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Category Archives: Educational Technology
If you are in EdTech IT Support, make sure you are connected to the culture of your school. Understanding the policies and procedures outside of IT is key to understanding how to support Teaching and Learning. Continue reading
By Tony DePrato | Follow Me on LinkedIn I have been working with robotics since 2005. I have worked with students from US Grade 4 to students competing in university competitions. As of late, I have been shocked by this … Continue reading
School senior leadership should be aware this information is public, how it can be searched, and there should be some minor threat assessment done to determine if these documents (and posting policies) are creating more risk than reward. Continue reading
By Tony DePrato | Follow Me on LinkedIn I have been following a few online threads where schools are considering contracting penetration testers. For those who may not know, penetration testing (pentesting) is a security assessment, an analysis, and progression … Continue reading
By Tony DePrato | Follow Me on LinkedIn How many times have you seen it? You walk into an office or classroom, and a Post-it is proudly announcing a user’s password. Why? Because schools are trusting environments. Maybe the password … Continue reading
This video reviews School Information Systems: What they are and what they are not, and how to evaluate them.
The video and accompanying material will help any K12 school develop an understanding for SISs and the planning required to make positive choices for teaching and learning. Continue reading
By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on LinkedIn Educational organizations are face with the constant influx of seemingly new technology. This creates pressure (even a demand) to review, to compare, to challenge, and often, to change. The business around software … Continue reading
By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on LinkedIn NASA has a program for High School Students. Take a few minutes, and see if your students can participate. Be bothered. Be engaged. All details can be reviewed with this … Continue reading