Making sure district reopening plans are cost-effective and drive the best student outcomes Lightspeed recently spoke with Anthony Padrnos, Executive Director of Technology for Osseo Area Schools in Minnesota, who discussed how ed-tech classroom tools can both inform important budgeting
Schools are rebooting in-person learning following the year-long COVID-19 shutdown, and as districts move to return to ‘normal,’ a recent survey of 200 K-12 district leaders has revealed the following: More than 82% of those surveyed said reducing spending inefficiencies
A comprehensive school threat assessment can be implemented at your school or district in 5 steps so you can identify and mitigate threats to student safety before harm occurs.
As many districts distributed mobile learning devices to facilitate distance learning due to the Covid-19 pandemic, school faculty, mental health experts, and even parents began to observe heightened stress and anxiety levels among students experiencing isolation from their teachers and
When you’re evaluating web filtering solutions, you have to think about many different components, from ensuring CIPA compliance to managing your BYOD program. Before you make any final decisions, here are 10 things to consider to help you find the
Cheating is a common concern in schools, and it's made easier with access to technology right at a student’s fingertips. Fortunately, that same technology can keep students accountable and prevent cheating activity.
In a study commissioned by Lightspeed Systems®, 76% of parents of students engaging in distance learning that responded are worried about online safety. People outlines parents’ top concerns and Brian Thomas, President & CEO of Lightspeed Systems, weighs in on
Teachers around the world are implementing remote learning amid the Coronavirus pandemic and school closures. Students can become distracted even when sitting in a classroom with a teacher in front of them. When learning is remote, the potential for distraction
For many districts, hybrid and distance learning models are here to stay. Incorporating these approaches to traditional, on-campus instruction empowers educators to adapt to sudden changes in circumstance (such as an extended school closure due to a weather emergency) and