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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Tackling Fast-Moving Big Data Problems with an SSD Architecture

Download this Micron/Dstillery Case Study to learn how this advertising technology pioneer resolved their Big Data problems with an SSD architecture solution.


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Make One-to-One Computing a Reality

Traditionally the 1:1 computing model has been achieved by providing access to PCs, but adding PCs costs more than just their price alone. In an effort to establish a future-proof IT platform, schools are turning to desktop virtualization to achieve 1:1 computing without straining existing resources or budgets.


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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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Chromebooks in the Classroom: A Comparison

Thinking about Chromebooks for your classroom? Download this infographic to see how the Intel-powered Chromebook outmuscled the competition in a side-by-side test.


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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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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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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.


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5 Steps to a Killer Wi-Fi Network

Wi-Fi Optimization is the practice of readying your network for BYOD-like environments so that IT can deliver users a predictable experience, regardless of how heavy the network load is. There are 5 components, and we've even created a handy infographic to help illustrate how you can optimize your Wi-Fi network