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21st Century ‘C’ Skills Gained Another ‘C’

21st Century ‘C’ Skills Gained Another ‘C’

We’ve all heard the “four C’s of 21st century” skills that students need to learn to excel in the future – critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication. Since schools are evolving criteria to incorporate these skills, there has been an increase in project-based learning, inquiry learning, and an emphasis on higher order thinking over rote … Continue reading

Six Trends for this School Year

Six Trends for this School Year

The Journal News, part of USA Today, released an article in early September outlining six trends that will be seen in schools this coming school year. Virtual Learning- What used to be a static experience is now fully immersive. Students are given the ability to visit far-flung parts of the world or interact with people they … Continue reading

All Charged Up

Post by Thilo Lutzeler, LAR/VAR Segment Manager Guess what!? Another district in your territory has embraced Bring Your Own Device Initiatives (BYOD)! And they’ve thought of everything. They’ve updated the wireless infrastructure, tackled user authentication and device provisioning issues, beefed up their array of cloud-based apps, and hammered out an acceptable use policy for students. Hopefully, they … Continue reading

Mac Users Not Immune to Viruses

  Windows users are no longer the only targets to cyber-attacks. Earlier this year, more than 600,000 Apple computers worldwide were infected with the Flashback Trojan, leaving the systems’ security vulnerable to criminal hackers, the Russian anti-virus firm Dr. Web reported. The trojan began quietly circulating under the guise of an Adobe Flash Update. Once … Continue reading