An Illinois district was forced to shut down Web access after its filters were disrupted, apparently by a change in security encryption by Google.
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November 27, 2013
October 14, 2013
Common Sense Media, an advocacy group that rates education products, is urging major industry group to take stronger steps to protect student data, the New York Times reports.
October 14, 2013
Common Sense Media, an organization that rates educational products for their quality, has written a letter to industry groups asking them to take steps to ensure student privacy, the New York Times reports.
October 11, 2013
With the rise of ed-tech over the past few years, we have seen a steady stream of publishers, media companies, and private equity shops acting on the back-end of the venture market as the ultimate acquirers. But we have not seen a major technology company jump on board... until now, with Amazon's purchase of TenMarks
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 25, 2013
Google announces a partnership with five major publishers to offer textbooks for sale or rent through its Play store.
May 30, 2013
Romanian high school student Ionut Budisteanu won this year's Intel International Science and Engineering Fair by making Google's self-driving car $70,000 cheaper.
May 11, 2013
As educators, we pit ourselves every day against the most savage of enemies: ignorance, anti-intellectualism, apathy, prejudice, meanness. We can no more unplug in our struggle against these foes than our forebears should have thrown away their slates and books because a few students scribbled profanities or a few authors wrote hate and lies.
March 04, 2013
Google Glass is a potential game changer to the myriad ways that human beings interact with the world. By nature, this means we must shift our education strategies to match the world inhabited by smartglasses.
February 27, 2013
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore depicts our ambiguity with regard to the rapid pace of technological progress. It's also a fable about battling narrow thinking with quick wits and friendship.