Category: Success Stories

Ideas,
News &
Advice

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

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A Recipe for Keeping Students Safe When Using Google Apps

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.

10/07/2015

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Educators Discuss Keeping Student Data Safe

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.

09/30/2015

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Gaggle Safety Management Customer Story: Oklahoma City Public Schools

Representatives from Oklahoma City Public Schools discuss how Gaggle Safety Management has allowed the school district to safely provide Google accounts to its secondary students.

09/14/2015
edtech uptime Guarantees

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Does Your Outsourced EdTech Have High Uptime Guarantees?

Being able to continue to provide services during power failures and network outages doesn’t happen by accident. We’re prepared to deal with these incidents using redundancies and failover mechanisms we design into our systems. Last week we were put to the test, and passed.

08/26/2015

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Being a Cyber-Mentor: A Role For All Ages

Cyberbullying and online cruelty are growing concerns that don’t seem to be fading. Encourage your students and your colleagues to be a cyber-mentor to someone who they know is struggling.

08/19/2015

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When Done Correctly, Annual Teacher Training Is Invaluable

Yesterday, The Washington Post published an article citing a study from nonprofit TNTP suggesting that billions of dollars in annual teacher training is largely a waste. However, there are a lot of school districts that get it right.

08/06/2015

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Student Safety Doesn’t Take the Summer Off

Wisconsin Rapids Public Schools wants to make sure that it’s proactive with online student safety. After deciding to give Gmail accounts to students starting in fifth grade, the district quickly realized that the controls inside Gmail and Google Apps for Education were not enough to ensure the safety of its students.

08/05/2015

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6 Ways for #TechCoaches to Support Teachers and Students

Tech coaches continue to take a more prominent role in education, especially when it comes to supporting teachers and students. The ultimate goal is for tech coaches to work with both teachers and students to enhance the learning experience using technology. Here are a few tips for tech coaches to better support the teachers and students they work with.

07/28/2015