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.
All Blog Posts With mobile learning Tag or Category
October 14, 2013
October 03, 2013
The Consortium for School Networking, an association of K-12 technology officials, has seven recommendations for bringing digital improvements to districts.
September 24, 2013
Hundreds of Indiana students circumvented security filters on new district-issued iPads, highlighting a major challenge with device deployments.
September 23, 2013
A recent "denial-of-service" attack on Kentucky's statewide student data-management network highlights how districts are being targeted by hackers.
September 18, 2013
Breaking Bad. The Museum of Natural History. The Bronx Zoo. All of these sacred institutions are beginning to understand the power of mobile technology and the App store in educating their audience and yielding a more informed consumer.
September 16, 2013
Everything is changing... • Mobile devices and apps; adaptive instruction--teachers, parents, and kids flipping and blending their own learning. • Online learning and new tools are being blended into new school models that leverage great teaching with technology. • And just beginning to emerge: learner profiles, smart playlists, customized and competency-based pathways.
September 05, 2013
The market for education-focused games and simulations is likely to continue to grow, thanks in large measure to increased use of mobile devices, according to a report by Ambient Insight.
August 08, 2013
Most eligible schools in Idaho have signed on to participate in a state-wide Wi-Fi contract, despite state lawmakers' concerns about how the deal was arranged by state schools chief Tom Luna.
July 23, 2013
A new report uses an "index" to for evaluating educational technology based on its design, usefulness in schools, and other factors.
July 22, 2013
A new survey shows that iPads are overwhelmingly the mobile technology of choice in districts, with Google Chromebooks a distant second.