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Strategy: Google Suite Usage

Utilizing solid productivity software to improve data use and productivity

Overview

Roots has found the Google productivity suite sufficiently meets their needs. With limited resources, the team’s philosophy is to not reinvent the wheel when something good already exists. Google forms and Google sheets are foundational to their instruction and assessment, and the calendaring app is the backbone to making everything run smoothly.

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Software

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Hardware

Mobile Device Management

Roots uses Meraki to centrally provision iPads.