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.

EFF’s VR Experience – Stop the Surveillance

There’s no shortage of applications for Virtual Reality but here a new one – EFF’s VR Experience – Stop the Surveillance. The Electronic Freedom Foundation […]

Reorganization of U.S. Ed. Department's Privacy Office to Take Effect in Early 2019

The Office of the Chief Privacy Officer will be dismantled, and a new Privacy Policy Office will be responsible for technical assistance and FERPA enforcement.

Data-Privacy Questions From Parents That Schools Should Be Ready to Answer

The Future of Privacy Forum outlined seven big privacy questions that parents should ask their children's schools.

Moodle 3.5.2 Core And App Out On The Town Along With Her Minor Gals Moodle 3.4.5, 3.3.8, 3.1.14

The latest, minor release of Moodle 3.5 is available for download and upgrade. Moodle HQ Open Source Development Coordinator Sander Bengma made the announcement. Mobile […]

In the News: Lurking on School Sites

Cross-posted on the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center blog: https://k12cybersecure.com/. As quoted in: Moore, E.K. “The Information on School Websites Is Not as Safe as You […]

5 behavioural change stages to reach perfect GDPR compliance

With 25 May 2018 fast approaching, the pressure to get your GDPR compliance training in place is mounting. But, for once, Google isn’t much help. […]

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