The month of February’s hottest, must-know edtech tools—right now.
By Common Sense Education
Things move fast in the edtech world, and we hear all the time from teachers how hard it can be to keep up. This is why we've created the EdTech Eleven: our monthly list of noteworthy tools generating buzz in the edtech world. While these aren't recommendations or ratings (you…
Research shows that the time to make the greatest impact in a child’s learning trajectory is in the earliest grades. In fact, children not caught up to their peers by grade three are four times less likely to graduate from high school. Learn how school districts across the country are using research-based software from the Waterford Institute to help close the achievement gap before it becomes an even bigger problem.
The classroom of tomorrow promises an amazing education; with bring your own device initiatives growing, virtual reality field trips coming to fruition, and even school districts becoming 100% digital. However, all of these technology developments in education rely on a consistent and reliable network infrastructure, one that has the ability to scale, remain secure, and enable all digital learning initiatives. With the Brocade Ruckus Edge Networking Product Family, you can build and deploy next-generation wired and wireless technologies that deliver a more flexible IT infrastructure with unmatched simplicity, non-stop networking, application optimization, and investment protection.
Digital transformation is about adopting powerful new ways of teaching and learning at its core, but technology is what enables this shift to occur. Students need devices that can access the web, as well as rich new apps and tools for creating, sharing, and discovering content. And just as important, they need a robust network infrastructure that can support these activities. And thanks to new E-rate and other public funding opportunities, schools have ample opportunity to implement equipment and service upgrades that support and promote digital learning.
Research has shown that in order to be successful in acquiring a second language, students need to interact in the target language in a purposeful way. This resource site was created in partnership with Middlebury Interactive Languages to provide schools, districts and educators with resources to engage students in K-12 second language acquisition.
Chromebooks—the lightweight laptops that run software from the Internet instead of a local hard drive—have skyrocketed in popularity within the last few years. In the second half of 2014, Chromebooks surpassed iPads as the most popular devices sold to U.S. schools. Why have Chromebooks become so popular in education? What do you need to know before adopting chromebooks in your institution? Explore the information below to learn the greatest benefits and challenges to implementing Chromebooks in education—as well as best practices and keys to success.
Explore new game-changing resources from Discovery Education, including the transformative digital Techbook series for Math, Science and Social Studies,that integrates stunning multimodal content and an inquiry approach to make teaching and learning an unforgettable experience.
The Active Learning Continuum: Connecting Education Environments to Careers
February 25, 2017
According to recent survey by The Center for Digital Education, over 91% of respondents agree that active learning better prepares students for college and careers than traditional education frameworks. This paradigm shift in the way we teach and learn requires motivation and buy-in, as well as planning and practice. Learn the six strategies institutions can follow to realizing this reality.
At college and university classrooms nationwide a shift is afoot, with innovative teaching arrangements and approaches creating more active learning environments—and fostering collaborations between student and teacher that are making learning more personalized. Learn how Dell and Intel are partnering with a range of higher education institutions to speed the transformation.
Intel Inside®. Powerful Productivity Outside.
Intel and the Intel logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
Ransomware is the most profitable type of malware in history. In the past, malware typically did not deny access to systems or destroy data. Attackers primarily tried to steal information and maintain long-term access to the systems and resources of their victims. Ransomware has changed the game from stealthy undetected access to extortion.
Don’t Risk IT: Modernize Campus Infrastructure to Address Cybersecurity
February 20, 2017
Replacing outdated infrastructure with modern, secure technology reduces security risks by creating a trusted network at every layer. It also improves efficiency, productivity and service delivery—and can better position institutions to attract students.
Is Your School Network Ready?
Network readiness is an important factor in any new IT project at companies both large and small. New applications seem to require more bandwidth than the applications that they replace. These applications can also bring in new users, sometimes by the thousands. In some cases, the network services and/or capacity are not ready for these changes, and the IT rollout suffers.