Take an in-depth look at the standardized test results following the first year of Fresno Unified School District’s implementation of their Personalized Learning Initiative. Examine comparisons of everything from grade level and subject matter to student background, to gain a better understanding of where this initiative is having the greatest impact.
According to Forrester, Microsoft Azure SQL Database Managed Instance has the best ROI, with a migration payback in six months or less and a potential 212% ROI over three years.
Additionally, Azure’s intelligent database offers dynamic scalability that enables your database to transparently respond to rapidly changing requirements, and you pay only for the resources you need, when you need them.
Azure works with your on-premises investments so that customers use their same skills when they migrate, using familiar tools and features. All of this, along with easy and free migration tools, makes Azure the best fit option for your cloud needs.
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Our classrooms are no longer tasked with simply teaching multiplication tables and spelling. An equally important factor in a child’s education is their overall emotional well-being and the emotional literacy skills they develop. This survey compiles responses from educators across the world to paint a picture of emotional well-being in schools, including what matters most, what is being done, and what technology can do to support future efforts.
Our third Lizo video shows how utilizing Cosmos DB, SQL Database and Cache for Redis is advantageous for a company managing large volumes of data. The outcome: increased operational efficiencies and improved visibility in predictive maintenance. Watch this video for another quick look at how Azure drives business results!
In Garfield Prep Academy, 100% of the students are classified as economically disadvantaged, a statistic that brings a host of challenges. But Garfield is overcoming these through the help of personalized technology and an incredibly talented staff. Learn more about their story in this video.
Tucked away on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, the small district of Port Alberni is making a big impact on its students through technology. As part of a three-person IT team, Jack Hitchings was able to simplify the district’s technology landscape while offering a stronger set of learning tools. Check out the story.
IT professionals have a unique perspective on technology in education. This study picked the brains of over 150 educational IT professionals, to learn more about their challenges, their priorities, and their future goals for technology in their schools. The study compared those responses with the two most prevalent device management systems on the market: Microsoft’s Intune for Education and Google’s Chrome Management Console. Check out the results for yourself.
Managing 800,000 students in over 2,200 schools is a challenge in itself. The district of New South Wales has gone even further, tackling the challenge of preparing students for the job market of the future by integrating STEM technologies in their curriculum. Check out this video to learn how the second largest school district in the world is able to manage over 360,000 devices, while improving both teacher and student experience.
In most of our homes, we utilize and depend on the cloud in multiple ways every single day—think online banking and shopping, social media, email and doorbell video cameras. “It might be the first time in history that our habits at home have outpaced how we function at work,” writes Tyler Bowman in his Forbes article, “It’s 2020. Do You Know Where Your Digital Future Is?”
Bowman addresses three main lingering concerns in the corporate world, including generational divide. “Millennials are driving a market disruption that many CEOs are grappling to embrace,” Bowman adds, however, that this difference does not need to result in irreconcilable work practices and values. His suggestions for embracing the disruption support his main point, which is it’s just a matter of time before our cloud utilization at work catches up to our already existing cloud dependency at home.
Read this article for interesting perspective on the corporate cloud in 2020 and beyond.
From deployment to security, Intune for Education was built with the needs of schools in mind. Check out the features and benefits, especially for your hardworking IT professionals, in this infographic.