When school funding is so limited, a lot of people wonder why it’s important to spend money on deploying unified communications and collaboration technology (like video messaging, phone systems, and instant messaging) in schools. Here are just five benefits of collaboration technology for schools that everyone can understand.
Savings with better, newer technology
Technology is accelerating at an exponential rate and implementing newer technologies could mean exponential savings.
Collaboration tools help keep staff more connected to each other. So when questions or problems come up, reaching out to someone who can help is easier. (i.e., overhead paging from Singlewire.)
Connects and engages
Real-time messaging isn’t just about chatting. What can schools do with a live connection to the world? Administrative staff can work more efficiently with each other. Teachers can invite special guests from several states away. Students can access their class materials from home.
Much-needed learning options
Everyone has a different way of teaching and learning. Collaboration tools give teachers and students the flexibility to use the type of technology that will help them the most.
Corporations, universities, and trade schools all around the world are adopting these collaboration technologies into their daily routines. Students who use these technologies in school will have one less thing to learn about their new learning or working world once they matriculate.