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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
How Response to Intervention (RTI) Became a National Movement to Support Struggling Learners
Digitization can broaden access to the best research and expertise, amplify collective efforts around a shared goal, and encourage the growth of the professional community.
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 […]
Remote Tutoring Model Attracts In-Demand STEM Mentors
Our support of We Teach Science is one example of how Cisco is harnessing the power of the digital revolution to accelerate global problem solving, enabling people and societies to thrive.