A draft of the Obama administration's "Student Digital Privacy and Innovation Act" would prohibit companies from targeting advertising to students and selling data about them, but appears to leave other issues unaddressed.
All Blog Posts With education technology Tag or Category
January 29, 2015
January 23, 2015
A new report from the National Center on Time & Learning highlights strategies for using blended learning in conjunction with expanded school hours.
December 24, 2014
The U.S. Secretary of Education is predicting big things for college access, preschool, and ed-tech. But he doesn't mention NCLB reauthorization.
December 05, 2014
The LAUSD iPad scandal has attracted the FBI's attention, but the underlying problem is the District's chronic political distrust. It's a tax on children.
December 04, 2014
Technology makes it possible for students to truly approach academics from a place of strength and to never feel overwhelmed or uncomfortable because of the style of teaching, or face the fear of falling behind. As personalized learning options like those developed by Epiphany Learning™ are integrated into classroom models, students will benefit - and so will their teachers.
October 31, 2014
The Small Business Investment Research Center at the U.S. Department of Education attempts to help fledgling ed-tech business find commercial success.
October 20, 2014
The California Department of Education is applying user-centered design thinking to create educational technology solutions. Guest blogger Karen Holst tells the story.
October 13, 2014
How to create a new learning system, what I call Learning 2.0? Build a political coalition around a new learning infrastructure available to every student in the state. Start with English Language Learners.
October 08, 2014
Almost all the education wars are being fought on a very small battlefield. There's real carnage, but no winners. We should switch the reform fight to building a new learning system.
September 16, 2014
What the best way to deliver assistance to English Language Learners and their teachers? Join our design challenge.