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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Apple Distinguished Educator Expands Teaching and Learning in Her Kindergarten Classroom with Book Creator

What does a resourceful kindergarten teacher do when she can’t find enough good non-fiction books for her kinders? Download this Case Study to learn how Kristi Meeuwse, a kindergarten teacher at Drayton Hall Elementary School in Charleston, S.C., expands teaching and learning with Book Creator.


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Teaching and Validating Digital Literacy Skills

The world is quick to assume that if you know how to use a smart phone, you are a “Digital Native” up to speed with trending technologies and operating systems. However, this is not always the truth.


Leveraging Managed Wireless Services with E-rate

In 2014, the FCC made changes to the E-rate program to open up new options for bringing Wi-Fi into schools. The E-rate program also now allows schools to take advantage of managed wireless services, which can go a long way to maximizing the value of your E-rate dollars.


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Creative Thinking: Why Multi-mode Devices are Finding a Place in K-12 Classrooms

Keeping up with classroom device needs in K-12 is not just a technology decision. Students want consumer functionality. Teachers expect trouble-free integration of devices with minimal need for tech support, and IT hopes for affordable machines that are durable and manageable. A new type of device has come to the forefront that meets these requirements in a rugged and education-friendly form: the multi-mode computer.


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Case Study: Knox County Schools

See how Knox County Schools implemented a 1:1 initiative to personalize learning with technology.


High School Students Use 3D Printing to Design for Local Businesses

Chico High School IT teacher Mike Bruggeman is combining technology and business through the use of the school’s Dimension 3D printer. At the same time that they are embracing new technology, Chico students are also working with local businesses to collaborate on design production and prototyping. Read more about how this innovative teacher is preparing students for the future.


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How Predictive Analytics Is Transforming K-12 Education

The one-size-fits-all classroom approach to teaching and learning is surely going the way of the dinosaur — thanks in large part to big data and predictive analytics. Today, instead of the traditional lock-step approach to the classroom experience, a whole new paradigm for teaching and learning is emerging from data-driven classrooms — one that promises to deliver improved learning outcomes and student success. Download this exclusive GameChanger to learn how schools and districts are grappling with the best ways to extract, analyze, and use their data.


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Best Practices for WiFi in K-12 Schools

As school districts increase technology access for students and staff, whether through school provided devices, bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs, or a hybrid approach, they must ensure the district wireless LANs (WLANs) can deliver the reliability, performance and security needed to keep learning time productive. Dell, through GovConnection, can help!