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Privacy and Security

How to safeguard student education data. GUEST COLUMN | by Ray Ackerlund With more than 90 percent of school districts in the United States electronically storing data on students’ attendance to test scores and everything in between, safeguarding student information … Continue reading

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Getting Social

How social media proves to be a valuable educational tool for children. GUEST COLUMN | by Carole Thompson Social media has a very ambiguous role in our education system. Nobody is sure what to make of it — whether to … Continue reading

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The MOOCs Completion Conundrum

Developing tools that empower professors and scale the best of teaching. GUEST COLUMN | by Dror Ben-Naim One of the great ironies of online learning is that a tool created to foster personalized learning is actually quite impersonal, in practice. It doesn’t have to … Continue reading

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Navigating the Move

You can’t tell the virtual server apps without a roadmap. GUEST COLUMN | by Adam Stern While educational institutions are often keen to move their applications to the cloud, the benefits of cloud migration don’t simply rain down from the sky. … Continue reading

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Shifting Digital

Making the conversion for the new school year. GUEST COLUMN | by Jason Van Heukelum Digital conversions don’t happen overnight. In fact, the process – from initial talks to final implementation – may take months, even years to complete. When … Continue reading

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