Whitepapers

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 white papers please contact Mallory Bundy via email.


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Powering Student Learning with Data Analytics in K-12 Infographic

THE Journal surveyed K-12 education decision-makers on the use of data and its impact on student learning in their schools and districts. Download this informative infographic to learn why they said the smart use of big data and learning analytics contributes to better pedagogies, empowered students and improved outcomes.


Network Readiness Guide

As new educational concepts are tested and adopted, such as 1:1 learning, flipped learning, bring your own device (BYOD), and professional development, it is important to understand how the new applications required to address these trends function, the amount of additional bandwidth needed to support them, and the impact they have upon existing applications. Download this guide to learn suggestions on what questions you should ask, a process to consider, and action points around network preparedness for Common Core assessments for grades 3–11.


Success Factors of Digitally Connected Community

Download this white paper to learn the challenges currently facing local educational entities, describe 10 exemplary local alliances that enabled connection to CalREN in California, and finish with a set of recommendations for other local entities wishing to create a successful local consortium that could duplicate this success for themselves and for their local educational ecosystems.


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Enabling Bring Your Own Device

The idea of bring your own device (BYOD) for connectivity has been well recognized in most networking environments. This trend has only increased in recent years as more students have turned to personal computing devices as study aides as connectivity has become easier and costs have fallen. This white paper explores the impact of BYOD on modern education network environments through education-specific cases and a deeper look at the evolving needs of wired and wireless network access on campus.


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Cloud Communications: Creating a New Paradigm for Teaching and Learning

Cloud-based communications systems are uniquely positioned to provide K-12 teachers and administrators with an efficient and effective means for both collaboration and communication. Download this white paper to learn how four education trends- cloud computing, BYOD, social media, and videoconferencing- have the potential to fundamentally reshape teaching and learning through enhanced communication and collaboration.


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Systems Management and Deployment in Education

Whether you’re implementing systems management and systems deployment solutions for a single campus or across multiple locations, it can be a challenge to find solutions that support growth while securing your diverse environment, especially as newer systems and devices, such as Chromebooks, are being added to the mix. Discover how two K-12 school districts – San Bernardino Superintendent of Schools and Seminole County Public Schools – saved time and money, streamlined inventory and asset management, and replaced multiple systems with just the K1000 and K2000.


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The Guide to Apple iOS Deployment in Education

So your school is about to launch a 1:1 iPad program, and you’re not sure where to start? That’s where the Apple Management Experts can help. Since 2002, JAMF Software and the Casper Suite solution have helped schools across the globe ensure their Apple programs are a success.


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The Guide to Mac OS X Deployments in Education

Is your school about to launch a Mac program, but you’re not sure where to start? This guide will help you get a successful Mac program up and running in 5 easy steps.