White Papers

Welcome to our free K-12-technology-in-the-classroom white paper and case study library from our sponsors. Click a title to read more or download.If you have any questions or comments about our webcasts please contact Mallory Bundy via email.


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Creative Thinking: Why Multi-mode Devices are Finding a Place in K-12 Classrooms

Keeping up with classroom device needs in K-12 is not just a technology decision. Students want consumer functionality. Teachers expect trouble-free integration of devices with minimal need for tech support, and IT hopes for affordable machines that are durable and manageable. A new type of device has come to the forefront that meets these requirements in a rugged and education-friendly form: the multi-mode computer.


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Case Study: Knox County Schools

See how Knox County Schools implemented a 1:1 initiative to personalize learning with technology.


High School Students Use 3D Printing to Design for Local Businesses

Chico High School IT teacher Mike Bruggeman is combining technology and business through the use of the school’s Dimension 3D printer. At the same time that they are embracing new technology, Chico students are also working with local businesses to collaborate on design production and prototyping. Read more about how this innovative teacher is preparing students for the future.


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How Predictive Analytics Is Transforming K-12 Education

The one-size-fits-all classroom approach to teaching and learning is surely going the way of the dinosaur — thanks in large part to big data and predictive analytics. Today, instead of the traditional lock-step approach to the classroom experience, a whole new paradigm for teaching and learning is emerging from data-driven classrooms — one that promises to deliver improved learning outcomes and student success. Download this exclusive GameChanger to learn how schools and districts are grappling with the best ways to extract, analyze, and use their data.


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Best Practices for WiFi in K-12 Schools

As school districts increase technology access for students and staff, whether through school provided devices, bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs, or a hybrid approach, they must ensure the district wireless LANs (WLANs) can deliver the reliability, performance and security needed to keep learning time productive. Dell, through GovConnection, can help!


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Glen Ellyn School Uses Digital Signage to Enhance Curriculum

Download this white paper to learn how Glen Ellyn school built technology into the curriculum while simultaneously upgrading systems to disseminate information.


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Trends in Digital Learning: Students' Views on Innovative Classroom Models

Today’s Digital Learner: Digital resources. Multi-media projects. Collaborating online. Online research. Today’s students are connected. Learn how you can increase student engagement with this trends report from Project Tomorrow that offers students’ views on innovative classroom models.


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Message Received: A Guide for Building a Successful K-12 Communication Strategy

Communication Strategies to Reach Interactive Parents: Are you ready to go mobile? Do you know which devices your community prefers? This guide can help. Hear from 12 communication leaders who have made the leap, and learn how they successfully navigated the communication landscape.