• Jul 23
    2020
    A Zoom account is not enough to say that your school is ready to “go virtual”. While it is certainly a good start and all teachers should have access to a platform (like Zoom or WebEx or Google Hangouts) that allows them to conduct synchronous learning events, a user account is only the start. If a teacher hasn’t learned how to best use the platform to effectively engage students, they ...
  • Apr 25
    2020
    Jon O'KeefeTechnology Education JediLogical Operationshttps://www.linkedin.com/in/jonokeefe/ Jedi Jon here, According to many news outlets, even if the immediate threat from COVID-19 recedes in the coming months, it may not be until 2021 that things start to get back to normal. Where this is most likely to have the biggest impact is in education, with numerous school districts around the country considering staying closed until at least the end of the year. ...
  • Apr 15
    2020
    Jon O'KeefeTechnology Education JediLogical Operationshttps://www.linkedin.com/in/jonokeefe/ Jedi Jon here, I love staying on top of the current events as well as the industries we serve with our training courses and materials. Here are my five takeaways from thought leaders on ways the world is likely to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic (along with my own thoughts, of course): According to Professor Scott Galloway of NYU, Elite Universities will put a ...
  • Apr 07
    2020
    Jon O'KeefeTechnology Education JediLogical Operationshttps://www.linkedin.com/in/jonokeefe/ Jedi Jon here, These are unprecedented times we are living in. With so much uncertainty surrounding our careers, the economy, and our personal wellbeing, it can be maddening to figure out what you should and shouldn’t be doing. Here is what you should be doing: getting a certification. Let me tell you why certifications matter more than ever right now. No matter when the world ...
  • Mar 26
    2020
    Jedi Jon here, Like me, I’m guessing many of you have transitioned to working from home and are finding it to be a challenge. A move that you probably thought would lighten your workload and give you extra time for a nap or two has turned into a struggle to maintain a sense of normalcy during these decidedly extraordinary times. As a technology enthusiast, virtual education evangelist, and online community ...
  • Mar 20
    2020
    Jon O'KeefeTechnology Education JediLogical Operationshttps://www.linkedin.com/in/jonokeefe/ Data science has become one of the most popular and in-demand career paths in the last few years and many companies are looking to hire professionals within the field. This is due to the growing need to harness the incredible value within previously untapped data for business insights. With over 2.5 quintillion bytes of data generated on a daily basis, that’s quite a bit of ...
  • Mar 12
    2020
    Whether you are just graduating high school, in the middle of getting a degree, or are simply switching careers, there’s a good chance that you have considered a career in technology already. If you have a passion for computers, networks, coding, and all things technology, cybersecurity could be a great choice for your new career path. Cybersecurity is one of the biggest sectors of the tech industry of today as ...
  • Mar 04
    2020
    Jon O'KeefeTechnology Education JediLogical Operationshttps://www.linkedin.com/in/jonokeefe/ It’s safe to say that cyberthreats are increasing in overall sophistication. Just a few of the top predicted threats for this year include banking trojans, browser-based password hijacking attacks, and weaponized email attachments. This means that today’s businesses must also be on the lookout for ways to improve their overall cybersecurity practices to guard their enterprises as these attacks continue to happen. Below are four ...