Flexibility for students and educators is going to be critical for the next school year Students and teachers alike learned a lot through the COVID pandemic about the dos and don’ts of eLearning. To overcome the distractions, the distance, and the one-sided nature of interacting online, many teachers got creative: teaching math through a Virtual Reality computer game for example, […]

Cyberattacks on schools and academia in general are on the rise again. According to Checkpoint Software, weekly attacks against education organizations increased 30% quarter over quarter last year compared to a 6.5% increase across other US sectors.  Hackers are homing in on soft targets, and some of the hackers are coming from inside. In September 2020, a Florida teen launched “a series of DDoS attacks that helped shut down one of the nation’s largest school districts for its first three days of virtual […]

Before the pandemic, esports was becoming more than just a buzzword amongst K-12 decision makers. Many schools were implementing programs or beginning the necessary research in order to move forward with a program. As with most things, talk of esports halted in February as Covid-19 took precedence and remote and distance learning took center stage. However, esports is still a […]

The Fall semester for K-12 schools is upon us and many schools are implementing new strategies for remote learning heading into the school year. Virtucom shares a common goal with many school districts, and that is to effectively use technology to positively impact the student learning environment. This endeavor, under typical circumstances, entails considerable planning, strategy, and more often than […]

Atlanta, GA – September 3, 2019 – Virtucom Inc. has spent the past two decades dedicated to enhancing the learning experience in K-12 education by providing comprehensive, personalized technology and service solutions. Virtucom takes pride in remaining consistent in their core effort to benefit the learning experience. In their commitment to improve the classroom experience, they have considered how positive learning […]

Gamification is a term that brings about a lot of confusion in the world of education. Despite its acknowledgement as an efficient learning method inside the classroom, some educators are still associating game-related concepts with being a distraction. If a student is engaged in what feels like a game, how are they expected to learn? But gamification is not so […]

So many high school students work diligently to receive an acceptance letter from their desired college or university. Studying for good test scores, absorbing the material, and choosing the correct extracurricular activities are just a few of the factors that can determine a student’s future. Many can only dream of receiving a full scholarship to aid the process and pay […]

Atlanta, GA – July 23, 2019 – Virtucom Inc. has spent the past two decades dedicated to helping enhance technology in K-12 education by providing comprehensive, personalized tech solutions for the ideal learning environment. Virtucom prides itself in remaining consistent in our core effort to positively impact the learning experience and environment. We achieve this core effort by providing technology […]

The 21st century classroom barely resembles the class environments of the past. Screens are mounted on the walls while assigned laptops and tablets are stored in carts in the corner of the room. With so many programs, installations, and assistive software available for these devices, it can become overwhelming for the teachers and instructors who are struggling to keep in […]

As the old adage commonly attributed to Benjamin Franklin goes, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” This nugget of wisdom especially rings true in education. This is why after the last bell rings and children file out of the halls in retreat for the summer, educators begin prepping lesson plans and district leaders begin searching for […]