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.


Enable a Smarter Learning Environment

Students expect a technology environment that allows mobility, flexibility and fast access to curricula and other critical information, while teachers and faculty expect a technology environment that enhances the teaching process and eliminates administrative burdens with easy and fast access and exchange of information to accelerate research and facilitate collaboration.


Your National Solutions Provider for Education IT

Connection Public Sector Solutions has the solutions and services your school needs to make the most of your technology budget. We can design and implement cost‑effective IT solutions throughout your environment. Click here to learn more on how our experts can help you.


Security Solutions and Services: A Modern Approach to Threat

As a trusted partner for decades, we can help you identify vulnerabilities in your environment and determine which ones are exploitable and dangerous. Then we can proactively develop a prioritized action plan to support your school.


More than a 1:1 iPad Initiative: Launching a K-20 College Prep Solution

In 2013, just one year after becoming the first school in South Florida to issue iPads to every student as part of its 1:1 initiative, Archbishop McCarthy began evaluating new learning management systems to replace the LMS used by the school for a decade. Principal Richard P. Jean said the school’s primary goal was to find a modern LMS that paired well with iPads and that enabled students to “get the most” from the 1:1 initiative in high school and beyond.


Engaging All Learners--Kindergarten through High School and Beyond

In 2012, Naperville Community Unit School District 203 identified the need for a learning management system that was simple enough for kindergarteners, powerful enough for high school seniors, and flexible enough for every student in between.At the time, Naperville was using an LMS that hadn’t been updated in more than five years and its limitations were starting to hinder the progress of this technically innovative and highly-collaborative district. Stakeholders wanted a tool that was media rich, supported mobile usage, and better facilitated online collaboration among teachers and students.


How to Choose an LMS in K-12

Drawing on the experiences of K-12 schools and districts, this white paper summarizes key considerations for choosing a new LMS. It provides recommendations for understanding how an LMS works, and for engaging with a vendor to learn more about the company’s products, services, and vision.


Student-Centered Learning

Expand your “student-centered learning” vocabulary with these bite-sized chunks of wisdom.


Personalized Learning Through Technology: Implementing a 1:1 Initiative

Knox County Schools was determined to offer personalized learning for more than 57,000 students at its 89 schools by launching a 1:1 initiative. But first, district leaders knew they had to evaluate, choose, and implement an LMS.