Education

November 17, 2017

EDUCATION

Putting E-rate Funding to Work: A Peek at One Oklahoma School’s Transformation

In rural Howe, Okla., E-rate has helped fund a revitalized network infrastructure to enable the integration of technology into teaching and learning at all grade levels.

November 16, 2017

EDUCATION

With E-rate Funding, Magic Happens at Ascend Public Charter Schools

Four sites with four separate networks. No VPN capabilities, no streamlined network management, and no IT budget. Limited wireless access, inhibiting student learning and staff collaboration. Only a five person IT team. Starting to sound like a nightmare? This was the reality for Ascend Public Charter Schools, located in Brooklyn. Emeka Ibekweh, Managing Director of […]

November 14, 2017

EDUCATION

The Future of Bots and Artificial Intelligence

So what is the difference between Integrations and Bots? And what can you use them for?

November 6, 2017

EDUCATION

How Collaboration Tools and Apps Can Drive Student Success

Craig Tranter is a former educator, and now serves as a technology presenter for Cisco. This blog is the fifth in his series on advancements and opportunities in education. All views are his own.  There are many different ways that we like to communicate and there are trends in communication preferences. For example, the “Silent […]

November 2, 2017

EDUCATION

Disruption in Our Learning Cultures Develops Families as Learning Partners

Ymasumac Marañón Davis is an educational consultant, intuitive life coach and author. This blog is the fourth in a series around access. All thoughts are her own.  Today, technology is a bullet train rapidly transforming every sector in society. Disruption is evident in companies like Airbnb and Lyft that have completely rearranged how we vacation […]

November 2, 2017

EDUCATION

Picture those Thousand Words: Collaboration, Visual Notes, and Dyslexia

What if technology could augment a learner’s genetic and social make-up, help them translate information, and deliver a better opportunity to learn? This is where collaborative visual notes come in.

October 31, 2017

EDUCATION

With E-rate, It’s Sometimes Helpful to Go Back to the Basics

Since 1997, E-rate has evolved to respond to a world of limitless digital content and opportunities for personalized learning. In fact, E-rate has affected millions of students across the country.

October 30, 2017

EDUCATION

Why Research Networking Should Matter to a Higher Education Chief Information Officer

Let me share a little secret about being a higher education CIO: most of the decisions I get to make on a daily basis are not technical; they are economic.

October 25, 2017

EDUCATION

E-rate: Trick or Treat?

Applying for E-rate can be tricky at times. But with $3.9B available through E-rate funding to improve network infrastructure, it’s time to treat yourself to some of those dollars.