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Trends | Technology Security by Design

Educators, lawmakers, and virtually everyone else concerned with young people’s security have wrestled with how to make best use of educational hardware and software while maintaining a safe and secure environment since schools began connecting to the Internet. However, each … Continue reading

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Closer Collaboration

Building an edtech bridge between Europe and the US. GUEST COLUMN | by Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet The education and training industries worldwide account for spending of more than $4 trillion, with these costs representing a staggering 84 percent increase since 2000. However, … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | LumenEd

LumenEd connects classrooms in different countries and gives under-resourced classrooms access to digital content. They accomplish this using the Bright Orange Box, a solar-powered smart projector designed to function anywhere, their Video Pen Pal program and a business model that leverages … Continue reading

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Engaging or Distracting?

Lowering millennial dropout rates with mobile technology. GUEST COLUMN | by Danial Jameel Dropout rates among college students remain high, and approximately 21 percent of students at public institutions fail to graduate. However, grades and tough class schedules are not … Continue reading

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More Power to You

Creating a generation of college- and career-ready students starts with K-12 edtech. GUEST COLUMN | by Kate Ballard-Rosa According to a new report from the University of Pennsylvania and the Pell Institute, 77 percent of people from high-income families have … Continue reading

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