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Infographic: 10 Lessons Learned from Remote Learning

October 27th, 2020

Most educators have spent the majority of 2020 test-driving different distance learning strategies. After months of trial and error, some best practices have surfaced. Borrow these great ideas (if you’re not using them already) to maximize productivity and learning even if you can’t be in school. Bonus! Included in the…

Expert Panel: How to Keep Learning Progressing When Schools Go Remote

September 11th, 2020

This summer, NetRef joined educators and education experts (online, of course) at the virtual ConnexionED conference to discuss their experiences with remote learning in the spring — what worked, what didn’t and what they’re doing to make it a more enriching experience for teachers, students and parents this school year.…

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:…

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