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November 05, 2013

White House Adviser: Tech Connectivity a "Tipping Point" in Ed. Equity

Industry and government officials attending a forum in the nation's capital described improved broadband access as a key to reducing inequities in education.

October 28, 2013

Young Children Turning to Mobile Devices, Report Finds

Children ages birth to age 8 have "dramatically higher" access to mobile devices and use them far more often than children did just two years ago, a new national survey reports.

October 14, 2013

UPDATED: Children's Advocacy Group Urges Greater Privacy for Data Use

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 03, 2013

A Blueprint for Bringing Digital Tools Into Schools

The Consortium for School Networking, an association of K-12 technology officials, has seven recommendations for bringing digital improvements to districts.

September 24, 2013

Indiana Students Quickly Outwit School iPad Security

Hundreds of Indiana students circumvented security filters on new district-issued iPads, highlighting a major challenge with device deployments.

September 23, 2013

Cyber Attacks on School Networks Increasing

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

Crystal Blue Persuasion: How Breaking Bad Is Rethinking Education

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

Leadership Implications of the Brave New Blended World

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

Demand for Ed. Games, Simulations Surging Worldwide

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

Idaho Wireless Contract Stirs Controversy

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.

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