Cloud Computing in Education

cloud computing in education

Cloud computing has been around for quite some time now. However, the importance of cloud computing in education became more evident since the Covid-19 pandemic started. Thanks to cloud computing, ODL (online distance learning) was possible. Cloud computing-based technologies are one of the highest in demand. 

These new technologies are actively developing the areas of the modern IT world. Many institutions, especially in education, rely on cloud-computing these days. We will discuss the positive impacts of cloud computing in the education sector in this article.

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Ways to Use Class Discussions

As you may know, Class Discussions was one of the awesome new features we rolled out over this summer. It’s a great platform that allows teachers, students, and parents to discuss topics related to a class in a controlled and safe environment.

To turn on Class Discussions on QuickSchools, Admins go into the Settings → Turn Features On/Off menus. The Class Discussions module is connected to the Homework module, so they are turned on together:

To enable teachers to post updates to their own classes, as well as configure who can post for to others’ classes, head over to the configure menu. Now, as to a few ways to use it…

Announcements

Because Parents, Students, and Teachers connected to a specific class all see the Class Discussions, the module is a great way to get the word out about specific events related to your class. It’s especially well-suited to class-related announcements since your posts can be emailed to students and parents when they are posted.

Blog

Because so much communication is done online now, blogging is one of those useful skills that many teachers want to encourage their students to develop. Because all QuickSchools data (including Class Discussions) is completely private and secure, student work is entirely safe while they practice their skills at writing for an online audience. For example, students could be encourage to rotate at writing a blog post for each week.Read More »