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.


Simpler, Smarter Government

Getting your school district’s budget right can have an enormous effect on the community. Often the complex employee plans and contracts for teachers, staff, and other personnel call for special considerations. At the same time, funding from the state is declining and parents and community leaders are carefully measuring budget impact and tracking accountability. Download this informative white paper to learn how to address schools are addressing these unique needs.


Future Ready Networks for Education Technology

As the bring your own device (BYOD) phenomenon continues to grow, and classrooms move to a digital first learning model, more devices will demand network connectivity at faster and more reliable speeds. Read this white paper to understand where IT needs to invest to provide students a truly digital learning experience.


Belleville School District: Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi Enables High-Density Learning

Belleville Township High School District had been using the Ubiquiti Unifi solution for the last several years, and was plagued with density challenges from the beginning. It was time for a change, so Belleville looked into cloud-managed infrastructure solutions to solve their bandwidth constraints. Read this case study to learn why they chose Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi, allowing Belleville to take classroom learning to the next level.


9 Myths About Wi-Fi K-12 Education

With the growing use of Wi-Fi, primary education is entering a bold new frontier. And while it’s easy to get caught up in the sci-fi vision of tomorrow, school IT administrators face much more mundane and pressing challenges right now. Read this white paper to uncover the 9 common myths about school Wi-Fi deployments, allowing you to separate fact from fiction when implementing Wi-Fi solutions.


Minooka Intemediate School: Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi Upgrades Classroom Learning

For the last six years, Minooka School District had a hardware controller-based Aironet infrastructure, causing several performance and management challenges as network demand increased. To combat these challenges, Minooka started looking for a simple cloud-controlled solution. Read this case study to learn why they chose Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi to achieve faster connectivity and easier management.


District Lessons: 6 Best Practices For Rolling Out Your 1-to-1 Progam

Making the transition to a fully digital environment is always a challenge. When a school survey at Crowley Independent School District found the number of students using smart devices leapt from 50 percent to 75 percent in just two years, district leaders knew it was time “to meet digital natives where they are.”


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.


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.