What the debate over homework is getting wrong

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Organizations like PowerMyLearning are working to enable this through Family Playlists. Even with precision that moves beyond seat-time based policies, homework could still feel like the place students’ dreams go to die. Even with precision that moves beyond seat-time based policies, homework could still feel like the place students’ dreams go to die. Debates over the purpose and benefit of homework seem to be cyclical.

Five Critical Guidelines for Data Privacy Across School Districts

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with a clear picture of the school’s policies, how the review process works, and how the data is used. Some schools even have a web page detailing their privacy policies. She serves on the board of PowerMyLearning Los Angeles and on the advisory board of Project Tomorrow.

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Five Steps to Ensure Accessibility for All

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Administrators and teachers, who want to help every child reach their potential, can’t afford to wait for new laws and policies. Step 2: Develop and communicate a district-wide policy for accessibility including guidelines for accessible purchasing. The onus is on the district leadership to create accessibility compliance policies for not only the teachers but for the materials they use. Starting with the district office, all staff need to follow the accessibility policies.

Transitioning Edtech to the Cloud

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Working at the highest level in the nation including the Association for School Business and CoSN, she’s the information technology content leader, CoSN’s SMART Education Network by Design (SEND) advisor and a member of CoSN’s Policy committee. She serves on the board of PowerMyLearning Los Angeles and on the advisory board of Project Tomorrow. At the beginning of the edtech wave, superintendents saw many benefits from using digital resources in the classroom.

5 Reasons to Address Cyber Security

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School management needs to take reasonable steps to ensure protection beyond data sharing policies. She serves on the board of PowerMyLearning Los Angeles and on the advisory board of Project Tomorrow. Of course cyber security is necessary in education. Schools have valuable information to protect for both students and employees. However, as financial and physical security issues arise, cyber security can fall down the list.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Speaking of ed-tech exacerbating inequality, Edsurge looks at PowerMyLearning ’s plans to give parents homework – “family playlists” – to do alongside their children. ( Via Foreign Policy : “This Beijing-Linked Billionaire Is Funding Policy Research at Washington’s Most Influential Institutions.” (National) Education Politics. Via Chalkbeat : “ DeVos calls America still ‘a nation at risk ,’ cheers GOP tax plan.”