One-to-one (commonly abbreviated as 1:1) computing programs in the education system have already been around for a few decades. Although not a new concept, schools still have trouble obtaining successful results with one-to-one programs. Are schools biting off more than they can chew? Are they underestimating the undertaking of implementing a one-to-one program? Are they … Continue reading One-to-One Programs in Education: More than Buying Devices
It’s safe to say that Chromebooks are a big success in schools in the US. As of mid-2019, there were 30 million students using Chromebooks in classrooms in the country. However, school districts across the nation are still figuring out how to best acquire, distribute, and track the devices, without any overarching guidelines. There are … Continue reading 3 Reasons Schools Need Chrome Device Management
With over 3 million downloads, ChromebookInventory was a popular add-on for Google Admin Console. The add-on exported Chromebook metadata and Organizational Units (OUs) from the Google Admin Console into a Google Sheet. This made it much easier to perform bulk edits against an entire fleet of Chromebooks. Despite its popularity, support for ChromebookInventory stopped. As … Continue reading ChromebookInventory Alternative
Chromebooks are widely popular in the Education Sector. School districts buy thousands of Chromebooks at a time for their students. Google makes it an easy choice with Chromebooks’ durability, long battery life, and low costs. Although schools prepare for large investments, we are noticing that they are forgetting one important component of their acquisition – … Continue reading The Secret to Chromebook Management for Schools
As schools introduce technology in their classrooms, are they figuring out how to manage the new devices? How do you distribute hundreds or even thousands of Chromebooks? What if one needs to be repaired? Will a student not have a laptop for a few days? What if students move the devices from one classroom to … Continue reading Chromebooks: The Key to Successful Management
Many people have asked: are Chromebooks or iPads the ideal devices for the modern classroom? Despite Apple’s market share for iPads in the education sector has decreased by more than half over the last three years, Apple’s relaunch of the iPad for the education sector is stirring up a conversation. Which device is better for the … Continue reading Chromebooks vs iPads: Intertwining Roads
The process of lending equipment to students is common in the education sector. Students usually borrow laptops for a few hours or for the whole school day. Lending devices allow students to do high-quality work even when they don’t have access to technology on a regular basis. However, this basic loaning program requires major upgrades … Continue reading How To Manage Lending Programs in Schools
The use of technology in the education sector is becoming a top priority for most schools in North America and Europe. Education establishments are spending millions of dollars into having technology in their curriculum. According to Dian Schaffhauser’s Report: Education Tech Spending on the Rise, the budget for hardware in 2015 surpassed the teacher training budget. So, … Continue reading The Importance of IT Asset Management in the Education Sector
The education sector is now a hub of technology. Every institution requires a large variety of IT assets from hardware to software, servers to projectors and the processes in between. Consequently, it’s no surprise that ITAM (IT Asset Management) in the education sector is becoming more common. In addition, according to City A.M., the technology industry in education is worth … Continue reading IT Asset Management In The Education Sector
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