for K-12 educators and
administrators to help
create safe learning
Robert McCollum from Hesperia Unified School District sought me during the CalSPRA Annual Seminar to tell me a story about a Possible Student Situation. We detail what unfolded in an incredible new case study with a great ending to this story.
Giving students devices and access to tools such as email and online file sharing and storage also bring safety risks. These and other topics were discussed during the last week’s Gaggle webcast, “Using Google Apps to Create a Safe 1:1 Learning Environment.”
Technology budgets are sometimes hard to come by. And when you have them, you have to decide where you allocate funds for new technology as well as updates to existing technology. Here are a few ways you can make the most of your technology budget next year.
With so many priorities on your to-do list, the school website might get pushed to the back page. If you’re one of those educators who don’t have the time or the team to dedicate to your website, here are five specific areas that you, at least, should always be checking.
Your school or district likely isn’t much different than Redding School District in Northern California. Just like you, Redding School District strives to keep pace with the latest advances in technology. The district recently provided Chromebooks to about 1,200 students in fourth through eighth grade as part of a 1:1 initiative.
When Cincinnati Public Schools made the switch to Google Apps for Education, there was one important, missing ingredient from bringing safe communication and collaboration to students and teachers. The district needed additional controls, including 24/7 filtering and monitoring, to make Google Apps a safe online learning environment.
There’s perhaps no other edtech topic discussed more these days than student data privacy. Because keeping your students’ data safe is important to everyone here at Gaggle, we decided that our next webcast should focus on what school leaders and edtech companies can do to protect student data.