Florida’s School Safety Database: What Administrators Need to Know

Florida’s School Safety Database: What Administrators Need to Know

On February 14th, 2018, seventeen students lost their lives in a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Stoneman Douglas students started the #NeverAgain movement to stop gun violence. At the same time, Florida lawmakers,...
How Can Schools Protect Students from Cyberbullying?

How Can Schools Protect Students from Cyberbullying?

According to the National Crime Prevention Council, 43% of students have experienced or seen an incident of cyberbullying. Online bullying can be as damaging as being bullied in person. Victims of cyberbullying show signs of depression, distraction, and a loss of...
5 Educational Technology Trends for 2020

5 Educational Technology Trends for 2020

Immersive learning through virtual reality. Digital lessons personalized for each student. Online games that teach important information while showing students that learning is fun. At the beginning of the 21rst century, these three things seemed like futuristic,...
Student Input and Classroom Acceptable Use Policies

Student Input and Classroom Acceptable Use Policies

An Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) clarifies proper technology and internet use for students, teachers, and parents. AUPs guide students’ technology use in the classroom. If done well, an AUP becomes a tool that teaches responsible internet use. The school or...
The Children’s Internet Protection Act and School Computers

The Children’s Internet Protection Act and School Computers

On the internet, information moves with lightning speed. Users can download content in seconds. Unfortunately, some of this content is obscene or harmful — and some of these users are children. Parents may supervise their children’s online activity at...