Digital Citizenship

What I have learned about building a tech business in the last 15 years

Movile, one of the global leaders in mobile marketplaces, announces a new round of investment led by Naspers with participation …<p>Recent research by …

Financial Services

Summer Learning Series: The First Days of School

Kelly Hilton (@KellyiHilton) created this amazing collection of ideas on how your students can introduce themselves and connect with each other …

Education Technology

Digital literacy up for integration in school curriculum

Telecommunications company Globe has partnered with the regional office of the Department of Education (DepEd) in Central Visayas for the integration …

Education Technology

4 terrific teacher communities for summer PD

Keeping up on skills over the summer isn’t just for students. The summer break is a great time for teachers to take advantage of those professional …

Education Technology

ANOTHER DIGITAL CITIZEN Episode 144- Time Traveling Trump Gets A Snakebite

Digital Citizenship

BENIN | Cotonou, where tomorrow’s startups are invented

Benin has some of the best IT developers in West Africa. Dozens of startups 
are blossoming as more digital training becomes available.

Startups

PowerPoint as a basic image editor

Love it, hate it, want to ignore it – PowerPoint is part of many people’s working and academic lives. But it’s not all bullet points, crappy clip art …

Digital Citizenship

Google, Mozilla boot Stylish from add-on stores after it collects data on browsing histories

The Stylish app, once the browser extension darling of web users looking to hide distractions and gussy up webpages, has been turned into what a …

Privacy

Eskimos’ Kids Get In Free program starts this summer at local library branches

Norm Cowley<p>The Eskimos support educational initiatives all year long, so getting involved with the Edmonton Public Library’s Summer Starts program is …

Edmonton

Welcome To The Zulu Republic Being Created Using The Ethereum Blockchain

Every citizen of the world wants to have the power to control their own money, free from powerful centralized intermediaries.<p>This is the fundamental …

Blockchain

Gain Control Over Screen Time With A 'Family Media Plan'

Photo: patrickheagneyGetty Images<p>Even just a couple of years ago, the message to new parents was pretty clear: Screens, for the most part, aren't …

Parenting

The Forks Of July: How Blockchain Communities Declare Independence

<i>On this 4th of July, it’s interesting to note that one of the unique properties of blockchain projects is that the same mechanism used to propagate</i> …

Bitcoin

New Summit to Explore Connected Learning

A new Connected Learning Summit, taking place Aug. 1-3 at the MIT Media Lab, is focused on "harnessing emerging technology to expand access to …

Education Technology

ISTE 2018 provides megaphone for edtech groups

The main stage at ISTE 2018 before the closing keynote on Wednesday, June 27. (EdScoop)<p>The biggest edtech conference of the year took place in …

Education Technology

#ISTE18 – My Top Takeaways

The vibrant city of Chicago + the ISTE 2018 Conference = a winning combination. A week later, I’m sitting down to reflect on some wonderful takeaways.<p>…

Education Technology

Private Lives? Leave Me Out

As technology changes, so do ideas about the borders of the self and the nature of privacy.

Privacy

Google teaches kids to spot fake news, stay safe online

Gurugram, June 28 (IANS) In a world with increasing cases of cyber bullying, fake news and other unsafe practices on the Internet, Google on Thursday …

Fake News

Sonakshi Sinha joins hands with UNESCO to promote safe cyberspace for children

Sonakshi Sinha is collaborating with UNESCO to empower digital citizens and promote secure cyber environment for children to prevent cyberbullying, …

Social Media

ISTE Launches ISTE U to Help Teachers, Leaders Build Digital Competencies

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is beginning enrollment today for ISTE U, an online professional learning hub for …

Education Technology

Episode 57: Rethinking PD for Teachers

As we continue our 1:1 Summer of Fun one of questions always come back to Professional Development for educators and how do we do it right. According …

Education Technology

Future Ready Schools® Announces New Program for School and District Technology Leaders

Today, Future Ready Schools (FRS)—led by the Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed)—announced Future Ready Technology Leaders™ (FRS Tech …

Amazon Web Services

Dad Invents App To Protect Kids From Cyberbullying And Other Online Dangers

A family's watchdog for internet safety.<p>Technology has opened up a new, exciting world, enabling us access to all forms of communication and …

Machine Learning

Evil Reigns in This Digital Age – Don’t Be a Victim!

Imagine the world we would be living in, if every human being lived by Google’s unofficial motto: “don’t be evil”. Google has since replaced this in …

Identity Theft

Common Sense Media Overhauls Popular Digital Citizenship Curriculum

From fake news to digital self-harm, a host of new online challenges has prompted the nonprofit group to update its widely used K-12 digital …

Education Technology

Students Won’t Stop Fact-Checking Me: Teach Kids To Read News Critically

It’s more important than ever to teach kids how to read news critically. During this panel at ISTE18, we discussed strategies for evaluating online …

Fact Checking

Grom Social Enterprises (GRMM) Introduces Its “Digital Citizenship License” Program to Enable Children to Safely Navigate the Internet

<b>New “DCL” Program to Assist Schools to Achieve CIPA Compliance</b><p>Boca Raton, FL, June 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Grom Social Enterprises (OTCQB: GRMM) …

Social Media

ISTE Releases New Standards for Education Leaders

The <b>International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)</b> today released new standards for education leaders that highlight key areas of impact.The …

Education Technology

The 9 hottest topics in edtech

The most compelling topics among educators who embrace technology to transform teaching and learning are not about the tech at all, but about the …

Education Technology

​Is the Indian government developing a tool for mass surveillance of its citizens?

If the tender is successful, it could be a disaster for the privacy of Indian citizens.<p><i>Video: Google provides public Wi-Fi to 400 Indian train</i> …

Fake News

Microsoft Buys Flipgrid, Ups Ante in Edtech Against Google

1 / 2<p>Is FLTMX a Strong Bond Fund Right Now?<p>MF Bond Report for FLTMX<p><b>Microsoft</b> MSFT recently acquired Minneapolis-based startup, Flipgrid. The startup …

Education Technology