E-rate Do’s and Don’ts
In spite of what the calendar says, now is the true “new year.” School is back in session, and it’s time to think about edtech funding and getting E-rate right.
Career ready: 3 questions to help build the workforce of the future
The lunchboxes — Pokemon, Paw Patrol, mermaids, superheroes — are a sign of things to come. Soon, educators begin the work of preparing students for what comes next: advanced education, work, life.
Inspiring those “a-ha” moments with digital learning
At the Shawnee Mission School District in Kansas, teachers and students innovate with collaboration technology to foster engagement and bring excitement and creativity to the classroom.
Summer reading list: modernizing IT and enhancing cybersecurity, plus a view of the bright side
Thinking of summer reading with digital teaching and learning in mind? Here are a few suggestions. Some are serious—think cybersecurity and IT modernization—but others are inspirational and fun.
Deploying a School Network in 4 Hours
Read the nonfiction tale of Orange County Public Schools (OCPS), the 9th largest school district in the U.S., as they move schools off legacy equipment and onto a Meraki network of MR access points and MS switches.
Going digital? 5 change management tips for schools
Managing the convergence of technology and pedagogy can be challenging. Discover how these 5 organizational change management strategies can help you create next-generation learning environments.
The Future of STEM: Cisco Networking Academy Turns 20
At a recent event in the Missouri state capitol, Cisco Networking Academy - which has reached millions of students worldwide - commemorated its 20-year anniversary with 120 graduates of Missouri programs.
Three K-12 Success Stories: How to Take Advantage of E-rate
Learn about three school districts that increased student access and enhanced teaching and learning with help from the E-rate program.
E-rate Won’t Fund Your Entire Solution? Consider These Other Options
E-rate only funds certain technologies, and successful schools develop a comprehensive funding strategy, identifying matching funds, grants, and other programs to help make up the difference.