Entries by Joe Squiers

3 things you should know about ESSER funding

The ESSER Fund (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund) is designed to help K-12 schools address challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. This federal funding for schools has the potential to be a pivot point for U.S. public education. However, it’s up to the schools themselves to decide how best to use the funds.

6 things you should know about HEERF funding

Thanks to the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF), students can now access emergency financial support for Covid-related disruption. But how does the relief fund work, who can claim financial support, and what’s covered? Let’s break it all down.

5 cyber threats that every school will face

As remote learning grows, schools are under greater risk than ever for cyber security threats that can expose sensitive data. Network monitoring and robust malware protection can help fortify school servers and protect against cyberattacks.

Physical security for your hospitality organization

In the post-COVID-19 world, physical security in public places means preventing threats and protecting the public’s health and well-being by enforcing WHO guidelines. A robust security system also gives you a bird’s-eye view and control of the entire premises.

Keeping productivity high in your business with remote workers

When organizations take a smart approach to telecommuting, they can enable remote workers to stay productive. In fact, with the right technology and the flexibility remote work offers, your business may see an increase in productivity when you don’t expect everyone to work from home.

Increase business performance with collaborative technology

In the new business normal, working from different physical locations is the norm rather than the exception. This doesn’t mean work has to stop or even slow down. The collaborative technology available today is easy to use, totally integrated, and can help your remote teams stay productive.

Understanding E-rate and how it can help students grow

E-learning is undoubtedly the future of education. Teaching with digital resources enhances the learning process, leading to better student-teacher engagements and higher information retention rates. E-Rate funding is the government’s way of helping schools realize the benefits of e-learning.