The privacy risks of AI use at school | District Administration Magazine

By Emily Ann BrownDistrict Administration, October 2018 9/13/2018

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)

Source: The privacy risks of AI use at school | District Administration Magazine

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I am the Director of Academic Technology at Mount Greylock Regional School District in Williamstown Ma. As a former classroom teacher and school building administrator, I have always had a strong commitment to education. My belief is that when we create innovative environments for our students and teachers so many amazing things happen! Our teachers are energized and our students are learning skills that will support them as they follow their passions. MassCUE Board Member METAA Board Treasurer

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