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Who controls your data?

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The average American, one study tell us, touches their phone 2,600 times per day. By the end of a given year, that's nearly a million touches, rising to tw

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Educating About Privacy and Technology Overuse - Aug.  13 - 4pm EST (free webinar from #Edweb)

Educating About Privacy and Technology Overuse - Aug.  13 - 4pm EST (free webinar from #Edweb) | Data Mining and Students | Scoop.it
In this edWebinar, Gaia Bernstein and Jari Peters present a program that highlights the importance of developing a healthy online/offline balance and more.

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Protecting Students’ Online Privacy in the Classroom

Protecting Students’ Online Privacy in the Classroom | Data Mining and Students | Scoop.it
It can be a struggle for schools and teachers to figure out how to balance ed tech learning opportunities and student privacy. Watch our Above the Noise video

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The State of ML and Data Science 2017

The State of ML and Data Science 2017 | Data Mining and Students | Scoop.it
A big picture view of the state of data science and machine learning that shares who is working with data, what’s happening at the cutting edge of machine learning across industries, and how new data scientists can best break into the field.
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Giving Data Meaning: Students Should Have A Say In What Analytics Tell You About Them 

Giving Data Meaning: Students Should Have A Say In What Analytics Tell You About Them  | Data Mining and Students | Scoop.it

When students interact with digital learning environments, they leave behind trails of data. The desire to understand and improve learning has led...


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Trump's Anti-Immigration Rhetoric Fuels Data Concerns

Trump's Anti-Immigration Rhetoric Fuels Data Concerns | Data Mining and Students | Scoop.it
Education officials are wrestling with how they would protect student data if the Trump administration tried to use it for immigration-enforcement purposes.
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California DOJ Warns Ed Tech Companies to Only Collect Necessary Student Data -- THE Journal

California DOJ Warns Ed Tech Companies to Only Collect Necessary Student Data -- THE Journal | Data Mining and Students | Scoop.it
California Attorney General Kamala Harris, with help from the Privacy Enforcement and Protection Unit, released a new report that advises ed tech companies operating in California to abide by the state's privacy laws and be cautious with data mining.
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Identity, Power, and Education's Algorithms

Identity, Power, and Education's Algorithms | Data Mining and Students | Scoop.it
This article first appeared in the publication Identity, Education and Power in February 2016

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What’s At Risk When Schools Focus Too Much on Student Data?

What’s At Risk When Schools Focus Too Much on Student Data? | Data Mining and Students | Scoop.it
Schools are measuring students in multiple ways — sometimes making that information public. The potential pitfalls are multiplying, too.
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Student Data Privacy Legislation: What Happened in 2015, and What Is Next? - Data Quality Campaign

Student Data Privacy Legislation: What Happened in 2015, and What Is Next? - Data Quality Campaign | Data Mining and Students | Scoop.it
RT @D_Aarons: NEW: analysis of the 182 bills on #studentprivacy introduced in states this session http://t.co/L9CxYLAukV via @EdDataCampaign
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Policy Priorities:Locking the Cloud: Student Data Collection and Privacy Safeguards

Policy Priorities:Locking the Cloud: Student Data Collection and Privacy Safeguards | Data Mining and Students | Scoop.it
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Parent Perspectives » When privacy becomes too private

Parent Perspectives » When privacy becomes too private | Data Mining and Students | Scoop.it
New Blog!! Can privacy be too private??? Can student privacy laws be too restrictive?? http://t.co/RV3FV31bE1 #studentprivacy #privacy Pr…
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Datafloq - How Big Data is Providing Personalized Learning Experiences

Succeeding today requires managers to understand the way employee behaviors. Here are ways big data provides personalized learning experiences.
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4 simple questions school leaders should ask about cybersecurity

4 simple questions school leaders should ask about cybersecurity | Data Mining and Students | Scoop.it
In today’s world where hacking and other forms of cyber-attacks abound, it isn’t enough to simply expect that the IT staff has data security under control. According to the White House Council of E…
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For Sale: Survey Data on Millions of High School Students // The New York Times

For Sale: Survey Data on Millions of High School Students // The New York Times | Data Mining and Students | Scoop.it

By Natasha Singer

"LOWELL, Mass. — Three thousand high school students from across the United States recently trekked to a university sports arena here to attend an event with an impressive-sounding name: the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders. Many of their parents had spent $985 on tuition.

