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.


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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!


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Glen Ellyn School Uses Digital Signage to Enhance Curriculum

Download this white paper to learn how Glen Ellyn school built technology into the curriculum while simultaneously upgrading systems to disseminate information.


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Preparing for Success with Online Assessments

With the move to state-mandated online assessments, decisions about hardware, network infrastructure, professional development, and community outreach have never been more important. Download this White Paper to learn how ACER, through GovConnection, is helping schools laying the foundation for success.


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Technology in Education

Discover how Lenovo's groundbreaking technology is improving learning outcomes and increasing operational efficiency in schools.


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Your Essential Connection: Wired Tablet Keyboard with Stand

Bluetooth wireless keyboards are not always permitted in school testing environments, and battery-powered or rechargeable keyboards can run out of power at unfortunate moments, with unfair consequences. Download this white paper to learn how many schools are addressing this tricky problem.


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The Importance of Safety Certification for Charging Systems

All device charging systems are not created equal. There is a tendency to assume that all charging systems are safe, but this is not always true. It is important to choose products that are safety certified as complete and integrated systems. It is important to require this of your supplier to ensure the safety of your devices, your facilities and your students.


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Leveraging the Power of the Cloud to Expand the Reach of Virtualized Desktops

In a K-12 environment with a complex mix of PCs, Macbooks, tablets, Chromebooks and laptops, desktop-as-a-service or DaaS is uniquely suited to allow IT to deliver a high-performing, equitable, reliable computing environment to students for learning and testing. Download this White Paper to learn how DaaS solutions are impacting schools around the nation.