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Best Filaments for 3D Printing

2019-04-16T14:28:52+00:00May 20th, 2019|

When it comes to 3D printing filament quality is critical to the condition of the final product. For those unfamiliar with 3D printing, the filament is essentially the ink of a 3D printer. More specifically, the filament is the material used to build the layers that are gradually printed and eventually form the desired product. Here’s [...]

How to Choose a Wide Format Printer That Meets Your Needs

2019-04-15T20:42:04+00:00May 13th, 2019|

Choosing a printer is a big decision; choosing a wide format printer is an even bigger decision and comes with its own special caveats. Wide format printers enable a wide variety of possibilities in specialty printing, making them an excellent investment for businesses who frequently facilitate the services of copy shops. Here’s what folks should know [...]

Why You Should Get a 3D Printer for Your Office or Home

2019-04-16T14:46:58+00:00May 6th, 2019|

Today, almost every home and office have a printer. However 3D printers are also making an impact. 3D printers have been growing in potential uses for both homes and businesses. The range of applications and recent reductions in price are making 3D printing essential tools for both home and office use.  Here’s why homes and offices [...]

Get an Upgrade Using the Latest Classroom Technology Tools

2019-03-28T19:33:05+00:00April 23rd, 2019|

Choosing technology tools for the classroom can create a massive headache. From choosing the best AV equipment to deciding what headphones work best for student testing, the world of EdTech has expanded to labyrinthine proportions. However, all classrooms eventually need an upgrade. A classroom which looks and feels as though it still exists in the 1970s [...]

5 Best Practices in School Network Security

2019-03-28T19:30:02+00:00April 15th, 2019|

School network security has never posed a greater challenge. Education technology, EdTech, is transforming the face of the classroom. Yet, cybersecurity in schools often gets thrown on the backburner to address the myriad of other, more visible crises plaguing the American public education system. Hackers have noticed. Since 2016, public schools in the United States have [...]

Which charging cart is right for your classroom?

2019-03-28T19:29:28+00:00April 8th, 2019|

The increasing focus on bringing technology into the classroom has led to 60 percent of schools in the US assigning individual devices to students during the school day. These devices need charging, secure storage, and the ability to move easily between classrooms. Charging carts provide the answer to all three needs, but the dozens of models [...]

The Best EdTech Chromebook Tablets

2019-03-28T19:14:51+00:00April 1st, 2019|

The Chrome OS tablet is an interesting hybrid of two technologies which burst onto the tech scene in 2018. Finding an immediate affinity in education technology, or EdTech, Chromebook tablets offer the best of both worlds: portability, ease of use, and useful applications for learning. Currently, only three models exist on the market. Of those, two [...]

Wi-Fi for Schools: Best Practices for Setting Up School Wi-Fi Systems

2019-02-27T20:19:17+00:00March 25th, 2019|

Schools are complex locations. They have many different buildings and areas, each of which may have its own distinct functions. But the trick is that all these separate locations work together, and in many cases, must have compatible technology. Take their internet systems. Wi-Fi for schools is a networking topic that elicits many concerns. How can [...]