Not many schools in today's world take cybersecurity seriously.Over the last couple of years, we faced some significant security breaches in our school, one instance where our school information system got hacked with the strut vulnerability, and another case was when we had a lot of email accounts hacked as a result of being phished. After … Continue reading The cyber security plan every school needs
What Is IOT (Internet of Things)? We're getting really, really good at making small computers. While phones are an obvious example of this (your phone is much more powerful than a full sized computer from even twenty years ago), there are a lot of other places where we've started to stick small computers. All of … Continue reading Introducing Coding to Students & Teachers with Light Blue Bean
Playposit is a hot new app that puts a tremendous amount of power in the hands of teachers. It's a platform for creating and distributing interactive video content. At the most basic level, Playposit allows you to add text, questions, surveys, and other media events to videos. That's not all, however. It's got a whole … Continue reading Playposit Makes Teaching Language Easy
Last year I convinced the School to go for a complete network overhaul keeping the long-term technological requirements of our school in mind. What were the upgrade requirements? Gigabit switches with ten-gigabit uplinks Core Cisco(Cat 6500) network switches had to be upgraded with the newer Supervisory module that supported 10 G fiber modules. Wireless access points with … Continue reading Our Recent Network Overhaul.