School Network Infrastructure: Upgrades and Updates for Summer Months

By | Network Infrastructure & Security, Special Series, Summer School IT Projects, Tech in Education

There’s no better time to overhaul, upgrade, or improve your network than when you have an empty building. This entry into our series on Summer IT projects for your school, we’ll talk about tackling bigger, more time-intensive network infrastructure projects with help from your Managed IT provider.

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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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