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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Helping Schools Secure Their Networks

Educators are increasingly relying on technology to help transform the learning experience. But, this reliance creates new challenges, including dealing with internet security threats. At the same time, K-12 IT administrators are struggling with shrinking budgets, and must do more with less. See how K-12 IT administrators can provide safe access to needed digital content and network resources using cost-effective, flexible and easy-to-manage security solutions.


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Closing the Opportunity Gap: How One District is Achieving that Goal

Learn how Downey High School in California is preparing their students for the 21st century workforce—focusing on critical thinking, communication, collaboration, creativity and citizenship— and partnering with Panasonic to implement top-of-the-line technology to achieve these goals.


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Seven Strategies for Engaging
Middle-Schoolers in Complex Texts

With all the changes happening in middle school students’ lives, keeping them engaged can be challenging. How can you help them stay focused to develop the strong analytical, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills required by the new college- and career-ready standards?


Connecting to E-rate in Education

Many schools and libraries have taken advantage of the government’s E-rate program to help fund their efforts to connect to the Internet, purchase telecommunications services, and access newer broadband technologies. Download this informative infographic to learn how E-rate has proven to be a valuable source of technology funding that helps support a range of school-wide activities, according to recently surveyed IT decision-makers in K-12 education.


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Embracing 1-to-1 In Your School

More schools are giving students their own personal technology devices to incorporate into their academic activities. Nearly half of IT decision-makers in K-12 education recently surveyed already have a 1-to-1 program. Download this infographic to learn how 1-to-1 programs are positively impacting their students’ education


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Rockingham County Schools Case Study

Learn how and why Rockingham County School District in North Carolina paired the Canvas learning management system (LMS) with Chromebooks to implement a successful 1:1 initiative. Find out how the cloud-based LMS and Google’s Chromebook work together to enable seamless access to cloud-based tools.


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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 Preface to 1-to-1: Getting Wi-Fi Right

Even as your school may be running small pilot programs to help teachers develop capacity for digital instruction and to test various devices, you’re probably also evaluating the state of your network with an eye to ensuring it holds up under the stress of 1-to-1. As IT leaders with experience in the conversion will tell you, getting reliable, safe, secure infrastructure in place to support anytime, anywhere learning is the preface to the saga that comes afterwards. Download this exclusive Editorial on Demand to explore how districts are ensuring adequate broadband connectivity specifically, high-speed Wi-Fi—at all campuses.