The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017


Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement. But, how does the 2010 vision for edTech match what’s actually happening today? The cost, plus it’s easy manageability and durability, made Chromebooks a main player in the edtech game. In 2012, Chromebooks accounted for only 1% of the devices sold to US classrooms; now, they make up more than half of the edtech market.

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How to block websites in K-12 schools


Abide by internet safety laws. The federal Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) was enacted in 2000 and requires schools to have an internet safety policy in place to receive E-rate program discounts. Edtech tips digital citizenship H?para

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K-12 Districts Keep Students Safe with Web Filters and Monitors

EdTech Magazine

MORE FROM EDTECH: Find out how K-12 schools can balance privacy and security protocols. The tools augment lessons in which students are taught to use the internet responsibly. Anything they do on the internet is recorded: the videos that they’re watching, their queries on Google or Bing, the sites they tried to see but couldn’t because they were stopped,” he says. On occasion, however, Relay’s Safety Check feature sends a real-time alert that a student may be at risk. “If

How K–12 Schools Can Use Next-Generation Content Filtering to Keep Students Safe

EdTech Magazine

Congress passed the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) in 2000, tying E-rate program discounts to a school’s internet safety policy. Even in the absence of a federal update, K–12 administrators can look carefully at their current internet safety policy. The internet of today bears l ittle resemblance to the internet of 20 years ago , and website blocking software likely needs to change, too.

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