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.


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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Tech Spotlight: Thawte in Education

With the ever-changing advances in technology and the internet, it is imperative that you stay on top of the latest security measures at your institution to protect sensitive data. Download this comprehensive eBook highlighting recent security trends in education to learn more about what you need to do to protect your institution from potential threats.


Case Study: 7x Increase in Contract Signoff Speed Helps Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools Purchasing Provide Better Service

See how Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) improved overall efficiency and productivity with the implementation of DocuSign to execute contracts faster than ever before - from over 500 per year, up from 279 in the previous year.


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Universities Improve the Value of Higher Education with eSignatures

While the price tag of higher education has escalated in the last 30 years, its impact on earnings has also gained significance. Furthermore, with tuition inflating even faster than healthcare costs, family incomes cannot keep up. Higher education therefore becomes unaffordable for many students. This report examines how forward-thinking universities are leveraging and implementing the use of eSignature technologies to run more efficiently, eliminate excessive expenses and improve the overall value provided to students.


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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.