EdTech Webcast, September 2018

Posted on 20. Sep, 2018 by in District Technology Leadership Webcast, Featured, Technology

KY K-12 edtech points of emphasis for September’s webcast

· Edweek Magazine’s 5 big tech trends worth watching this school year: High Tech School Safety, The Changing Face of Gaming, Computer Science, Media Literacy and Cybersecurity

· Cybersecurity focus: Removing stale accounts. Frequency of changing passwords and the length/complexity of passwords. Discussion will also include forced password changes and ability for users to reset passwords.

· 2nd reading of Computer Science standards in October’s KY Board of Education (KBE) meeting

· Cybersafety discussion at School Facilities Conference in Oct

· 2018 School Report Card update

· Status of 2018 Technology Activity Report (TAR) from all 173 school districts

· Other topics by OET Directors, Chiefs and team members today: Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) regionals coming up, Infinite Campus (IC) Data Visualization, KY K-12 Internet usage stats, upcoming work on the switch replacement in the Kentucky Education Network (KEN) rack, Kentucky School Information System (KSIS)-September 17-20, 24-27 there will be user group meetings in eight locations across the state, etc.

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