- New cyber security standards attempt to help secure district networks through awareness.
- Dr. Matthew X. Joseph, Executive Director of Learning, Providence Public Schools on the power of human networks.
- How video creation tools can improve parental relations.
In this week’s Getting There: Innovations in Education, Editor at Large Kevin Hogan explores how education leaders are identifying the best practices that emerged from their COVID learning plans.…Read More
In this episode: Taking lessons from pandemic teaching, Instilling empathy takes center stage in getting students back to school, and how to improve parent communication.…Read More
- LearnPlatform CEO Karl Rectanus goes behind the numbers in the 2021 EdTech Top 40.
- Hero Award-winning Navaho Prep breaks down how to network the country’s most remote district.
For Mark Dean, Senior Systems Administrator at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) in Atlanta, Georgia, the cybersecurity war is a never-ending tit for tat with what he calls the ransomware people. Think you have built-in redundancy? They are already after it. In this premiere episode of Innovations in Education—Higher Ed, Mark discusses his strategies for keeping the data, and more importantly, the people safe online at this prestigious institution. MSM is among the nation’s leading educators of primary care physicians, biomedical scientists and public health professionals. An independent, private and historically Black medical school, MSM works to increase patient access to high-quality care and eliminate health disparity in underserved communities.…Read More
As the second-largest district in California, San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) has more than 121,000 students enrolled across its 181 schools. The district’s student population is extremely diverse. Nearly 6,000 teachers are in classrooms at the district’s various educational facilities, which include 117 traditional elementary schools, nine, K-8 schools, 24 traditional middle schools, 22 high schools, 49 charter schools, 13 alternative schools, and five additional program sites.…Read More
Navajo Preparatory School (NPS) is the only Navajo-sanctioned college-preparatory school for Native American students providing opportunities to and shaping the futures.…Read More
Everyone likes a good scare on Halloween, but for the Brevard Public Schools IT team, October of 2020 brought a scare they’d never before experienced. At 10 p.m. on Halloween night, Barrett Puschus, the Director of IT for Brevard Public Schools, received a call from an unknown number. Because he was outside listening to music with his family, he ignored the call, only to see a message appear in his inbox. When he listened to the message, the Microsoft DART team (Microsoft’s cybersecurity arm) let him know it had flagged the Brevard School system with metrics that indicated the district was experiencing the onset of a ransomware attack.…Read More
Listening to Alena Zachery-Ross, Superintendent of Ypsilanti Community Schools in Michigan, managing her district through this pandemic almost sounds like a positive story. In this conversation with eSchool News, Alena recalls her strategies for success. From a new appreciation for student voice to closer interactions with the wider community, her ideas will help any district not only survive but thrive in these times.…Read More
Scott Bailey, Superintendent for Desert Sands Unified School District (CA), didn’t let the pandemic get in the way of his team’s plans. Instead, he used the disruptions as an opportunity to accelerate.…Read More