Website-Header---Blog.png

School Bus Tech 101

Even a 39-minute bus ride – the average bus ride time according to a recent ...

Getting Creative with Your Title I Funds

Do you have unused Title I funds sitting there at the end of the school year? ...

What Can Title I Funding Be Used For

You did it. With hard work, ingenuity, and support from stakeholders in your ...

National School Bus Safety Week

This blog was originally written on October 16, 2017.   Did you know the third ...

5 Reasons Why Chromebooks in the Classroom Benefits Students

As of 2019, 85 percent of schools and school districts across the United States ...

How to Make Sense of Title I Funds

As of 2019, there are 26 federal grant-making agencies and over 900 federal ...

National School Bus Safety Month

Did you know that September is officially designated National School Bus Safety ...

10 Apps for Back to School

The new school year is upon us and I’m sure as an educator you are already in ...

Deploying Chromebooks for the New School Year

It’s hard to believe it’s the start of another school year, but that can be ...

10 New Grants for 2019-20 Ed Tech Initiatives

Ask any educator about their #1 problem and you will most likely hear the ...

10 New Grants for School Bus Fleets

The stories of how school districts can cut transportation costs continue to ...

Keep Your School Buses Running with Remote Telematics

On average, school bus technicians are responsible for maintaining 21 school ...

How Effective is Your Ed Tech Program?

  You may have the most exciting ed tech program ready to go in your district. ...

How Schools Can Help Parents with Student Screen Use

There is an ongoing debate about student screen time, especially once students ...

4 Steps to a Safer School Bus Ride

More than 25 million students take the school bus every day, according to the ...

How Internet Access Can Help Your ESL Students

  According to Education Week, there are an estimated five million ...

3G, 4G, 5G: What the Ever-Evolving Wireless Networks Mean for K-12 Education

  Ninety-two percent of school districts currently meet the FCC’s E-Rate ...

TED-Ed as a Teaching Tool

  Sometimes teachers need additional tools in the classroom. Something to ...

How to Turn Your School Bus Fleet into Next Generation Connected Buses

Today’s school buses are more than just vehicles to transport students. They ...

It's 2019: Is the Homework Gap Gone?

The Homework Gap. The Digital Divide. Whichever term you use, they both point ...

Chromebooks, Classrooms, & Connectivity: The Age of Chromebooks

Schools across the nation have deployed (and continue to deploy) mobile ...

Why Chromebooks Have Expanded in K-12 Classrooms

Did you know Chromebooks made up 60 percent of all U.S. education shipments in ...

The Top 5 Obstacles and Accelerators in Ed Tech

Out with the old and in with the new, at least that is how the saying goes. It ...

Empower Your Teachers with Classroom Management Controls They Need

  Mobile device management (MDM) is just for IT teams to handle and understand, ...

Top Kajeet Blogs of 2018

Another year has come and gone, and what a year it has been! What were the top ...

The Internet of Things in K-12

From smart toys and clothing to smart homes and cities, the Internet of Things ...

Rural Districts Face Down the Homework Gap

There’s good news for rural school districts. According to the education ...

Funding Connectivity Through Community Partnerships

  The number one challenge facing K-12 IT leadership for planning and ...

6 Ways to Incorporate Coding into Your Classroom

Did you know there’s an annual, week-long learning event that 663 million ...

Announcing the Kajeet Connect Suite: Reliable Internet Access Moves on Campus

Kajeet has historically focused on closing the Homework Gap outside the ...

Prepping Your Students for Tech Success

  K-12 education has always been about learning and growing; about helping ...

How Digital Resources Transform Teaching and Learning

Devices in the K-12 classroom are becoming as common as chalk and chalkboards ...

Four Cybersecurity Tips for Schools and Districts

  It’s October and while many think of Halloween and the start of Fall, it is ...

Canada’s Digital Divide: How Wide is it and Can it be Solved?

  Educational technology—how we use it now, how we’ll use it in the future—is ...

What Devices are Used in the K-12 Classroom?

Today’s classroom is filled with technology, from more common tools like ...

$38 Million Available for Arizona Schools to Replace Buses

It was recently announced that the state of Arizona is using $38 million of the ...

2018 Kajeet Homework Gap Grant Winners

Kajeet is proud to announce the winners of the second annual Homework Gap ...

[Infographic] Top Tech for School Buses

The school bus is changing, welcoming new technologies that bring buses into ...

Managing Student Devices in K-12

At the start of 2018, the U.S. market experienced a 10 percent year-over-year ...

Redesigned Cloud Portal to Safeguard Student Internet Access

Since 2016, there have been over 353 reported cyber incidents in K-12. This ...

The Changing Role of the Bus Driver

School buses transport an estimated 26 million students each day, according to ...

[Infographic] Staying Connected in K-12

ISTE is the largest ed tech conference that brings together educators to ...

Announcing the 2018 Kajeet Homework Gap Grant!

Kajeet has officially opened our 2018 Homework Gap Grant! In 2018, Kajeet will ...

How to Close the Homework Gap. Together.

  In recent years, there have been amazing strides to close the Homework Gap ...

6 MDM Features that Save School Districts’ Time

There are over 13,500 school districts in the U.S. and 98,000 public schools ...

How Cameras Make School Buses Safer Than Ever

  Something happens on your school bus – a fight between students, or maybe a ...

Digital Tools for Preventing the Summer Slide

It’s the end of the school year, and as students get ready for fun and ...

How Libraries Help Save the Day with Ed Tech

If you’re sitting in a public or school library 20 years ago, what would you ...

5 Must-See Ed Tech ISTE Sessions

It’s June, and for thousands of educators that means the end of school, but it ...

6 Key Steps to Successfully Deploying Devices in the Classroom

Deploying hundreds of devices can be overwhelming, and even more so if you ...

