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Articles for Educators at DCISD
Google Chrome zero-day: Now is the time to update and restart your browser
There are several good reasons why you need to take this new Chrome zero-day seriously. For starters, we are talking about a full exploitation that escapes the sandbox and leads to remote code execution.
9 Top YouTube Channels to Boost Classroom Lessons
Classroom-worthy videos on YouTube shouldn't be replacements for your lessons; they should be additions to the awesome lessons you already teach. Whether they're an intriguing hook or the spark for a thought-provoking reflection, the best videos for school bring the world and all of its wonder into our classrooms.
Sophisticated phishing: a roundup of noteworthy campaigns
To understand why phishing attacks continue to work, we look to cutting-edge tactics devised by threat actors to obfuscate their true intentions and capitalize on basic negligence. To that end, we’ve put together a roundup of noteworthy, out-of-the-box phishing campaigns of the last year.
The Kid Should See This
The Kid Should See This connects busy teachers and parents to a growing library of smart, short, & super-cool, “not-made-for-kids, but perfect for them” videos that can be watched in the classroom or together at home. Enjoy 8-12 new vids each week, and search 4,000+ videos in the archives.
From Consumers to Producers: Helping Kids Make Screen Time Meaningful
The skills that you develop as a content creator are applicable across a wide range of disciplines and creating content helps kids develop valuable skills and a growth mindset that will likely help them be successful in other areas away from the screen.
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