for K-12 educators and
administrators to help
create safe learning
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.
When technology departments begin to implement Office 365, they approach the question of whether or not to restrict student email communications to only users in the school or district. But does prohibiting email use actually protect students?