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4 Proactive, Preventative Cybersecurity Phases for Schools

The great recession has hit education hard. Many are reporting a mass exodus of teachers – a wide majority of which cite pandemic stressors as a key contributor. But it’s the short supply of financial and IT staffing resources in education that seems to have the most direct link to mounting school-based cyber risk. According…

Cybersecurity Skills that Give Students a Competitive Edge

The first industrial revolution transformed education. Suddenly children from every socioeconomic status had free access to schools, not just wealthier families who could afford to have their kids away from the farm or factory for a day. As we enter the fourth industrial revolution (4IR), we again sit on the precipice of change. This time,…

Blue Light and Children: A Doctor’s Perspective

The pandemic forever changed how we work, learn, and connect. The shift was particularly dramatic for children, as millions moved to distance and hybrid learning due to the shuttering of schools across the country. We’ve seen screen time rise to an average of 6 hours per day, nearly double the amount in 2019.1 This increased…

Children & High-Energy Blue Light: A Cause for Concern

[Originally appearing on eyesafe.com] High-energy blue light, or simply “blue light”, has been a frequent topic in the media over the last several years. We get blue light from several sources, including the sun, computers and smartphones. Although humans have evolved to accommodate proper amounts of beneficial blue light from the sun, we are only…

The Best New Distance Learning Tool FREE with GoGuardian Suite

We’ve been amazed at how quickly some of our ed-tech partners have responded to shifting learning environments brought on my COVID-19 closures. GoGuardian–one of our go-to classroom management software providers–has been no exception. By tapping into the needs of schools prepping for long-term distance learning, GoGuardian has built one of the best tools we’ve seen…