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10 data safety principles every school should be following

Are you following these best practices for safe data collection and use?…

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How safe is my student data?

A few years ago I was attending a meeting at my county office, where a vendor who runs a popular education site was making a presentation. If I’m…

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4 fresh ideas for teaching digital citizenship sooner

Kids are immersed in technology from a very young age. So why do digital citizenship courses focus on middle school and above? Recently, I was reflecting on how…

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Finding copyright-friendly photos for the Google Images generation

Teaching students to respect the intellectual property of others is important in this digital “cut and paste” world we live in. One great project to share with students…

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States backtrack on student tracking technology

Use of tracking technology is increasingly common, but many wonder about its necessity Do you know where your student is? At school? On the bus? Paying for lunch…

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Anonymous social media apps pose new concerns

A new generation of mobile apps that let users post gossip, secrets, threats, and other random thoughts anonymously has school leaders worried about the fallout from such posts—and…

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What school leaders need to know about 9-1-1 operations

Here are some resources from the eSchool News archives that might help.

Beyond understanding the need to dial 9-1-1 in an emergency, many people are not familiar with how emergency dispatch works. Unfortunately, this is also true for many school…

Tips to safely navigate Valentine’s Day in your classroom

Valentine's Day is coming up, according to this SlideShare.net presentation.…

Place your bets: An Apple tablet, laptop — or both?

Is Apple going to take a crack at a hybrid? Or is it eying a more conventional product? Those are burning questions that analysts and the supply chain…

Think big: How to jumpstart tech use in low-income schools

The challenges of rural schools are many of the same (though not all) that low-income public schools face across the country: inadequate access to technology and broadband, tight…

Volunteer pays for hot lunch for kids who can’t afford it

A volunteer at a Houston-area elementary school who noticed some students were getting a smaller lunch of cold cheese sandwiches is digging into his own pocket to cover… site winestyle.co.uk | supplier of awnings in the UK | SEO company

4 ways educators are using Google Glass in the classroom

With the emergence of Google Glass onto the gadget scene, tech-lovers everywhere are itching to get their hands on the famous eyewear, edcetera reports.…