Protecting Student Data Privacy—Basics for School Administrators

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Susan Brooks-Young

Concerns about protecting students’ privacy online are not new, but they are expanding to incorporate not just what’s being collected, but how that information is being used and by whom. Laws exist at both federal and state levels that include mandates for educators, but many school administrators are not aware of recent changes that may impact them. Watch this recorded webinar to raise your awareness about laws and practices that individual schools and school districts need to explore further. Presenter: Susan Brooks-Young.

Classroom 2020: A New Approach to Space and Design

Tamalpais Union High School district in Marin County, California, recently passed a bond measure that provides funding  to create classrooms that enable student-centered, personalized learning. The Classroom 2020 environment was designed to provide a high degree of flexibility for instructional use and digitally equipped with some of the most productive tools for student engagement and personalized learning. In this episode, you will visit  Redwood High School, one of the schools in the district where they built a Classroom 2020. The principal, teachers, and a student share the significance of using a classroom like this to increase student success.

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Classroom Walkthroughs and Observations In The Palm of Your Hand

Kenny Pennington, principal in Monticello School District in rural Monticello, Arkansas demonstrates how he uses a handheld computer while observing a computer/technology teacher at the high school.  Kenny shares the process to quickly record observations and how he engages his teachers in a continual improvement process.

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