Report reveals surprising data about mobile broadband usage in schools

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A recent Mobile Beacon report analyzing mobile broadband usage by non-profit organizations, including schools, finds that schools utilizing Mobile Beacon’s 4G LTE internet service indicate that the ability to supplement and/or extend existing school networks is the greatest benefit of the service.

6 Tips for Maximizing Mobile Hotspots

EdTech Magazine

By Michael Sheehan Try these six tips for minimizing broadband usage with portable routers. Mobile Broadband Mobile Device Management Mobility

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How E-Rate 2.0 Helps Schools Afford Broadband and Wi-Fi

EdTech Magazine

Funding Leadership Management Mobile Broadband Mobility Wi-FiBy EdTech Staff What K–12 schools and districts need to know about changes to the E-Rate program.

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National School Bus Safety Week

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Mobile Broadband Bus WiFi SmartBusThis blog was originally written on October 16, 2017. Did you know the third full week of October is National School Bus Safety Week ?

State Leadership Working Towards Broadband Access for All

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If the workday of an adult typically requires seamless broadband access, then it’s reasonable that today’s students need the same access during their school day. The key is the state leadership to make broadband accessible to all.

Using School Bus WiFi to Provide Internet Access for Distance Learning

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If your district is thinking about using school buses as Internet hotspots, here are some things to consider : Mobile Broadband Bus WiFi SmartBus distance learning Covid-19

Breaking Down the FCC’s Latest Broadband Brouhaha

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Broadband policy is dense, and many of the articles and statements on the subject are frankly hard to follow. Previously this band was only available to education institutions—known as the Educational Broadband Service, or EBS for short. radio, TV, mobile data, broadband.

Funding Connectivity Through Community Partnerships

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Mobile Broadband SmartBus Ed Tech InspirationThe number one challenge facing K-12 IT leadership for planning and implementing technology enabled environments is budget constraints and a lack of resources, reports the Consortium of School Networking (CoSN).

The Changing Role of the Bus Driver

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Mobile Broadband Data and Trends Bus WiFiSchool buses transport an estimated 26 million students each day , according to the American School Bus Council.

Kentucky deploys 480 Mbps broadband across state

eSchool News

All state districts will have access to high-speed broadband connections. Counties across the state have worked to increase their broadband capacity as online assessments, video resources, and mobile devices have become more prevalent in schools.

What Can Title I Funding Be Used For

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Mobile BroadbandYou did it. With hard work, ingenuity, and support from stakeholders in your school and community, you secured Title I funds that could possibly transform the way your K-12 students learn and thrive. Now comes a bigger question. What can Title I funds be used for?”

New GPS Feature: Locate Your Kajeet SmartBus

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Mobile Broadband Bus WiFi SmartBusKajeet is proud to announce the newest feature to our SmartBus™ solution , Global Positioning System, or GPS for short.

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How Cameras Make School Buses Safer Than Ever

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Mobile Broadband Tools and Tips SmartBusSomething happens on your school bus – a fight between students, or maybe a traffic accident involving a passing automobile. Parents, administrators, and community officials investigate the situation. But the stories don’t add up.

Making Sense of Title I Funds

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But technology—whether one-to-one device programs or filtered broadband Internet—isn’t cheap. Mobile Broadband

The Internet of Things in K-12

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Mobile Broadband Technology Insight Data and TrendsFrom smart toys and clothing to smart homes and cities, the Internet of Things (IoT) is quickly becoming integrated into all aspects of our lives, and its influence and reach are only going to keep expanding.

Announcing the Kajeet Connect Suite: Reliable Internet Access Moves onto K-12 Campuses

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Kajeet is excited to announce a new suite of products, Kajeet Connect, bringing our Education Broadband™ expertise onto school grounds. Mobile Broadband Technology Insight

5 Reasons Why Chromebooks in the Classroom Benefits Students

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Mobile Broadband 1 to 1 ChromebooksAs of 2019, 85 percent of schools and school districts across the United States have a Chromebook program in place. Perhaps you see this happening in your own school, but let’s dive into how Chromebooks in the classroom can benefit students.

How to Turn Your School Bus Fleet into Next Generation Connected Buses

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They are mobile classrooms where students can continue to learn, get a jump start on homework, or study for tests. Mobile Broadband Technology Insight Bus WiFi SmartBusToday’s school buses are more than just vehicles to transport students.

