Edtech applications are omnipresent in K-12 education. The latest EdTech Top 40 List reports that the average number of edtech tools in use in K-12 school districts in the 2022-23 school year was 2,591. These technology tools have become essential to preparing students for the modern world. However, because of the vast amounts and types … Continue reading What K-12 School Districts Need to Know about Student Data Privacy
According to the latest EdTech Top 40 list from LearnPlatform by Instructure, Securly is now a top 40 edtech tool used within schools for 2023. The illuminating LearnPlatform report finds that school districts accessed an average of 2,591 distinct edtech tools over the past year, a 1.7% increase on the prior academic year. Of the … Continue reading Securly Recognized as a Top 40 EdTech Tool for Schools in 2023
As more and more school districts evaluate student monitoring solutions to address the youth mental health crisis, clear guidance about what to prioritize in a student monitoring solution is needed. With different tools to choose from, each using its own monitoring methods and with varying degrees of privacy and security controls, how can you know … Continue reading 3 Mistakes to Avoid When Evaluating Student Wellness Monitoring Solutions
A fleet of brand new iPads just rolled in. But while you’re admiring that pallet of shiny, cellophane-clad tablet goodness, the realization hits you: “I have to get these in the hands of our students in just a few hours”. Oh, did we forget to mention that part? Yeah, you’re also in charge of the … Continue reading What makes Securly the perfect choice for iPads?
Sending devices home isn’t anything new, many schools started their journey to 1:1 years ago. But for those admins whose current circumstances have forced you to escalate that initiative, let’s talk about common challenges and important things you should definitely take into consideration. Network PerformanceFault ToleranceMiTM SSL DecryptionAuthenticationOff-Site Filtering Network Performance - Anytime the network … Continue reading Do you still use an on-site filtering appliance?