Education

April 25, 2017

EDUCATION

To Protect Your Campus, Refresh Your Network

We're discussing what schools can do to mitigate their cybersecurity risk.

April 13, 2017

EDUCATION

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 […]

April 11, 2017

EDUCATION

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 […]

April 5, 2017

EDUCATION

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 […]

April 4, 2017

EDUCATION

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 […]

March 27, 2017

EDUCATION

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 […]

March 21, 2017

EDUCATION

How Curtin University is Building a Campus of the Future

Recently, we partnered with the BBC and Western Australia’s Curtin University to discuss taking education to the world and becoming a leading 24/7 tertiary institution. Our multi-faceted partnership with Curtin University, which reaches across teaching, learning, research and innovation, is underpinned by the digital campus. Five years ago, the university had no collaborative classrooms. Now […]

March 20, 2017

EDUCATION

How to Begin Your Digital Journey

We’ve reached a tipping point in education. Students have unique needs and require new models for learning that keep them engaged and allow them to learn at their own pace. Curriculum is becoming more personalized and can happen before, during and after school—anytime, anywhere. Adaptive assessments and curriculum make it possible to know where each […]

March 14, 2017

EDUCATION

Mesa Public Schools Creates Vision for the Future

With 62,000 students, 10,000 employees and 87 schools, Mesa Public Schools in Arizona had a huge undertaking when looking to maximize the use of technology in the classroom. What started as a visioning process in partnership with Cisco, led to the comprehensive re-design of the district’s infrastructure a few years ago. Recently, the partnership with […]

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