A Masters in Educational Technology: A Smart Way to Stay Ahead of Tech Trends in the Classroom

The use of technology in the classroom is one of the fastest growing educational trend today. In order to facilitate the growing demand for technology use in elementary and secondary schools, the U.S. Department of Education created the Enhancing Education Through Technology State Program, a program that establishes federal grants for educational technology.The primary goal […]

How An Education Tech Company Is Targeting Schools Without Computers

Knewton’s software creates customized learning plans for students based on how they move through coursework on an electronic device. But for schools short on tablets and laptops, the company will now work with plain paper as well. Knewton The ed-tech company Knewton peddles adaptive-learning software that is almost futuristic: As students move through lessons and […]

We Asked 29 Tech Companies If Their Employees Can Access Your Personal Data

Privacy policies rarely mention the weakest point in any company’s security infrastructure: its employees. BuzzFeed Traditionally, privacy worries for consumers and tech companies have been limited to keeping information secure from third parties or hackers. But a series of internal abuses show that tech company employees often have universal access to user information, as well […]