K-12 Back-to-School Safety Concerns Report

August 12, 2020

The Back-to-School Safety Concerns Report examined the top challenges for school leaders as they prepare for students, teachers and staff to return to the classroom during the coronavirus pandemic, as well as uncovered what efforts and preparations will be implemented to maintain a safe environment.

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SCHOOL STATUS AND THE EPSTEIN MODEL OF PARENT INVOLVEMENT

whitePaper | November 26, 2022

When you consider a student’s academic achievement, it becomes readily evident that no one person alone contributes to success. This idea is at the core of Joyce Epstien’s theory of parent involvement. Specifically, students are most successful when parents, educators, and community endeavor together to support learning and development (Epstein, 1995).

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The Ergonomics Equation

whitePaper | January 10, 2023

Addressing the Vital Connection Between Physical Comfort and Student Engagement in Today’s TechnologyEnhanced Schools

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HOW THE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT INDUSTRY IS EVOLVING DURING THE CURRENT CRISIS

whitePaper | December 19, 2020

The long-standing belief of training being a classroom-based or face-to-face activity underwent a rapid reconsideration stage, wherein face-to-face training lost 100% of its use owing to the current global lockdown in the face of the COVID-19 health crisis.

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K-12 IT SUPPORT PLAYBOOK

whitePaper | August 15, 2020

Like most K-12 school systems, Alaska’s Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District finds funding to be a constant struggle. The district’s IT department, which consists of 32 full-time staff members, must support nearly 14,000 devices used by 18,800 students and approximately 2,200 staff in 47 schools and three additional facilities spread across a geographic area the size of West Virginia. This task would be nearly impossible without improving the maturity of its IT management. But with the help of certain tools and processes, Senior IT Program Manager Justin Michaud and his colleagues are delivering more value to the district—while adopting a “customer-focused” mindset.

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Protecting Students and Their Privacy

whitePaper | August 24, 2022

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic sent schools online, the growing presence of technology in classrooms has moved student safety and privacy topics to the forefront of conversations in districts across the country. Access to devices and the internet has created countless opportunities for enhancing learning, creating efficiencies for educators, and multiplying resources available to school communities — but the internet is a vast and varied place. The need for online safety is especially clear when considering the U.S. Surgeon General’s advisory highlighting the urgency of the nation’s youth mental health crisis.

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Empowered Employees: Managing and Retaining Them in the New, Hybrid Workplace

whitePaper | July 11, 2022

The rise of remote work has shifted employees’ priorities as they focus more on flexibility, autonomy, personal needs, and work-life balance. In this environment, employers who value a highly engaged workforce find that they must adjust their priorities as well. It’s tempting to see the pandemic as the driver of these changes and of the Great Resignation. And it is true that when vast numbers of people suddenly were allowed or required to work from home, they became empowered in many new ways

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