Safe Browsing at School / Home!

Introduction This is a companion article to the Firewall article in the KnowledgeBase. We are proud to announce yet another key innovation we just launched, ClassroomAPP is now fully secured and blocks illicit content, at school (of course!) but also at home, regardless of device. If you are asking "Duh…

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Pearson & Open Content

Open Educational Resources are taking on a bigger share of K-12 content consumption. Even if the classroom is not digital, students can still be directed to, or on their own, access online digital learning content. The CEO of Pearson, John Fallon, was recently interviewed by EdWeek (link at the bottom…

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Passwords and more passwords

One of the big pain points in our digital classrooms today, is the myriad of passwords student have to remember. Many services have sprung up to resolve this challenge (Google, Microsoft, Clever) and even some standards along the way (such as IMS LTI). Big publishers still refuse to use external…

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Passwords - Are they safe?

If you are concerned about the security of your content in the cloud, you are not the only one (See this article about the 'cloud' really is). This article will explain how passwords work, how hacking attempts are typically made, in clear non-technical terms. This article is aimed at all…

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Open Educational Resources

Open Educational Resources are taking the landscape by storm! As technology in the classroom is starting to become accepted, schools and districts are rethinking their content strategy. While many publishers are still hoping that teachers will simply switch over to their own digital content, we are increasingly seeing a shift…

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School network

Objectives In many instances, the school network is the bottleneck for access to external resources. In this article, we present some best practices from our experience. In computing, as in life, the best solutions are often the simplest. Of course, this topic can get very complex when dealing with large…

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