Tag Archives: COPPA

iPad Layered Model more manageable with iOS 6

With the release of  iOS 6 Apple no longer required the use of a pass­word for the pur­chase of free apps from the App Store and more impor­tantly for your insti­tu­tion, for the updat­ing of apps. Why is this so impor­tant? In an … Con­tinue read­ing

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COPPA and Verifiable Parental Consent

If you’ve spent any­time talk­ing about an iPad deploy­ment, AppleIDs, social media — par­tic­u­larly Face­book, how you can use Ever­note (or many other web-based ser­vices) with stu­dents under the age of 13 you’ve more than likely been con­fused by COPPA. … Con­tinue read­ing

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Geeking out at the PSU MacAdmins Conference.

If you’re not push­ing your­self you not grow­ing.  Find­ing good oppor­tu­ni­ties and ways to push your­self pro­fes­sion­ally are often hard to come by, so when my col­league came back from the PSU MacAd­mins con­fer­ence last year and said “WOW” I … Con­tinue read­ing

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COPPA Discussion on EdTechTalk

Recently I had the plea­sure of join­ing Curt Lie­neck (@clieneck) on EdTechTalk (#ETT21) for a dis­cus­sion with Arvind (@arvind), Alex (@alexragone) and Vin­nie (@vvrotny) on the topic of the Chil­drens Online Pri­vacy Pro­tec­tion Act (COPPA). Curt and I have been … Con­tinue read­ing

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The AppleID in your 1:1 Program — COPPA

We have a great 1:1 pro­gram at my school. In grades 4–12 every stu­dent (and all fac­ulty) have a 13″ Mac­book Pro with a 500GB backup drive along with a suite of soft­ware we’ve installed for pro­duc­tiv­ity, con­tent cre­ation and … Con­tinue read­ing

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Dealing with COPPA: Compliance, the lies and the future.

I don’t know about you but I am strug­gling with the Children’s Online Pri­vacy Pro­tec­tion Act (COPPA). As we look to use dif­fer­ent online tools in the class­room we eval­u­ate them on the service(s) they pro­vide, whether they meet our … Con­tinue read­ing

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