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Free Webinar: 5 Ways to Help Teachers Progress in Their Use of Technology

February 19th, 2019

Tuesday, March 26 | 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. ET Register Now As a teacher and IT Director, part of Vicki Davis’s job it helping her fellow teachers build their technology skills and stay current with new EdTech. During this free webinar Vicki will share the strategies she’s found effective and…

Press Release: NetRef Cloud Now Available for 1:1 Chromebook Districts

January 29th, 2019

DULLES, Va., Jan. 30, 2019 — NetRef is thrilled to announce the development of a cloud-based version of its EdTech management and monitoring platform for districts and schools with 1:1 Chromebook deployments. With this latest update, implementing NetRef has never been easier. Chromebook users can begin using NetRef to monitor…

On-Demand Webinar: Building Digital Citizens

January 23rd, 2019

Digital citizenship is one of ISTE’s Standards for Students, but often these skills are not incorporated into everyday lessons. In this hour-long webinar Jacqui Murray, coach and editor of the Ask a Tech Teacher blog,  shares the essentials of digital citizenship and best practices for blending digital citizenship into lesson plans. You will…

Free Webinar: Tasks Before Apps: Evaluating and Using the Best EdTech Tools

January 23rd, 2019

Wednesday, February 20 | 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. ET Register Now How do you know if technology tools are truly impacting teaching and learning? This webinar will focus on ways that school leaders and educators can evaluate EdTech tools to make sure they are using the very best with their…

Digital Citizenship Pledge

August 22nd, 2018

Hold students accountable for their actions online. You can put all of the filters and firewalls in place, but in the end, the best protection against digital threats is smart decision-making. Over the years, we’ve covered different ways to teach students how to be more responsible digital citizens, most recently…

Infographic: 5 Steps to Teaching the 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship

June 18th, 2018

The best way to protect students online is to equip them with the skills to interact responsibly online. Use the information in our latest infographic, adapted from our popular webinar with Vicki Davis, to develop lessons you can introduce throughout the year to shape students into smarter digital citizens. Inside…

Vicki Davis

On-Demand Webinar: 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship

May 10th, 2018

The most important software for keeping students safe is their own brains. If we want students to be smart digital learners, we need a framework to help them analyze and understand digital safety. In this hour-long, recorded webinar, educator Vicki Davis shares a simple framework for digital citizenship that works…

Case Study: NetRef Proves Its Worth at CJHS

April 26th, 2018

NetRef is key to the success of the Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) policy at Central Junior High School (CJHS) in Frankfort, Illinois. Read our latest case study to learn how teachers and administrators use NetRef’s internet monitoring, management and reporting tools to: Register student devices — no downloads required Manage internet access…

Press Release: New NetRef Version Focuses on EdTech ROI Reporting for School Leaders

April 10th, 2018

DULLES, Va., April 10, 2018 — NetRef is thrilled to announce its newest version, NetRef 2018. This version includes the biggest year-to- year improvements since the original was released in 2014. NetRef now monitors and manages Internet access on any device in real time and provides school and district reports…

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