Technology

The education-technology revolution is changing the way we teach and the way we learn. Lessons become more dynamic, student learning is ignited. Find out more about technology in schools and how space, technology and culture converge.

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  • School Safety
    Facial recognition technology is more frequently being utilized in K-12 schools. But how exactly does facial recognition work?

    Q+A with a Facial Recognition Expert

    We spoke to Mike Vance, Senior Director of Product Management at RealNetworks, the company behind SAFR K-12 to get a clearer picture of how their product can boost school safety. 11/08/2019

  • School Safety
    Regarding school security, it’s important that we see facial recognition as a tool, rather than as a panacea. Technology needs to be thoughtfully incorporated into a larger plan for it be effective.

    How to Effectively Utilize Facial Recognition for School Security

    It’s been one year since St. Therese Catholic Academy in Seattle made the decision to adopt facial recognition technology as one of their security tools — here’s what they've experienced since doing so. 10/15/2019

  • Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

    Changing the Landscape

    Innovative AV technologies are changing the higher ed experience. 10/01/2019

  • Technology Infrastructure

    Federal Ed Tech Funding Under Evaluation for 2020

    The nearly $4 billion FCC program enters its fifth year since funding for networking infrastructure became available to schools and libraries. This article examines recent action taken by the FCC that could change how these institutions can access funds beginning in 2020. 08/08/2019

  • Trends

    View From the Industry

    Look inside for commentary from experts in the field who share their perspective on trends in education and the effect those changes will have on various learning environments. 07/01/2019

  • Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)
    school security bollards

    The Future of School Security

    From stronger but less intrusive safety measures and “shut-down” protocols to juggling varying degrees of clearance in a complex environment, schools and airports share many of the same challenges and goals in public security. 07/01/2019

  • Looking Forward
    trends at collegs and universities

    Trends In Education

    Life's one constant is change and College Planning & Management is here for it. From the expansion of big data to plant-forward dining options, schools are adapting with the times. Here's a look at what's happening now and into the future. Is your school ready for what's next? 07/01/2019

  • Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)
    AV technology

    AV Technology and Active Learning

    Audiovisual components are becoming integral tools in active learning spaces. 07/01/2019

  • trends at collegs and universities

    Trends: Key Developments Driving School Design

    07/01/2019
  • Editor's Note (The View From Here)

    The Technological Transition

    07/01/2019
  • Technology (Enhancing + Engaging + Connecting)
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    7 Tips to Ensure Your District Is 'Digital from Day 1'

    Three district-level directors of technology share their best practices for ensuring that your digital initiatives are ready to go the moment students set foot in the classroom. 06/01/2019

  • Technology (Innovations for Education)
    AV wall

    AV Innovations for Today’s Classrooms

    More higher education institutions are adopting an audiovisual technology-enabled approach to learning. 06/01/2019

  • Immersive Technology: The Gateway to the Future Campus Community

    05/16/2019
  • Setting Social Media Boundaries Between Teachers and Students

    04/17/2019
  • Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)
    AV

    Flexibility With AV

    AV technology is changing how we deliver higher education. 04/01/2019

  • Business Practices

    Integrated ERP Solutions

    It's time to learn all of the features so you can make use of their full value. 03/01/2019

  • smart campus

    The Future of Higher Education: Smart Campuses

    From the IoT to self-driving cars, college and university campuses are becoming more efficient and productive with the development and deployment of new technologies. 03/01/2019

  • Business (Managing Higher Ed)
    outsourcing SaaS

    What to Ask When Outsourcing SaaS

    Here are five questions to ask potential partners when seeking to outsource Software as a Service (SaaS). 01/01/2019

  • Five Ways to Effectively Scale Inclusive Access on Your Campus

    Colleges and universities are improving access, affordability, and student achievement with digital delivery of course materials. 12/10/2018

  • Five Ways Audiovisual Experiences Can Benefit Higher Education

    Rapid advances in AV technologies over the past decade have created new opportunities to improve education. Let’s dive into five different ways that colleges and universities can put this new generation of AV solutions to work. 11/01/2018

  • Technology (Innovations for Education)
    internet of things

    Intelligent Facilities

    The Internet of Things can make the job of facilities managers easier, but getting buy-in may take some time and education. 10/01/2018