Access to Digital Learning Resources: Where We Are Today

Every day, students face challenges with gaining access to digital learning ...

Improving Cybersecurity in K-12

In three years, there have been 333 cyber incidents in K-12, according to the ...

MakerBus Takes STEM On the Road

You may have heard of the growing popularity of makerspaces in schools, but ...

Student Screen Use: A Perspective from Principals

Students need more access to devices outside the classroom.

The Connected Bus: 8 Technologies for the Next Generation School Bus

When you picture a school bus the first thing that probably comes to mind most ...

[UPDATED] Top Educational Websites Your Students Actually Visit

There you have it, the top 10 educational websites students visit from 2018 ...

One MDM Dashboard, 10 Reasons to Use It

  Devices in the classroom are becoming as common as pencil and paper once ...

Kajeet and Google Power Rolling Study Halls

Kajeet is proud to announce its work with Google to provide filtered WiFi ...

Why Acceptable Use Policies are Critical for Education

Each year, school districts roll out more tech to their students. With the ...

5 Tips for Teacher Tech Leaders

If there’s a front line in the ed tech revolution shaping school districts ...

With E-learning, School Doesn’t Stop for Bad Weather

Here’s how it goes: You get up in the morning and find the world outside your ...

California: Closing the Homework Gap with LCFF

Student success and academic achievement are the goals for any state public ...

Traditional vs. Digital: The Changing Educational Content Landscape

What once seemed like the most economical and practical learning tool—printed ...

What is 5G and its Role in Education?

Do you remember the first generation of cell phones, back on the 1G days? The ...

New GPS Feature: Locate Your Kajeet SmartBus

Kajeet is proud to announce the newest feature to our SmartBus™ solution, ...

[Best Practices Guide] Funding Your Technology from Start to Finish

New education technology programs engage and educate students using new ...

[Infographic] Student Tech Devices in the Classroom

It’s no surprise that tech devices have grown tremendously in the classroom ...

Keeping Students Safe Online

There are 34.9 million students in the U.S. who have Internet access at school ...

How Does School Bus Wi-Fi Work?

Riding the school bus is the start, or completion, of a school day. And now, ...

Texas Technology Lending Grant

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) established the Technology Lending Grant, for ...

The Top 10 Kajeet Blogs in 2017

The New Year is almost here and the countdown is on. This has been a busy year, ...

Mobile Device Management in Education

Tablets. Laptops. Smartphones. These all fall under the broader umbrella of ...

10 Ed Tech Programs for the New Year

A lot can happen in a year. Last summer, we previewed some fascinating ed tech ...

Involve Your Students in the Hour of Code

The Hour of Code is a global movement that has served almost 4.7 million ...

Wisconsin Districts Succeeding with Kajeet

Over 800 school districts across the nation partner with Kajeet to help close ...

Connecting Rural Students

In rural America, 39 percent of households do not have access to high-speed ...

5 Steps to Great Ed Tech Grant Writing

We all dream of ways to transform students’ lives through ed tech. But one ...

Closing the Homework Gap Shouldn’t be Scary

While 98 percent of U.S. kids live in a household that has some form of a ...

[Infographic] The Current State of 1:1

In recent years, school districts across the nation have seen a proliferation ...

[Webinar] Why Internet Outside the Classroom Should be Part of Your 1:1 Strategy

My school is thinking of going 1:1, but where do we start? How do we start?

Wisconsin Information Technology Infrastructure Grants

The State of Wisconsin approved funds to expand broadband Internet for students ...

School Bus Wi-Fi, a Home Run for Student Athletes

Eight million (or 7.9 million to be more exact). That is the number of U.S. ...

Internet Access Makes College Applications Easier for All

Think of everything that goes into a college application. Transcripts. Personal ...

How to Make a Technology Bus

Newington Public Schools (NPS) in Connecticut provides technology to all of ...

The First-Ever Kajeet Homework Gap Grant Winners

The Kajeet team was wowed by the staggering number of submissions we received ...

Ransomware: A Growing Threat in K-12

Education is currently the biggest target for ransomware attacks, preceding the ...

How Much Data Does a Student Need?

To close the Homework Gap, just how much data does a student need? This is not ...

How OER Can Help Low-Income School Districts

Could three simple letters change the face of education in low-income school ...

Why Computer Science Matters More Than Ever

Decades ago, high-school computer science classes were something of a luxury. ...

New Grant to Help Schools Close the Homework Gap

The Homework Gap Grant is now closed. Thank you to all those that submitted ...

How Does Your 1:1 Tech Program Stack Up?

As schools say goodbye to traditional computer labs, educators and ...

An Updated Look at 2017 Ed Tech Trends

It feels like the school year just ended. But in a short while, students will ...

Rolling Into Bus Conferences: STN and NSTA

It’s summertime. A time when most people think of basking in the sun, beach ...

Bus Wi-Fi: Saving Time for Your Students

The average K-12 student spends 40 minutes per day riding the school bus. With ...

The Educator's Guide to ISTE 2017

In just two weeks over 15,000 excited educators will head to San Antonio for ...

Addressing the Advanced Placement Equity Gap

Advanced Placement (AP) courses provide high school students a more challenging ...

[INFOGRAPHIC] Extend the Classroom with Wi-Fi on Your Buses

With 26,000,000 student bus riders across the nation, how can we extend the ...

Using Tech to Make Sure All Students Succeed

Children, as they say, are the future. Which is why for more than half a ...

Improve Bus Behavior with Wi-Fi

School buses have always had issues with misbehaving students. Picture it. You ...

Why Smartphone Access Isn’t Enough for Students

Ninety-four percent of families report having some kind of Internet connection, ...

See More Blog Posts