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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

The pace of additions should be concerning to anyone who cares about personalized learning and/or student data privacy. Squared Online" bridges the gap between the classic classroom experience, where you can’t get scale, and e-learning that can sometimes be a bit dry. This past two weeks also saw seven (7!)

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition)

Doug Levin

Ever wonder how stories promoted by ‘thought leaders’ on social media get selected? This from the school district that is still reeling from a major student data privacy breach. Filter bubbles are bad, including in educational technology.

EdTech 170
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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

The pace of additions should be concerning to anyone who cares about personalized learning and/or student data privacy. Squared Online" bridges the gap between the classic classroom experience, where you can’t get scale, and e-learning that can sometimes be a bit dry. This past two weeks also saw seven (7!)

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The Impact of Technology on Education

eSchool News

Traditional textbooks are being replaced by interactive e-books and online resources, giving students dynamic and multimedia-rich content that can be updated as the world changes. Edtech has personalized the learning experience for K-12 students. People may spend more time interacting online than in face-to-face social settings.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 11 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: March 19, 2017 The Top 10: Student Privacy News (Feb-March 2017) | Future of Privacy Forum → If you care about student data privacy, worth the read and worth signing up for the email newsletter. It isn’t even good direct instruction." " Readers respond.with gusto.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

It works well, that is, if you disregard student data privacy and security. To Save Students Money, Colleges May Force a Switch to E-Textbooks,” The Chronicle of Higher Education reported in 2010. Students recorded fellow students. Students recorded their teachers. And “free” doesn’t last.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The Wall Street Journal : “The federal government is pumping $245 million into the creation and expansion of public charter schools across the nation with hopes of helping students in low-income communities.” ” Via the Data Quality Campaign : “ Student Data Privacy Legislation : A Summary of 2016 State Legislation.”