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4 Strategies to Effectively Integrate EdTech

August 16th, 2017

If you’re going to invest significant funds into EdTech, it’s only natural that you’d want those dollars to translate to stronger teachers, smarter students and improved academic outcomes. Successfully implementing EdTech into learning relies on four key factors. Take a look at our infographic, adapted from our July 25th webinar…

On-Demand Webinar: Rules, Roles + Responsibilities for EdTech Integration

July 19th, 2017

The new school year means new devices, new students and new opportunities to ensure research-driven technology integration in classrooms across your district. Watch this hour-long webinar to gain insight and ideas on how to create an infrastructure that supports the effective use of technology to improve teaching and learning. Dr.…

Tips for BYOD and 1:1 Classroom Management

October 26th, 2016

DULLES, Va., October 26, 2016—With near ubiquitous Internet access in schools, teachers must be equipped with the skills and EdTech tools to keep students on task in bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and one-to-one (1:1) classrooms. The network experts who developed NetRef, a teacher-controlled, no-device-download technology for Internet management, shared advice on how…

NetRef Provides Teachers Easy Classroom Management Solutions

October 6th, 2016

Easy Classroom Management Solutions DULLES, Va., October 5, 2016—Teachers needs tools to help them manage their class’ online activity with ease, whether their school operates via a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) or one-to-one (1:1) digital setup. The network experts who developed NetRef, a trailblazer in Internet management in schools, incorporated EdTech solutions…

5 Tips for Talking EdTech at Back-to-School Night

August 29th, 2016

Talking EdTech: Tips for teachers to put parents’ apprehensions to rest DULLES, Va., August 29, 2016—Back-to-School nights are right around the corner and teachers have more classroom tech tools than ever at their disposal, and more questions than ever from parents. The network experts who developed NetRef, a leader in…

EdTech Homework for Schools

August 24th, 2016

7 Questions to Increase School ROI   With the meteoric rise of BYOD and 1:1 classrooms, schools and IT administrators are under more pressure than ever to choose future-ready EdTech solutions that maximize teacher control and student safety. The network experts who developed NetRef, a leader in Internet management in…

Digital Citizenship: Key Component of Classroom Technology Initiatives

April 5th, 2016

Report: Digital Citizenship Should be a Key Component of Classroom Technology Initiatives By Leila Meyer 04/05/16 Effective classroom technology initiatives should include instruction on digital citizenship, according to a new white paper from NetRef, a provider of Internet management tools. The paper, “Digital Natives: Citizens of a Changing World,” addresses…

White Paper – Digital Natives: Citizens of a Changing World

April 4th, 2016

Digital Natives: Citizens of a Changing World Fostering Digital Citizenship in the Classroom   Fifth in a series exploring the impact of and challenges surrounding technology in schools April 4, 2016 Authors: George Dotterer, CEO and Co-Founder; Andrew Hedges, Program Manager; and Harrison Parker, Director of K-12 Education, Verite Educational…

Create Safe and Technologically Advanced Dual Language Learning Environment

March 30th, 2016

All Saints Catholic School Creates a Safe and Technologically Advanced Dual Language Learning Environment with NetRef   FORT WORTH, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–All Saints Catholic School’s 21st century learning and teaching technology initiative has been bolstered with the installation of NetRef, an Internet management tool that safeguards all web access points across…

EdCircuit Facebook Post: Student Internet Use

February 24th, 2016

How do you look at student internet use and who should guide their experience in a thoughtful manner?  NetRef talks about how they have looked at this in schools around the U.S.