Easy, painless ways to help your kids with their homework

All parents want their children to be successful and getting good grades can be a crucial first step towards that success. How can you help […]

DeVos-Supported 'Brain-Performance' Company Loses Appeal Over Misleading Advertising

Neurocore agreed to stop making unsupported claims and end some user testimonials after losing its appeal before an ad-industry regulatory group.

Principals on Student Screen Time: 7 Takeaways From Education Week's Exclusive Survey

School leaders are overwhelmingly worried about student screen time at home, but have nuanced views about screen time in school, according to an exclusive Education […]

'Impenetrable' World of Student Data Brokers a Major Concern, Study Says

Parents are often unable to determine which companies are selling marketing lists based on students' ethnicity, hobbies, personality, and other sensitive information, a new study […]

2 items re: how assistive tech can help students w/ developmental delays & articulation disorder succeed academically

Assistive technology to help students with developmental delays succeed academically — from thetechedvocate.org by Matthew Lynch Excerpt: Developmental delays can affect almost every area of a […]

Topic Sheet – Fun Math Activities for Parents to Prevent the Summer Slide [Harrison & ORIGO Education]

Topic Sheet – Fun Math Activities for Parents to Prevent the Summer Slide — with thanks to Jennifer Harrison for this resource Tips and ideas […]

Improving our communications skills throughout the entire learning continuum

From DSC: As important as being able to effectively communicate with others is, I think we could do a better job throughout the entire learning […]

Amid Privacy Changes, Facebook Will Still Treat U.S. Teens as Adults

Facebook has announced a flurry of privacy-related changes. But teens, like adults, still can't say "I don't want you to get my data in the […]

How single parents can help their kids find fun, educational online activities

Helping kids find safe activities online isn’t always easy; these days, with social media and social gaming, it can be difficult to find kid-friendly spots […]

Students are being prepared for jobs that no longer exist. Here’s how that could change. [Gonser]

Students are being prepared for jobs that no longer exist. Here’s how that could change. — from nbcnews.com by Sarah Gonser, The Hechinger Report As […]

Thousands of Android Mobile Apps Improperly Track Children, Study Says

More than half of 5,855 Android apps in the 'Designed for Families' section of the Google Play store potentially violated COPPA, a team of computer-science […]

Zuckerberg Promises Changes at Facebook, But Impact on K-12 Unclear

Ed-tech apps could be part of a sweeping Facebook investigation, and the company's CEO defended its products for children while downplaying concerns about "tech addiction" […]

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