• Data security for remote learning
    EdTech,  Remote Learning

    Data protection during remote learning and onwards

    Technology is now our primary education tool. It facilitates our remote classrooms, connects educators to students, and delivers learning materials … and thank goodness! Even 5 years ago keeping more than vague contact with students during a school shut down would have been next to impossible. Online learning and the technology which makes it possible is now our best bet to ensuring continued educational access. But as we come to rely more and more on hardware and educational software for everyday learning, it’s essential that data privacy is firmly built into every action and activity. So what do you need to know to keep yourself and your students safe during…

  • Remote Learning with Kami during school shutdowns
    EdTech,  Kami Newsroom,  Remote Learning

    Remote Learning with Free School-wide Access to Kami Education

    Kami wants to help educators and schools impacted by the COVID-19   As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread globally, we want to help students continue learning remotely. Kami is offering free individual and domain-wide licenses to educators and schools affected by the global pandemic.   Get access to Kami’s free offer 💌 Fill in the form at kami.app/suspended-school-upgrade *This free offer is available to all users who do not currently have paid Kami licenses (Teacher or School/District Licenses). Initial upgrades are valid for 60 days, and continued access will be evaluated as needed. How does Kami work? 📝 Tools to Utilize Across the Curriculum Open an existing file or…

  • Tech use vs tech integration in the classroom
    EdTech

    Technology Use vs. Technology Integration in the Classroom

    Classrooms are now a hub of technology. Tablet devices, laptops and even phones are employed to enable the great task of learning.   But the goal of EdTech is more than simply digitizing existing classroom tasks. Instead, it strives to integrate or incorporate technology into the very fabric of teaching and learning. But what does this mean exactly, and how is technology use different from full technological integration?   🚸 What are the key characteristics of 21st-century learners and how can you create an environment that will equip them with the necessary skills to succeed? 🏫 Find out here: https://t.co/vLnqGceQXQ pic.twitter.com/lnUKBcbV8A — Kami (@usekamiapp) October 25, 2019     What Are…

  • Kami for Remote Learning
    EdTech,  Kami Newsroom,  Remote Learning

    Using Kami for Remote Learning: Helping Coronavirus-Affected Schools

    Are you affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)-prompted Hong Kong-wide school shutdown? Kami can help relaunch your classroom online, free of charge. 受COVID-19的影響, 全香港學校關閉嗎? Kami可以立即-免費-幫助您在線重新啟動教室! We’ve heard that recently schools have been closed to prevent the spread of the COVID-19, and that educators are suddenly trying to find e-learning solutions so they can continue to operate remotely. Down here in New Zealand, we realized right away that with Kami you will be able to continue your normal classroom environment and routine—completely online! 我們聽說,最近為了防止COVID-19病毒的傳播,學校已經關閉,並且教育工作者突然開始尋找電子學習解決方案,以便他們可以繼續進行遠程操作。在新西蘭的這裡,我們立即意識到,有了Kami,您將能夠完全在線上繼續正常的課堂環境和常規活動。 Kami entirely eliminates the need for paper in the classroom, as well as assignments, book reports, team projects, website research, homework, surveys, application forms or tests. Load any…

  • Do schools need wifi?
    EdTech

    Why Schools Need Wi-Fi

     ‘What’s the wifi password?’ It’s become a typical greeting in homes, offices, cafes, and even public transport all over the world. It’s almost inconceivable that this technology is barely over 20 years old, yet (if we are honest) many of us would struggle to function fully without it.  But what is wifi’s function in schools? In the age of edtech and 1:1 devices, many would argue that strong wifi implementation is now as important as proper heating and lighting.   Let’s delve into exactly what wifi is, it’s role in schools and why it’s needed.   Should there be technology in the classroom? 👩‍💻https://t.co/NvDl5VBsuU pic.twitter.com/E09W8YNFpU — Kami (@usekamiapp) October 8, 2019…