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.


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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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.


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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.


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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Case Study: Knox County Schools

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


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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.