White Papers

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 webcasts please contact Mallory Bundy via email.


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Thought Leadership | The Changing Landscape of IT Delivery and Consumption in Education

Hear from Thought Leaders in both higher education and K-12 about their thoughts on how the cloud is altering the IT infrastructure in education, changing the way schools deliver and consume IT services. At the center of this new infrastructure is the network. No longer just "plumbing" in the infrastructure, the network is now a strategic asset. As more and more IT functions, including software and platforms, are offered as a cloud service, the network infrastructure that securely and reliably enables the consumption of these services becomes increasingly important. So how does this look in real-world environments? Campus Technology and T.H.E. Journal spoke with a panel of education technology experts to get their insight.


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Public Sector Reacts Positively to the Changes in IT Consumption

Download this White Paper to learn the important results from an IDC Government Insights survey indicating that government and education IT managers are both struggling to deal with the complexities introduced by the consumerization of IT, and also looking to take advantage of the increased functionality brought forth by these changes. This InfoBrief report highlights some of these new opportunities, while stressing the importance of building a flexible, high- performance network that can help organizations adapt to these changes.


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The Top 4 Mobile Apps for Common Core Education

Lenovo recommends Windows 8 Pro.

As Common Core State Standards and other state-level assessment initiatives are adopted in schools throughout the United States, free and low-cost tools designed to support districts and students through these changes are now available.

Achieve success under the new mandates by downloading the Top Common Core Education Apps now!


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Identifying the Right K-12 Technology Solutions Checklist

Lenovo recommends Windows 8 Pro.

You have an array of issues to consider when investing in technology to support your educational environment - everything from laptops to notebooks to tablets to desktops to all-in-ones. And that doesn’t even take into consideration the range of specifications within those groups. How do you decide? This quick reference checklist will assist you in determining the appropriate mix of solutions for your educational environment.

Click here to achieve optimal outcomes with your limited resources!


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Empowering Smart Learning

Mobile devices continue to positively effect student achievement in the classroom. Learn how to efficiently charge and secure tablets when devices are not in use. Download this white paper to better understand the tools many districts are using to mount devices, charge tablets, and protect the technology used everyday.


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New Financial Options From Lenovo Extend Your IT Capabilities

Download this white paper to gain a better understanding of the ways Lenovo Financial Services (LFS) can help ensure you find a way to complete important IT efforts. LFS can simplify project approval by providing a broad range of PC and PC+ devices that can be managed under a single agreement.


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Improving Mobility in K-12 Education

Mobile devices are rapidly revolutionizing student learning in the K-12 educational environment. As tablets and other mobile devices continue to become one of the most affordable solutions for one-to-one learning, it is critical for schools and districts to make the most out of their devices. Download this whitepaper to learn how the addition of peripheral keyboards can make a significant difference in both enhancing the learning process while also providing students with both functionality and mobility.


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Case Study: Richland School District Two

Administrators at Richland School District Two wanted to dramatically expand a program for 1:1 computing to improve instructional quality and educational outcomes. Download this White Paper to learn how they successfully rolled out their program creating exciting lessons for students, easy-to adopt methods for teachers, as well as a reduced support burden for IT and better total cost of ownership.