THE Journal White Papers

Free K-12-technology-in-the-classroom white papers and case studies from our sponsors. Click a title to read more or download.


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How K-12 schools and school districts can reduce costs through HP Converged Infrastructure and Branch Consolidation

07/22/11

Maintaining productive and smoothly running business operations is essential for today’s campuses. They need reliable IT systems—servers, storage, networked PCs, and printers—that will not only support their internal operations, but also can quickly adapt to changing business conditions.


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K-12 schools can do more with less: HP Branch Consolidation based on Converged Infrastructure

07/22/11

A growing number of today’s organizations are looking to streamline technology operations—removing outdated, non-standard equipment and legacy infrastructures that are slow and unreliable—in their branch offices as a way to reduce costs, improve efficiency, and better serve their customers.


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Top Ten Education IT Systems Management Pain Points

06/07/11

From dealing with rogue “IT hobbyists” to naïve bosses, Kaseya presents common IT systems management pain points in the education industry and our solutions to each.


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Securing Open Access

06/07/11

How schools can guarantee open networks and still keep data safe.


Headsprout

What Does It Mean To Comprehend What One Reads

05/26/11

The following article describes the research and analysis that forms the foundation of Headsprout Reading Comprehension, including how the program teaches vocabulary and comprehension strategies, and the scientific development process underlying the program.


Microsoft

Microsoft Security Solutions for Education

05/12/11

Learn how Education customers are leveraging Microsoft Security Solutions to help protect messaging and collaboration environments from threats – and to improve and facilitate access to campus web portals.


Barracuda Networks

Cloud Computing, the Mobile User and the K-12 IT Organization

04/12/11

As cloud computing adoption increases, many K-12 districts’ IT organizations haven’t changed. Budget constraints and required reductions are now forcing change, as reliance on IT to provide 24/7 reliability and support grows. This paper presents technology shifts and trends facing K-12 IT organizations and offers thoughts on an evolving industry that demands organizational changes with the advent of a new business model.


GovConnection

Beating the Odds: Keeping Kids in School With Career Technical Education

04/08/11

The challenge to the K-12 education community is to identify strategies and programs that keep students in school, and will help them become competitive in the job market by the time they graduate. Discover the relationship between Career & Technical Education and Adobe tools, which have had a significant, positive impact on K-12 education.