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.


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Choosing the Right Technologies to Transform Learning

No question about it: Technology can — and does — enhance learning at every stage from kindergarten through high school. School districts have access to more learning resources, services, tools, and products than ever before, including a wide range of highly portable devices. Download this white paper to learn how increasingly, laptops, tablets, and other devices powered by Intel® Core™ and Intel® Atom™ processors are helping districts transform education from a rigid one-size-fits-all experience to a flexible environment in which students become independent, self-directed learners in the classroom and beyond.


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Strategies for E-Rate Success: Essential Steps to Secure Funding

There is help available for K-12 schools and districts to ensure affordable access to high-speed broadband to support digital learning and robust connectivity. Download this informative Digital Dialogue to learn more.


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Success Factors of a Digitally Connected Community

Learn how to work with local resources in this free white paper from CENIC and Cisco, who worked with CalREN to build a digitally connected community between education and public, private, and nonprofit alliances. You can overcome rising costs and low bandwidth to effectively develop and maintain a digital education consortia.


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Analytics for Achievement

Around the world, in both developing and developed countries, too many primary and secondary students are falling below proficiency levels. Measuring and monitoring performance and understanding the factors at play in student achievement can help educators create the right conditions and design the most effective interventions for student success. Download this informative white paper to learn how analytics can help educators understand how their students are performing and why, as well as how to get better.


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Make Your Case For A District Network Upgrade

As device usage within schools continue to grow, wireless access seems to slide farther behind. Download this exclusive GameChanger to learn how IT leaders in education are seeking cost-effective networking solutions that deliver the reliability educators require and students expect.


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Support A Growth Mindset in Students

Shifting from instructional practice founded on the idea that the teacher owns responsibility for student learning to an approach in which students are co-designers of their education isn’t easy. One good place to start this work is by focusing on student mindset. Students must see themselves as being capable of learning – a perspective that requires a “growth mindset.”Guiding students from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset encourages student-centered learning in the classroom with all of its associated benefits. Download this white paper to learn how using a K–12 digital portfolio puts the emphasis on reflection and progress.


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Online Learning Services Present New Challenges

For 21st century teaching and learning, it’s imperative that SaaS and cloud-based tools and resources a district uses and relies on daily are always available and performing at a high level. Students and faculty can’t afford latency or downtime on timed-standardized tests, let alone the frustration of slow performance. Teachers and students have a very limited amount of time to work together, so they can’t waste time troubleshooting when apps do not perform well. Download this white paper to learn how IT staff can easily monitor a district's applications to help resolve issues quickly, reducing lost education time.


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Samsung SMART Signage DME-BR Series

As we face an era of perpetual innovation and information overload, communication needs to evolve alongside this growth and act as a beacon of light to hold our attention. Particularly when it comes to deeply connecting with the minds of the future in educational settings. Samsung has brought their e-Board Solution to these spaces and continues to tailor the user experience to achieve the desired outcomes that the user is seeking. Download this whitepaper to learn more about Samsung's NEW eBoard.