By Emily Ann Brown District Administration, October 2018
When voice-activated tools are used in the classroom, school leaders need to safeguard student data.
Whether school system leaders realize it or not, voice-activated, artificial intelligence devices such as Alexa and Google Home are becoming a part of classrooms.
“I know of a lot of school districts where teachers use it, and in some districts, the [school administrator] knows about it, but in other districts, they don’t,” says Eileen Belastock, director of academic technology and chief technology officer for Mount Greylock Regional School District in Massachusetts. (read more)