K–12 Districts Prepare Their Infrastructures for the Internet of Things | EdTech

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The surge of devices used by K–12 students is putting a strain on school district networks, causing IT teams to consider adopting the Internet of Things.

Bringing IoT into schools maintains connectivity for students and teachers during the day, through both personal devices and classroom tools like smartboards, Kellie Wilks, chief technology officer of Ector County Independent School District, TX, told EdTech magazine at the ISTE 2018 conference.

“If we can provide the Wi-Fi and the connectivity to any device it becomes more personalized learning,” Wilks said.

Source: K–12 Districts Prepare Their Infrastructures for the Internet of Things | EdTech

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