k-12 education

November 6, 2017


How Collaboration Tools and Apps Can Drive Student Success

Craig Tranter is a former educator, and now serves as a technology presenter for Cisco. This blog is the fifth in his series on advancements and opportunities in education. All views are his own.  There are many different ways that we like to communicate and there are trends in communication preferences. For example, the “Silent […]

November 2, 2017


Disruption in Our Learning Cultures Develops Families as Learning Partners

Ymasumac Marañón Davis is an educational consultant, intuitive life coach and author. This blog is the fourth in a series around access. All thoughts are her own.  Today, technology is a bullet train rapidly transforming every sector in society. Disruption is evident in companies like Airbnb and Lyft that have completely rearranged how we vacation […]

October 31, 2017


With E-rate, It’s Sometimes Helpful to Go Back to the Basics

Since 1997, E-rate has evolved to respond to a world of limitless digital content and opportunities for personalized learning. In fact, E-rate has affected millions of students across the country.

October 25, 2017


E-rate: Trick or Treat?

Applying for E-rate can be tricky at times. But with $3.9B available through E-rate funding to improve network infrastructure, it’s time to treat yourself to some of those dollars.

October 18, 2017


The Time Is Now—Capture Your Share of E-rate Funding

A new eSchool News special report describes how K-12 schools and libraries can use E-rate to help build a network infrastructure that will position them for ed-tech success.

October 12, 2017


Cisco, E-rate, and the Digital Journey in K-12

New and emerging technologies are fueling exciting innovation in education, and students are embracing new ways of learning. Funding support from the E-rate program helps make technology investments more affordable.

September 11, 2017


Equity and Access: How to Bring All Voices at the Table

Ymasumac Marañón Davis is an educational consultant, intuitive life coach and author. This blog is the second in a series around access. All thoughts are her own.  Recently, a local school asked me to assess their climate in preparation for implementing new professional development methods that would have profound impact on the pedagogy they employ. […]

August 18, 2017


How Your Network Just Became the Smartest Student in the Class

The Network. Intuitive. and a new era in programmable networking leverages machine learning and analytics to deliver a new level of intelligence. What does this mean for the future of Digital Education?

August 16, 2017


CyberPatriot Prepares Students to Protect the Digitized World

Students arrive in Baltimore, Md., wearing embroidered jackets with logos and names stitched in bright colors on their sleeves. They’re members of different teams, but not sports teams. They’re together to compete in CyberPatriot’s National Youth Cyber Competition, the largest middle school and high school cyber defense competition in the United States.