Category: Success Stories

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

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Our Favorite Tweets from #ISTE2015

As always, we leave ISTE feeling inspired and re-energized by all of the amazing educators. There’s always so much to take away from all of the various sessions and discussions in the packed exhibit hall. Here are a few of our favorite quotes that we overheard on Twitter this week.


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How Much is Student Safety Worth?

Along with implementing new technology come new concerns about student safety, so when sixth graders at Warsaw Community Schools received Google accounts as part of a 1:1 iPad initiative, district officials knew they needed to do more.


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Understanding Private Accounts in Your School District’s Email Archive

Switching to a free email archiving solution, such as Google Vault, might sound appealing, but the inability to create Private Accounts should be considered as one big reason not to make the move.


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How Pampa ISD Got Student Email, an LMS and an EdTech Partner

Realizing that the Microsoft Exchange environment being used for staff email wasn’t going to work for students, Pampa Independent School District in Texas needed a safe and reliable way to provide email to all grade levels. In this new case study, learn how Gaggle came to the rescue and has become an extension of the Pampa ISD technology department and administration.


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Ready for Mobilegeddon? Here’s Some Help

Many web hosting providers talk about responsive design and why it’s important. And so are we. Last week, we held a webcast that featured Zineb Ait Bahajji, Google Webmaster Trends Analyst.


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When Enterprise Email Isn’t Good—or Safe—Enough for Students

One year into a pilot program to provide students with Office 365 email accounts, Georgetown Independent School District in Texas found itself struggling to resolve concerns around student safety. A new Gaggle case study details how the school district overcame its challenge.


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When Using Google Apps, Complying with CIPA Should Focus on Instruction Rather Than Discipline

Schools will often use a server-based content filter for Gmail to comply with the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA), and then quickly realize that it puts the focus on discipline rather than instruction and promoting digital citizenship. This is exactly what happened at Mountain Brook School System when it started to move its technology to the cloud, including deploying Google Apps for Education (GAFE).


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Moving Email to the Cloud Saves School District Time and Money

Is your district’s staff email solution out of date, leading to higher than expected maintenance costs and unnecessary time troubleshooting, updating software and creating backups?