Tips for Preparing Your Network for VR

Tips for Preparing Your Network for VR

Is your school’s infrastructure ready for VR? Virtual reality has come a long way in recent years, to the point where it is being used in classrooms across the country. Teachers are allowing children to use the headset to explore faraway places or take a more in-depth look at the world around them. It’s safe […]

New Facebook Communication App That Could Benefit Students

New Facebook Communication App That Could Benefit Students

New messaging tools for educators and students.  Facebook continues to stay one step ahead with advancements in technology and communication. Facebook’s latest tool has Internet safety for youngsters in mind. The new Messenger Kids app allows trusted adults to sign up kids as young as six for the text and video messaging platform that works […]

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Unexpected Perks of a Cloud Migration

Unexpected Perks of a Cloud Migration

Surprising benefits of cloud computing. Many school districts are well into the cloud journeys now that they know how much it can benefit the safety and infrastructure of their school. Even so, there are some schools that have yet to take the plunge and dive into the cloud. Read on for three unexpected benefits of […]

Welcome Jennifer McNaughton!

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Jennifer is the Executive Assistant to our President and COO, Jeff Rogers. Jennifer’s incredible organizational skills will keep our team running smoothly.  She is responsible for the day-to-day communications and management of our Northern California office and basically keeping Jeff out of trouble. Jennifer hales from Phoenix, Arizona where she attended Valley Lutheran High School. In […]

What is a Modern Learning Environment?

What is a Modern Learning Environment?

Today’s modern classroom requires upgrades to support 21st-century learning opportunities. Throughout recent years, education has shifted dramatically. Now, there is a modern emphasis on higher-order thinking and future-ready skills such as critical thinking and problem solving. While many schools have incorporated technology to aid these skills and future student development, some classrooms remain stubbornly static. […]

3 Steps for Better Disaster Recovery

3 Steps for Better Disaster Recovery

Cover all the correct bases for better disaster recovery in schools.   While no school wants to believe that a disaster will happen, sometimes it can’t be avoided. Without proper disaster recovery plans, IT managers will often panic when things go from bad to worse. To improve your disaster recovery strategies, check out these tips. […]

New Epson Projectors Arrive to Boost Classroom Connectivity

New Epson Projects Arrive to Boost Classroom Connectivity

New projectors make sharing content in class even easier.   Today’s classroom features a lot of technology. Most of this revolves around projectors – the modern day blackboard. Specifically, Epson has been a large contributor to the creative use of projectors in the K-12 classroom. Now, the makers of the BrightLink projector revealed that nine […]

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How to Be Ransomware Savvy

How to Be Ransomware Savvy

Is your school safe from ransomware attacks? While we rely on technology for more and more, the risk of cyber attacks increases. As of December 2017, at least 283 U.S. public schools and districts reported cybersecurity incidents in the nearly two years since January 2016. Unfortunately, criminals are likely to seek to extort money from […]

Students Adopt Software to Create Digital Stories

Technology continues to spark creativity.   Students around the country are creating news broadcasts and award-winning short documentaries that are making a difference in their community. Last year, ten students at Rancho Minerva Middle School crafted a four-minute documentary on the importance of digital equity. The young filmmakers explained how students can find free Wi-Fi hotspots in […]

Tips to Successfully Implement Disaster Recovery

Tips to Successfully Implement Disaster Recovery

Help to recover data when the unthinkable happens.   Information technology does a fantastic job of bringing order and systems to organizations, but it can’t control the weather or accidents. Disasters such as floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, and wildfires wreak havoc every year across the nation. Even though IT managers can make all the right decisions, […]

Ways Assistive Technology Supports Students with Disabilities

Ways Assistive Technology Supports Students with Disabilities

Tech giants find new ways to support students with disabilities. Every K-12 school across the country is dedicated to educating all students – regardless of their background or ability. For students with a learning disability, even the simplest of classroom activities can be a challenge. Learning disabilities come in many shapes and forms and can […]

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Today’s Parents Want More Digital Communication From Schools

Today's Parents Want More Digital Communication From Schools

Should schools leverage mobile device use when engaging with parents?  In today’s society, it’s common for parents of K-12 students to have been brought up with the Internet and cell phones at their fingertips. Because of this, it’s unsurprising that they take a more technological approach to go beyond the parent-teacher conference. In fact, many […]

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