How to Leverage the Power of Microsoft Teams for Remote Collaboration

Improve Productivity of Meetings with Microsoft Teams

By | Exploration of Microsoft 365 Apps, Special Series, Telecommuting, Video Conferencing, Virtual Classrooms

The lingering fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic continues to push more businesses and organizations toward a work-from-home or, at the very least, a more socially distanced environment. Microsoft Teams offers the perfect intersection of security and functionality to bring remote collaborators together productively.

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Affordable, Low Tech Solutions for Remote Learning

Affordable, Low Tech Solutions for Remote Learning

By | Chromebooks, Coronavirus/COVID-19, Special Series, Tech in Education, Virtual Classrooms

As schools scramble to find ways to reach their students during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, more districts are finding creative, low-tech ways to improve the remote learning experience for all students. Learn how schools are turning to outdoor Wi-Fi and 4G Chromebooks to reach students while observing social distancing.

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Woman wearing a medical mask covering her mouth and nose that has been scanned by a temperature sensing facial recognition camera; her body temp (100.6 degrees) is displayed, as is a note that a mask as been detected.

The New Face in Building Security is Temperature Scanning

By | Coronavirus/COVID-19, Facial Recognition, Security & Surveillance, Special Series, Tech in Education, Temperature Scanning

In the era of COVID-19, schools are turning to temperature scanning and facial recognition cameras to protect their students and teachers from the virus. School officials must provide a safe environment for their students and teachers and protect them from all manner of threats. Not all threats are related to physical violence, however.

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Google Classroom vs. Microsoft Teams: which is best for your virtual online classroom?

Google Classroom vs. Microsoft Teams: Which is Best for Your Virtual Classrooms?

By | Cloud Computing, Google Classroom, Microsoft Office, Tech in Education, Virtual Classrooms

Online learning is growing in popularity around the globe. In remote areas, online classroom platforms allow face-to-face, real-time interaction between educators and their students. Two of the most popular tools for implementing virtual classrooms are Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams. Each offers many benefits in connecting students and teachers, as…

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Secure Multifunction Printing Solutions for the Classroom

Secure Multifunction Printing Solutions for the Classroom

By | Copy/Print, Managed Print Services, Print Security, Tech in Education

While teachers struggle to maintain grade point averages, and administrators need to ensure the timely processing of submissions and documents, finding new ways to increase efficiency may prove difficult. To ensure the school achieves its annual targets, leveraging the right stack of education technology can help with workflow automation and…

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When Was the Last Time Your School’s Network Security Was Audited?

When Was the Last Time Your School’s Network Security Was Audited?

By | Cybersecurity, E-rate, Grants, Funding, Student Digital Safety, Tech in Education

While technology can significantly improve the quality of education a school provides to its students, it also creates additional risks. An area often overlooked when the school year is underway is  network security. New threats emerge almost daily, making a school’s information management system particularly vulnerable if it doesn’t regularly…

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EdTech: How to Keep a Classroom Modern

By | Chromebooks, ChromeOS, E-rate, Grants, Funding, Google Classroom, Student Digital Safety, Tech in Education

The nature of education has changed with the rise of technology. Long gone are the days of rote memorization and blackboards. Education technology—or EdTech—seeks to make classrooms more accessible, diverse, and relevant to the future. These days, classrooms are awash in technology, either by choice or due to the reality…

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