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 beat in 2018.
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December 20, 2018
October 18, 2018
A manual analysis of 1,000 public comments to the FCC found that 99.7 percent of them opposed a recent order dismantling Obama-era protections for net neutrality.
October 10, 2018
Captions and screen readers are just a first step, said Emmanuel Schanzer of Bootstrap and Jennifer Rodriguez of PBS KIDS at the CSforALL Summit in Detroit.
September 12, 2018
Instagram released a new guide for parents, but outside experts had different messages on what to know about privacy, identity, and healthy use of the platform.
September 10, 2018
Seventy percent of teens use social media more than once a day, but they say it makes them feel less lonely and more confident, according to a new survey from Common Sense Media.
September 04, 2018
The nonprofit CSforALL Consortium aims to get vendors, school districts, state education departments, and investors to sign an "Accessibility Pledge."
August 24, 2018
Rudy Gay's Flight 22 Foundation is partnering with ed-tech company EverFi to teach students how to create a successful business.
August 21, 2018
Technology company Enseo is betting that a security system widely deployed in hotels will also generate interest from schools wrestling with mounting safety concerns.
August 10, 2018
Poor feedback, ineffective guidance and instructions, and lack of adaptivity are some of the key shortcomings identified by researchers in a study of 171 popular mobile learning apps for 3-5 year olds.
July 20, 2018
Ed-tech company Abl will lead the new "Unlocking Time" initiative, which will include a self-assessment and free online resources about how schools can better structure their time.