Zoom handles the management and creation of user accounts in a surprisingly elegant way. If you want to manage Zoom users in your school you need to have purchased the minimum education plan, which covers 20 licensed users but can have as many free users as you wish above this. You can find more details […]
The standard Microsoft Surface Pen is great for students that need to draw or handwrite work, but it has several flaws which make it a difficult choice in schools: It’s really expensive. A replacement Surface Pen can cost upwards of £100/$100. It’s easy to lose — those magnets are not the strongest. In the hands […]
When we get back to school in September, it would be optimistic to think that things will have completely returned to normal. Even when the lockdown is over It’s likely that we’re still going to have many students learning remotely and even some staff teaching from home. Outside of the inevitable changes to room layouts […]
I’ve worked in schools for more than 20 years, so I understand the frustration of having to seemingly use a hundred different passwords for different education apps. Because of that, I also understand the temptation to use the same password for every account, use a really short password, or write your passwords in the front cover of a mark book or on a Post-It.
That’s where password managers come in.
In December 2019, 10 million people took part in Zoom video meetings every day. By the end of May 2020 more than 300 million people were engaging online via Zoom, and a good chunk of those users were students and teachers. The Coronavirus pandemic has forced change at an unprecedented pace in all industries, but […]