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Chromebook vs Laptop | Chromebook Classroom Management

In our previous post, Chromebook vs Laptop - Which is Right for your Classroomwe gave you a few reasons why Chromebooks are a better choice for your classroom. There is an argument to be had that Chromebooks are not the best option in every case, and we agree that special circumstances might merit your school use laptops. We also acknowledge that laptops allow you to download/install any application and Chromebooks limit you to online based applications.

Chromebook vs Laptop - Which is Right for your Classroom?

There is no doubt that technology has had a significant impact in education. In our previously published post, How Important is Technology in Education, we highlight some of the reasons why technology is not only unavoidable, but also a good thing. 

Challenges in Wireless: (Part 1 of 5: Wireless Coverage)

Framing the question

Great Wi-Fi is everyone’s goal, but achieving it can be a big challenge:
How do we get the maximum wireless coverage with the least interference and the best throughput?

Stating the question that way, we can see there are three basic issues we always have to deal with, and we can look at them one by one. Let’s start with wireless coverage.

Radio range

In an earlier post, we explained that creating a predictive heat map is crucial to planning a wireless network. This heat map should be designed using industry standard software tools that take a number of factors into account.

Challenges in Wireless: (Part 2 of 5: Interference)

 

The biggest single challenge

We’re continuing to explore key challenges in wireless network design: How do we get the maximum coverage with the least interference and the best throughput?

Challenges in Wireless: (Part 3 of 5: The wired network)

 

Challenges in Wireless: (Part 4 of 5: VLANs)

 

Challenges in Wireless: (Part 5 of 5: Additional strategies)

 

Benefits of wireless technology and doing it the right way: (Part 4 of 4)

We’ve been considering how to design wireless networks properly. In our first post,, we examined the need for a clear mission for your network, in our second, how to analyze its requirements, and in our third, the design process.

In this post, we’ll look at installing the network and making sure it works properly.

Benefits of wireless technology and doing it the right way: (Part 3 of 4)

We’ve been looking at wireless networks and how to design them properly. In our first post, we examined the need to define a clear mission, and in our second, how to analyze user behavior, measure the environment, and consider external threats, including interference from other networks and security threats.

In this post, we’ll overview the design process and related issues.

Benefits of wireless technology and doing it the right way: (Part 2 of 4)

We are considering wireless networks and the factors involved in properly designing them. In our first post we looked at the wrong way to install Wi-Fi and the need to carefully determine your network’s mission.

In this post, we’ll overview the other steps you’ll need to take before you begin the network design.