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Playbook: Managing the Virtual Classroom

August 3rd, 2020

Learn how NetRef can help you minimize distractions and maximize learning if instruction goes remote. Whether learning takes place in person, online or a blend of both, NetRef can support teaching and learning in your school or district this year to ensure that students stay engaged and learning goes on…

Join Us at the 2020 ConnexionED Virtual Education Conference

July 23rd, 2020

The inaugural virtual ConnexionED is Aug. 3-14 and NetRef is a sponsor! Register now to participate in virtual educational sessions, learn about exciting new products, and get advice for navigating teaching and learning during a global pandemic. In addition, attendees get the opportunity to schedule 1:1 virtual meetings to explore…

Make Sure Students Are Online — and Learning — in Virtual Classrooms

June 18th, 2020
With remote learning, even something as simple as knowing who's present can be a challenge. Track who's engaged in learning activities when they're at home with NetRef’s new Student Engagement report. Simply set rules for how long students need to be online each day and even which sites they must…

Manage, Monitor and Know with NetRef (Even in Remote Learning Environments)

May 18th, 2020

Man, do we miss conferences for so many reasons! Conferences give us a chance to connect with educators; hear their concerns about managing and monitoring EdTech and device usage; and explain how NetRef can help. Since all of our upcoming conferences are cancelled, and we can’t chat with you on…

On-Demand Webinar: EdTech in the Era of Distance Learning

April 16th, 2020

Join this edWebinar to hear Dr. Monica Burns, author of Tasks Before Apps and founder of Class Tech Tips, reflect on how schools are using EdTech to support remote learning. Dr. Burns will also provide insights into maximizing your current EdTech investments to respond to students’ and teachers’ current needs. You will learn:…

On-Demand Webinar: Designing a Student-Centered, Future-Focused EdTech Mindset

April 2nd, 2020

School closures due to coronavirus have demonstrated the critical role EdTech can play in instruction, both in and out of the classroom. During this hour-long webinar, Dr. Justin Aglio discusses the current state of EdTech and how educational leaders can help their schools move forward into the future. You’ll learn:…

Get Inspired to Try Something New for Digital Learning Day

February 21st, 2020

While EdTech is a powerful way to engage students and personalize instruction, it sometimes feels like we can’t quite keep up with all the new technologies out there. In honor of Digital Learning Day on February 27th, we’re pleased to share five simple tips to help you stay innovative with, not…

NetRef and Cipafilter Partner to Provide a Comprehensive Classroom Management and Web Content Filtering Solution for K-12 Schools

February 4th, 2020

Two best-in-class solutions come together to offer educators the highest level of protection against unwanted content and distractions in the classroom along with powerful tools to manage devices and measure the effectiveness of digital learning. DULLES, Va., Feb. 4, 2020 — NetRef and Cipafilter are pleased to announce they have entered into…

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