  • Emerging Technology

    When Cybersecurity Becomes Cyber Warfare

    Find how you should go about protecting your district. 10/01/2018

  • Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

    Learning Analytics

    Closing the loop between delivery and impact. 06/01/2018

  • Emerging Technology

    BYOD is Bombing

    Some things to examine if the district is considering this route. 06/01/2018

  • Top Five Ways to Amplify Student Experience

    04/06/2018
  • Technology (Enhancing + Engaging + Connecting)
    edtech

    EdTech's Influence: Both In and Out of the Classroom

    Technology has become an integral part of K-12 classrooms. Here are some examples of how districts across the country use technology—both software and hardware—to create authentic learning experiences for students. 04/01/2018

  • Editor's Note (The View From Here)

    More on High-Speed Access (Or Lack of it) in U.S. Schools

    04/01/2018
  • Technology (Innovations for Education)
    classroom technology

    Setting Goals in a Digital Age

    With a little goal setting, administrators can use technology to advance education and meet students’ needs. Here are two ways in which technology is providing what today's students expect—in the classroom and beyond. 03/01/2018

  • Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

    Technology Trends for Higher Education

    There is both good and potential danger in the 2018 outlook for technology on campus. 03/01/2018

  • Emerging Technology

    Yikes!

    My it security is (probably) not secure 03/01/2018

  • Three Ways to Manage Your Campus Network Efficiently

    02/01/2018
  • Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)
    cyber security

    Cyber Criminals Are After Your Schools

    Cyber security breaches can shut down a school district's entire operation. How can you fight back? 01/01/2018

  • Technology (Innovations for Education)
    digital signage

    Digital Signage: Bigger Thinking Equals Bigger Audiences

    Advances in digital signage technology are bringing exciting opportunities to college and university campuses. 01/01/2018

  • Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

    Identity Management Systems

    IdMS and multi-factor authentication are key elements of a security strategy. 10/01/2017

  • Emerging Technology

    Which Door Did You Choose?

    Making the Correct Decision Concerning Technology Purchases. 10/01/2017

  • Editor's Note (The View From Here)

    It's Never Enough

    10/01/2017
  • Technology (Enhancing + Engaging + Connecting)
    Internet of Things

    The Internet of Things (IoT): The Art of the Possible

    Education professionals predict that, in five years, the majority of schools will have incorporated IoT into core functional areas. What is IoT, and how does it and will it relate to our educational facilities? 09/01/2017

  • Technology (Innovations for Education)
    Internet of Things

    The Internet of Things is Coming

    In fact, it's already here. From building controls to wearable devices almost anything can — and will — be connected to the cloud. Is your campus ready? 09/01/2017

  • Emerging Technology

    Bandwidth Overkill

    It isn't the '90s anymore. 06/01/2017

  • Maintenance Repairs

    Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind

    Available technology options can be used to improve campus infrastructure maintenance and repair. 06/01/2017

  • Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

    Cybersecurity Attacks

    It's not a matter of "if," but "when." Is your institution prepared? 06/01/2017

  • Technology (Enhancing + Engaging + Connecting)
    Making Schools New

    Making School New Again

    Technology is reinventing K-12 teaching and learning. 05/01/2017

  • Technology (Innovations for Education)
    California State University Fresno’s School of Education

    Teaching the Teachers

    California State University Fresno's School of Education has created technology-enabled classrooms that promote next-generation learning for the next generation of teachers. 05/01/2017

  • Recruit & Retain (Santa Clara University)

    Embracing Mobile Technology

    Bolstering enrollment in the digital era. 03/01/2017

  • Emerging Technology

    Let's Huddle...Sort of

    Student collaboration doesn't need to be hardware-based. 03/01/2017

  • Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

    Virtual Reality

    The potential applications for education are exciting to consider. 03/01/2017

  • Facilities (Learning Spaces)
    outdoor signage

    The Vital Role of Signage and Digital Displays

    Wayfinding, Notification, Communication and More. 02/01/2017

  • Technology (Innovations for Education)
    digital signage

    The Writing on the Wall

    As technology improves and costs go down, colleges may be tempted to use more digital signage. How do you balance digital and static signs to create a cost-effective program? Three experts share insights. 02/01/2017

  • Seven E-Learning Trends for Educational Institutions in 2017

    What is in store for e-learning in 2017? 01/20/2017

  • Legally Speaking

    Website Accessibility

    A new area of enforcement for OCR. 01/01/2017