5 Tips from IT for Easier Remote Learning

Author Headshot

As Coronavirus caused school closures across the world, some districts were more prepared to shift to remote learning than others. Over the last few weeks we’ve been reaching out to our customers to see how they’re doing and to get their thoughts on what can make distance learning easier, safer, and more effective for schools. (After all, this isn’t over with the end of the school year; everyone we spoke to is planning for a fall back-to-school season that includes at least some distance learning.)

Read more on 5 Tips from IT for Easier Remote Learning…

Leave a comment

Student Safety & Mental Health During Coronavirus

Author Headshot
Relay Filter with Safety Check suicide prevention

The pandemic and social distancing has been difficult and stressful for everyone – but the impact on students is enormous.

As schools have shifted to remote learning to continue education through building closures, so many critical aspects of students’ lives are disrupted: access to school counselors, support of friends and teachers, sports and extracurricular activities, and other school-related activities. Often times, these are the parts of the school day that nurture students’ mental health and emotional well-being.

Read more on Student Safety & Mental Health During Coronavirus…

Comments Off on Student Safety & Mental Health During Coronavirus

New! The Online Activity Dashboard is Here to Help with Remote Learning

Author Headshot
Online Activity Dashboard

As we’ve talked to schools over the last few weeks, what we’ve heard is that they’re moving quickly to do remote learning — but they don’t have the information they need to gauge how well it’s all working. The key to successful remote learning is information, and that’s what the Online Activity Dashboard provides.

Read more on New! The Online Activity Dashboard is Here to Help with Remote Learning…

1 Comment

Limitations of Firewall Filters for Remote Learning

Author Headshot

Many districts have relied on their firewall for content filtering and reporting. While firewalls have never provided the granularity of a purpose-built web filter, they’ve been sufficient for some schools…until now. School closures, take-home devices, and remote learning all expose the limitations of firewall filters for protecting students.

Read more on Limitations of Firewall Filters for Remote Learning…

Leave a comment