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3 Technologies Your Students Need Today

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The proper use of technology in the classroom has a tangible connection to student success. One recent study shows that the use of electronic tablets integrated into the curriculum improved math scores by 20%*. And it makes sense. As adults, we are constantly using technology to do our work…

What Prevents Technology from Being Adopted in the Classroom

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(And What You Can Do About It)

Here’s something new: your goal is not to simply install technology in classrooms, but to make technology disappear. We don’t literally mean that we want to remove technology from the classroom but rather, integrate it so seamlessly into the learning environment that it…

What’s Your Strategic Strategy?

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Or more importantly, do you have any time or flexibility to even be strategic? Are you getting the most out of your vendor relationships, or are you fighting them monthly on quality of service or billing issues? Are you treated like a partner, or do you have to fight…

One Thing You Definitely Need to Do in 2016

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2016 has officially begun. Are you still on track with all of your personal New Year’s Resolutions? Did you write down that you want to lose weight, increase your income, or watch all of the Doctor Who episodes ever created? That’s awesome, but don’t forget to add one very…

Why Technology in the Classroom Should be More Like Whiteboards

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Quick: what’s the most widely-used technology in the classroom today? Here’s a hint: you might not even think of it as technology. The most commonly-used classroom technology is…the whiteboard. Think about why we don’t place whiteboards in the technology category for a moment. We think about technology as something…

Are You Leaving Your Most Important IT Advisors Out of the Loop?

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Think fast: who’s the most important IT staff member you have? Whose feedback matters the most? Who should be the priority when planning the solution to your next business problem? Most of you probably guessed it’s the CIO/CTO or the superintendent. Don’t take this personally, but if you guessed…

Are You Leaving Your Most Important IT Advisors Out of the Loop?

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Think fast: who’s the most important IT staff member you have? Whose feedback matters the most? Who should be the priority when planning the solution to your next business problem? Most of you probably guessed it’s the CIO/CTO or the superintendent. Don’t take this personally, but if you guessed…

What’s in it for you?

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3 reasons every IT specialist should care about IT relevancy: 

DGI is passionate about making IT relevancy a goal of every IT department. What is IT relevancy?

It’s really about a shift in purpose. Instead of IT departments being black hole cost centers that are responsible for putting out technical fires…

Are You A Control Freak?

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What type of IT manager are you? Take this super-scientific* quiz to find out:

Do you like to receive every system update imaginable? Do you need to be in on every email chain, small change, or report? Do you log in to your work system the minute you wake up…