Choosing Classroom Technology: 7 Key Factors to Consider

The edtech marketplace is quite extensive, and there are now literally hundreds of instructional apps and software programs for educators ... Read more

5 Ways to make your eSports program successful

Whether you have an active program in your school district or not, you’ve likely heard about the blazing hot eSports ... Read more

A Community within a Community: How and why schools should start eSports programs

While most teachers and educators are aware of the eSports phenomenon and its ever-expanding popularity, many remain unfamiliar with all ... Read more

Case Study: Hays CISD Using Display Technology to Engage Students and Promote School’s Mission

Hays Consolidated Independent School District, located south of Austin, Texas, comprises 25 K-12 schools and is one of the fast-growing ... Read more

How Modern Display Technology is Changing K-12 Education Spaces

K-12 school districts and service providers throughout the country have stepped up heroically to try and facilitate remote learning during ... Read more

Leveraging E-Rate to transform learning

To realize the promise of digital learning, schools will need secure, reliable broadband networks. The federal E-Rate program can help; ... Read more

Improve Student Motivation, Behavior, and Attendance This Fall

The challenges of the past few years have left many students without the skills to self manage and focus. This ... Read more

Where’s the self-control? Teaching self-regulation in K-12

As educators, we dream of self-directed learners who are empowered to take responsibility for their own learning. A critical skill ... Read more

Bring the Science of Reading to the Classroom

Dive into the science of reading and its application in the classroom, known as Structured Literacy. This Lexia education insight ... Read more

Why Career Exploration Should Begin in Middle School—and How to Make It Happen

Many school systems build career exploration into the high school experience. However, evidence suggests that middle school is actually the ... Read more

Designed for Education…Unlock the power of creativity and collaboration

UDT can help you integrate technology in your classrooms with Microsoft Windows 11 SE, a new edition of Windows designed ... Read more

How to reframe lessons to personalize learning

For many years, the traditional classroom was one instructor teaching exactly the same lesson to a classroom full of students. ... Read more

Solving Teacher Shortages with Virtual Instruction

Teacher shortages aren’t just an abstract problem. They’re a very real challenge affecting school systems in every state. But high-quality ... Read more

Five Keys to Success with Virtual Education

Virtual education meets the needs of so many students who aren’t being served well in a traditional school setting, which ... Read more

Pillars of Today’s K-12 Classroom

Technology is at the center of every modern classroom. How can you keep up and provide a strong learning foundation ... Read more

Implement the Science of Reading with Ease

Empower educators in your district to take an evidence-based approach to put students on the path to proficiency. Get time-saving, ... Read more

Best Practices for Hiring Substitute Teachers

This eBook will help you develop better strategies for recruiting, hiring, and retaining high-quality substitute teachers without wasting time and ... Read more

Start Struggling K–5 Students on the Journey to Reading Success

Unpack everything you need for literacy to take off at your school or district with this K–5 Reading Intervention Toolkit. ... Read more

Third-party Research Confirms Merlyn Reduces Teacher Stress and Saves Time

A study by one of the nation’s top research universities shows that – with Merlyn at their side – teachers ... Read more

Solving the Literacy Challenges in Schools with Audio Technology

In one of the most demanding school environments in memory, educators need resources in their toolbox to ensure students are ... Read more

Fall Readiness Guide: Set staff & students up for success on day one

This year, educators may need to stretch beyond their roles to effectively accelerate learning. Access this free guide to discover ... Read more

Protect Your K-12 District from Cyberattacks

Cyberattacks are on the rise and K-12 school districts are viewed as easy targets by cybercriminals. Download this free guide ... Read more

Make an Investment in Literacy That’ll Last for Years to Come

With the right literacy solutions, instruction can happen anywhere, and educators can accelerate student learning. But which programs are the ... Read more

Discover the five steps towards a zero trust campus network

What does zero trust architecture (ZTA) mean? It’s a ‘trust no one; authenticate everything’ strategy requiring that every user and ... Read more

Three key steps to enabling the digital classroom

Digital transformation isn’t about new platforms, technologies, or equipment. It’s about transforming your campus with digital technologies that improve the ... Read more

A crisis can happen at any time. I need a 24/7 plan!

Your schools are susceptible to numerous safety hazards and threats. An effective emergency response plan provides the ability to rapidly ... Read more

How to be cyber smart at school

Being cyber smart at school used to simply mean logging out of your computer before leaving the lab. But with ... Read more

Google Cloud’s learning platform powers teaching and learning

Institutions are rapidly turning to technology to provide an individualized education to the increasing number of learners they serve, but ... Read more

Making Learning Accessible for All with Apple

Schools around the globe have found that Apple devices’ ease of use, robust design, and thoughtful creative & educational features ... Read more

K-12 Security Essentials for Beginners

There are few industries that have felt the transformational touch of technology quite like education. In this e-book, we address ... Read more

The ABCs of Apple Classroom Management

The classroom has evolved. Students are transitioning from sitting at their desks listening to a lecture to actively participating through ... Read more

5 Apple Features to Drive Education

Apple unveils education-altering features with every operating system release to enhance the teaching & learning experience, all while empowering users. ... Read more

Transforming K-12 Business Processes with Intelligent Automation

Digitizing workflows is essential for maintaining business continuity in the event of another pandemic or emergency. And with more than ... Read more

Using Federal Grants to Hire Personnel

Using federal funding sources like Title I, IDEA, and ESSER to hire more reading and math coaches, counselors, school psychologists, ... Read more

