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Education Tech

Device Decisions K–12 IT Leaders Must Make at the End of the School Year

June 15, 2023

Via: EdTech Magazine

Schools’ one-to-one device programs will operate differently based on the students’ needs and the IT decisions that have been made to meet those needs. Consistently, though, K–12 leaders must have a plan for devices at the end of the school […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Why Universities Should Prioritize Student Success in IT Decision-Making

May 17, 2022

Via: EdTech Magazine

Students make up the backbone of every higher education institution. These inquisitive minds are the reason colleges and universities exist in the first place, so it stands to reason that the institution’s decisions should be made with the goal of […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

More Employers Are Awarding Credentials. Is A Parallel Higher Education System Emerging?

March 25, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

As the acceptance of new types of credentials grows, a number of employers have become learning providers in their own right, in a way that could shake up the broader higher education landscape. A growing number of companies have moved […]


Cyberattack on Maricopa Community Colleges Delays Classes

March 24, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A cyberattack on the Maricopa Community College District in Arizona has disrupted the start of the spring semester. Classes at the 10 colleges in the community college district were supposed to resume this week after spring break but have been […]


Unraveling SolarWinds hack’s fallout for higher ed

January 6, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The full scope of the massive SolarWinds hack is still unclear, but the attack is already being described by cybersecurity experts as a “cyber Pearl Harbor.” For months hackers have been poking around computer networks at U.S. government departments, Fortune […]

Education Tech

4 higher-ed IT predictions for 2021

November 23, 2020

Via: eCampus News

The year 2020 has proven to us all that it can be quite difficult to anticipate how a year, let alone a month, will look for any industry. For the education industry specifically, students of all levels have been drastically […]

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 […]

Education Tech, News

FETC 2020: District shares tips, benefits for launching student-run IT help desk

January 15, 2020

Via: Education Dive

In a Tuesday afternoon session at the Future of Education Technology Conference, Brian Zimmer and Joe Montemaro, both directors of educational technology for New York’s Webster Central School District, shared how they supported a 1:1 initiative by placing students in […]

Education Tech, Educational Forms, Formal Education

Districts can deploy tech-savvy students to support IT staff

January 2, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Allowing Gen Z students who have grown up on technology to put their skills to use and gain practical knowledge not only gives them a boost of confidence, but it further develops employable skills. ​ Queens Technical High School in […]

Education Tech

What makes an engaging learning experience?

September 17, 2019

Via: eSchool News

An engaging learning experience in which students are fully immersed in the content is driven by six variables, according to new research. The State of Engagement 2019 report, from edtech SaaS provider GoGuardian, features insight from hundreds of students, teachers, […]

Education Tech

4 surefire ways to get more for your edtech dollar

February 27, 2018

Via: eSchool News

As warmer weather approaches, students start looking to spring break with excitement as a sign that the end of the school year is near. Not so for school IT directors, who are trying to determine how they will accomplish all […]

Education Tech

Why some schools pay $100 more for the same iPads

March 10, 2016

Via: eSchool News

The ed-tech procurement process is broken, said former New York City Public Schools Chancellor Harold Levy during the 2016 South by Southwest Education (SXSWedu) conference in Austin, Texas, March 8—and to prove it, he said a study last month found […]