The Latest VR and AR News at GDC 2019

We’re only on day two, but it’s time to highlight the VR and AR news at GDC 2019.  Here’s a quick summary of the announcements […]

Trump Calls for New AI Workforce-Development Efforts, But Offers No New Money

A new executive order on artificial intelligence shines a light on the need for education and training. But experts say it's thin on details and […]

Schools Suffered at Least 122 Cybersecurity Incidents Last Year

The incidents led to stolen identities, tax fraud, altered student records, and millions of stolen tax dollars, according to the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center.

The State of K-12 Cybersecurity: 2018 Year in Review

Cross-posted at the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center: https://k12cybersecure.com. Public schools are relying on technology for teaching, learning, and school operations like never before. Yet, with the […]

SID2019: Safer Internet Day 2019-Participation

. Image credit: http://www.ogilviedesign.co.uk/www.ogilviedesign.co.uk/Welcome.html . Safer Internet Day 2019 – Save the date!. Safer Internet Day (SID) is organised by Insafe in February of each […]

Educators and Artificial Intelligence: "Err on the Side of Caution," Says RAND Researcher

AI-powered tools may augment teachers, a new RAND report argues--but only if big concerns around bias and transparency are first addressed.

Artificial Intelligence in the Classroom: Q&A With Michelle Zimmerman

A new book from the International Society for Technology in Education offers guidance for teachers hoping to prepare students for a rapidly changing society and […]

Episode 127 Trends for December 14-26, 2018: Hardware & Software, Online Learning, Cybersecurity & Digital Citizenship, and End of Year Reviews

We discuss the trends and issues we observed during the weeks that include December 14-26, 2018 as we flipped resources into our Flipboard magazine (bit.ly/trendsandissues). […]

Trump School Safety Commission: Time to Update FERPA

Schools should share more student information with law enforcement in order to protect students during emergencies, according to a federal school safety commission.

Education Week's Biggest K-12 Technology Stories of 2018

From cybersecurity to school safety, privacy to personalized learning, and social media to media literacy, here are 10 of the biggest stories on the ed-tech […]

Parkland Commission: Police Should Get Real-Time Access to School Security Cameras

Live, real-time access to school camera systems could improve police response to tragedies. But law-enforcement surveillance in public schools could also have negative consequences.

Inspector General Blasts U.S. Ed. Department's Handling of FERPA Complaints

The backlog of student-privacy complaints from parents goes back years, an audit found, and the department lacks basic controls and procedures.

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