District tech leaders on a panel at the ISTE ed-tech conference said vendors can do more to help them stave off their biggest threats.
St. Louis schools are looking for math and literacy coaching, as well as professional development training. A California district is searching for classroom management solutions and an online safety system. A New Jersey district seeks behavioral and emotional consulting.
Education is one of the sectors where augmented reality and virtual reality hardware and content are most likely to be applicable today, according to a new survey.
Vendors should be prepared to tell school districts exactly what data they collect, and how it’s protected, says K-12 cybersecurity leader Melissa Tebbenkamp.
One of the biggest challenges for educators is locating the ed-tech tool that fits their goals. Google for Education is stepping into this arena by developing a Chromebook App Hub.
The company once known as Musical.ly, now TikTok, has reached a $5.7 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over complaints that it collected personal information from children without proper consent.
The Natick, Mass., district counts on teachers to help evaluate ed-tech products, and it is trying to bring more data analysis to that process.
Microsoft is acquiring DataSense, a data integration platform developed by the company Brightbytes.
Europe’s sweeping data-privacy law has slapped new requirements on ed-tech companies–and on the schools in the European Union that they serve–to safeguard student information.
The energy, retail, pharmaceutical, and transportation industries and many other sectors outranked the education industry in terms of having strong cyber-protections.