Survey Reveals Students Want Hands-On STEM Education

Survey Reveals Students Want Hands-On STEM Education

A Recent Survey Shows Students Want to Learn. Here are some of the results from that survey. When it comes to STEM education, high school students across the nation want to see changes made in teaching methods and more access to resources outside of the classroom experience. Students want more tangible learning opportunities. Students find […]

3 Ways You Can Use QR Codes in the Classroom

3 Ways You Can Use QR Codes in the Classroom

By making lengthy links more easily shareable, QR codes can help teachers distribute educational resources, student work, and parent surveys. You’ve likely seen those geometric bar codes around posters, grocery stores, and printed on coupons and tickets. These are Quick Response Codes or QR codes. With the rise of one-to-one computing and bring-your-own-device programs starting as early […]

Interactive Projection Shows Positive Promise in Education

Interactive Projection Shows Positive Promise in Education

A new Sony prototype projector transforms any surface into an interactive display which gives a new meaning to “hands-on learning.” There used to be a time where the only surface with which students could interact used to be the blackboard. Now, schools have a choice of blackboards, TVs, projectors, and interactive whiteboards—depending on the needs […]

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Cloud Computing Becomes a Powerhouse in Classrooms

Cloud Computing Becomes a Powerhouse in Classrooms

Making the transition into the cloud is giving classrooms new options for how they treat devices and information. Many school districts are getting significant help as they move from device-centric to learning-centric initiatives. By this we mean that technology is leaving the individual device and being used to assist in teaching, rather than teaching itself. The way […]

Welcome Our Newest Team Member!

We are very pleased to announce that Gail Thomas has joined D&D as our Receptionist in our Northern California offices. Gail began her journey with us on November 2nd and brings with her many years of customer service experience. Please join us in welcoming Gail – we are thrilled to have her on the D&D Team!

Exciting Announcements Expected from APPLE Tomorrow…

Exciting Announcements Expected from APPLE Tomorrow…

Apple is expected to make some big announcements at their September 9th event regarding new products and services. They have rented a much larger venue for this event (compared to years past) which has really fueled rumors about what’s coming. Rumors are swirling around a possible new iPhone, a new and improved Apple TV and well as new […]

D&D is Proud to be a Certified Google for Education Partner!

D&D is Proud to be a Certified Google for Education Partner!

So what does that mean for you and your school district? It means that, when you ask D&D to image, configure, Chrome console register, verify and deploy your devices, you are getting a team of IT professionals with the state-of-the-art skills to smoothly transition and implement your new devices on campus. This is how our […]

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D&D & Amazon Prime

D&D & Amazon Prime

We’re excited to have some of our most popular Super•Lok products on Amazon Prime! Our most recent additions to our Amazon line up are the iMac Cable Security Kit and our new iMac Maximum Security Device. The Apple iMac Maximum Security Device  This  device is an afffordable new maximum security solution to protect iMacs from theft […]

Maurice Jordan – D&D AV Rock Star

Maurice Jordan – D&D AV Rock Star

Here at D&D, Maurice Jordan is our Audio-Visual Team rock star! Maurice joined the D&D team to head up our Audio-Visual Installation & Audio-Visual Managed Services Division. His extensive experience and certifications in the AV field has brought our customers’ AV Presentation Systems into the 21st century! Not only has Maurice impressed our customers with his stellar customer service and project management, he has also […]

New from D&D…

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Here at D&D we’re always on the hunt for the best solutions to protect your technology. Our latest offering is from our Student Series line of iPad Cases & Accessories – the Shell Shock – a Break Resistant Tempered Glass Screen Protector for your iPad. Its precision cut glass fits seamlessly to your device and […]

Character Counts

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You may have seen an excellent program in many of our schools called Character Counts.  It’s a wonderful school program that encourages positive behavior in addition to academics. One of the core paradigms of the program is that teaching a child to be a good person is just as important as getting good grades and […]