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Mobile devices are great tools for the classroom, providing students with new ways to learn. Although effective in many aspects, making sure they are used productively can be a challenge, with students being able to access websites unrelated to what’s being taught.  Deploying a Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution is one way your school can ensure devices are being used efficiently and safely. At Cyclone, we’ve put together a Q&A so you...

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65% of students in today’s classrooms will work in jobs that don’t exist yet. With that in mind, forward-thinking educators are recognising the value in using emerging technology like virtual reality to provide an immersive learning experience and prepare students for the future. When used in a classroom setting as an instructional tool supplementary to conventional education, VR supports more holistic learning and enables children to immerse themselves in the learning...

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While technology enhances learning experiences for both teachers and students, keeping it secure can be challenging. As cyber threats become more sophisticated, schools must be looking at methods to keep their IT and their staff and student data protected. With 81% of students using desktops, laptops or tablets at least once per week in school 1, schools need robust infrastructure supported by comprehensive security strategies. From educating students...

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Leveraging the capability of technology in the classroom can transform learning experiences and student engagement. From lesson planning to collaboration, IT can spark greater interest in subject content. HP devices with Intel® can help students access online learning resources and encourage active participation, with 73% of teachers reporting that technology enables them to respond to a variety of learning styles in the classroom1. At Cyclone, we’ve compiled...

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Many predict that upwards of 65 per cent of today’s primary school students will earn a living in jobs that don’t exist yet 1, and as new technologies continue to develop at a phenomenal rate that number may yet continue to rise. Perhaps in a direct response to the reality of numbers just like this, the New Zealand Curriculum for years 1-13 has been revised to...

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