#Education

May 2, 2020

EDUCATION

Update: Time to submit your video for Connect Your Classroom Contest!

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In our last blog we announced the Connect Your Classroom Contest and the opening of pre-registration. Sponsored by Cisco and our friends at the Center of Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC), the contest invites K-12 teachers in the U.S. to tell us how they’re using technology to enable collaboration in their classrooms. Since that announcement, […]

How MIND Research Institute moved quickly to offer free math education to students learning at home

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ST Math, MIND Research Institute's flagship visual instructional program, is available at no cost to parents. Since it’s visually-based, students who speak all languages can benefit. We sat down with their CEO, Brett Woudenberg, to learn more.

Time Series Analysis with ARIMA: Part 3

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Part 3: Cisco Use Case and Designing Your Own Time Series Problem This is a continuation of the Time Series Analysis Posts. Here, I will detail a Cisco use case utilizing time series analysis and ARIMA from part 1 and part 2 of the blog series. If you have not read those yet, feel free […]

Time Series Analysis with ARIMA: Part 2

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This is a continuation of the Time Series Analysis posts. ARIMA stands for Autoregressive Integrated Moving Average. These models aim to describe the correlations in the data with each other. You can use these correlations to predict future values based on past observations and forecast errors.

Time Series Analysis with ARIMA: Part 1

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PART 1: Introduction to Time Series At Cisco, our partners and clients want ways to track and monitor their Cisco routers, switches, and other such devices. An important avenue of my work as part of the Customer Experience Data Incubation Team is to help track device utilization over time. One such way to think about […]

How TalkingPoints is helping teachers and parents stay connected to enhance student success and well-being

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We sat down with Heejae Lim, founder and CEO of TalkingPoints, to learn more about how TalkingPoints is serving as a bridge between teachers and parents right now, as well as serving as a platform that delivers critical information on behalf of schools.

March 29, 2020

HIGH TECH POLICY

Helping Governments and Citizens Respond During These Extraordinary Times

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Cisco is committed to helping our customers, partners, communities as well as governments across Europe, Middle East, and Africa, and around the world, take advantage of technology to reduce the impact of COVID-19.

Global problem solving through STEM: What Cisco’s nonprofit partners are doing to support learning at home

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As school closures impact students, we realize how important it is for them to have access to quality educational content while they learn from home. Cisco's nonprofit partners like Science Buddies, Code.org, Technovation Families, and MIND Research Institute have developed engaging ways to learn STEM subjects remotely.

March 18, 2020

EDUCATION

E-rate funding window extended through April 29

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  Take advantage of the 20% increase for Funding Year 2020 Category 2 E-rate applications. On March 17, 2020 the FCC directed USAC to extend the E-rate Funding Year 2020 Form 471 application filing window through 11:59 PM Eastern time on April 29, 2020. More time for E-rate filing This means that schools who missed […]