eSchool News

eSchool News is a resource with information on topics related to current trends in education and educational technology. The site provides information related to grants, current issues in education, conferences, webinars, and publications. One interesting feature of the site in an index of articles in many categories including higher education, technology, funding, policy, research, and more. This site is useful for being aware of current trends in education and for finding sources of funding for classroom projects. Free registration is required for full access to articles.

An article from the site, entitled “Developing Sound Social Media Policies for Schools” was relevant in light of recent reports of employers requesting social media passwords from job candidates and employees. Additionally, college athletic programs have also begun to require access to the Facebook accounts of student athletes. As litigation emerges to forge new ground in this area, students should be made aware of the potential impact of the virtual DNA they leave on the World Wide Web.

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