Kajeet: Overcoming the K–12 Digital Divide with Education Broadband

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Mobility Networking Wi-Fi WirelessBy Chad A. Stevens, Ph.D. Kajeet's modular, wireless solution is a refreshing alternative to overcoming K-12 infrastructure woes.

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

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12 Principles Of Mobile Learning. Mobile Learning is about self-actuated personalization. As learning practices and technology tools change, mobile learning itself will continue to evolve. As mobile learning is a blend of the digital and physical, diverse metrics (i.e.,

How to Make Sense of Title I Funds

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But technology—whether one-to-one device programs or filtered broadband Internet—isn’t cheap. Mobile Broadband

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School Bus Tech 101

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Mobile Broadband Bus WiFi SmartBusEven a 39-minute bus ride – the average bus ride time according to a recent Kajeet survey – requires more than a physical bus, the driver, and students. Today’s school bus fleets have expanded to include technology as we drive into 2020.

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3 amazing findings about digital and mobile learning

eSchool News

In order to support digital and mobile learning, students in K-12 classrooms need access to sufficient bandwidth, scalable and affordable broadband infrastructure, and robust Wi-Fi. Related content: 6 realities about district broadband connections.

A school district is building a DIY broadband network

The Hechinger Report

But Bredder can’t give students the tool he considers most indispensable to 21st-century learning — broadband internet beyond school walls. They’re building their own countywide broadband network.

3G, 4G, 5G: What the Ever-Evolving Wireless Networks Mean for K-12 Education

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Mobile Broadband Data and Trends

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Kajeet and Google Power Rolling Study Halls

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Mobile Broadband Ed Tech Inspiration Bus WiFi SmartBusKajeet is proud to announce its work with Google to provide filtered Wi-Fi access on school buses for Google’s Rolling Study Halls program. This Google initiative is designed to transform the school bus into an extension of the classroom by providing students with devices to take home as part of a 1:1 program and filtered Wi-Fi on the school bus powered by the Kajeet SmartBus ™.

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Keep Your School Buses Running with Remote Telematics

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Without a remote telematics solution, a technician would need to: Mobile Broadband SmartBus

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4 Steps to a Safer School Bus Ride

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Mobile Broadband Bus WiFi SmartBusMore than 25 million students take the school bus every day, according to the American School Bus Council. It is the job of schools and transportation departments to ensure all of those students arrive to school and home safely, every single time.

National School Bus Safety Month

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Mobile Broadband Data and Trends Bus WiFi SmartBusDid you know that September is officially designated National School Bus Safety Month from a unanimous U.S. Senate vote?

Redesigned Cloud Portal to Safeguard Student Internet Access

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Mobile Broadband Technology Insight SentinelSince 2016, there have been over 353 reported cyber incidents in K-12. This number from K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center has increased by 20 since the last time we referenced the Cyber Incident Map.

Mobile use rises, but school wi-fi stagnates

eSchool News

Pearson/Harris Poll reveals new findings on mobile device ownership and how wi-fi access impacts learning in school. Schools are responding to students’ enthusiasm for mobile learning by integrating the devices into the classroom,” said Alfred Binford, managing director, Pearson North America.

Q&A: CoSN’s Keith Krueger on the Future of K–12 Networks

EdTech Magazine

By Jena Passut Consortium’s CEO outlines how to achieve digital equity and lays out a strategy for bringing broadband to K–12 education. Mobile Broadband Mobility Networking Wireless

[UPDATED] Top Educational Websites Your Students are ACTUALLY Visiting

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Mobile Broadband Tools and Tips SmartSpotThere you have it, the top 10 educational websites students visit from 2018 (Jan. 1 through April 4, 2018). Here's how Kajeet pulls these stats together every year. Students who access wireless Internet through either the Kajeet SmartSpot ® (Wi-Fi hotspot) or Kajeet SmartBus ™ (school bus Wi-Fi) solutions can only access educational content.

5 Tips to Help Get the Most out of E-Rate 2.0

EdTech Magazine

By Wylie Wong These tips can help schools and districts as they apply for broadband funding. . Budgeting Funding Management Mobile Broadband Mobility Networking Procurement Wi-Fi Wireless

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The Connected Bus: 8 Technologies for the Next Generation School Bus

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Mobile Broadband Bus WiFi SmartBusWhen you picture a school bus the first thing that probably comes to mind most likely is a big yellow bus driving around with noisy students in the back. Remember the kids who sat in the back of the bus?