As your school district moves forward adopting Common Core and the standardized test that go along with these new teaching standards, it is important to understand how to keep your testing environment and the data secure. You need to be able to block access to websites as well as applications. And, with the potential of having students taking tests on iPads, Chromebooks, PCs and Macs, you cannot control it at the endpoint. You need to be able to manage access at the network level. How confident are you that your students are not compromising the results of your online tests? How do you know for sure?
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Many educational experts recognize that collaboration is a critical skill for students’ current and future success. Yet, collaboration isn’t necessarily a natural skill. Students need to learn how to work with others. And they need the tools, opportunities and space to collaborate. Here’s what THE Journal learned when it asked educators about instilling collaboration into their classroom practices.