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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.

Your Complete Guide to Technology STEM

Learning science, technology, engineering and math goes better when students and educators have ready access to computing devices with Intel® technology. This guide provides practical advice to help you optimize what you’re doing.

Modern Tools for a Modern Education

Students need a broad set of skills to be successful in today’s world. To better help them prepare, K-12 districts throughout the country are taking a blended approach to achieve personalized learning. Making that transition successfully starts with envisioning what learning should look like and how to create authentic learning experiences. Download this white paper to learn how two school districts, Cabarrus County Schools in North Carolina and Lake Travis Independent School District in Texas are currently making that transition.

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.

Apple iOS 9.3 in Education: Assessment and Evaluation

Apple’s new education features included with iOS 9.3 attempt to address some of the most challenging issues surrounding iPad® deployments in schools. The question is why now? For one, Apple’s position in education is increasingly under stress. Google Chromebook™ notebook computers, with their easy management, and powerful learning tools have taken the U.S. education market by storm. This white paper reviews the latest education features of iOS 9.3 and shortfalls when compared to Windows and Chrome devices.

7 Keys to Success for 1-1 Computing Program

Louis Zulli Jr., technology coordinator, IT instructor and network administrator for The Center for Advanced Technologies (CAT), has led a technological transformation beginning over two years ago that has resulted in a highly regarded magnet program—ranked as one of the top five STEM programs in the country by the University of Connecticut—that makes heavy use of current technologies like Dell tablets and computers running Microsoft Windows 10.

Accelerate Professional Learning

Download this informative white paper to explore how two districts help their educators create the collaborative, creative, and student-centered environment every student deserves. Two districts profiled here—one a pioneer in the use of 1-to-1 devices in the classroom and the other much newer to the pervasive use of educational technology—share their lessons for building a culture of change that’s both sustainable and scalable through regular professional learning sessions.