no small feat, considering that she and now-NJ Commissioner of Education Lamont Repollet stepped into a struggling district with 75% of students reading below grade level (half of those being three-to-six grades below). Considering the student as a whole, she says, is key.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

That being said, if you’re using a piece of technology that’s free, it’s likely that your personal data is being sold to advertisers or at the very least hoarded as a potential asset (and used, for example, to develop some sort of feature or algorithm). Students would be required to pay.