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Energy management plan needed to reduce $8 billion spent each year

Energy management plan needed to reduce $8 billion spent each year

22nd May 2017

According to the US Department of Energy, K12 school districts spend a combined total of $8 billion on energy each year, with one-quarter of these costs avoided with a smart energy management plan. Therefore, it comes as no surprise schools and districts are constantly looking for ways to reduce these costs.

5 digital citizenship skills that actually make students kinder

5 digital citizenship skills that actually make students kinder

17th May 2017

Being a good digital citizen, like any skill, takes practice — and that means practicing positive habits as well as avoiding negative or dangerous online behaviors. Some of those skills, such as learning to be culturally sensitive or to help others online instead of standing by in silence, can be tricky to put into action.

4 reasons why patch management tools are essential in education

4 reasons why patch management tools are essential in education

15th May 2017

Last Friday, you couldn’t go anywhere without hearing about the global cyber-attack which has caused mass disruption across organizations around the world.

Three questions to consider when spending your remaining budget

Three questions to consider when spending your remaining budget

20th April 2017

With July fast approaching, you’ll need to start considering what you’re going to spend your surplus technology budget on. With so many options - laptops, printers, software, new programmes - it can be difficult to spend your remaining budget effectively.

April is School Library Month: discover the latest library technology trends

April is School Library Month: discover the latest library technology trends

20th April 2017

Across the country, communities are celebrating School Library Month, which is themed, “Because School Libraries Empower Students”. The 2017 theme couldn’t be more apt: Today, school librarians not only partner with educators to design curricula and teach students to protect their privacy, they actively engage students in critical thinking and use new technology in the library in hundreds of innovative ways.

Top tips for internet safety: helping school counselors respond to online conflicts & protect internet safety

Top tips for internet safety: helping school counselors respond to online conflicts & protect internet safety

29th March 2017

It could be described as an almost-perfect storm: Rates of depression, suicide and bullying are at all time highs among teens and young adults in the United States and there are not nearly enough mental health professionals to meet the demand.