Trends in #EdTech (Education Software)

Today’s academic paradigm has quickly tilted on a completely different axis taking on a whole new technological life form. In light of the recent Pandemic, the current institutional framework is comprised of educators, students, staff and parents collectively troubleshooting e-learning systems; hardware and software, as well as methods of virtual instruction and web-based programs. Educational …

Tracking 100 thousand devices through the pandemic

Since the pandemic started, uncertainty has played a big role in our today’s world. District A had one question to answer over the summer. How are we going to track nearly 100,000 devices without a significant increase in their budget. The pandemic caused District A to shift their budget so that they could purchase about …

Tips for Creating a Hybrid Classroom

While many are keen to return to their classrooms, schools and districts are facing challenges in order to guarantee a safe learning environment, such as having space limitations while trying to maintain social distancing measures. That’s where hybrid classrooms come in, these classrooms are designed to attempt to bridge the gap between online and traditional …

The Story of SchoolBanks

Story Outline The case study of American Senior High School in Miami, Florida is also the beginning of the story of SchoolBanks. David Greene, CEO of SchoolBanks, was hired by American Senior High School, his alma mater, in the Academy of Information Technology (AOIT) Department. David studied Computer Science at the University of Miami (FL) …

The Real Game “Changemaker” in Fundraising

Every now and then, a new idea comes around that shifts an entire market. Things that we thought would never change start changing and creating a new normal. Without further ado, let me introduce you to the Hello Donor Changemaker initiative… Nice to meet you! What is a Changemaker? A changemaker is someone that promotes …

The Impacts of Distance Learning

Since this global pandemic started, schools have been forced to make a digital transformation in order to adapt to this ever-changing world. At least for the near future, distance learning has become the new norm for education. But this doesn’t come without any caveats. Studies have shown that between January and May 2020, 20% of …

Reading Academy for Kids – Urby Reading Academy

Urby Education is your one-stop-shop for your reading needs. They have an online reading academy for kids in grades K – 2 called Urby Reading Academy. Our library of reading lesson videos are handcrafted by an award-winning Reading Specialist. Urby’s lessons are effective and engaging. We also host parent and staff workshops to teach best …

Less Work = Increased Output

Less work results in increased outcome? But first… People, Process and Technology Having the right people is key. Without the right people, you’ll never be able to create the right processes and never make the right investments in technology. Having the right people is priceless, or you could say having the wrong people is costly. …

It’s time for New Classrooms!

The time has come to start replacing the typical classroom with a blackboard, chairs, and tables in rows; schools are looking to replace regular classrooms with modern learning environments with the goal to energize students and teachers by bringing education to a whole new level. The prototype classrooms have larger than normal tables with movable …