Manage Multiple i-SAFE Technologies Through a Single Dashboard

i-SAFE’s suite of technology tools and programming provides you a single dashboard to manage the compliance of your entire school/district and/or DOE. The dashboard and reporting features are so easy to use that a single DOE can manage their entire state through i-SAFE’s dashboard and reporting functions. The i-SAFE Direct technology also provides you with [...]

FCC Form 486 Changes, Impacts on School Funding

A key note to remember is that on October 20, 2016, the FCC released an Order in which starting January 30, 2017, the FCC will be less forgiving in granting Form 486 deadline waivers than in the past. i-SAFE’s compliance programming offers you a cost-effective compliance solution that exceeds regulatory requirements. When you process Form […]

Replacing School File Cabinets and Paper-Based Forms with Secure Digital Solutions

The i-SAFE Direct Technology was established on what school districts have asked for: student data privacy protections combined with identity verification in alignment with CIPA/COPPA/E-Rate Compliance. Student Data Privacy & Identity Verification: School districts have a significant problem concerning identity verification. The current process by which parents register their children for school is typically captured […]

Compliance has changed!

Compliance is NO LONGER Cut-and-Dry! Compliance has fundamentally shifted to focus on student data privacy–who has access to student data in your school or district, and what companies are exposed to your student data. The focus also seeks to define a collective mindset within your school district’s culture on how to protect student data holistically […]

Digital Migration: Thoughts on the Print-to-Digital Transition in Schools

Technology is the nucleus for today’s fast-paced learning environment. The pervasiveness of technology is transforming how classrooms are engaging youth with new and innovative learning/teaching methods. It was not too long ago that classroom engagement was primarily conducted via books or paper-based activities which often required significantly more teacher time for preparation, grading, management, and […]

You may have heard school district horror stories like these: an educator creates accounts for her students into one of the most popular social networking tools without parental permission; an administrator sends a business e-mail to his personal e-mail account so that he can work on a file from home, yet he fails to remember […]

How to Get Started on Building a Custom Plan

Use i-SAFE’s newly redesigned Implementation Strategy document as an instrument to create a custom plan for your school or classroom digital citizenship and e-Safety education program. The curriculum scope of 408 K-12 lesson plans consists of grade-specific lessons, lessons that span across multiple grade levels (grade bands), and full units that concentrate on specific topics. […]

i-SAFE Direct – Smart Schools, Smart Technology, Smart Choices

Many educators are challenged to make a decision between traditional hardbound curriculum materials versus free resources that can be found online. As a society we continue to move towards a “unified classroom”. The influence of technology and ubiquitous Internet access is the number one leading influence as to why schools are substituting textbooks for online […]

Empowering Students to Prevent and Manage Social Conflict

Empowering Students to Prevent and Manage Social Conflict Decision-Making & Social Skill Development for Elementary Grades Digital drama occurs when real-world conflict takes place in online environments and through electronic forms of contact. Conflict that occurs in digital places and though mobile devices can quickly escalate into cyber-bullying situations. To mitigate these issues, the i-SAFE […]

What’s New with DC4 Digital Programming?

Our curriculum development and instructional design team has put together a generous collection of new and updated curriculum for the 2016-2017 school year. You’ll find lesson plans and interactive content that inspires critical thinking, active problem-solving and age-appropriate opportunities to make a real-world impact. Students engage in thoughtful dialogue about the principles of digital citizenship […]