Author: Corey Tutewiler

Ideas,
News &
Advice

for K-12 educators and
administrators to help
create safe learning
environments.

Gaggle Speaks
Why a Bullying Hotline Isn’t Enough

Some schools and districts are now providing students and parents with an anonymous method on their websites to report bullying incidents. This represents one of many steps taken in using technology as a resource to reduce incidents of bullying and harassment.

11/15/2016

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Best Practices for Google Organizational Unit (OU) Structures

We’re often asked for best practices on how to set up and manage user accounts in the Google Admin Console. Questions like: What is the most important best practice for those setting up and managing accounts in Google? The answer is simple: Don’t overcomplicate your Organizational Unit (OU) structure.

11/10/2016

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G Suite Quarantine Alerts: A Lot Can Happen In 60 Minutes

With G Suite Quarantine Alerts, administrators now have the option to receive notifications hourly for mail quarantines when they occur. But a lot can happen in 60 minutes.

10/27/2016

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The Greatest Threat to Student Online Safety

Who do you think poses the greatest threat to online student safety? When asked this question, you might imagine a shady, older, online predator with malicious and abusive intentions—the type of character who shows up at the door on NBC’s “To Catch a Predator.”

10/21/2016

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What is a Teacher to a Student?

As a teacher, how you relate to your students is greatly significant. You could possess a vast and varied wellspring of knowledge in comparison to the less learned minds in your classroom. But, as we all know, if you don’t have the respect and trust of your students, you can certainly curb your effectiveness as a teacher.

10/14/2016
G Suite for Education

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G Suite for Education: What You Need to Know

Google has announced that it is changing Google Apps to G Suite. This move is much more than a simple rebranding, however, in that many new features will be rolled out as a result of the transition.

10/06/2016
K-12 Student Safety

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The Cost of K-12 Student Safety

Our primary focus is, and has always been, student safety. Every year, we help schools and districts uncover and intervene in a higher number of threatening situations.

09/22/2016
Google Apps for Education Student Progress Reports

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Google Student Progress Reports Don’t Provide Safety Info

Just in time for the start of the new school year, Google has announced a long-awaited feature that gives parents and guardians access to student report cards, classroom announcements, assignment due dates and other course-centered material.

09/16/2016
Positive School Climate

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Does Your Website Reflect a Positive School Climate?

How parents and your entire community perceive your schools is tremendously important. Parents have influence over the overall point of view of the community, government and even their children who attend a school.

09/12/2016