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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Maximizing the Educational Impact of Video in the Digital Classroom

As evidence continues to demonstrate the considerable benefits of 1:1 student-to-device ratios, blended learning, and technology-fostered collaboration, instructors are increasingly turning to digital content to enhance their lessons. Ranging from virtual labs and games to digital textbooks and online curriculum, many of the diverse types of digital content rely on video. For decades, research has revealed the benefits of using video in the classroom, and with faster Internet connections and affordable technology the use of digital video content has skyrocketed.


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MakerBot® + K–5 Education: PS 15 Patrick F. Daly Magnet School of the Arts

Project-based learning is a mainstay at Patrick F. Daly School of the Arts, located in Red Hook, Brooklyn. STEM educator Jenna Utter engages students from the 2nd to 5th grades and enhances learning with her classroom Makerspace. Using five MakerBot 3D printers and Tinkercad, she’s able to reinforce content from lessons and incorporate concepts from all areas of STEM. Learn how a MakerSpace in the classroom can make STEM learning interactive, interesting, and enjoyable for students across grade levels by downloading this case study.


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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.


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Guide To Purchasing EdTech the Right Way

Educators face complex challenges when trying to figure out what technology programs to choose and how to integrate them effectively into their schools and districts.


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Manage Student Performance in Real Time

Primary and secondary school districts nationwide are looking for greater insight into student performance and the effectiveness of approaches to improving the quality of their educational programs. Download this white paper to learn how to empower administrators and educators with the insights to help students by using existing data to drive optimal individual achievement, gain greater visibility into school and district performance and enhance program and teacher effectiveness.


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Five Things To Know About How the Internet of Everything Will Affect K-12 Education

Increasingly, students have multiple connected devices. As the line between school and home continues to blur, K-12 districts will evolve in how they support learning and manage campuses in the Internet of Everything.


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Top Tactics to Secure Funding for your 3D Printer

Those who have successfully integrated 3D printing and related activities into their districts have learned how to tap the power of grant funding to cover the expenses and extend their programs in new and innovative ways. This report will provide advice for making your own “grant grab” to bring the benefits of 3D printing to your students.


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Your Complete Guide to Technology in STEM

Learning science, technology, engineering and math goes better when students and educators have ready access to computing devices, online resources and other essentials of the STEM/STEAM classroom. This guide provides practical advice to help you optimize what you’re doing.