Why Schools Need Data Visualization

Why Schools Need Data Visualization

When you say Data, most people’s eyes glaze over, which is kind of the point of this blog post. Data has become an overused buzzword. Everything is about data. Data-powered design, data-powered sales, data-powered curriculum. If you can name a problem, you can find...

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2021: Looking Ahead

2021: Looking Ahead

The last 12 months have been crazy enough. It’s time to start looking forward, into the future, to think about what’s possible, what we can do better, and how we'll get there. Part of that means reflecting on what we’ve learned and how that can inform better decisions...

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The 2021 E-Rate Checklist

The 2021 E-Rate Checklist

For help planning your 2021 E-Rate Budget, download our short checklist. In 5 minutes you'll be better prepared to make strategic technology investments for your school.As we've covered in a recent blog post, the next 5-year cycle of E-Rate funding is coming soon....

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Are You Prepared For Phase 3?

Are You Prepared For Phase 3?

March 2020 seems like a decade ago. We’ve certainly accumulated about a decade worth of experience when it comes to virtual learning in just the past few months. While learning plans were mostly built for a Michigan living in Phase 4, a surge in COVID cases has...

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The Next E-Rate Funding Cycle

The Next E-Rate Funding Cycle

It’s time for some good news! The next E-Rate Funding Cycle is upon us and the timing has never been more perfect. We’ve all learned some important lessons during COVID. One of those lessons is that IT infrastructure is mission-critical to modern education. Many...

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Count Day During Coronavirus

Count Day During Coronavirus

*Due to continuously evolving legislation, some of these requirements and calculations may change. We will update the post as more information becomes available.* Count Day is just around the corner, on October 7, 2020, and with deadlines quickly approaching we're...

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Device & Internet Access Disparities

Device & Internet Access Disparities

Over the last 20 years the growing use of, and reliance on, technology has triggered a sort of “tech race” in education that has left some behind. Many schools and districts have been able to phase in one-to-one computing, exposing students to rigorous tasks requiring...

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Technology for Virtual Learning

Technology for Virtual Learning

It’s crunch time. Many private or charter schools have already started their fall semester and most public schools resume classes the day after Labor Day. With the daily COVID numbers fluctuating above what the state considers a safe number, the vast majority of...

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