From cybersecurity to school safety, privacy to personalized learning, and social media to media literacy, here are 10 of the biggest stories on the ed-tech beat in 2018.
December 2018 Archives
Sandra Liu Huang was previously CZI's head of product and technology, a role in which she oversaw the ed-tech team's partnership with the Summit Learning Program.
Schools should share more student information with law enforcement in order to protect students during emergencies, according to a federal school safety commission.
Live, real-time access to school camera systems could improve police response to tragedies. But law-enforcement surveillance in public schools could also have negative consequences.
Children who use smartphones, tablets, and video games more than seven hours a day are more likely to experience premature thinning of the cortex, the outermost layer of the brain that processes thought and action, according to a new study released by the NIH.
A number of school districts are experimenting with "physical computing" as a way to help students understand computer science through hands-on activity.
Some district technology leaders say having staff email addresses publicly available opens the door for phishing scams and potential hacks.