Sophos in K-12? The results are in…

Did you know that education is one of the biggest targets for ransomware? You do now. If you’ve never heard of ransomware, it is a malicious software that can block access to your data, encrypt your files, and threaten to make your information public. Ransomware is an extortion attack, because hackers will demand that you […]
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Anonymous teacher technology surveys may surprise you!

How can you determine if the technology in your district is really working for teachers? We think that anonymous teacher surveys can get you the answers you’re looking for. If you require teachers to attach their names to surveys, potential problems can arise. Teachers will most likely not want to criticize their district too harshly, […]
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Joshua Ruland from Minooka SD201

Congratulations! Joshua Ruland won a new durable Asus Chromebook at our IASBO 2016 giveaway! We want to personally congratulate Joshua, who is the Assistant Superintendent at Minooka SD201.  We can’t wait to announce this year’s IASBO 2017 winners!      
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Sophos drastically improves security

We understand that the internet is a key tool in today’s education system. As the world becomes more digital, the threat of viruses, spam, and malware becomes more prevalent. While technology is a great tool to keep students engaged, a reliance makes schools more susceptible to online threats. If your district uses technology for important […]
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Does cloud technology support make sense for your district?

You may constantly hear people make reference to “the cloud” and still have no idea what it really means. The difference between cloud based and regular software is that with the cloud, you are not actually storing your data on the device’s hard drive, instead, you are accessing data, applications, and software all through the […]
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What you need to know about Wi-Fi in K-12

All K-12 schools are accustomed to receiving WiFi surveys to ensure that the WiFi will cover all of the necessary areas in the school. When you start doing NWEA and PARCC testing, however, you will need to do some more in depth research. The first step is figuring out how many devices will be in […]
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Absolute K-12 Overview

Absolute K-12 is our team’s technology innovation plan that was specifically designed for K-12 schools. We think that by incorporating our plan into your district, you will be on the right path to accomplish your district’s technology vision. You might be asking yourself what your district has to gain from Absolute K-12? With our help, […]
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Training teachers on technology is the secret to success

Many school districts spend thousands of dollars on technology without consulting with teachers or coming up with a clear plan.  This is a huge mistake that we see many districts make. We have conducted anonymous surveys of around 3000 teachers last year. Through our research, we have found that the number one complaint from the surveys […]
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