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5 Simple Reasons You're Having Terrible Wi-Fi Performance

  
  
  
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For even seasoned IT professionals getting the most out of your Wi-Fi can be very challenging. But like a lot of things, especially in wireless, we want them (most of the time need them) to work at the peak of their ability. When you try to envision even a modest wireless network today, it becomes clear that they have become full-on, living and breathing environments where everything is working together.

Study Reveals the Real State of Student Engagement and Job Preparedness in America

  
  
  
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There are two areas in education that haven’t always traditionally been examined. I’m of course referring to “Engagement” and “Job Preparedness”. New mobile technologies have almost overnight transformed both the world we work in as well as the world we live in, and it only makes sense to assume it has changed the world we learn in. But we don’t have to assume anymore, over the last year the Gallup Poll has compiled some startling results.

How to Improve Your Next School Wireless Network Refresh with E-rate

  
  
  
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60% of schools lack the proper wireless networks needed to deploy and support the necessary tools for today's modern learning environment. It’s hard to believe but according to the FCC this stat is true. Since the mid-90’s the E-rate program (Universal Service Fund for Schools and Libraries) has been trying to solve this major issue. Despite the overwhelming need, E-rate has still managed to connect about 52.2 million students across the United States. Some estimating this number to be around 1 million classrooms. When it comes to funding your wireless network upgrades it’s never easy and the E-rate program isn’t exactly the easiest process.

Funding Your School Wireless Network: 17 Significant E-rate Updates

  
  
  
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“How do we fund it all?” Sound like a familiar question. If you said yes, well you’re not alone. Many schools, when it comes to paying for the necessary upgrades to their wireless networks often find this question at the top. One of the answers to this common problem over the last 18 years has been the E-rate program.

What I Learned About School Wireless Networks from the IT Director

  
  
  
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Creating a successful wireless network at any school isn’t very different than baking a cake. There are many different ingredients and many different factors involved that all work together to make the cake not look but taste good and the same is true with building a school wireless network.

7 Things to Know About 802.11ac and Your School Wireless Network

  
  
  
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One of the most frustrating things about today’s wireless and digital world we live in is having a slow wireless connection. With new technology out pacing our current infrastructure it has caused many schools to face wireless traffic jams, making it almost impossible to support the goals of the school or the needs of the students. Fortunately, there’s a solution, and that’s 802.11ac.

The Ultimate Guide to Deploy iPads in the Classroom

  
  
  
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Trying to implement iPads into your classrooms can be very rewarding, not only for the school but for each and every student as well. However, doing so isn’t plug and play and if you aren’t completely prepared then you are looking at a very expensive and frustrating experience.

The Future of eBooks: Preparing for Interactive Content in Education

  
  
  
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eBooks have certainly come a long way in a relatively short time, it was even thought at one point that they were nothing more than a trend. In reality, with the help of the Kindle and iPad and a shrinking world connected by mobile devices and wireless technology eBooks survived and are ready to get even better than we can imagine.

7 Amazing Open Education Resource Tools for Your Classroom

  
  
  
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54% of students believe that open educational resources are very or extremely important to their academic success. This stat comes from 2013’s ECAR study which takes a look at exactly how students today are using technology in the classroom. With 71% of students using open educational resources its clear that OER’s (open educational resources) are having a major impact on how students are learning as well as how educators are teaching.

3 Things People get wrong about Predictive Wireless Site Surveys

  
  
  
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When it comes to mobility and wireless network designs we get a lot of questions regarding our process and more specifically how we do wireless site surveys for clients that are not close to Charlotte, NC. Our answer is always simple, predictive wireless site surveys. Predictive means just that -- predictive, or a virtual survey of your school, hospital or facility.

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