Education

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 […]

March 6, 2017

EDUCATION

Inviting Global Perspectives into the Classroom

As our schools and universities prepare students to make a contribution to the world, it is important to benchmark the emerging critical skills they will need to solve increasingly complex problems. As we accelerate the speed of moving data and communications around the world, one strategic skill emerges that we traditionally have not taught: global […]

March 2, 2017

EDUCATION

Don’t Wait, Apply for E-rate by April 13th

In case you missed the news, the 2017 E-rate filing window opened on Monday, February 27th and it will close on May 11th. This means that applicant Form 470s must be posted by April 13th in order to allow the minimum 28-day competitive bidding process. If E-rate is new to you, or if you need […]

February 20, 2017

EDUCATION

How Making Thinking Visible Helps Teachers and Students

One category of digital tools, making thinking visible, can give students a higher level of confidence to ask questions when they need help, or share their opinions and ideas with the rest of the class — leading to more thoughtful discussions. These same tools inform educators about how to plan for much more meaningful lessons.

February 19, 2017

EDUCATION

Social Learning and High-Performance Workplaces

The Global Center for Digital Business Transformation forecast that by 2020, four out of 10 organizations will be displaced or cease to exist due to digital disruption. Digitalization and social trends are reshaping business like never before. New social contracts and the explosion of consumer-driven mobile devices are reframing the workplace. In addition, we have […]

February 13, 2017

EDUCATION

Digital Collaboration Technology Helps School Realise $1.8M AUD in Benefits

$1.8M AUD in savings is a lofty claim, but that’s exactly what the team at Open Access College (OAC) in South Australia achieved by focusing on creating a digital collaboration learning experience enabled by Cisco technology. OAC delivers educational services in remote South Australia where students cannot attend traditional schooling. In the past, classes were […]

February 6, 2017

EDUCATION

Networks for Lifelong Learning: A Tale of Two Students

We are in the midst of a historic transition in education, in which we are providing more options and flexibility in creating learning cultures that significantly raise the expectations of what our students can accomplish. We now can effectively support students who traditionally have not succeeded. You have heard it before; learning can be available […]