Congressional Pressure on Big Tech: 4 Takeaways for K-12 Leaders

Congress grilled the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google about "pandemic profiteering," anti-competitive practices, and the flow of misinformation about COVID-19.

FCC, Congress Weigh Overhaul of E-Rate to Fund Remote Learning

The Federal Communications Commission is engaging Congress to expand funding for in-home connectivity and devices for teachers and students grappling with the coronavirus crisis.

Congress Considering $95 Million for Study of Technology's Effects on Children

The Children and Media Research Advancement Act has bipartisan support and the backing of both industry and advocates. But previous versions have languished in Congress.

Five Questions: Candidates for El Paso Congressional Races District 16 and 23

I have asked all of the candidates in the two congressional races in El Paso to answer 5 questions...

U.S. House Hearing on Algorithms & Big Data: 5 Takeaways for Schools

Massive data collection and algorithmic bias are big concerns with no easy answers, experts told the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday.

EdTech Strategies Joins 500+ Small Businesses in Support of Preserving Net Neutrality

EdTech Strategies, LLC¬†joined over 500¬†small businesses from across the country in an open letter filed yesterday with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) raising concerns over […]

See you in the 4th International EDO Congress

Next May, the IV International EDO Congress will be held in Barcelona, specifically on the 11th, 12th, and 13th May.  Here you can see the […]

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

On November 22, 1996, U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley wrote the heads of each of the nation’s state departments of education to formally […]

Smart Changes Proposed to ESSA Title IV Program Design

Like many I was both puzzled and troubled by the Obama Administration’s request of $500 million for the Every Child Succeeds Act (ESSA) Title IV […]

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: What is the Federal Role? (Part I)

What should the federal role be in promoting access to and use of technology for K-12 education (AKA ‘educational technology policy’)? What are the types […]

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: What is the Federal Role? (Part II)

The Layers of ESSA: Educational Technology in Title IV – 21st Century Schools, Part A While most people surely love a good layer cake, the […]

#gwc15 materials

For all the people who have asked me about the presentation's materials (#haideiframework) I used at the Gamification World Congress 2015 held in Barcelona, you […]

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