Re-commit to Safeguarding Student Privacy with the Mar/Apr Issue

MarApr16-Cover_200The school librarian plays an integral role in safeguarding student privacy in the age of Big Data. The Mar/Apr issue details how school librarians can help shape their school’s privacy policies and educate other educators about the pitfalls of new technologies. It also explores the privacy resources available through ALA’s Choose Privacy Week and the process one school district went through to implement Google Apps for Education.

About the Guest Editor

MSU photo by Kelly Gorham

Ann Dutton Ewbank is Assistant Professor and Director of the Library Media Program at Montana State University. She serves as chair of the Knowledge Quest Editorial Board and was named a Library Journal Mover and Shaker in 2009. She is an active member of ALA and AASL and a past president of the Arizona Library Association.

Read the Guest Editor column “Student Privacy in the Age of Big Data.”

Table of Contents

Features

I Agree, But Do I Know? Privacy and Student Data
Rigele Abilock and Debbie Abilock

Can I Use This App or Website for My Class? What to Know about Instructing Teacher and Students on Digital Citizenship, Digital Footprints, and Cybersafety
Beth Miller

Choose Privacy Week: Educate Your Students (and Yourself) about Privacy
Helen R. Adams

Going Google: Privacy Considerations in a Connected World
Marty Bray

Articles

Simple Tips for Helping Students Become Safer, Smarter Social Media Users
Denise E. Agosto and June Abbas

Search Strategy Instruction: Shifting from Baby Bird Syndrome to Curious Cat Critical Thinking
Lisa Cheby

Lilead Fellows Program: An Innovative Approach to Professional Development for School Library Leaders
Christie Kodama, Jeffrey DiScala, Ann Carlson Weeks, Diane L. Barlow, Leah Jacobs, and Rosemary Hall

Column

CBC Column
Hacking for Good and Bad, and How to Protect Yourself against Hacks!
Barnas Monteith

Departments

President’s Column
The Critical Role of the School Librarian in Digital Citizenship Education
Leslie Preddy

Guest Editor Column
Student Privacy in the Age of Big Data
Ann Dutton Ewbank

ESSA Column
Leaders for Equity
Sylvia Knight Norton, AASL Executive Director

Author: Meg Featheringham, KQ Editor

Meg Featheringham is responsible for the development and production of the AASL journal, Knowledge Quest. When not working at AASL, Meg enjoys playing euchre, attending concerts and plays, spending time with family and friends, and reading (of course).



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