Tag: internet

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 strategies to build better information literacy in students

December 15, 2021

Via: eSchool News

We live in the age of information. Thanks to the internet, we now have all the world’s knowledge at our fingertips. Just think about it: Cooking, philosophy, engineering, literature–anything you could possibly imagine can likely be found using a simple […]

Education Tech

This Nonprofit Was Ready to Sunset. Now It’s Back — With a New Mission for Student Internet Access.

November 4, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Two years ago, EducationSuperHighway was getting ready to hang up its proverbial hat. The nonprofit said it had reached its goal of ensuring that 99 percent of U.S. schools were connected to high-speed internet, a boon to digital learning. Founder […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 ways students can develop solid online research skills

July 7, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Today’s students don’t know the world without the internet. They spend days and nights on YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, or Snapchat but hardly know how to translate all this information into learning. Gen Z doesn’t necessarily think critically about what they […]

Education Tech, News

Millersville Classes Derailed by Cyberattack

March 4, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

In-person and online classes at Millersville University in Millersville, Pa., were disrupted this week by a cyberattack. The university canceled both online and in-person classes Monday following the discovery of the cyberattack Sunday. On Tuesday, online classes resumed. In a […]

Education Tech

How IT can take distance learning to the next level

September 21, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Last spring, school districts rushed to transition to distance learning as quickly as possible to protect the health and safety of students, teachers and staff. Now, schools are reflecting on what worked, what didn’t, and how these learnings can be […]


Making sense out of madness: Protecting students online in a time of crisis

August 28, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Need another negative for this forced migration to remote learning? Students become even more vulnerable to the dangers of what Advait Shinde calls the “modern Internet”. On this episode, the co-founder and CEO of GoGuardian talks about how his company […]

Education Tech

Higher-ed is digitized–now, let’s modernize it

July 24, 2020

Via: eCampus News

Thanks to the hard work of faculty and the dedication of students, college campuses are hotbeds for innovation and discovery. The internet, antibiotics, the Richter scale, and Google’s algorithm are just a handful of the innovations that have been created […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

FCC waives E-rate gift rules as coronavirus closures highlight remote learning inequity

March 20, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Prolonged school closures related to coronavirus are now the reality nationwide. While many districts — particularly those with more affluent student populations — may have had infrastructure, devices and plans in place for remote learning, the truth is that great […]


Everybody Ready for the Big Migration to Online College? Actually, No

March 13, 2020

Via: NY Times

Nobody planned for an abrupt mass migration of traditional college courses to the internet. But because of coronavirus, that’s where we are. Hundreds of thousands of students have been told to clear out their belongings and head home, many through […]

Education Tech

Recent school ransomware attacks highlight need for ongoing vigilance

January 3, 2020

Via: Education Dive

In a routine cleanup over the holiday break, the IT department in Michigan’s Richmond Community Schools “noticed something unusual” with the district’s computers. It was a ransomware attack — something districts are becoming all too familiar with. “Immediately, they shut […]

Education Tech, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Homework gap continues to impact 18% of nation’s students

June 11, 2019

Via: Education Dive

In an effort to close the homework gap, districts are getting creative in their efforts to make sure all students have the internet access they need to be successful in school. For example, California’s Coachella Valley Unified School District equipped […]


Protecting Your Campus Network: Is it Even Possible?

October 22, 2018

Via: William Palmer

Let’s face it: these days, if your students don’t have internet access, you might as well close shop. With the technologies you have at your disposal, that’s not really a problem – until you realize that each network comes with […]