Article: The coronavirus pandemic has forced parents’ hands on data collection and privacy issues

Academia, Cyber-Security

The coronavirus pandemic has forced parents' hands on data collection and privacy issuesThe coronavirus pandemic has forced parents’ hands on data collection and privacy issues

The 2018 Auditor General’s report on cybersecurity raised many concerns about technology in schools. Many — if not most — Ontario school boards struggle to grasp the basic concepts of cybersecurity and privacy, let alone ensure that teachers are properly educated to protect student information. The report reveals that a surprising 74 per cent of respondents indicated that they do not provide formal security or privacy training to staff who use technology at boards and schools.

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Article: Gemini Partners with Learn & Earn to Deliver Cryptocurrency Education to High School Students

Academia, Crypto

Gemini Partners with Learn & Earn to Deliver Cryptocurrency Education to High School Students

Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange and custodian founded by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, is partnering with Learn & Earn, the app that allows students to learn about financial literacy, gain exposure to new career opportunities, and develop other skills, while earning money for completing snack-size courses. Cryptocurrency courses sponsored by Gemini will explain what cryptocurrency is, the different kinds, the history of cryptocurrency, and will cover areas like digital wallet, Decentralized Finance (DeFi), and the growing acceptance and future for digital currency.

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Article: The Internet Predators

Access, Cyber-Security

The Internet Predators

If the children can be difficult to handle, how do we monitor them when they get older? Can we monitor their online activity, be it on their laptops or smart phones? They may cite their right to privacy which may be healthy and normal. They may see in Internet, a safe “virtual” environment for exploring a little freedom. What however is needed, is to discuss the online experiences, the dangers of interacting with strangers online and reminding them that people online don’t always tell the truth. Taking an active role in their Internet activities helps them without being exposed to the potential dangers.

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Article: Education Ecosystem: Using Project-based Learning and Blockchain to Chang

Academia, Blockchain

Education Ecosystem: Using Project-based Learning and Blockchain to Chang

Dr. Michael J. Garbade is the CEO of Schooling Ecosystem, an edTech startup that’s utilizing blockchain in incentivizing project-based studying. Michael is working to revolutionize the trade by concentrating on intermediate tech professionals in addition to school college students. Education Ecosystem makes use of a project-based mannequin and covers synthetic intelligence, programming, cybersecurity, information science, sport improvement and blockchain.

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