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Why School Boards Should Want to Get Devices Into the Hands of Students

For years, school boards have worked to put learning devices into the hands of students, whether through carts, one-to-one or BYOD initiatives. School boards can better ensure that students are prepared to use technology at further stages in life and make use of great online educational resources.


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What Google Allo and End-to-End Encryption Mean to Educators

Allo, Google’s answer to Apple’s iMessage, will be released any day now. The tech world is excited about the new features and tools to communicate, and many people are equally excited about the app’s end-to-end encryption.


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6 Ways to Make Edtech Affordable on Any Budget

Posted on July 22, 2016 by Rebecca Sadwick

While all educators know the limits that budget constraints can have on resources and amenities they’re able to provide, the following five steps can make affording the technology students and teachers deserve possible for any district regardless of size or budget.


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How One of the Most Recognized School Districts in the Country Keeps its Students Safe

What do you do when you’re part of an internationally-recognized digital conversion initiative that garners the attention of schools from around the country and even the President of the United States to your district? You make it safer.


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5 Tips for Administrators That Can Lead to BYOD Success

One of the challenges with a BYOD program is that you can’t simply tell students to bring their own devices to school. There’s much more to consider if you want your program to be successful. Here are just a few ideas.


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Personalized Learning: A 3-Step Plan

Posted on March 1, 2016 , by Jessica Sanders

While personalized learning, in which students engage with educational content based on their needs and preferences, can be integrated into any classroom, with or without technology, here’s a three-step plan for implementing personalized learning with technology by your side.

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More Smartphones Than Usual: How To Deal with Teens and Phones After Winter Break

While parents are rejoicing that kids are back in school and they survived winter break, teachers and administrators might be noticing more students with smartphones. As children get back into the routine of classes, it’s the ideal time to address all those smartphones that were given as gifts over the holidays.

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6 Great Websites for Educators Using iPads in the Classroom

Tailoring your curriculum to include devices such as iPads can have a positive impact on student engagement in the classroom and continued learning outside the classroom. When iPads are integrated effectively, the outcomes can be amazing. Bookmark these websites for some great tips.