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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Better Security. Better Government.

Discover 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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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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Enabling Instructional Use of YouTube for Schools

Learn how you can securely access YouTube EDU – a section of YouTube that contains thousands of free educational videos – through Dell SonicWALL security solutions, and provide your school with a powerful instructional resource. With YouTube for Schools enabled by a Dell™ SonicWALL™ Next-Generation Firewall, school admins and teachers can log in and watch any video on the site. Meanwhile, students can only watch YouTube EDU videos, plus any videos added by their school. Teachers and admins can also create playlists of videos that are viewable only within their school’s network. Find out more in this tech brief.

The Case for 3D Printing at Your School

In the commercial world, 3D printing is revolutionizing the way products are designed and produced by making the manufacturing process more efficient and cost effective. But there’s also plenty of anecdotal evidence that 3D printing is making an impact in K-12. It’s engaging students, teaching them the fundamentals of design and manufacturing, and inspiring them to consider careers in science and engineering. Read this whitepaper to gain insights into how to make the case to your school or district leadership for making 3D printing a part of the curriculum.

Yamagata Prefectural Museum Uses 3D Printing to Recreate a National Treasure

Finally, a museum is encouraging patrons to touch the art. Read this whitepaper to learn how the Yamagata Prefectural Museum is using 3D printing technology to create replicas of a 4,500-year-old national treasure for museumgoers to better learn, explore and touch their history.

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2015 K-12 Wi-Fi Buyer’s Guide

Download this K-12 Wi-Fi Buyer's Guide to learn issues common to Wi-Fi deployments, BYOD and security considerations, how to evaluate different Wi-Fi architectures, and important information about funding your Wi-Fi purchase.

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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.

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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.