Tag Archives: COPPA

Uncovering iOS 9.3 for Education

With the release of iOS 9.3 Apple will have finally taken steps bring true management to the iPad. While information can be found on the Apple web site there are still many questions and answers needed. While attending the NEIT (NYSAIS Education & … Continue reading

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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 … 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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