Leveraging and Securing Data for Education

Using data to make more informed decisions can help drive digital transformation in schools and colleges. However, this is only ... Read more

5 compelling reasons to launch a K-12 esports program

Esports has become a significant part of the entertainment landscape, as more and more viewers are tuning in to watch ... Read more

Powering K-12 Digital Transformations

The pandemic has hastened schools’ investment in edtech tools and competencies. In shifting to remote learning, many school systems gave ... Read more

Stay step ahead of cybersecurity threats in K-12

Widespread internet access, increased use of mobile devices, and online learning and smart classroom tools help schools reach their education ... Read more

K-12 Voice Guide (aka Trunking Guide)

The federal E-rate program no longer supports voice–related services, putting a huge strain on K-12 budgets. With this change, K-12 ... Read more

3 planning tools to navigate the E-rate process

Thanks largely to the federal E-rate program, 99 percent of America’s schools now have high-speed broadband connections capable of providing ... Read more

Is your K-12 network safe from DDoS attacks

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are designed to flood and overwhelm a school or district’s internet connectivity to block ... Read more

How to protect your K-12 network from cyber threats

The digitization of K-12 education makes schools an attractive target for cybercriminals. Widespread internet access, mobile devices, online learning and ... Read more

Keep ahead of K-12 bandwidth demands with high capacity networking

Bandwidth-intensive applications such as streaming video, esports and online collaboration are becoming more common in K-12 schools. Remote and hybrid ... Read more

Do more with less with managed services for K12

Doing more with less has become almost a cliché. Yet, for many K-12 employees it’s become business as usual. But ... Read more

Modernizing IT to drive K-12 digital transformation

As K-12 leaders prepare for a future beyond the pandemic, innovation will play a critical role. Not only will many ... Read more

Creating a winning K12 esports infrastructure

A successful K12 esports program relies on many components, such as a knowledgeable faculty adviser and support from school administration. ... Read more

Why data interoperability is critical for K-12

Imagine how powerful it would be if all of the various systems and applications used by K-12 school systems could ... Read more

Building a reliable WiFi network to support K-12 digital learning

Fortunately, new WiFi technologies have emerged that can improve the throughput speeds for each network user. The amount of E-rate ... Read more

Interactive flat panel solutions for today’s classroom

When it comes to choosing the right technology for traditional, hybrid or distance learning classrooms it has to be easy ... Read more

7 cybersecurity facts every K-12 district should know

Cyber attacks might not be completely avoidable, but there are steps that K-12 leaders can take to reduce the odds ... Read more

Leveraging E-rate to transform learning

This guide offers a roadmap to help K-12 leaders successfully leverage federal E-rate discounts to expand digital learning opportunities for ... Read more

How Lincoln Public Schools Leaders Used Data to Inform Their Decisions

Lincoln Public Schools’ (LPS) leadership team had a very specific objective: Gain visibility into the paid tools being used by ... Read more

Calculate the Value of Software and Inform Licensing Using Data

Aggregated data, while certainly valuable and informative, is just one key component of the data analytics equation. In this brief ... Read more

Creating a Better Work Experience for School Staff in 2021-22

Outdated back-office technology is costing districts more than just time, dollars, and lost grant monies — it’s costing them their ... Read more

Reinventing K-12 education for the post-pandemic era

The global pandemic has accelerated investment in edtech tools and competencies. Now, as K-12 leaders plan for the future, they ... Read more

Why closing the digital divide helps students far beyond the classroom

The COVID-19 pandemic sounded the alarm on an already-stubborn problem: the students who fall behind due to the digital divide ... Read more

Using E-rate funds to enhance school networks

K-12 stakeholders saw the value of digital learning firsthand when schools shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic. Suddenly, teachers who’d ... Read more

Leveraging online resources to support students’ learning and teacher effectiveness

This Project Tomorrow reports details how students are increasingly leveraging digital tools to support their learning experiences. You will also ... Read more

Building a future-ready K–12 network

Learn the 5 steps to evaluating and planning a scalable network that is essential for delivering on technology’s promise.  This ... Read more

Living for today or planning for tomorrow with digital learning investments

District administrators nationwide have identified funding concerns as their #1 “wake up in the middle of the night issue” for ... Read more

Predicting the future of digital learning

As a new decade stretches before us, how will digital learning continue to evolve — and what can K-12 leaders ... Read more

Is Your Network Prepared to Meet the Demands of a Tech-Rich Environment?

Digital content, BYOD, 1:1 initiatives, and IoT are transforming the education landscape—and often putting maximum pressure on network capacity and ... Read more

An emerging threat to educational transformations

Digital learning is now the norm, rather than the exception. Not surprisingly, school districts anticipate a significant expansion in online ... Read more

Taking learning online

Students and teachers are on the frontlines of new modalities for teaching and learning. What are the benefits of using ... Read more

Enrich Learning in Higher Education with New Display Technology

Today’s prospective college students prefer to learn and collaborate digitally, driving more higher education institutions to adopt advanced A/V solutions ... Read more

5 Myths About Wi-Fi 6 That Could Be Slowing Down Your Network

The launch of Wi-Fi 6 has been accompanied by widespread misunderstandings that are hindering deployments nationwide. We want to dispel ... Read more

5 Communication Pitfalls (And How To Avoid Them)

Recent global events are shining a spotlight on the need for organizations to adopt mobile, flexible, and reliable communication systems. ... Read more

Is Your VoIP Outdated or Unreliable?

We explored the topic of school and district communications technology by deploying a survey to school administrators nationwide. Nearly 200 ... Read more