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April 01, 2014

As Education Market Shifts to Cloud and Mobile Technologies, So Do Industry Honors

The list of finalists for the Software and Information Industry Association's annual "CODiE" awards includes some of the biggest names in the education field, but also many relative unknowns.

January 22, 2014

Americans Worried, Uninformed About Student Data Privacy, Survey Finds

The nonprofit group Common Sense Media found overwhelming bipartisan support for proposals geared towards safeguarding children's personal information.

December 13, 2013

Companies, Districts Not Protecting Data Gathered Through Cloud, Study Finds

Privacy questions surrounding districts' use of cloud computing are "poorly understood, non-transparent, and weakly governed," says a new study produced by Fordham University.

December 13, 2013

Districts' Use of Cloud Computing Brings Privacy Risks, Study Says

More school districts are relying on cloud-computing services, but they have not put in place safeguards for protecting students' personal information, a study finds.

September 26, 2013

Cloud Computing Jeopardizes Student Privacy, Report Warns

The growing use of cloud computing by European schools is putting students there at risk of being "tracked and profiled," a new report says.

June 11, 2013

Mobile and Virtual Tools, Data Analytics on Rise in Schools?

Mobile devices, cloud computing, data systems, and virtual laboratories will grow in popularity in the next few years, a report says.

April 02, 2013

School Districts, Colleges Identify Tech. Infrastructure Shortcomings

Less than a third of IT directors for school districts and colleges say their Internet connectivity is sufficient for downloading digital content.

March 06, 2013

A 'School in the Cloud' in India Envisions Global Network

Prominent researcher Sugata Mitra has won an award to design a "cloud-based" school, in India, that would emphasize student-centered learning.

May 16, 2011

Are Educators Ready for Cloud Computing in Schools?

In 2001, Mark Prensky coined the terms "Digital Natives" and "Digital Immigrants" to describe the differences between adults and students in using technology. Educators are the "Digital Immigrants" who have to adapt and learn how to integrate technology into their lives. Students are "Digital Native...


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