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.


Hybrid IT: Make the Most of Your investment

The public cloud is not a panacea that solves all IT problems—or addresses all future needs. IDC research shows that leading organizations are opting for hybrid IT environments, mixing cloud and on-premises resources to maximize agility, performance and scalability. With hybrid, organizations can customize to fit their strategy and adapt to the accelerated rate of change.


Developing an Effective Workload Placement Strategy

Determining where to run your workloads is a top challenge for today’s IT. With so many considerations and unique requirements there is never a one-size-fits-all answer. Particularly with mission-critical or sensitive workloads, the ability to easily adapt while maintaining security, increasing performance and maximizing efficiency is key. Hybrid IT is a mix of on-premises and public cloud infrastructure. It’s workload-centric and business-first as it delivers optimal placement options for each workload. The Dell EMC PowerEdge server portfolio can help your organization deliver the best hybrid infrastructure for powering the workloads that power your business.


The Artificial Intelligence Starter Guide for IT Leaders

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a transformative technology that will change the way organizations interact and will add intelligence to many products and services through new insights currently hidden in vast pools of data. In 2017 alone, venture capitalists invested more than $11.7 billion in the top 100 Artificial Intelligence startups, according to CB Insights, and the breadth of Artificial Intelligence applications continues to grow. While human-like intelligence will remain the stuff of fantasy novels and movies for the near future, most organizations can and should explore practical Artificial Intelligence projects.


Giving Teachers Voice and Choice

Did you know that a technology refresh gave a school district the opportunity to reboot its approach to professional development and help its teachers learn how to ask for instructional support as they needed it? This only means one thing: it’s time to take your teacher training from “sit-and-git” to more professional learning.


Creativity in K-12 Education—A Powerful Practice for Today’s Learning

Many k-12 educators today are reconsidering what an effective education should look like. As they search for ways to better engage students based on their individual talents, interests, and learning styles, creativity becomes a critical skill and key enabler.


Constructing a Common Language for 1-to-1

A Dell expert on K-12 digital transformations explains why a lot of districts that have already implemented a program to give computing devices to every student aren’t getting the return they expected.


A Room of Their Own

Teaching and learning environments should include more than just content or information delivery. THE Journal recently interviewed key experts to provide valuable insight into the successful learning space redesign strategies.


How Digital Tools Can Cultivate Collaboration in the Classroom

While collaboration is one of the four “Cs” in 21st century learning, students need skilled guidance to learn how to work with others most effectively. Here’s how to get started.