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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Implementing Wireless Infrastructure for Common Core Testing in Schools

States have begun to adopt the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), a set of rigorous, common standards for K-12 education that provide clarity and consistency around student learning expectations across the country. IT infrastructure within the schools have a significant impact on how these Common Core standards are taught and how the assessments are conducted. “Nearly 78% of schools nationwide have yet to complete plans to support Common Core assessments for the next academic year.” As you gear up to support the testing, make absolute sure your wireless infrastructure is up to the task. Download this Common Core whitepaper to find out more and keep in mind that Xirrus offers a solution => just one (1) Xirrus Array can service a computer lab or multiple classrooms of students testing at one time. And less equipment reduces costs. Our Common Core test kit is portable, easy to set up, and simple to use. Email us at info@xirrus.com.

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Shape the Future

Download this White Paper to learn how the right tools in the classroom can encourage student learning and empower children to succeed by building 21st century skills.

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Engaging All Learners—From Kindergarten through High School and Beyond

When Naperville Community Unit School District 203 launched a search for a new LMS, the district sought feedback from more than 200 teachers, students, and parents from every grade level. Find out why they chose Canvas.

When Naperville Community Unit School District 203 launched a search for a new LMS, the district sought feedback from more than 200 teachers, students, and parents from every grade level. Stakeholders wanted a tool that was media rich, supported mobile usage, and better facilitated online collaboration among teachers and students. In the end, they ranked Canvas number one of ten competing systems. Once Canvas was rolled out to all 17,500 Naperville students from kindergarten through 12th grade, it was adopted by teachers four times faster than expected. Learn more about how Canvas became an integral part of Naperville’s success.

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7 Amazing 3D STEM Projects To Do with Your Class

In this informative whitepaper, we highlight 7 ways classrooms around the country are utilizing 3D printing to enhance the science, technology, engineering and math skills of their students. You will learn how this emerging technology is being used to help students gain experience in problem-solving and design while offering true STEM learning.

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Solutions Guide Education: Improving Outcomes One Student at a Time

Download this informative solutions guide - featuring several case studies - to learn about the extensive resources that are available in education today.

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Tablet Computers in Education

Learn how tablet technology has evolved to meet the specific technology needs of students and schools, what solutions are now available, the advantages and disadvantages of each, and what should be considered before deploying tablets within our schools.

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Ultrabook Connectivy Add-ons

Ultrabooks and super-thin laptops have their advantages. Connecting your existing peripherals and the Internet through Ethernet isn’t one of them. Don’t worry! StarTech, through GovConnection, can help upgrade your new Ultrabook’s connectivity.

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Windows Server 2003: Why You Should Get Current

This IDC white paper considers the end of extended support for Windows Server 2003 and explores the Windows migration options that are available to customers and the benefits associated with a modernization effort. It also evaluates the risks that customers faced if they did not move off of Windows Server 2003 prior to the conclusion of extended support.

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