The Definitive Guide to Slow Internet

Since the beginning of virtual school, students have submitted at least 188 tickets to the IT helpdesk. Of those tickets, the largest single source of problems (56 tickets; 31%) is students’ slow home internet connections. China’s limited overseas connectivity causes slow home internet connections – essentially, there is an internet traffic jam between China and […]

Updated: PowerSchool now syncs course groups to Outlook

Updated March 13, 2020: Group names and addresses have been updated to fix a bug with term enrollments not being processed correctly. Elective courses that meet for one semester now e-mail the correct group of students for that term. Original Post: Teachers and staff want to quickly communicate with groups of students, teachers and parents. […]

Nearpod How-To Session

In this session, Elizabeth Cooper showed us the key features of Nearpod, such as: Draw Now Polls Quizzes Matching Self-paced lessons Nearpod integrates with Teams Generally, performance has been usable for most students You can get a Gold account for free! [advanced_iframe src=”//″ width=”640px” height=”360px”]  

NCPA #virtualschool Daily #edtech Briefing: Thursday, Feb 20

Get the latest #virtualschool tips, FAQs, and demo slams from #pulaoproud Tech Ambs @newtonsscience @alannamounsey @trishmerewether @hanghesperwang @mbkkelsey live every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00am CST. Join link & recordings at #issedu #acamistech [advanced_iframe src=”//″ width=”640px” height=”360px”] This day’s topics were: Canvas Course Tour: Leo Canvas Course Tour: Yosef Use Canvas Quizzes to reduce […]