Tech giants like Google and Microsoft have issued a call for global government surveillance reform, marking quite publicly that we live in a world where technological advancement has accelerated passed our cultural capacity to regulate it. Fears of spying and data ownership have negatively affected K-12, but the advancement has also created new industries for career paths, and with them the need for new educational focus areas.
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December 11, 2013
November 22, 2013
Foundations supported by Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates are lending their backing to a nonprofit focused on improving high-speed broadband in schools.
November 01, 2013
Nearly one-third of admissions officers surveyed say they have checked out an applicant's online profile, while the practice doesn't concern most students.
October 02, 2013
The nation's second-largest school district has experienced several setbacks in the rollout of its effort to provide all students with iPads.
September 05, 2013
High school students are relying more on Twitter and Instagram for information about college, as Facebook use drops, a new survey finds.
August 15, 2013
Twitter has acquired an online training company called Marakana as a base for the launch of "Twitter University." Is this just the start of corporations molding an educational experience to their real world needs?
July 24, 2013
If we took a break from professional development, would we really stop learning all together...or would we actually get more done?
July 02, 2013
I've lived through, and paid in memories for, what happens when corporate mindsets takes over an enterprise--Scouting and the camp movement, in my case--whose mission and goals are about children's learning and well-being, when business-bedazzled "reformers" perform their special, misguided magic.
July 01, 2013
Every organization, like the ever-growing Badass Teachers, goes through an implementation dip but they need to be careful not to let infighting get in the way of the real mission.
June 09, 2013
Facebook can help first-generation college students feel confident and connect them with resources for the college-search process.