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.


5 Ways to Bridge the Homework Gap

Anywhere/anytime learning can’t happen when students lack reliable, high-speed connectivity. Likewise, as school and teacher communications with families are increasingly handled through on-line forms, this "homework gap," as the February report points out, is becoming a "widening chasm into which parents/guardians also fall." If you're in one of the 75 percent of districts with no strategy for providing connectivity to students at home or after school, here are five ways to tackle the challenge of delivering internet access outside the classroom.


Student Devices on the K-12 Network Infographic

Shifting to a student-centered education model requires that schools allow mobile devices for personalized learning. This also introduces new demands related to networking, security, technical support and more. To understand the new challenges, THE Journal surveyed K-12 educators and staff members on their practices related to device usage and security in their schools and districts. Here's what they report.


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.


Introducing: MakerBot In The Classroom

Empower your students to design, collaborate, and create amazing things you never thought possible with MakerBot in the Classroom: An Introduction to 3D Printing and Design. Packed with resources, MakerBot in the Classroom gives you the basics of 3D printing in the classroom and design as well as ideas, projects, and activities for integrating 3D printers in your curriculum. Preview the book below and complete the form to download your copy of MakerBot in the Classroom.


Buy Original HP Supplies and Get HP Product Rewards

Get rewarded for purchasing original HP Printing supplies with PurchasEdge! You can redeem your points for more than 350 of the latest HP products like printers, scanners, and more. Plus, HP pays all shipping and taxes on the products you redeem for, which means even more savings.


Secure the K-12 Network

School districts are facing security challenges the likes of which they have never seen before. Download this informative Digital Dialogue to learn how through proactive and thorough preparation school districts are staying ahead of cyberthreats.


MakerBot® + K–5 Education PS 121 The Throop School

The Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation provides curriculum-based activities and homework help for students in low income areas. When PS 121 Throop in Bronx, NY, received funding to start an after school program with SASF the goal was to boost performance and enhance learning. Using the MakerBot Replicator Instructor Cliff Hernandez improved STEAM retention amongst 4th and 5th graders with architecture themed 3D-print projects. Learn how a MakerBot in the classroom is an invaluable resource in this case study.


Dell Latitude 11 3000 Education Series

Inspire hands-on exploration. Enable their passion with technology made for learning: Meet the new Latitude 11 Education Series laptop, featuring best-in-class durability.