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 Digital Transition: K-12 Schools Making Great Progress

To better understand challenges currently facing education IT professionals, THE Journal surveyed K-12 educators and IT staff on their practices related to a wide variety of topics, including E-rate participation, student device usage, technical support, and security challenges. In a recent THE Journal webcast, Scott Grebe, senior product marketing manager for SonicWALL, reported the survey results and offered suggestions and recommendations for dealing with the myriad challenges.


The Delicate Balance of Student Access

As teachers and students rely more on on-line material to ensure a comprehensive education, students' private information is increasingly placed at risk. In this new networked learning environment, ensuring the protection and privacy of student information, while maintain connectivity and access to educational resources, is more critical than ever.


Going Deeper: The Role of Effective Practice in Encouraging Profound Learning

What happens when you combine practice—at the right level—with immediate feedback and goal setting? Download this white paper to find out. Take a deep dive into learning how targeted K12 reading and math practice helps students grow and meet rigorous college- and career-readiness standards.


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.