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When iPads first arrived in classrooms, learners and educators alike found themselves drawn to the visual beauty of the device. The apps inspired the imagination. Tech has come a long way from the first apps that attracted our attention. With thousands of available tools for classroom instruction, iPads engage learners in learning in ways that traditional methods cannot, especially when educators incorporate activities like anonymous polling and screencasting. When educators
You expect the educators at school to know a lot about your kid. After all, educators are with their learners for 6 to 7 hours a day, five days a week. They come to know who’s their learners are and how they learn. Educators know how every kid performs on every formative and summative assessment. But that’s not the only info that schools collect on the learners in their buildings.
Illuminate Education Breach Included Los Angeles Unified & Riverside County Districts, Pushing Total Impacted to Over 3M
The breach of student data that occurred during a January 2022 cyberattack targeting Illuminate Education’s systems is now known to have impacted the nation’s second-largest school district, Los Angeles Unified with 430,000 students, and all the districts within Riverside County, pushing the total number of students whose private data was stolen to at least 3 million.
By Nell Gluckman California institutions will start requiring availability next year, and Massachusetts lawmakers are expected to vote on similar legislation.
A new alert issued by the FBI warns higher education institutions that cybersecurity agents have identified U.S. college and university credentials are being advertised for sale on “dark web” criminal marketplaces and on publicly accessible internet forums.
IMS Global Learning Consortium, a nonprofit collaborative and marketplace for K–12 schools and educational technology and digital learning marketplace, has rebranded as 1EdTech Consortium and launched a new website with new blog posts and a renewed emphasis on a collaborative ed tech ecosystem.
Synchronous virtual learning provider Class Technologies has announced it will acquire the Blackboard Collaborate virtual classroom tool from Anthology in a deal reportedly valued at $210 million.
Who Said It? Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else’s life forever.
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