APC by Schneider Electric invites educators to upload an image or video of their school’s messy, disorganized, or chaotic server room for an opportunity to win a $10,000 IT equipment upgrade for their school through the APC K–12 Server Room Makeover Contest. The grand-prize winner will choose the IT equipment for the school—power protection, routers, servers, tablets, touch-screen monitors—whatever the winner’s students need to succeed. Interested applicants will find additional details about this contest on GetEdFunding, a website sponsored by CDW•G with access to a free database of thousands of funding opportunities for educators.
Fresh Films awards tech grants of $500 toward purchase of classroom technology (software, hardware, or supplies). All K-12 teachers and principals from any discipline who have a demonstrated need for technology are eligible to win a Fresh Films Tech Grant.
NetSupport DNA empowers educators and technicians with a complete solution to manage all classroom devices and school-wide IT assets. As technology use continues to expand in schools, educators should be equipped with tools to not only improve the quality of technology-led instruction but also maintain a safe learning environment while ensuring IT assets are used effectively. In addition to providing teachers with tools to interact and collaborate with student devices in their classrooms, NetSupport DNA allows IT staff to centrally manage and support IT assets and endpoints across a school or district-wide network. Powerful student safeguarding features help support school counselors in protecting vulnerable students with internet metering, keyword/phrase monitoring, webcam controls, reporting of concerns, risk index, plus more. NetSupport DNA provides a complete toolkit for successful IT management while promoting positive digital citizenship and digitally protecting students.