We are aiming to create a robust resource where library workers can learn more about privacy-related topics and hear about the amazing work happening at libraries across the country.
In almost every library or educational organization in which I have been involved there has been an explicit acquiescence to the inevitable intrusion of ed-tech into our students’ lives. We have to resist and demand that technology meets our educational and community values, rather than the other way round.
Americans have no choice, and there is nothing they can do about it. So, a lot of people are resigned to it because they are powerless.
Discover recent articles about schools banning Zoom, U.S. Senators being told to avoid Zoom, broader concerns about protecting student privacy during online learning, and tips for keeping your Zoom chats safe. The situation has continued to deteriorate, as hate-mongering Zoombombers increased their efforts and hacked Zoom accounts were sold on the dark web.
By: Guest Contributor Samantha Lee (posted June 4, 2019 with additional updates)Crossposted from the OIF Blog Libraries deal in providing resources to the public; books – yes, but also DVDs, computer/internet access, research help, 3D printers, early childhood literacy programming,