First, before I get into multitasking as promised in my last post, a public service announcement: Read From Fear to Facebook: One School's Journey, by middle school administrator Matt Levinson. I wish it could be required reading for every parent, teacher, administrator, district official, school board member, and employee of every state and federal education department in the country! It's not … [Read more...] about Student multitasking: Erase or embrace?
The Philadelphia-area school district that was sued for capturing thousands of photos of students in their homes has agreed to pay $610,000 to settle lawsuits filed by two students' families, according to a report in the Washington Post. The photos were captured by the Webcams in school laptops that went home with students in two of the district's high schools. In the cases, the district had … [Read more...] about Follow-up to PA ‘school spying’ story