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.


3D Printing Labs Showcase Cutting Edge Technologies

Stratasys Superlabs expand educational horizons and workforce readiness by opening students to the world of professional grade 3D printers. Besides operating cutting edge design and manufacturing labs for STEAM education, institutions becoming Stratasys Superlabs enjoy a variety of benefits, including exposure and promotion, preferred pricing for materials and future equipment, preferred access to Stratasys beta programs, a Stratasys certified stamp, a direct support hotline, and an annual site visit to learn how to do more with their technology.


The Definitive Guide to Computer Science
in K-12

The United States is leveling up computer science. With $4 billion in funding for states, the Computer Science for All Initiative wants every student to learn computer science. In 2013, the United Kingdom became the first country to mandate computer science education for all students. Today, countries, politicians, and parents realize that computer code has become the world’s first global language.


Meaningful Assessment and Quality Collaboration: the Challenges and the Opportunities

Technology has now become a significant part of the modern educational landscape. Many teachers are eager to incorporate high-quality digital experiences into everyday teaching, learning and assessment. Yet, while this technology brings a host of valuable opportunities and can result in excellent outcomes, teachers will know that it is not without its challenges.


Madison County School District Case Study

To increase the effectiveness of their BYOD program, Madison County Schools (AL) chose to implement Canvas district wide. Since implementing Canvas, they’ve seen improvements not only in technology usage, but in professional development, attendance, and overall preparedness of students for the next level. Read the entire case study to see how Canvas helped.


Solving the School Dismissal Problem

PikMyKid provides solutions for schools nationwide to help manage their dismissal processes, parent notifications, & overall efficiency of student dismissal plans while digitally tracking dismissal for increased safety.


VEX Robotics Case Study - Clear Creek ISD

When determining whether a robotics program is the right fit for your school, there are a number of factors worth considering. Elements like space requirements, cost restrictions, and existing student interest can all cause hesitation. However, if an accessible, scalable, and engaging program is your goal, then there is simply no better solution than VEX Robotics.


Leveraging Technology to Enrich STEM/STEAM

THE Journal surveyed K-12 education decision-makers on the use of computing devices and its impact in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs in their schools and districts. Download this exclusive infographic to learn what they reported.


Students on the Tech Support Front Lines

The goal of stimulating “deeper learning” for students aspires to fuse academic learning with real-world application—to help students develop deeper content knowledge along with the ability to apply what they’ve learned and the skills they’ve acquired to new tasks and settings. Some districts have determined how to meet these two goals — the pursuit of deeper learning and the sustainability of 1-to-1 — with a single strategy. They train students to handle technical support. Download this informative THE Journal report as two school districts share best practices for developing a student staffed tech support program.