How one district handles student data privacy

eSchool News

Every school district is faced with a choice about how to protect student data. As districts have implemented more technology to support digital learning, student data privacy in schools has become a critical issue.

How to Manage Student Devices for Remote Learning

Digital Promise

As schools across the country have rapidly shifted to distance learning due to school closures brought about by the coronavirus (COVID-19), students have been sent home with school-issued devices like laptops or tablets so they can continue their learning from home.

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Going on the Offensive: Cyber Security Strategies for Schools

edWeb.net

Do you know where your data is stored? With the increased emphasis on student data privacy, many school leaders might think they have a handle on cyber security. Education programs need to be more comprehensive and ongoing throughout the year.

How to assess your district’s digital readiness

eSchool News

How do you know if your school system is high performing in its use of technology? While there are many free, self-assessments, how do you get a rigorous, outside expert assessment? In addition, there is a need to address the “elephant in the room” of teaching to the test.

New system measures apps for data privacy

eSchool News

Rubric could help districts gauge how to rate apps based on how they handle data privacy. A rating system for educational apps has the potential to fill in a student data privacy gap between what school districts can control and what teachers can download.

Meet Our New Partners: iKeepSafe & the Internet Watch Foundation

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We are excited to announce our partnership with two organizations at the forefront of online child safety initiatives: iKeepSafe and the Internet Watch Foundation ! The mission of each respective organization aligns perfectly with our own commitment to keeping kids safe online. iKeepsafe has also awarded us the California Privacy Badge. We are the first web filtering company to receive this distinction. . About iKeepSafe & the California Privacy Badge.

Three Questions for Every School District About Their Student Data Security Practices

Doug Levin

For those who care about the privacy of student information, it is equally important to address issues of IT security – for even the best privacy policies and laws are meaningless if student data is left exposed to unauthorized personnel on school computers or out on the internet.

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CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

When developing this year’s theme for the annual conference of the Consortium for School Networking , we decided to build the event around changing mindsets. One key shift is that educational technology leaders need to adopt a more strategic focus instead of a break/fix approach. We’re aiming to stimulate conversation, inspire and perhaps be a bit controversial. MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

When developing this year’s theme for the annual conference of the Consortium for School Networking , we decided to build the event around changing mindsets. One key shift is that educational technology leaders need to adopt a more strategic focus instead of a break/fix approach. We’re aiming to stimulate conversation, inspire and perhaps be a bit controversial. MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

When developing this year’s theme for the annual conference of the Consortium for School Networking , we decided to build the event around changing mindsets. One key shift is that educational technology leaders need to adopt a more strategic focus instead of a break/fix approach. We’re aiming to stimulate conversation, inspire and perhaps be a bit controversial. MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools.

100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033

Shake Up Learning

The post 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Did I actually title this 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom? 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom. Click To Tweet. Educator Resources.

Want to Organize Your Digital Assets?

EdNews Daily

When it comes to digital assets, I have found almost universally that schools do not know what they have. Inventory controls are minimal when it comes to digital curriculum for a very good reason. There are many sites, some government supported, for free and open resources.

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CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

When developing this year’s theme for the annual conference of the Consortium for School Networking , we decided to build the event around changing mindsets. One key shift is that educational technology leaders need to adopt a more strategic focus instead of a break/fix approach. We’re aiming to stimulate conversation, inspire and perhaps be a bit controversial. MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

When developing this year’s theme for the annual conference of the Consortium for School Networking , we decided to build the event around changing mindsets. One key shift is that educational technology leaders need to adopt a more strategic focus instead of a break/fix approach. We’re aiming to stimulate conversation, inspire and perhaps be a bit controversial. MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

When developing this year’s theme for the annual conference of the Consortium for School Networking , we decided to build the event around changing mindsets. One key shift is that educational technology leaders need to adopt a more strategic focus instead of a break/fix approach. We’re aiming to stimulate conversation, inspire and perhaps be a bit controversial. MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

When developing this year’s theme for the annual conference of the Consortium for School Networking , we decided to build the event around changing mindsets. One key shift is that educational technology leaders need to adopt a more strategic focus instead of a break/fix approach. We’re aiming to stimulate conversation, inspire and perhaps be a bit controversial. MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools.

