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World Mental Health Day 2021: Mental Health in an Unequal World

World Mental Health Day 2021: Mental Health in an Unequal World

World Mental Health Day 2021 is recognised by the World Health Organisation as a day to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world each year on the 10th of October. First observed in 1992, World Mental Health Day has been celebrated by giving mental health professionals an opportunity to speak about ...
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VPN Threats to the Public Sector on the Rise in 2021

  Over the past few months, cyberattacks against devices protected by Pulse Secure VPN have surged. These attacks happened in the aftermath of the SolarWinds breach, which affected, among others, numerous government agencies. Government agencies use VPN technology to shield ...
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7 back-to-school ideas for the new school year

It’s fair to say that both students and teachers might have mixed feelings about starting this new school year.  Once again, there are many unknowns around back-to-school and how the Covid-19 pandemic will continue to affect education. Many schools will continue to take a hybrid approach to learning, students will need to practice social distancing on-campus and ...
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How to Teach Digital Literacy to Your Students

What do you think of when you think of the term literacy? Like most people, you probably think of literacy as a person having the ability to read and write. While this is true in one form, the idea of ...
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8 Ways to Support LGBTQ+ Students in School

While June marked the 51st anniversary of Pride month, our support for the LGBTQI+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning/Queer, Intersex, and Asexual and/or Ally) community shouldn’t be limited to that month only. One of the most valuable places to spread ...
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Infographic: Beating the 2021 Summer Slide

A 2019 study of students in 3rd to 5th grades showed that students lost, on average, about 20 percent of their school-year gains in reading and 27 percent of their school-year gains in math during summer break. Two years later, ...
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5 Things Your Students are Doing on Their Devices that You Can’t See

One of the main reasons why teachers look into classroom management software is because they want to be able to see what their students are doing on their school-provided devices; however, did you know that most classroom management software programs only ...
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How to Regain Your Students’ Attention with Classroom Management Software

All teachers experience their students straying off task. It doesn’t matter if the environment is in-person, digital, or hybrid. Students have periods of time where they are not paying attention to what is going on in class.  Now that technology ...
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What we learned about student mental health from the pandemic

As schools reopen, we are all asking the same question: are we ready? The pandemic has flipped the ways teachers teach and students learn upside down. Schools have had to quickly adapt to continuously changing classroom environments, some teachers opened ...
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Applying the American Rescue Plan to education technology and learning loss

On March 11, 2021, Congress passed a $1.9 trillion stimulus package that, among many other things, provides critical funding for public schools.   While similar to the CARES Act, this new stimulus package, called the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency ...
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World Mental Health Day 2021: Mental Health in an Unequal World

World Mental Health Day 2021: Mental Health in an Unequal World

World Mental Health Day 2021 is recognised by the World Health Organisation as a day to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world each year on the 10th of October. First observed in 1992, World Mental Health Day has been celebrated by giving mental health professionals an opportunity to speak about ...
Read More
unlocked keyboard

VPN Threats to the Public Sector on the Rise in 2021

  Over the past few months, cyberattacks against devices protected by Pulse Secure VPN have surged. These attacks happened in the aftermath of the SolarWinds breach, which affected, among others, numerous government agencies. Government agencies use VPN technology to shield ...
Read More

7 back-to-school ideas for the new school year

It’s fair to say that both students and teachers might have mixed feelings about starting this new school year.  Once again, there are many unknowns around back-to-school and how the Covid-19 pandemic will continue to affect education. Many schools will continue to take a hybrid approach to learning, students will need to practice social distancing on-campus and ...
Read More

How to Teach Digital Literacy to Your Students

What do you think of when you think of the term literacy? Like most people, you probably think of literacy as a person having the ability to read and write. While this is true in one form, the idea of ...
Read More

8 Ways to Support LGBTQ+ Students in School

While June marked the 51st anniversary of Pride month, our support for the LGBTQI+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning/Queer, Intersex, and Asexual and/or Ally) community shouldn’t be limited to that month only. One of the most valuable places to spread ...
Read More

Infographic: Beating the 2021 Summer Slide

A 2019 study of students in 3rd to 5th grades showed that students lost, on average, about 20 percent of their school-year gains in reading and 27 percent of their school-year gains in math during summer break. Two years later, ...
Read More

5 Things Your Students are Doing on Their Devices that You Can’t See

One of the main reasons why teachers look into classroom management software is because they want to be able to see what their students are doing on their school-provided devices; however, did you know that most classroom management software programs only ...
Read More

How to Regain Your Students’ Attention with Classroom Management Software

All teachers experience their students straying off task. It doesn’t matter if the environment is in-person, digital, or hybrid. Students have periods of time where they are not paying attention to what is going on in class.  Now that technology ...
Read More

What we learned about student mental health from the pandemic

As schools reopen, we are all asking the same question: are we ready? The pandemic has flipped the ways teachers teach and students learn upside down. Schools have had to quickly adapt to continuously changing classroom environments, some teachers opened ...
Read More

Applying the American Rescue Plan to education technology and learning loss

On March 11, 2021, Congress passed a $1.9 trillion stimulus package that, among many other things, provides critical funding for public schools.   While similar to the CARES Act, this new stimulus package, called the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency ...
Read More