CoSN has several resources to help school districts protect student data in a responsible way. Educators can learn more about CoSN’s Protecting Privacy in Connected Learning initiative and download the recently updated Privacy toolkit and explanatory one-pager.
From Wordoor Technology comes Pop On, a freeapp for iOS and Android that allows students to learn a language by connecting directly with native speakers from more than 100 different countries and regions.
Orb, a new ARKit app for iOS by Pantheon, uses augmented reality to develop makerskills. Students young and old can design and build entire worlds in a matter of minutes by transforming simple shapes into 3D objects.
Microsoft is challenging teens, young people, and adults who are online around the world to live by four positive tenets: act with empathy, compassion, and kindness in every interaction; appreciate cultural differences and honor diverse perspectives; pause and think before responding; and offer online support for those who are targets of online abuse or cruelty.
The free program Generation Global prepares students for a world of change and diversity by giving them the skills and experience they need in order to navigate difference in a peaceful way. Dialogue is at the heart of the program.