Landmark Study: K12 360° Home Connectivity

Students need a high-quality internet connection to ensure they are able to complete the educational tasks assigned to them by their teachers. CoSN has partnered with Innive Inc. to collect and analyze data in this landmark study around student home internet and device usage. Read the initial report, including key findings and recommendations – available now.

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Pine chart showing wireless is overwhelmingly used by students in the homePie chart showing percentage of traffic that is video is roughly 74%

Visual Data Story and Public Dataset

Now available! View the visual data story and public dataset created by Innive for the CoSN Home Connectivity Study. Visualize the data and download complete de-identified network and meeting log data from the 13 districts participating in study.

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Why is internet access so important to education?

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Increased Need

Enhanced K-12 technology requires significantly more bandwidth than text-based applications

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Equitable Access

Remove barriers to learning by providing equal-access technology and information for all students

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Support Learning

Schools must be able to meet the needs of today's students by utilizing multiple educational modalities, such as visual media via video. Video streaming takes up considerable bandwidth

Fast, Reliable Internet Access is Necessary for Student Learning

Innive is proud to partner with Google for Education to offer Analytics services, giving districts access to top-tier technology and data for a comprehensive view into education. Our services harness data from systems like G Suite and G Suite Enterprise for Education and Classroom for improved Equity, Engagement, and Education. By empowering data-driven actions in these areas, districts can act quickly and accurately for a positive impact on student focus, educational experiences, and other district needs.

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At a Glance page of the Home Internet Connectivity DashboardScreenshot of Data Volume Analysis from Home Connectivity dashboard
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Teachers

Use Video Conferencing Software to teach remote classes

Create assignments using video clips to save time and promote understanding

Use third-party digital learning tools as learning aids for students

Provide constructive feedback to students using video clips attached to assignments

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Students

Take online classes that almost always use video conferencing software for instruction and

Use video in their learning management systems to ask questions and receive answers from teachers

Collaborate with other students on group products using video meeting software

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Software

Remote Conferencing: Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Skype, etc.

Third-Party digital learning resources: Khan Academy, PBS, Discovery

Schools use Virtual Programs to provide students with a learning platform out of the classroom

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