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Microsoft Teams Doing Attendance with Automatic Data

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Creating a Smart Tech Support Dashboard with O365

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Flipped Without Permission: Some Advice About Teaching Online an ITBabble No Frills Video

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The Support Puzzle

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

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CyberSecurity Part 3: Simple Penetration Testing for K12 Schools

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

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CyberSecurity Part 2: OPSEC and Post-it Note Passwords

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

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Understanding School Information Systems & Why People Complain About Them

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

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CyberSecurity Part 1: Social Engineering

By Tony DePrato | Follow Me on LinkedIn I have noticed an uptick recently in schools moving resources, money and time, to address cybersecurity concerns. The motivation for addressing security issues is genuine, but the approach and implementations I am … Continue reading

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The Absolute Best Accessory for Your Apple Laptop

By Tony DePrato | Follow Me on LinkedIn I am not one to recommend products. However, lately, I have come to realize that since Apple removed all the useful ports on their laptops, I am reliant on a single $2.00 … Continue reading

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Swimming in the Data Lake

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

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