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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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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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.


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Chardon Local Schools Connects Directly to First Responders with an Instant Line of Communication

Learn how Chardon Local Schools in Ohio has transformed safety for their students and staff. By implementing SchoolSAFE, MOTOTRBO™ digital radios and APX™ 4500 base station with O2 control heads, schools are able to communicate directly with public safety in an emergency. Discover why real-life training is integral to their success. Read this case study to get the full story.


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Best Practices for Evaluating Digital Curricula

Thoughtful evaluation and selection of digital curricula is necessary to ensure educational technology meaningfully impacts student learning. Whether a school is building a blended learning program or simply wants to enhance learning with technology, it is critical to evaluate the quality of digital learning programs.


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Case Study: St. Andrew's College

St. Andrew’s has embraced technology as a critical tool in enhancing the learning experience. Interactive projectors, HD TV screens in the classroom, a campus-wide wireless network, and other elements help make lessons more engaging; however, there is one vital device which plays a more important role. Download this case study to learn how St. Andrew's partnered with Fujitsu to equip all students and faculty members with LIFEBOOK T5010 tablets.


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Case Study: Paul VI Catholic High School

Paul VI Catholic School wanted to develop a laptop program that would equip its students and teachers with the right tools to increase classroom learning, prepare their students for college, and to develop the 21st Century skill sets required by today’s employers. Download this White Paper to learn about their comprehensive selection process and how they are using their new laptops to revolutionize the learning process.