How to Protect Your Family’s Privacy During Remote Learning
New York Times | August 20, 2020 - Building a safe digital environment is essential to making remote learning work, experts say.
Millions of students will attend school online this fall because of the coronavirus, either by choice or not.
Understandably, parents have a lot of questions: How will they access their child’s learning materials? Do they have enough devices? How is the school distributing tablets and laptops? Will there be a new grading policy?
But two questions somewhat absent from the conversation are how remote learning affects privacy, and what are the steps that parents, students and teachers can take to build an online environment that feels like a safe space.