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Online learning programs no longer “optional”

Published on April 1, 2020 Scott Armstrong, Brenthaven CEO Features

I came across a very interesting article last week by Yoree Koh who writes for the Wall Street Journal. In the article, Ms. Koh points out the painful difference between school districts with online learning programs and those without.

In districts like Seattle Public Schools, where there are no online learning programs, students and parents are left to fend for themselves. For example, a neighbor friend of mine…

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Our sleeves are backed by the Brenthaven Guarantee

Published on March 26, 2019 Brenthaven Features

Let's talk sleeves. And no, we're not talking about the sleeves attached to your coat. Brenthaven offers a wide variety of protective sleeves for your devices so that you don't have to settle for a style that doesn't fit your needs. They're constructed with durable material, tons of K-12 friendly features, and is backed by…

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We know backpacks

Published on March 5, 2019 Brenthaven Features

Our backpacks are innovative, durable, and backed by the Brenthaven Guarantee. Brenthaven offers a wide variety of backpacks so that you don't have to settle for a style that doesn't fit your needs. They're constructed with durable material, ergonomic padded shoulder straps, and are designed to stand up the rigors of the K-12 environment.

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4 Ways Schools Can Improve Communication with Texting

Published on January 30, 2018 Brenthaven Features

Using texting in the school setting used to be unusual, but nowadays it is becoming more and more vital for schools to use the communication platform students and parents have already adopted. Here are 4 ways how to make it most effective: Bridge the Communication Gap Between Educators and Parents Frequently, parents complain about busy…

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7 Pitfalls to Avoid When Deploying a 1:1 Initiative

Published on October 24, 2017 Brenthaven Features

Before launching a 1:1 initiative, there are a number of procedures and infrastructures that must be set in place to ensure success. To alleviate some of the complexity around a deployment, it can be helpful to flip your perspective and focus for a moment on what not to do. This white paper walks through a series of avoidable missteps in the 1:1 deployment process from Director of Technology at Clinton Public Schools, Kameron Ball, Ph.D.

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1:1 Learnings | Mooresville Graded School District

Published on October 24, 2017 Brenthaven Features

Mooresville Graded School District is located just north of Charlotte, NC with approximately 6,000 students in the district spread over 8 schools with about 400 staff. Several factors caused the district to pursue a shift to the digital classroom. Firstly, with a large percentage of students having no access to technology in the home, Mooresville…

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1:1 Learnings | Berwyn South

Published on October 24, 2017 Brenthaven Features

Berwyn South District 100 piloted one of the district’s first 1:1 classrooms in 2010 under Instructional Director Shannon Soger. As the years went on, the number of pilots increased until Berwyn South District 100 became a full-scale 1:1 district. Soger attributes the transformation that took place in teaching and learning to the implementation of this…

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The Importance of Battery Life for K-12 Tech Deployments

Published on August 28, 2017 Brenthaven Features

The Importance of Battery Life for K-12 Tech Deployments Battery life for any device is a vital part of a student’s success in the classroom. Nowadays with technology playing such a prominent role in the K-12 education systems, having a dead battery can become a disruption and hassle during class. Without quality battery life, the…

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