Benefits of Having Smart Boards in the Classroom

Posted by Lloyd Forbes on Mar 16, 2017 1:09:09 PM

Smartphones, smart cars, smart refrigerators – much of our technology is smart, and getting smarter all the time. Even our classrooms are using smart technology. One of the most innovative ideas to come to the classroom is the Smart Board, an interactive whiteboard that can do everything your computer does. Simply connect your PC to an overhead digital projector and a giant touch screen computer, or Smart Board, is literally at your fingertips.

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Topics: Education Technology, Schools, Teachers

Why a Student Portal is Important for Students, Teachers, and Parents

Posted by Patricia M on Jan 26, 2017 1:27:54 PM

Remember when you were a kid and you had to call a friend, or wait until the next day if you forgot your homework assignment? Whether you are a school administrator or a millennial parent, you probably didn’t have access to the same information as students have today. If your school had a student portal, chances are it lacked sufficient information, was anything but user-friendly, and was rarely updated.

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Topics: Education Technology, Schools

Is Tutoring an Effective Way to Educate Children?

Posted by Patricia M on Jan 19, 2017 12:29:22 PM

You want the best education for your son or daughter. But what defines the best education? Is it private schooling? Charter schools? Home schooling? Public schools? Some people believe the best form of education is a combination of traditional schooling and tutoring. Even though it has sometimes been seen as just “extra help” for students with failing grades, tutoring can be effective at bolstering math and reading skills prior to and during high school.

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Topics: Education Technology, Schools

How Can School Districts Save Money with GPS Bus Trackers?

Posted by Patrick Gallagher on Nov 22, 2016 3:20:26 PM
School districts throughout the United States are using GPS trackers in school bus fleets to keep their students safe and save money for their budgets at the same time.

These days, global positioning system (GPS) technology is seamlessly integrated into smartphones. While paper maps are nice, it’s easier to check your phone for directions, not to mention more perks like viewing your time of arrival and getting notified of traffic delays along your route. Unsurprisingly, school districts are taking advantage of this technology for very similar reasons: convenience and extra benefits.

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Topics: School Buses, Education Technology, Schools, GPS

Advances in Education Technology Promote Learning and Teaching

Posted by Patricia M on Nov 17, 2016 1:51:13 PM

New education technology is creating exciting learning and safety opportunities for classrooms and school districts in the United States. As new high-tech business capabilities are introduced in the marketplace, education technology is moving just as quickly to improve learning, safety, and operational effectiveness for K-12 students.

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Topics: Bus Tracking App, Education Technology, Schools