Another week, two more incidents added to the K-12 Cyber Incident Map. One involved a
high school student who incapacitated his own school’s network (and was subsequently arrested by police) and the other involved a phishing attack against a school district resulting in the theft of $40,000. Be sure to follow @K-12CyberMap to keep apprised of updates to the map and related news.

On twitter, I also ponder the trend of tech-savvy teachers increasingly resembling NASCAR drivers, proudly wearing digital uniforms on social media full of sponsored messages as proof of expertise:

Otherwise, here’s what caught my eye this week – news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation – including a little bit about why. No endorsements; no sponsored content; no apologies for my eclectic tastes.

NOTE: Next week’s “Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News” will be on vacation.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition)

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