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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Going Mobile: Strategic Best Practices for K12 IT Leaders

Have we reached the end of the line—the end of wires that tether students to school desks? What’s clear is that wireless mobile computers and related technologies are in demand in today’s K-12 schools. IT leaders must begin planning for this inevitable wave of technology and opportunity.Download this plan for the wireless classroom of the future.

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Seven Steps to Improving Learning Outcomes with Technology-Enabled 1-to-1 Learning

In this white paper, we examine the positive impact that 1-to-1 computing is having on learning outcomes. We also review seven important areas that can affect the success or failure of your 1-to-1 learning initiative and its ability to improve learning outcomes.

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Gearing Up for Common Core

Is your district ready for Common Core? If not, you're not alone. But not to worry. GovConnection has put together a number of helpful assets designed to help you plan and get your infrastructure up to speed.

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Achieve Higher Learning Potential with the Right Chromebook

With the variety of Chromebooks available on the market, finding the best Chromebook for your specific needs can often be a daunting task. Download this study to discover the difference in Chromebook performance levels regarding battery life, note-taking, presentation creation abilities, and more!

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Case Study: Place-based Learning at British Columbia SD42

For students at School District 42, located in the District of Pitt Meadows in British Columbia, Canada, the world is their classroom. The school's place-based learning approach puts students in the driver's seat with hands-on, project-based activities that take place in the real world. See how this forward-thinking school district is using HP notebooks to support learning through real-life experiences.

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Canvas and Sweetwater Union High School District - Nation’s Second-largest Union High School District Picks Canvas for its 1:1 iPad Initiative

Learn how Sweetwater Union High School District partnered with Canvas by Instructure LMS to make a 1:1 initiative work for them.


Southview Middle School Gets a Grip on Design with Dimension 3D Printing

Peter Grimm, an industrial technology teacher at Southview Middle School in Edina, Minn., has challenged his eighth-grade pre-engineering students to find a solution for this messy problem. And the uPrint™ 3D Printer is helping students find creative answers.


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Common Core and Online Testing: Implementing Wireless Infrastructure for Common Core Testing in Schools

Until recently, every state had its own set of academic standards, contributing to a disparity in the way students learn from state to state and in national testing expectations. In 2010, states began 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.