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The Glass Room- Take more control over your data

See how your location is tracked through your phone, your wifi connections, the websites you visit, and the social media platforms and email providers you use. ENCRYPTION MATTERS Privacy is important to our everyday lives in ways we don’t always consider. See where you’re protected by privacy and […] Click here to view original web page at theglassroomnyc.org

Stay safe online

Securing our online lives is a shared responsibility. Get involved this October and empower our global digital society to use the Internet safely and securely. Wedding planning has gone mobile. From this day forward, if you want to live happily ever after online, vow to follow these simple tips. […] STOP. THINK. CONNECT. asks TeleSign questions about their… Read More »

Mobile Phone Panel Surveys in Developing Countries : A Practical Guide for Microdata Collection

Household survey data are very useful for monitoring living conditions of citizens of any country. In developing countries, a lot of this data are collected through “traditional” face-to-face household surveys. Due to the remote and dispersed nature of many populations in developing countries, but also because of the complex nature of many survey questionnaires, collection of timely welfare… Read More »

Teno App – Changing The Way Schools In India Communicate With Parents

Mrs. Savarkar from Mumbai has never been more involved in her daughter Meera’s school activities ever before. Advertisement Likewise, Mrs. Agarwal from Gurgaon parent of Kirti Agarwal from Starex International School and Mrs. Murthy from Bangalore, parent of Lathika Murthy studying in an elite Bangalore school have gone out […] There is one thing common between the schools… Read More »

How Apple wants to transform medical research with the iPhone

Image: Apple Researchers have been putting up fliers around college campuses and city centers to get people to participate in medical studies for decades. But the methods for obtaining this type of quantitative data has always been a challenge and has been largely unchanged. But now Apple is involved. As a part of a major effort to help… Read More »

Personalized vs. differentiated vs. individualized learning

[…] Nowhere is this more prevalent than in the field of education. In fact, there are so many “terms du jour” thrown around, tweeted and traded these days that their intrinsic value is often questionable, and confusing. Take the terms differentiated, individualized and personalized. What can we make of these three near synonyms? Short answer: Plenty! Modern classrooms… Read More »

In Bangladesh, a Mobile App Provides a Platform Where Women Can Feel Free to Talk

Women’s participation in economic activities in Bangladesh has increased but their health issues are being neglected. Image by Zakir Hossain Chowdhury. Copyright: Demotix (03/10/2011) When you hear the word Maya Apa , its sound like a human name. But it is not. It is an Android-based mobile application. This […] Through this app any woman can ask any… Read More »

How to evaluate apps and websites for meeting your classroom needs

While it can be exciting that there are so many apps and websites for learning content, it can also be daunting and overwhelming to busy teachers.Fortunately there has been a wave of new websites that help teachers locate apps to meet their curricular needs. Two of them include CommonSenseMedia has […] The connection to the classroom learning goals… Read More »

The Multi-device World Is Evolving!

Multi-device World Is Evolving It’s no secret that we live in a multi-device world. Google was one of the first to talk about this in its 2012 report titled ‘The Multi Screen World’. However, since the publishing of the Google report, the world has changed quite a bit. Let’s […] 1. The Google Report suggested that device choice… Read More »

6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of e-Learning and m-Learning Design

6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Makes sense as the Future of #eLearning and #mLearning http://t.co/14qp7Oi0Bc — RJ Jacquez (@rjacquez) March 5, 2015 OMD research: viewers switch devices regularly while the TV is on (Image credit: Nathan Daniels) How many devices do you own? For me, the answer is a […] So How Should We Design Mobile Learning? When… Read More »