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Fidelity of Use, Part 4; Introducing Enboard Usage Analytics

 Over the course of our Fidelity of Use series, Director of Development David Carter has explained the three steps essential to gathering actionable insights from resource utilization data;  1) Understanding Digital Resource Utilization  2) Connecting Utilization…

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Is your District Prepared for the K-12 Data Security Emergency?

Cybersecurity criminals are using ransomware to target public sector networks at an alarming frequency, with over 22 breaches in 2019 so far. With this growing number of attacks, the Enboard team is concerned about hackers’ narrowing…

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Fidelity of Use, Part 3; Predicting Student Achievement Through Technology Usage Patterns

Applications, digital textbooks, and online resources have made it possible to gauge student interaction with educational content like never before. With all the data being collected, there’s no reason why districts shouldn’t be able…

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Fidelity of Use, Part  2: Connecting Utilization Data to Student Outcomes

Together we’re all on a journey to better understand usage analytics, the most effective way to measure return on investment (ROI) for school districts’ EdTech spending. It’s likely that your organization is already…

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Fidelity of Use, Part 1: Understanding Digital Resource Utilization

  As classrooms continue to evolve into increasingly digital spaces, a growing percentage of district budgets are being allocated towards EdTech, specifically online resources such as applications and digital textbooks. According to the Software & Information Industry Association, the K-12 sphere alone spends more than…

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Bridging the Digital Divide, Part 4: Deprovisioning—The Back Door Hackers Depend on You to Leave Open

In the previous blog post of our Bridging the Digital Divide series, we discussed how automated provisioning can provide near-immediate account creation and resource access that manual workflows simply can’t match. When it comes time for a user to change roles or leave your district altogether, automated…

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Bridging the Digital Divide, Part 3: Automating Provisioning for Improved Accessibility

Every summer, school district IT professionals across the country are faced with the daunting task of preparing for the upcoming school year; onboarding new staff and students, creating their necessary digital accounts, granting…

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Bridging the Digital Divide, Part 2; Balancing Accessibility with Security

In last week’s installment, we introduced the concept of the digital divide and the first steps you should take towards improving equitable technology access within your district; (1) providing consistent, reliable internet connectivity throughout your schools, and (2) ensuring HMTL5 compatibility across all…

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Bridging the Digital Divide; Providing Equitable Access Across Devices (Part 1)

In the last 20 years, technology has drastically changed the average American classroom; interactive Smartboards replace blackboards and chalk, laptops or tablets stand in for composition notebooks and pencils, and school libraries are…

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How to Safely Use QR Codes to Access Teaching Applications

Michael Knight, President and CTO The allure of using simple, easy authentication methods to access learning resources is rooted in convenience and time savings, especially for students and teachers. The culmination of these…

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