Informative, inspiring, or just plain interesting education and digital technology content from across the web, posted on Twitter over the past week and collected here to share with our blog readers.

This week in the wrap … a new poll shows faculty attitudes about edtech as quite positive, Adobe grants are helping to ‘spark empathy’ in students, two pieces about cybersecurity in our schools (purposely placed back to back) – a poll showing ignorance of the dangers, followed by a piece about a school that got hacked, microcredentials continue to make their way into teacher PD (which is a great way to introduce them to teachers and further their entry into education in general), and more to explore…
Future of Ed Tech Is Bright, According to Faculty Survey by Rhea Kelly via @Campus_Tech
https://campustechnology.com/articles/2019/03/06/future-of-ed-tech-is-bright-according-to-faculty-survey.aspx
Even a malfunctioning robot is a learning experience, high school students discover
https://www.post-gazette.com/business/tech-news/2019/03/17/first-robotics-competition-chartiers-valley-horsepower-argo-ai-pittsburgh/stories/201902210007
To Be Ethical, AI Must Become Explainable. How Do We Get There?

To Be Ethical, AI Must Become Explainable. How Do We Get There?

Get your heads out of the sand folks: “when it comes to ransomware attacks, data breaches, distributed denial-of-service attacks… 70% or more of respondents don’t see a serious threat”
https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/technology/2019/03/20/k-12-cybersecurity-lessons-learned-from-constant-barrage.html
School system hack highlights need for cybersecurity training in K-12
https://www.educationdive.com/news/school-system-hack-highlights-need-for-cybersecurity-training-in-k-12/550661/
Imagine if kids everywhere could discover what life is like for their peers across the globe… Spark Empathy Grants can help make that possible for your students
https://spark.adobe.com/page/LsjX1cG7NdGlY/
Very Nice! Micro-credentialing is a system that lets teachers choose their professional development—and pays them for it. 
https://www.edutopia.org/article/teacher-centric-approach-pd
Ohio State’s Mobile Design Lab puts digital skills on the move 
https://news.osu.edu/ohio-states-mobile-design-lab-puts-digital-skills-on-the-move/
How to Teach in a Class Without Lectures 

How to Teach in a Class Without Lectures

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