 

Months earlier, the teenagers had received letters, signed by a Nobel Prize-winning physicist, congratulating them on being nominated for “a highly selective national program honoring academically superior high school students.”

 

The students all had good grades. But many of them were selected for the event because they had once filled out surveys that they believed would help them learn about colleges and college scholarships.

 

Through their schools, many students in the audience had taken a college-planning questionnaire, called MyCollegeOptions. Others had taken surveys that came with the SAT or the PSAT, tests administered by the College Board. In filling out those surveys, the teenagers ended up signing away personal details that were later sold and shared with the future scientists event.

 

“It wasn’t like I sought out filling in my information for the College Board to sell to other companies,” said Adriana Bay, 19, a sophomore at Vanderbilt University this fall who was solicited by the future scientists event when she was in high school. “You are giving them the liberty to profit off your information.”

 

Consumers’ personal details are collected in countless ways these days, from Instagram clicks, dating profiles and fitness apps. While many of those efforts are aimed at adults, the recruiting methods for some student recognition programs give a peek into the widespread and opaque world of data mining for millions of minors — and how students’ profiles may be used to target them for educational and noneducational offers. MyCollegeOptions, for instance, says it may give student loan services, test prep and other companies access to student data.

 

These marketing programs are generally legal, taking advantage of the fact that there is no federal law regulating consumer data brokers. They also face little oversight... " 

 

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/29/business/for-sale-survey-data-on-millions-of-high-school-students.html ;


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New Media & Society special issue: Children’s and young people’s rights in the digital age

New Media & Society special issue: Children’s and young people’s rights in the digital age | Data Mining and Students | Scoop.it

"Rights-based approaches to children’s digital media practices are gaining attention offering a framework for research, policy and initiatives that can balance children’s need for protection online with their capacity to maximize the opportunities and benefits of connectivity. But what does it mean to bring the concepts of the digital, rights and the child into dialogue? Arguing that the child represents a limit case of adult normative discourses about both rights and digital media practices, this article harnesses the radical potential of the figure of the child to rethink (human and children’s) rights in relation to the digital. In doing so, we critique the implicitly adult, seemingly invulnerable subject of rights common in research and advocacy about digital environments. We thereby introduce the articles selected for this special issue and the thinking that links them, in order to draw out the wider tensions and dilemmas driving the emerging agenda for children’s rights in the digital age."


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Great Ways to Use Google Forms in the Classroom

Great Ways to Use Google Forms in the Classroom | Data Mining and Students | Scoop.it
If you haven’t been using Google Forms in your classroom on a regular basis, you don’t know what you’re missing! Google Forms started as a simple form-creating application, and since its inception in 2007, a lot has happened, especially for us educators. Google What? Google Forms allows educators to create questions, and assign a variety…

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10 Ways Data Can Sabotage Your Teaching

10 Ways Data Can Sabotage Your Teaching | Data Mining and Students | Scoop.it
Can data actually hurt your teaching? Here are 10 ways it can.
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Why We Should All Be Data Literate

Why We Should All Be Data Literate | Data Mining and Students | Scoop.it
If you’re data illiterate, there’s a good chance that your designs—based on the data you don’t understand—will be rubbish.
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Six reasons why you really should care about your kids' online privacy - Tech News | The Star Online

Six reasons why you really should care about your kids' online privacy - Tech News | The Star Online | Data Mining and Students | Scoop.it
Online privacy is a little like your weird Uncle Bob. He's hard to understand, and you really only miss him when he's gone.
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The Future of Big Data and Analytics in K-12 Education

The Future of Big Data and Analytics in K-12 Education | Data Mining and Students | Scoop.it
Tech startup AltSchool wants to push the boundaries of classroom data collection and personalized learning. But are schools ready for the big data revolution?
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Microsoft's Commitment to Data Privacy Questioned

Microsoft's Commitment to Data Privacy Questioned | Data Mining and Students | Scoop.it
Privacy experts are raising the alarm over what they see as overly aggressive data collection in the company's newly unveiled operating system, Windows 10.
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The three ages of the algorithm: a new vision of artificial intelligence

The three ages of the algorithm: a new vision of artificial intelligence | Data Mining and Students | Scoop.it

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