Posts Tagged ‘SIIA’

Major Ed Tech Companies Sign Student Data Privacy Pledge (T.H.E. Journal)

Posted on October 9th, 2014

The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) today announced a K-12 school service providers’ pledge designed to safeguard student privacy. The Student Privacy Pledge is built around a dozen principles regarding the collection, maintenance and use of students’ personal information. The voluntary pledge was developed by the FPF and...

Vision Report: Teachers Eager for More Tech in Classrooms (Education News)

Posted on July 30th, 2014

The 2014 Vision K-20 Survey Report, just released by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), highlights the fact that instructors are eager to move towards integrating more technology into the classrooms, especially when it comes to online testing — but unfortunately the resources aren’t always there. Some of the most common problems are...

Cornering a Missed Pocket of the Ed-Tech Market (Entrepreneur)

Posted on July 24th, 2014

New technology is changing the way students learn. And as the ed-tech market grows, startups and big technology companies alike are jumping in to provide solutions to meet schools’ changing needs. Just how big is the opportunity? Pegged at an estimated $8 billion in 2013 by the Software & Information Industry Association, the education-technology market...

Three new developments in K-12 technology integration (eSchool News)

Posted on July 23rd, 2014

Annual survey reveals that mobile tech, online assessments are key issues Technology skills for students and educators are essential for college and workforce success, particularly in an increasingly global economy. But how does technology integration match up with education leaders’ goals? Bring your own device (BYOD) initiatives continue to increase across the...

A Look Back on ISTE 2014

Posted on July 8th, 2014

The CB&A team has been working hard the past few months in preparation for ISTE 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. From Media Central, show floor appointments, and press conferences the team was able to learn about the latest in ed tech while soaking up the hot sun. ...

Survey finds continuing campus bandwidth squeeze (GCN)

Posted on July 3rd, 2014

Reliable mobile access on campus continues to challenge university network administrators. With students bringing anywhere from two to five devices to campus and professors integrating mobile into the curriculum, high bandwidth is in high demand. As more classroom activities require Internet access, the number of postsecondary educators who believe they have access...

Software Group: Schools Aren’t Keeping Up With Teachers’ Tech Desires (Associations Now)

Posted on July 2nd, 2014

The buzz around the role of technology in education is growing, but, according to one association, the resources aren’t always there. The latest edition of the Software and Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) “Vision K?20 Survey,” released Monday, highlights the issue, noting that online testing, in particular, is still a challenge for roughly...

Page 1 of 1112345...10...Last »