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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Facilitate a New Kind of Learning

As the digital classroom evolves, Mac and iPad programs lead the way, supporting new school and classroom initiatives. This report outlines how instructional staff can benefit from using devices and software that put student learning first.


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Designed to Deliver: Lenovo® ThinkPad® 11e Chromebook™ Series

The Lenovo® ThinkPad® 11e Chromebook™ Series was designed to deliver Chrome OS innovation backed by rugged Lenovo reliability. Best in class for digital learning and assessment, this device offers real-time collaboration between students and teachers, while also making IT management easier. Download this infographic and check out how the education-built ThinkPad 11e Chromebook compares to others in the industry.


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Increase Technology Without Increasing Your Budget

1:1 computing is gaining traction fast but most district budgets and staff sizes aren’t growing at the same pace as demand. So how do you give students and teachers the access to technology that they want and need? That’s the big question. Lenovo® offers some answers in our new guide, Eight Big 1:1 Computing Challenges, One Chromebook Solution.


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District Builds Fast, Low-Cost Network with Optical Networking

As schools and campuses look to revamp their legacy switch networks, new technologies such as passive optical networking mean that copper networks are simply no longer efficient or cost-effective models. Download this informative Digital Dialogue to learn how low-cost solutions requiring less space and materials, using passive optical networking to provide a single fiber-based network for all services are the wave of the future.


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How to Transform Your IT Digital District in 5 Steps

IT organizations in some K-12 school districts make strategic investments in technology that advance educational initiatives, but many others lurch from crisis to crisis.

How do successful districts build a lasting foundation that lets IT stop fighting day-to-day fires and lead digital innovation in their schools? How can you transform your district into an education leader? It takes vision, collaboration, and a solid computing foundation.


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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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Checklist for a Successful 1-to-1 Rollout

Rolling out a 1-to-1 initiative is a huge undertaking, but it doesn’t need to be a headache. From your first stakeholder meeting to putting devices in student hands, here’s what your district needs to know to ensure a smooth integration.


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Executive Summary: 1-to-1 in K-12

One-to-one initiatives are vital to the success of new learning environments. By putting mobile devices with Intel® Atom™ or Intel® Core™ processors into the hands of every student and teacher in their schools, districts open the door for a richer, more individualized educational experience. Download this white paper to learn how two school districts in Texas rolled out their very own one-to-one programs and the amazing outcomes they have experienced.