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Absolute at SXSWEdu: How Student Technology Analytics Helps Secure Funding Requirements in K12
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Absolute at SXSWEdu: How Student Technology Analytics Helps Secure Funding Requirements in K12

Absolute will be at SXSWEdu this week, talking about student technology analytics and how we can help school districts maximize funding and boost learning outcomes. EdTech estimates that technology spending in education will reach $252 billion by 2020; the Learning Counsel estimates that 86% of schools and districts are expected to spend more on digital curriculum in 2017 versus the record-setting $9 billion spent in 2016. Technology adoption, increased insights...

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EVENT: Absolute Talks Student Tech Analytics at SXSWedu March 7-9
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EVENT: Absolute Talks Student Tech Analytics at SXSWedu March 7-9

Absolute is headed to Austin, Texas and SXSWedu the week of March 6-9 to talk student technology analytics and more during three separate sessions at this groundbreaking conference. A component of the South by Southwest® (SXSW®) family of conferences and festivals, SXSWedu “fosters innovation in learning by hosting a passionate and diverse community of education stakeholders.” Absolute will be hosting a trio of sessions at this year’s event, focusing on the...

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How a Proactive IT Strategy in K-12 Can Keep Students Safe
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How a Proactive IT Strategy in K-12 Can Keep Students Safe

Technology is now an integrated aspect of today’s schools, with one-to-one computing enhancing and enriching the way we teach and learn. K-12 schools were expected to spend $4.7 billion on technology in the past year, with no sign of slowing, but the safety of the students who are using these technologies is often overlooked. In an article on eSchoolNews, I discuss How every school can promote safety in a digital...

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3 Benefits of Adopting Device Analytics in Schools
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3 Benefits of Adopting Device Analytics in Schools

The use of technology in today’s classrooms has been transformative both from a teaching and student experience. Not only does early integration of technology help prepare students for the workplace of tomorrow, it is also adaptable to a wider variety of learning styles, encourages collaboration, and increases student engagement. K-12 technology spending in the US is growing rapidly, with one expected CAGR of 8.67% until 2019 and another report...

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IT Security: Winning When You Fail

The best IT security stories are the war stories. Tales from the front line where hackers patiently wait for the perfect shot and oblivious employees gently toss hand grenades over the firewall without a care in the world.

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