Category Archives: cool tools

Why It’s Time to Ditch Your Old-School Firewall

(And ten things you need in your new one.) GUEST COLUMN | by Amy Abatangle K-12 schools must maintain a careful balance between internet access and protection. Keeping schools in CIPA compliance and kids focused on learning demands robust web … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Panopto

Here is a video platform that enables schools and universities to record lectures, flip classrooms, capture student recordings, and create a secure, searchable library of all their video assets. Panopto runs on any PC, Mac, iOS, or Android device, enabling … Continue reading

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Trends | K-12 Classroom Connectivity

Thanks to E-Rate, 99 percent of America’s K-12 public schools and libraries are connected to the Internet. The majority of U.S. schools, however, do not have enough bandwidth to meet the current needs for digital learning. As 1:1 learning models, … Continue reading

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Time to Shine!

The EdTech Awards shine a spotlight on the best and brightest tools, leaders and trendsetters pushing forward today’s education revolution. Our finalists and winners are part of a greater story of 21st-century education transformation. In keeping with the mission of EdTech … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | The Dynamic Schedule

Epiphany Learning, a student-centric, web-based personalized learning application for K-12, recently launched the Dynamic Schedule – a powerful feature that allows schools to transform traditional classrooms into learner-directed environments. This feature reduces the amount of time teachers spend scheduling flexible environments and … Continue reading

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