for K-12 educators and
administrators to help
create safe learning
At Tech & Learning Live in Princeton, NJ, last October, Mike Jamerson, Director of Technology at Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation (IN), provided an evocative image for technology in the classroom: Edtech should be as easy to use as chalk.
The SpeakUp Safety Tipline from Gaggle provides an easy way for your students to share concerns about school safety and the well-being of fellow students. During this webcast, you’ll hear from educators who will talk about how they’re using SpeakUp to keep their schools and students safe.
David LaFrance, Principal at Oakland Elementary School in Bloomington School District 87 (IL), talks about his school’s experience with Gaggle Safety Management and the importance of keeping students safe using school-provided technology.
G Suite for Education and Office 365 are wonderful learning solutions, but they also present a liability to K-12 schools and districts that don’t fully consider the ramifications of student safety. Moral of the story: If you use these tools, there is more than homework in your students’ drive accounts.
For schools and districts interested in implementing Office 365, we’ve already released a guide on implementation from a change management and educator perspective. But what about implementation from technical and safety points of view? Here are four important considerations when you start implementing Office 365 at your school or district.
More than one out of every three students in sixth through eighth grade are using Office 365 to support their learning, while nearly half of all high school students use Microsoft’s online communication and collaboration tools, according to Project Tomorrow Speak Up 2016.