The Modern Classroom: Empowering Education

The Modern Classroom: Empowering Education

The world our students learn in today is vastly different than when we went to school.  They have more access to information and technology than ever before, but it is the skills around the effective use of that technology to analyze, evaluate, and create that will set them up to become lifelong learners.  Transformation and evolution in education can mean any number of things.  For example, taking learning beyond the classroom, personalizing those experiences to reach and challenge all learners, providing several ways to interact with content like hands-on or game-based learning as well as immersive experiences using Virtual and Augmented Reality.  Transformation in education is not without its challenges.  Microsoft understands the teacher's role in the lives of their students as critical to the child's academic, social, and mental well-being.  Teachers are tasked with increasing student learning outcomes as well as the instructional capacity of their peers  This is what they do for every student they have regardless of their academic,...
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Safe Technology for Schools

Safe Technology for Schools

A hot topic ever present among educators is ensuring their students are prepared for life and the working world upon graduation, especially in the area of technology. Unfortunately, this is often easier said than done. High price tags, complex content management systems, and security problems can all get in the way of a school fulfilling this goal.  Luckily, with the right partnerships, this aim can become a reality. Utilizing Windows 10 in S Mode, school districts across the country can manage content access for all its devices through a single program and implement the ideal level of security - all while training students on the number one platform used by businesses throughout the world. With the extra security provided by Windows 10 in S mode, we get that right balance between safeguarding devices and encouraging communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity.Todd Pickthorn - District Network Service Coordinator at Marshall Public School District As a Microsoft Gold Partner, Oakwood Systems Group, Inc. is a leading provider of transformative digital and cloud...
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