Data Interoperability: Is it the next phase of Common Core? CCSSO says data interoperability is necessary for online personalized learning.

photo: You may recall when teacher Peter Greene asked a brilliant question years ago, "Are Common Core Standards Actually Data Tags?"  Greene said, "We’ve been saying that CCSS are limited…
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Google Wants Globally Shared, Interoperable Data, calls it “Privacy”. Watch Congressional Data Privacy Hearing with Tech Industry

Watch here Wednesday morning 10am EST September 26, 2018  as Congressional Senate Commerce Committee talks data privacy with tech giants Twitter, Google, Amazon, Apple, AT&T, and Charter Communications Inc. In…
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Google’s Economic Intelligence Report. “Driving the Skills Agenda: Preparing students for the future” Merging Education and Workforce Pathways

Who knew Google played a role in the ed-workforce 21st Century Skills (data) pipeline?    Google for Education commissioned this 2015 study entitled, Driving the skills agenda: Preparing students for the…
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Internet Gaming Addiction is named an official disorder. So now what? Parents, learn what this means about screen time and your child.

The World Health Organization, (WHO) just classified "gaming disorder" as a mental health condition. This WHO announcement comes on the heels of the American Academy of Pediatrics considering Internet Gaming Disorder…
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NWEA MAP Assessments. Study connects test disengagement to student deep-rooted problems. Personalized Learning and Adaptive Assessments: Parents need consent, transparency on how student data (and meta data ) are used and shared.

Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence are rampant in education, via online "personalized learning" and online adaptive assessments.  If you want a good tutorial on why these hidden algorithms are a problem,…
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Unicorns, brain scans, mind tracking, and behavioral data? Oh my. President Trump is Reviewing FERPA, HIPPA, and Replacing Student Privacy Chief--what does this mean for edtech Unicorns and for students?

Project Unicorn Partners presented on Brain Scanning, Data Interoperability, and Student Behavior at 2018 The annual edtech fest was held March 5-8, 2018. is where education software companies come to…
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