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 students’ learning 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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Meet Caliper, the Data Standard That May Help Us (Finally) Measure Edtech Efficacy

Edsurge

This annual event aims to accelerate the development and adoption of data standards that allow technologies used in schools to “talk” to one another. By enabling these connections, IMS, the nonprofit group that organized this event, hopes to create a plug-and play-educational ecosystem where tools can freely and seamlessly share information about student learning that educators can use to drive better learning outcomes. How Caliper Enables a Deeper Level of Data Sharing.

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5 Steps K-12 Schools Need to Consider When Moving to the Cloud

EdTech Magazine

SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! For some schools, student data privacy regulations may prohibit the placement of certain workloads into the public cloud. . Some schools' data centers are staffed by the same workers who have “kept the lights on” for years or decades, and a move to the cloud will force system administrators into the new roles of cloud service managers and brokers. . by EdTech Staff

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Hack Education

“Dean Dad” Matt Reed responds to Senator Alexander’s proposal to limit student loans. And a response from Marilyn Anderson Rhames: “ An Open Letter to White Conservative Education Reformers.” ” More on privacy legislation in the “privacy” section below. ” “ Drinking milk at school while black: Student arrested for larceny over 65-cent milk and racism.” They write rainbow papers.

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