Tips for teaching students with Autism about digital citizenship

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Instructional Technology Specialist at Cumberland Academy of Georgia, Jennifer Liang, knows all about digital citizenship.

Buying or Building Research-Backed Edtech? The Government Can Help

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The SBIR program has spawned some successful and recognizable companies including Symantec, Qualcomm and 23andMe. Among the last people to be invited to the White House during the Obama administration is Snehal Patel, CEO and co-founder of. Sokikom , an online, collaborative math program. Perhaps it’s a fitting reward for his dedication: he’s been working on the game pretty much since the beginning of Obama’s presidency. The official purpose of Patel’s trip to D.C.

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?Overcoming Hacking and Cybercrimes — The Next Obstacle to Edtech

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According to cybersecurity firm Symantec, 54 “zero-day vulnerabilities” (a security hole in platforms such as Microsoft Windows that can be exploited by hackers before the vendor can deliver a fix) were discovered in 2015, an increase of 125 percent from the prior year.

Coding and Computer Science during CSEdWeek

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The Digital Learning & Leadership PLC, hosted by Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec , hosted the webinar, “ Now I Have to Teach Coding? A Beginner’s Guide ” was hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec.

To Find Diverse Talent, Some Companies Look to College Clubs

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More than 100 women participated in the coding challenge, and Door of Clubs brought technology companies, including Asana and Symantec, to talk about career opportunities during breaks. College career fairs look like an awkward high school dance: Students circle around company booths, unsure whether to stop and drop off a resume. Companies blindly court juniors and seniors to their floorspace, hoping that they’ll be the right fit for internships and full-time positions.