Archive for the ‘dangers’ Category

A short talk in Germany in English language at https://www.zeit.de/video/2018-05/5779391574001/re-publica-18-algorithmen-sind-nicht-neutral#autoplay

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I admit that I am the first one to get excited about the possibilities of new platforms to increase learner engagement and learning outcomes. However, we always need to first carefully examine how student identities are protected. To that end, we need to communicate this issue to teachers so that they investigate this issue before using new technologies without quenching their enthusiasm to embark on new paths. Read more on questions to ponder at https://www.eschoolnews.com/2018/04/26/5-things-every-k-12-employee-should-do-to-protect-student-data/?ps=cbroady0%40georgetowncollege.edu-001a000001JKcBT-003a000001eyvec

This is part of what we should teach our kids about the hazards of using social media, found at https://batessecurity.com/blog/5-social-media-hazards-and-how-to-avoid-them

What does research say? Read at https://www.edsurge.com/news/2018-04-03-is-technology-bad-for-the-teenage-brain-yes-no-and-it-s-complicated

Please do talk to them about it and the ramifications of their actions. It can never be talked about too often! Some pointers on how to do it at https://www.eschoolnews.com/2018/02/15/talk-students-social-media/?ps=cbroady0@georgetowncollege.edu-001a000001JKcBT-003a000001eyvec

Find an interesting reading at https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/02/01/the-smartphone-problem-is-worse-than-you.html?cmp=eml-eb-popweek+02092018&M=58375150&U=1982644

And when is it time to pull the plug? Read here a good discussion in Need to Go on a ‘Tech Diet’? Current Ways to Fight Your Device Addiction at https://www.edsurge.com/news/2018-02-09-need-to-go-on-a-tech-diet-current-ways-to-fight-your-device-addiction