Four benefits of tablet usage in the classroom

Technology adoption in the classroom is becoming more widely accepted, but some teachers and administrators may be apprehensive about implementing devices in the classroom. While personal electronics may be a distraction to students, district-issued tablets and e-readers bring opportunities for more flexibility both outside and inside the classroom. Four ways tablets expand learning opportunities for…

Safer Internet Day 2016: Three tips for more secure Internet usage

Today is Safer Internet Day, a day devoted to educating adults and children everywhere about information security, best Internet practices and cyber-bullying protocol. The Internet is a necessary part of modern life, but the more it evolves, the more insecurities it brings. While there is still a lot of unchartered Internet territory, following certain precautions…

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield to replace Safe Harbor

United States and EU officials have reached an agreement regarding new data protection standards for U.S. firms processing European citizens’ information. This new agreement, titled the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, serves as a replacement for the disbanded Safe Harbor framework. The new agreement outlines requirements for international companies processing European citizens’ data, as well as ramifications…