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On the Vartek blog, our technical and education experts share their knowledge. Posts aim at providing you with the information you need to create engaging and innovative classrooms.

Vartek Women in Tech: Jamila Nelson

Vartek is celebrating Women’s History Month with a series of spotlights on our female technicians, tech coaches, and leaders. Women hold only a small percentage of computer-related jobs in the United States, and we are […]

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Vartek Celebrates Women in Technology

Women in tech jobs have become an endangered species. While the number of computer-related jobs in the United States has increased by 338 percent—338 percent!—since 1990, the number of women in tech jobs declined by […]

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Vartek Women in Tech: Jodie Groves

Vartek is celebrating Women’s History Month with a series of spotlights on our female technicians, tech coaches, and leaders. Women hold only a small percentage of computer-related jobs in the United States, and we are […]

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Vartek Women in Tech: Amber Smith

Vartek is celebrating Women’s History Month with a series of spotlights on our female technicians, tech coaches, and leaders. Women hold only a small percentage of computer-related jobs in the United States, and we are […]

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So you’ve been breached…

You did what you could to protect your school, but cybercriminals found an unlocked door. Cyberattacks happen, and they happen to a lot of schools. So you’re not alone. In 2018, there were 122 publicly […]

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Be Internet Awesome

The importance of digital citizenship in today’s classrooms When I walk into Amy Jahna’s fourth and fifth classroom at All Saints Academy in Winter Haven, Florida, I see her students playing a game on their […]

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What does a strategic IT partnership look like?

What does strategic IT partnership mean? For years, school IT departments (internal and contracted) focused disproportionately on short-term needs like fixing broken devices and maintaining technology infrastructure. These are important tasks, but long-term technology strategy […]

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