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5 Tips from IT for Easier Remote Learning

By Amy Bennett | May 12, 2020

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Distance Learning: Data Insights and Best Practices

While last spring brought new and unexpected challenges for schools, this summer provided an opportunity to innovate, collaborate, and develop a plan for addressing the challenges of a new learning environment. As schools navigated remote learning for the first time, data insights have been key in driving informed decisions about tools, student engagement, and spending while students learned from home.

To help you start this year off right, K12 industry and district leaders are coming together to discuss the best practices and critical data needed as students head back to school in remote or hybrid learning environments.

Join us for a panel discussion on October 1st to dive into overcoming digital learning obstacles, leveraging data for successful technology programs, and insights into the future of K12.

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Lightspeed Classroom: Training for Teachers

We know delivering instruction virtually is uncharted territory for many teachers. Lightspeed Classroom helps teachers monitor students wherever they're learning from to maintain learning continuity. Join us for a webinar on Wednesday, September 30th, to learn more about using Lightspeed Classroom to power distance learning.

We'll cover Lightspeed Classroom tips and tricks to help teachers digitally:

  • Monitor student activity
  • Maintain student focus
  • Drive distance learning engagement
  • And more!

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Lightspeed Analytics: More Data, New Reports, Enhanced Visibility

The learning landscape is changing, and we're constantly innovating to meet the evolving needs of schools. Lightspeed Analytics has been updated for more data, new reports, and enhanced visibility into your 1:1 and distance learning plans. Join us for a webinar on Thursday, September 24th, to explore the powerful new reporting across your district, schools, and users for the in-depth visibility needed for digital learning success.

We'll explore:

  • The new Analytics interface
  • New reports for enhanced visibility
  • Key distance learning success metrics
  • The new custom chart builder

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Everything You Need to Know about the Relay Rocket

Wondering if you should deploy a Relay Rocket in your environment? Join our expert engineers to learn:

  • What a Relay Rocket is
  • When a Relay Rocket is right for you
  • Why to choose Relay Rocket over a Rocket Web Filter
  • How Relay Rockets work

Don’t miss learning about this important Relay filtering feature that will let you filter any traffic that isn’t filtered by a Smart Agent.

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Data-Driven Decision Making: How to optimize your CARES funding

Back to school planning looks very different this year. With expected budget cuts and uncertainty around how to initiate and scale effective remote learning strategies, district tech teams are often left with more questions than answers.

We're here to provide some answers to these critical questions.

Lightspeed Systems and Tek-Hut have partnered to put on a virtual discussion that explores and answers some of the most frequently asked questions about remote learning on Tuesday, July 21st. In this webinar, we'll go over:

  • How to optimize the funding you've received from the CARES Act
  • What you should look for in a remote learning set up
  • How to protect your students online in a remote or hybrid learning environment
  • What you can do to maximize the ROI of any remote learning applications you've installed
  • How to track compliance of remote learning solutions you've deployed

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Remote Learning with Relay: What you need to know for Fall

School's out for summer, giving educators some much needed time for back to school strategy and planning. Join Lightspeed Systems and Howard Technology Solutions for a critical discussion where we'll answer some of the most important questions for virtual learning.

We'll go over:

  • How to take attendance in a digital classroom
  • How to measure the efficacy of your remote learning plan
  • What you can do to ensure student data privacy whether devices are on or off campus
  • How to prevent backsliding in your student's education
  • How to maximize the ROI of your funding

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Lightspeed Systems Digital Social

Since we won’t see you in person at ISTE for our usual social this summer, we decided we're hosting it virtually! Join us on June 25th for an online social where we'll show you some exciting new things we’re working on at Lightspeed Systems. Hope to see you there!

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Move Your Filter to the Cloud

Now more than ever, schools need filtering, student safety, and reporting that works across mobile devices, wherever they go. If you’ve been relying on appliances -- or your firewall -- for web filtering, now’s the time to switch.

Join us with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to learn:

  • Why firewall filtering falls short on mobile devices
  • How to get end-to-end protection anywhere, anytime
  • How to scale without hardware
  • Essential reporting you need to protect students and drive engagement
  • And more!

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