CoSN2020: Annual Event Focuses on Breakthrough Mindsets

EdTech Magazine

When developing this year’s theme for the annual conference of the Consortium for School Networking , we decided to build the event around changing mindsets. One key shift is that educational technology leaders need to adopt a more strategic focus instead of a break/fix approach. We’re aiming to stimulate conversation, inspire and perhaps be a bit controversial. MORE FROM EDTECH : How to clear hurdles to foster true innovation in K–12 schools.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online. A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security.

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Educators as Empowered Citizens (Unpacking the ISTE Standards for Educators)

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Citizen- Educators inspire students to positively contribute to and responsibly participate in the digital world. Establish a learning culture that promotes curiosity and critical examination of online resources and fosters digital literacy and media fluency.

What Some School Tech Leaders Think of Your Edtech Pitch

Edsurge

Some education technology vendors are eager to get their wares in front of school and district decision-makers. School leaders like Martin Cisneros can find themselves fielding pitches at all hours while juggling day-to-day operations. I have a tendency to delete, delete, delete.

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Profile of Asbury Park (NJ) Superintendent Sancha Gray

techlearning

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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Reducing Online Security and Privacy Risk in Your School

edWeb.net

Student privacy and school security are growing concerns in schools that can have consequences from negative media attention to losing parent and student trust. Defining and assessing levels of risk in the school is a crucial part of online security and privacy.

Executive Briefs

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Highlights from Tech&Learning’s Leadership Letter THE ROLE OF LEADERSHIP IN PROTECTING STUDENT DATA Every school district employee shares responsibility for protecting student data, but a leadership champion is needed to build and sustain a data privacy program.

Pursuing Academic Freedom and Data Privacy Is a Balancing Act

Edsurge

Last week undergraduates at Harvard University raised concerns about the institution handing over their data to an anti-affirmative action group as part of a lawsuit. Protecting student information is increasingly challenging in an era when learners leave digital footprints of nearly all of their academic and extracurricular pursuits. Universities need to provide students the freedom to explore ideas without the concern that they’re being monitored.

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Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. As many as 80 percent of students surveyed said either they or a friend or family member had been affected by a cyberattack. Shockingly poor data hygiene. It seems schools haven’t taught students how — or why — to keep personal information safe.

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. What Caliper Needs to Work.

Coronavirus FAQ: Everything Schools and Companies Need and Want to Know

Edsurge

Over the past weeks, readers have asked us many questions about the impact of the coronavirus on education in many different areas, from admissions to advice for young children, from salaries to student privacy and whether school closures actually work.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. As many as 80 percent of students surveyed said either they or a friend or family member had been affected by a cyberattack. Shockingly poor data hygiene. It seems schools haven’t taught students how — or why — to keep personal information safe.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. As many as 80 percent of students surveyed said either they or a friend or family member had been affected by a cyberattack. Shockingly poor data hygiene. It seems schools haven’t taught students how — or why — to keep personal information safe.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. As many as 80 percent of students surveyed said either they or a friend or family member had been affected by a cyberattack. Shockingly poor data hygiene. It seems schools haven’t taught students how — or why — to keep personal information safe.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. As many as 80 percent of students surveyed said either they or a friend or family member had been affected by a cyberattack. Shockingly poor data hygiene. It seems schools haven’t taught students how — or why — to keep personal information safe.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. As many as 80 percent of students surveyed said either they or a friend or family member had been affected by a cyberattack. Shockingly poor data hygiene. It seems schools haven’t taught students how — or why — to keep personal information safe.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. As many as 80 percent of students surveyed said either they or a friend or family member had been affected by a cyberattack. Shockingly poor data hygiene. It seems schools haven’t taught students how — or why — to keep personal information safe.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. As many as 80 percent of students surveyed said either they or a friend or family member had been affected by a cyberattack. Shockingly poor data hygiene. It seems schools haven’t taught students how — or why — to keep personal information safe.

What’s New

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Tech & Learning Rounds Up a Summary of New Tools for Schools Software & Online GOOGLE FOR EDUCATION UPDATES ( edu.google.com ) Google for Education announced updates and new tools to help teachers keep innovation alive in their classrooms. inches to a maximum height of 51.4