Learning Strategies

Summit Basecamp Platform Raises Privacy Concerns

Oct 12, 2016

PRIVACY PROBLEMS: Analysis of a personalized learning platform developed by Summit and Facebook shows privacy concerns, The Washington Post reported. The platform developed around 2010 shows a student’s year-long learning plan and offers personalized lessons for everyone. Dozens of schools in the country are reportedly using it, but students’ personal data — email addresses, grades and internet activity — are being tracked and shared. Parents are asked to sign a consent form that allows the data to be shared with companies like Facebook and Google, according to The Post.

Learning Strategies

Summit Basecamp Platform Raises Privacy Concerns

Oct 12, 2016

PRIVACY PROBLEMS: Analysis of a personalized learning platform developed by Summit and Facebook shows privacy concerns, The Washington Post reported. The platform developed around 2010 shows a student’s year-long learning plan and offers personalized lessons for everyone. Dozens of schools in the country are reportedly using it, but students’ personal data — email addresses, grades and internet activity — are being tracked and shared. Parents are asked to sign a consent form that allows the data to be shared with companies like Facebook and Google, according to The Post.

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