School Surveillance Tools Are Harming Kids and Making It More Difficult to Finish Homework, Report Finds
The pandemic-era shift to remote learning sparked an acceleration of an already growing trend: education technology companies jockeying to sell schools on systems for monitoring students and filtering their internet browsing. Though school administrators will argue these tools are necessary to ensure kids’ safety online, newly released data shared with Gizmodo highlights numerous privacy concerns…
One of the (many) significant social shifts thrust upon humanity during the pandemic was the sudden switch to remote learning and pre-recorded lectures. While recorded lectures and online education as a whole have been around for years, the early months of the pandemic forced millions to accept it as the new norm.