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{Free Webinar} Digital Learning Design Strategies for Today’s Teacher

April 12th, 2021

Tue, May 4, 2021 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET It’s 2021 and a new era in teaching and learning. The pandemic highlighted digital inequities even among students with high-speed internet access and devices at school and home. Digital equity is more than just access. It’s about how students are…

Case Study: NetRef Gives Teachers the Freedom to Teach

April 8th, 2021

Putnam County School System had a one-to-one tech initiative for six years, but they needed a solution that would allow teachers to manage and monitor how students are using their devices. Then, two years ago, math teacher Mary Kirk saw NetRef at a conference and said, “We have to try…

{Free Webinar} Design for Inclusion: Ensuring Techquity in All Learning Spaces

April 2nd, 2021

Tue, Apr 27, 2021 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET Technology plays a critical role in today’s schools, but the past year has highlighted the challenges in providing students with equitable access to technology and learning. As you plan and budget for the coming school year, there is the opportunity…

NetRef’s ROI Report Reveals Your Underutilized Licenses

January 22nd, 2021
Do you know the impact of your EdTech dollars? Research from the EdTech Genome Project shows “districts across the U.S. are spending billions of dollars on well-intentioned efforts that fail because they don’t have the data.”* NetRef's built-in ROI report makes it easy to review EdTech usage data, determine if…

Case Study: Enabling Device Monitoring, Classroom Management and More

January 7th, 2021

Christopher Russell has been with Dewey Public Schools (OK) for 19 years and served as the Technology Director since 2011. Based on his years of experience, he knows what his teachers need, and what they don’t. After struggling to make another EdTech monitoring and management solution work, Dewey has finally…

Case Study: NetRef Empowers a District’s One-to-One Tech Initiative

January 7th, 2021

A former eighth grade history teacher, Technology Integration Specialist Kelci Meadows knows how important an easy-to-use EdTech tool is. When Meadows was tasked to implement Whitehouse Independent School District’s (TX) one-to-one tech initiative, she searched for a device monitoring solution that would help meet the district’s goals and support student…

Case Study: Keeping Students Engaged Wherever They’re Learning

December 22nd, 2020

In his job as Technology Integration Specialist for Alexandria School District (MN), Lukas Gotto is constantly asking himself, “how do we use new instructional technologies to enhance engagement with our kids?” Learn how NetRef’s device monitoring and management tools help Alexandria teachers maintain high quality instruction when teaching in person…

Case Study: The Most Versatile Solution

December 22nd, 2020

In their search for an EdTech monitoring and management solution, the staff of Argo Community High School (IL) share how they’ve used NetRef in their first year of implementation, including how it’s helped support teachers and students in the transition to remote learning. Learn how after many trials, Argo Community…

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