EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY

Developing K-12 Cyber Defense for a Hybrid Learning Era

December 17, 2021

Hybrid Learning Era
The job of network defenders in K-12 hasn’t gotten any easier as schools have reopened for face-to-face teaching and learning. Taking the right cybersecurity posture will position your district for maximum flexibility. These do’s and don’ts can make the difference download now to read on.

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Upside Learning is a leading provider of learning solutions and services to organizations worldwide. Our focus has consistently been to help companies improve performance through better learning. We are experts in the design and development of custom eLearning, mobile learning, multi-device responsive learning, and instructor-led training; microlearning, videos and animations, and game-like interactivities; story- and scenario-based learning; exploratory learning; and more. We provide end-to-end design and development services, from consultancy and solutioning all the way to a dedicated testing lab and post-roll out support.

OTHER WHITEPAPERS
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How to Develop Scalable Remote Learning Plans

whitePaper | August 24, 2020

Among hundreds of educational leadership definitions, this one is helpful in that it allows for flexibility in many scenarios. While it talks about achieving goals by influencing others into action (which could indicate guiding educators, caregivers, members of the school board, or the community, depending on the situation), it does not define one particular goal, which allows for flexibility of interpretation. In the current environment, it is important to be flexible in defining an educational leader while also taking care not to stray too far from established goals and effective frameworks.

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Integrating SEL into Remote Learning

whitePaper | August 10, 2020

During periods of time when they can’t physically go to school, students might find it more difficult to (1) take care of themselves, (2) connect with each other, and (3) find sources of meaning and vitality—so these need to be the focus of online social-emotional learning. Students might find it more difficult to take care of themselves when they’ve lost their daily routines. They might get less exercise when they’re not walking or biking to school, or running around during PE. They might not be sleeping well due to altered schedules and added responsibilities at home.

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KEEP STUDENTS ON TRACK WITH DATABASE ACCESS

whitePaper | August 9, 2020

More than ever, school and district leaders are increasing their focus on two goals related to student success: closing the academic achievement gap and making sure all K–12 students are equipped with the skills they need to be successful in college and in today’s competitive workforce. The metric for evaluating the most successful schools in the United States has shifted from an exclusive focus on graduation rates to assessing academic and global skill competencies. Students who master the new competencies and are prepared to face an uncertain future in the global information economy and society represent the new standard of success. They are what is known as “future ready.”

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Prevalence of Coaching and Approaches to Supporting Prevalence of Coaching and Approaches to Supporting Coaching in Education

whitePaper | January 28, 2020

Teacher quality is one of the most important factors that contributes to student success. There is a growing body of research that points to coaching as an effective way to support teacher growth. As such, coaching is becoming more prevalent in schools and districts in the U.S., and districts are increasingly using federal, state, and local funds to support coaches and coaching programs. Given our collective commitment to coaching, Digital Promise, Learning Forward, and Google partnered to provide insights based on a national survey of coaches, teachers, and administrators currently engaged in coaching.

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Successful Collaboration Rooms Pay for Themselves

whitePaper | January 20, 2020

This white paper is a road map for ensuring success in your UCC (unified communications and collaboration) spaces. We’ll discuss five key ways you can maximize operations and reduce tech trouble in these environments. By the end, you’ll feel confident that you can empower even the most introverted person to contribute. Otherwise, you’re missing out on the incredible minds who are too shy — or just don’t know how — to join in.

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The Impact of E-Learning Technologies on Student’s Motivation:Student Centered Interaction in Business Education

whitePaper | March 3, 2020

In the past two decades, the development of new information technology has brought significant changes in all areas of society. Accordingly, the rhythm of a contemporary life and the process of interaction with the outside world has been accelerated. The use of the Internet has allowed the creation and development of remote employment of people, providing them with access to information and educational resources throughout the world. These changes have inevitably affected education, as evidenced by the increasingly frequent use of teachers and students themselves to Internet resources, Internet services, various online educational programs and installed applications and other forms of distance learning

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Upside Learning Solutions

Upside Learning is a leading provider of learning solutions and services to organizations worldwide. Our focus has consistently been to help companies improve performance through better learning. We are experts in the design and development of custom eLearning, mobile learning, multi-device responsive learning, and instructor-led training; microlearning, videos and animations, and game-like interactivities; story- and scenario-based learning; exploratory learning; and more. We provide end-to-end design and development services, from consultancy and solutioning all the way to a dedicated testing lab and post-roll out support.

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