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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Case Study: Place-based Learning at British Columbia SD42

02/21/14

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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Gearing Up for Common Core

02/21/14

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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Achieve Higher Learning Potential with the Right Chromebook

02/21/14

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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Chromebooks in the Classroom: A Comparison

02/21/14

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.


Going Mobile: Strategic Best Practices for K12 IT Leaders

02/21/14

Have we reached the end of the line—the end of wires that tether students to school desks? What’s clear is that wireless mobile computers and related technologies are in demand in today’s K-12 schools. IT leaders must begin planning for this inevitable wave of technology and opportunity.Download this plan for the wireless classroom of the future.


Seven Steps to Improving Learning Outcomes with Technology-Enabled 1-to-1 Learning

02/21/14

In this white paper, we examine the positive impact that 1-to-1 computing is having on learning outcomes. We also review seven important areas that can affect the success or failure of your 1-to-1 learning initiative and its ability to improve learning outcomes.


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Canvas and Sweetwater Union High School District - Nation’s Second-largest Union High School District Picks Canvas for its 1:1 iPad Initiative

02/13/14

Learn how Sweetwater Union High School District partnered with Canvas by Instructure LMS to make a 1:1 initiative work for them.


Southview Middle School Gets a Grip on Design with Dimension 3D Printing

02/10/14

Peter Grimm, an industrial technology teacher at Southview Middle School in Edina, Minn., has challenged his eighth-grade pre-engineering students to find a solution for this messy problem. And the uPrint™ 3D Printer is helping students find creative answers.