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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Strategy Guide to Converged Infrastructure in K-12 Education

The pressure to achive in K-12 education has never been greater. Students are expected to learn more, teachers and administrators are expected to do more, and all of this has to be measured more, even while budgets are cut. This strategy guide explains how you can upgrade technology, standardize equipment and improve IT practices in your schol district. This whitepaper is a rich media document, and includes IDC Analyst reasearch, multimedia content, solutions brief, valuable reference articles and up to 3 customer case stidies, all embedded in a single document.


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Mikooka Community Consolidated School District #201

This whitepaper provides an overview of how Minooka Community Consolidated School District has deployed HP thin clients on the desktop to deliver reliability in the classroom, while providing more efficient centralized management of application software, via remote management. Business benefits highlighted include improved access, availability for more users and hardware cost savings. Download this case study to learn more.


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K-12 and the Cloud: A Catalyst for Transformational Change

You’ve seen the benefits that technology brings to education, not only for teaching and learning but also for management and administration. Yet given today’s troubled economy, chances are you’re also concerned about the cost. As applications proliferate, how will you keep up with the constant need to replace or upgrade software, servers and high-performance desktops and notebooks?


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Getting Schooled on Next-Generation Mobility

This whitepaper discusses how K-12 districts can unleash the freedon that Wi-Fi affords them in learning and administration, by embracing sophisticated WLANS. It provides an overview of wireless learning, the HP Advantage, protecting students/data, easing and unifying management and how to lower TCO.


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HP Networking Technologies Help Gilbert Public Schools Connect to Millions in Savings

The school had been using Cisco Systems technology. But after comducting a competitive analysis it decided to go with HP, which saved it more than $2M. Combined with HP's lifetime equipment warranty and free firmware and software upgrades, the district lowered its projected cost of ownership for the new network.


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Secure, Affordable, and Easy-to-Administer Education Networks

Online learning, mobile technologies and distance learning have all contributed to the need for a secure and easy to administer network for schools. Find out how creating a high-performing, safe network doesn’t have to break your budget.


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Palo Alto High School: In Pursuit of a Pulitzer

Using Adobe Creative Suite 5.5, students are able to communicate complex ideas in compelling and creative ways that are unique to each student.


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Predicting the Outcome: Business Analytics for Education

Data has become the lifeblood of education. Governments predicate their school funding on it; districts demonstrate the effectiveness of their practices with it; schools prove the merits of their instructional approaches by it; instructors redirect their lesson plans because of it. This white paper reveals how you can use business analytics to make sense of all your data to drive decision making andimprove student performance and student retention.