Exploring Industry and University Collaboration Models
The New Zealand and Australian economies are being disrupted in fundamental ways, driven by the rapid digitization of industries and communities. Countries, institutions and individuals are starting to realize that an incremental response to change won’t be sufficient. Recently, I led the 2017 Cisco New Zealand Higher Education and Government Study Tour, which was an […]
Create New Learning Experiences with Cisco Spark
With Cisco Spark and Cisco Spark Board for education, you can personalize the learning experience.
Teachers, Here’s Why We Appreciate You!
Teachers, we appreciate all you do. During Teacher Appreciation Week—and every week—we thank you for inspiring our children to excel. As a parent of two sons in public school, I have seen first-hand how great teachers can motivate children and enable their success. I know that today’s teachers must mindfully impart the skills students need […]
To Protect Your Campus, Refresh Your Network
We're discussing what schools can do to mitigate their cybersecurity risk.
Add Creative Financing to Your Budget Strategy
Thanks for following our 2017 E-rate and funding blog series. Did you get your Form 470 posted? Today is the last date applicants can file a Funding Year 2017 Form 470 while still allowing the required 28 days for competitive bidding. If you missed this important deadline, or if E-rate is not going to cover […]
Why Technology in the Classroom is About More Than Just the Tools
When it comes to thoughtfully placing technology into the classroom and the curriculum, it’s about more than just providing the tools. Kent School District in Kent, Washington knows firsthand about the shift from giving students and educators technology access, to providing them with the right technology access and skills to empower learning. They recently underwent […]
Assessment for Learning
Imagine a world where students aren’t assessed simply on the regurgitation of facts, but more on true understanding of material. This is possible through the strategy of group-based learning. With a powerful network and the ability to connect with remote experts and peers, you can open up new possibilities for students to collaborate, research and learn with others. Read […]
Cisco + E-rate Brings Digital Learning to Life
Socorro Independent School District in El Paso, Texas had a big challenge. They were looking to create an academy focused on specialized student learning, as well as creating a 1:1 learning network for their incoming freshman students. Despite being near the border of Mexico and serving a number of low-income families and at-risk students, they […]
E-rate Tips from the Pros
There is no need to reinvent the wheel. We’ve listened to customers who have used E-rate funding to create rich learning environments, and we’d like to share some of their best practices with you: You’ve got to have the bandwidth Antonio Romayer, Director of Technology at El Centro Elementary School District in California, knows the […]