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.


Making Hybrid Education More Seamless

COVID showed K-12 leaders that connected classrooms enhance the student experience. We must build reliable, resilient school-based networks across our communities that keep both children and faculty safe and secure, while affording them ready access to the cloud and each other. Connected classroom development enables a whole new level of experience for K-12 students, educators, and parents. Now it’s time to assess, update, and strengthen current practices.


Improving Student Success with the Help of Technology

Student Success is more than just a score on a standardized test. To succeed beyond high school, students must learn fundamental workforce skills such as communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creative problem solving. Students also must learn how to become self-directed, lifelong learners.


When Building Smart Spaces, A Cloud-Based Network is Your Foundation

The richness of the concept of smart spaces may easily be undervalued due to the brevity and simplicity of the phrase. But smart spaces pays homage to the redefinition of the way we engage with “space” as our communication abilities continue to expand. It also connotes the unprecedented ability to bring intelligence to the way we design such space, and the wide array of smart tools and functionalities that are facilitated in it.


The Future of Firewalling: How a Platform Approach Can Lower Security Costs

As networks become more diverse and complex, it becomes increasingly difficult for organizations to achieve consistent policy management and enforcement. Cisco's Firewall products can help solve these issues. Read "The Future of Firewalling: How a Platform Approach Can Lower Security Costs" to learn about: the evolution of network security, what an organization can do to regain control and achieve consistency within their network, and steps to protect an environment for the future.


NetWORK: Redefining Network Security

The New NetWORK Security: Empowering NetOps to run at DevOps speed. Explore Cisco’s vision for simplifying network, workload, and multicloud security in this eBook.


Top 5 Tips for Enterprises Choosing a Firewall

Discover the top 5 tips for choosing an enterprise firewall and learn how Cisco is leveraging world-class security intelligence and delivering centralized cloud-based management on an open platform that strengthens your security by unifying visibility across your security infrastructure—regardless of which vendor’s products you have.


A 5-Part Plan for Enhancing Student Success

The pandemic has been both a destructive and an instructive force in K-12 education. Download this resource to discover how the lessons learned over the past few years can help schools and districts better engage and support students.


The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021: A guide for K-12 educators

In March 2021, the US government passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to stimulate the economy in the wake of a devastating public health crisis. Through that bill, almost $123 billion will go to the public K-12 system.