Schools around the country are contending with damage from the latest social media craze, which involves using a phone charger and a penny to spark an electrical outlet.
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January 29, 2020
Several incidents have popped up across the country in recent years: fake district accounts in Arkansas, California, Minnesota, and Ohio, and fake superintendent accounts in Delaware, Massachusetts, and New Jersey, among others.
December 06, 2019
The social media platform says it's trying to prevent children from seeing adult content, but some critics are skeptical the new policy will be effective.
December 04, 2019
The Gilbert Unified School District in Arizona is involving counselors, social workers, and teachers in its digital citizenship initiative, using a newly designed curriculum from Common Sense Media.
November 11, 2019
Instagram will begin hiding "like" counts on photos for some U.S. users, pleasing some child advocates while raising red flags for Instagram-friendly teachers.
July 10, 2019
Students with disabilities were more likely to be both victims and perpetrators of cyberbullying, according to a study from the Ruderman Family Foundation.
July 09, 2019
Citing Education Week's reporting, the ACLU and nearly three dozen other groups asked Fla. Gov. Ron DeSantis to immediately halt construction of the new statewide database, scheduled to be operational Aug. 1.
March 08, 2019
As the first step in a new R&D initiative they're planning for K-12 education, the foundation and venture-philanthropy group are highlighting innovative ideas provided by nonprofits, universities, corporations, developers and educators.
March 06, 2019
Science educator Dave Farina developed the eponymous YouTube show, Professor Dave Explains, to teach high school students and undergrads Science subjects. In an interview with Education Week, Farina explains how he made the transition from teaching in a classroom to creating content online.
December 20, 2018
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.