Sat.Aug 04, 2018

In the News: Lurking on School Sites

Doug Levin

Cross-posted on the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center blog: [link]. As quoted in: Moore, E.K. “ The Information on School Websites Is Not as Safe as You Think.” The New York Times. 2 August 2018. “Trackers are as common on public school websites these days as microbes on a restroom door, to judge by Mr. Levin’s examination of 159 public school websites from among the nation’s largest and most tech-savvy districts.

Behind Closed Doors: Edtech Entrepreneurs’ Biggest Challenges in 2018

Edsurge

If you’ve ever wondered what goes on in an edtech company’s board meeting, or what keeps founders up at night, here was your chance to find out. Earlier this month in New York City, the AT&T Aspire Accelerator, AT&T’s program that finds, develops, and invests in promising edtech companies from around the world, hosted an afternoon of mock board meetings with its 2018 cohort. To date AT&T has made 27 investments.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

My apologies that this is a day late. Yesterday was the first day in over a year that I didn’t make a commit to GitHub (which I use to manage all my websites). I wish I could say I was on vacation; rather, I’m moving. Or rather, yesterday I moved. And thanks to the shining brilliance of American digital infrastructure there is no Internet yet in my new place. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

5 Great Google Forms Templates for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Yesterday we wrote about tips on how to better collect and manage Google Forms responses and today we are sharing with you another important Google Forms resource which several teachers overlook.read more. google forms

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

Tweet Wrap, w/e 08-04-18

EmergingEdTech

Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers. Going to be traveling tomorrow so figured I'd pop this. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Education Technology Twitter Post Weekly Summaries