Educational Technology Blog

5G Revolution: Transforming Education for the Future

Increased Connectivity and Collaboration The increased speed and capacity of 5G networks will enable new technologies and applications that were previously impossible. With 5G, schools and universities will be able to connect more students, teachers, and devices to the internet at the same time, without the lag and buffering that can occur on older networks. This will enable more interactive and collaborative learning experiences, as well as the use of more advanced educational technology. Immersive Learning with Virtual and Augmented Reality One area where 5G is already making a big impact is in virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR).

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Integrating Applications With The Veracross API

Unlock the power of your applications with the Veracross API. With its comprehensive data integration capabilities, you can connect different systems and develop powerful data-driven features that enhance user experience, functionality, and insights. What is the Veracross API? The Veracross API is a set of programmatic application interfaces that provide easy access to Veracross data, allowing developers to build powerful applications that leverage the Veracross platform. Using the API, developers are able to integrate data from multiple sources and create customized applications tailored to their specific needs. How To Get Started With The Veracross API. Getting started with the Veracross

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5 Benefits of an Online Parent Teacher Appointment System

Scheduling appointments between parents and teachers can be stressful and inconvenient. But with the help of an online parent teacher booking system, there’s no need for endless phone calls and emails to find a mutually agreeable time and place to meet. Discover how this system can benefit both parents and teachers alike. Convenient Scheduling. An online parent teacher appointment system makes it easy for parents and teachers to find a time and place to meet. Parents can simply log in and view available slots, then book the one that works best for everyone involved. They don’t have to worry about

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Discovering the Best School Data Solutions for Your Needs

Whether you’re a teacher, administrator, or parent, finding the right school data solutions can be tricky. With so many options available, it’s important to find a way to store and manage your data efficiently and securely. In this guide, we’ll cover the basics of school data solutions and offer some tips on how to choose the best fit for your needs. Determine Your School’s Data Needs. Before you decide on school data solutions, it’s important to think about your school’s unique data needs. Ask yourself questions such as “what kind of data do we need to store?” and “how much

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5 Ways to Customize Your Powerschool

Customize your powerschool by choosing from five different options. Each option has its pros and cons, so choose wisely! MBA’s Report Card Plugin If you’ve ever wanted to create custom “electronic” report cards, now you can with our new report card plugin. It allows you to do exactly, and with ease. Parents will be able to view report cards right into PowerSchool. SQL Studio by Adam Larsen SQL Studio is a powerful database design tool that helps you query the PS database quickly and easily, right from inside the Powerschool. There is no need for SQL Developer or any other

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Installing a self-compiled gettext on Mac OS X

Gibbon in an application stack that provides module-based functionality related to school systems. While try to install it on a Macbook Air, I bumped into a roadblock: the installation screen was blank. Turns out, Gibbon requires a PHP extension gettext which is not installed on Mac OSx by default. There are many ways to achieve this but the simplest is a straightforward, 3-steps process as below: Download the library from gettext website. Run the following Terminal commands from the directory that has the extracted files: ./configure make sudo make install Confirm using a php-info file that the extension has been successfully installed and enabled.

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