"Messenger Kids" will let children video chat with parent-approved contacts, but the app is raising concerns about data-privacy and social-media use by young children.
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December 04, 2017
Botcheck.me, a Google Chrome extension available via the browser's web store, enables individuals to reveal and log information about suspicious Twitter users.
October 02, 2017
Talking with friends online provides the same kind of support and validation for teenagers as interacting face-to-face, according to a new study.
September 28, 2017
After hackers struck, Nevada's Foothill High and Florida's St. Lucie schools were faced with offensive content coming from their official Twitter accounts.
September 15, 2017
After Hurricane Harvey swamped her school system, Shanna Lumpkin, a 2nd grade teacher in the Humble Independent school district in Texas, used online platforms to read books with her students and give out back-to-school assignments.
September 06, 2017
From Facebook to Google to a popular text-messaging app, principals have used ed tech to support colleagues dealing with Hurricane Harvey.
August 31, 2017
Grappling with concerns around cyberbullying, school safety, and classroom distraction, some K-12 schools choose to ban cellphones from the premises altogether.
July 05, 2017
What was popular at ISTE? A U.K. company analyzed thousands of tweets to see who was doing most of the sharing, and on what subjects.
June 13, 2017
A story published in the magazine of the National Education Association sparked sharp criticism from some teachers and activists concerned about software-driven personalized learning.
June 05, 2017
From teens-and-screens to cybersecurity jobs to online courses, strong ed-tech-related stories abounded at the Education Writers Association's 2017 national seminar.