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U. Arizona launches text-message system for coronavirus screening

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

The new platform, called AZCOVIDTXT, asks users to report the health conditions of household members and directs them to resources as needed.

Butler U. app will guide visually-impaired students through campus

by Betsy Foresman • 7 months ago

The "Guide Dawg" app will help visually impaired students get to and from class more easily and avoid hazards on campus.

Why edtech leaders should guide teachers on data privacy

by Jake Williams • 1 year ago

While well-intentioned, many teachers don't know how to evaluate data privacy standards of digital resources. IT leaders can help with that.

How Houston ISD's technology director manages edtech for 29,000 employees

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

The app marketplace is too vast for teachers to sort out alone, said Kristy Sailors, but her district has a few tricks to ensure its apps are safe.

Overloaded with apps? How to organize your edtech toolkit

by Stacey Pusey • 1 year ago

Commentary: edWeb.net's Stacey Pusey shares how educators are using a new platform to manage data privacy and boost outcomes in the classroom.

Three lessons on how students can improve school culture

by Stacey Pusey • 2 years ago

Commentary: K-12 students are in many cases savvier and more thoughtful than educators anticipate, says edWeb.net’s Stacey Pusey.

Mobile learning 'shifting the paradigm' of K-12 education, says Apple executive

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

Apple Education's Jon Landis told a conference audience that educators must evolve to keep pace with the unprecedented changes seen in tech today.

Wary of gun violence, Pennsylvania equips school districts with anonymous-tip app

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

The app allows students, teachers and parents to report suspicious or potentially violent activity to a new call center in the AG's office.

As tech giants focus on accessibility tools, the equation changes for education

by Patience Wait • 2 years ago

Costs and ease of use improve as Microsoft and other companies expand features and promote them.

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