Digital Transformation

Through a digitalization of the learning experience, both teachers and students are able to improve their skills to create a more engaging and effective education process. Here are the ways that a comprehensive digital transformation approach is dramatically shifting education in today's classrooms. 

All Digital Transformation toolkit files

A zip file containing all of the downloadable Digital Transformation toolkit resources

A Culture for Transformation

Through a digitalization of the learning experience, both teachers and students can create a more engaging and effective education process

Digital Transformation in K-12 Education

Digital tools are transforming the world we live in today, as well as the one our students will lead tomorrow

The Keys to Digital Transformation

Digital transformation efforts are under way to provide authentic learning experiences that are relevant, valuable, and help build tangible skills

Embracing Transformation

Today’s schools must embrace the technological future and engage with technology to change and adapt

Digital Transformation and Disruption

Digital natives demand mobile devices in the classroom, virtual learning environments, teaching via video, and online assessment

Managing Digital Transformation in the Classroom

This adaptable presentation shows both the opportunities and challenges that digital transformation presents

Making the Right Decisions for Your School District

The success of one-to-one computing depends on several issues that must be addressed through research and policy considerations

BYOD Planning and Implementation Framework

Developing a successful BYOD program requires extensive planning, communication, and ongoing evaluation

BYOD Readiness Checklist for School Districts

Determine your school or district's readiness for BYOD

Technology Policies for School Boards

A sample Policy presentation that can be modified and adapted for your own use when presenting

Technology Policy and School Staff and Faculty

A sample Policy presentation that can be modified and adapted for your own use when presenting

Components of a Successful PLC

A comprehensive checklist that details what all thriving Professional Learning Communities have in common

The Decision To Go Digital

Success depends on a strong network of professionals working together to support digital programs

Digital Curriculum Challenges

Consider the following challenges you might encounter when migrating to digital content

Digital Curriculum Checklist

Evaluate your school’s readiness for a digital curriculum

Mentoring and PLCs

Professional Learning Communities can act as dynamic support systems for teachers

Common Core Approach to Lesson Structure II

Learn how to take lessons further with cross-curricular planning and project-based learning

Opening Up to Open Educational Resources

A comprehensive guide to OER and how these teaching and learning materials are freely available to anyone

Ready to Alter Your Role?

New tasks and challenges call for developing new abilities and setting aside old habits

Strategies for Principals to Implement Effective PLCs

A checklist for principals in creating a culture of continuous learning for their schools

Thinking of Flipping

Additional details on what this approach entails and the policies that impact flipped classroom

Tablets in education: Why one Texas school district turned to the Surface

Here’s how a Texas school district narrowed down the tablet field and what option they ultimately settled on.

Upgrading to Windows 10: How SHI helped one school migrate 45,000 devices

Here’s how one school district migrated—and staved off a major ransomware attack in the process.

A Simple IT Environment can Harbor Complex Challenges

An upgrade in a Washington, D.C. school ballooned into a bigger project that improved the IT setup of the entire school.

NMC/CoSN Horizon Report: 2017 K-12 Edition

A comprehensive report serving as a straightforward technology planning guide for educators, school leaders, administrators, policymakers, and technologists

Going Digital is as Easy as 1 2 3

Manteca School District superintendent, Jason Messer, describes the comprehensive approach his district took to going digital. Learn how it helped the successes to add up. 

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Reasons Why 94% of U.S. Superintendents are Making Technology Mistakes

When superintendents undertake 1:1 initiatives, they surely hope for the best results. However, many find themselves faced with failed initiatives. View Elliot Levine's post on reasons for these failures and ways to avoid them. 

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Transforming Learning in Baltimore

The Baltimore County Public Schools' STAT program has the goal of equipping students with critical 21st century skills in order to be globally competitive. See an overview of the program in this video.

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Learning and Results in Baltimore

When adopting technology in the classroom, purchasing the devices is just one of many important factors in the decision. See how students at Baltimore County Public Schools are engaged in their learning and getting amazing results thanks to their 1:1 computing initiative with Intel®-based 2-in-1 devices.

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Planning and Implementation in Baltimore

The Baltimore County Public Schools' STAT (Students & Teachers Accessing Tomorrow) program has the goal of equipping students with critical 21st century skills in order to be globally competitive. To ensure an equitable, effective digital learning environment BCPS implements 1 to 1 computing that puts an Intel-based 2 in 1 system in every student’s hands to enable a personalized learning environment.

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Equity at Baltimore County Public Schools

Baltimore County Public Schools believes that all students deserve to have access to digital learning environment in order to personalize learning. In addition to providing students with devices, it was important for them to have communication with parents through access. BCPS utilizes the National Tech Goes Home website which helps families better utilize technology.

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Boundless Learning - Powered Up and Personalized

It never fails. When we ask learners about learning, they’ll tell us. Read Leslie Wilson's experience on the look of real personalized learning as it goes from planning through to results

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Extreme Makeover - Classroom Style

What would it take to have an extreme makeover for learning in your school? Learn how to build a flexible environment for fostering collaboration and creativity.

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Communications Built on an Ethic of Care

Quality communication between teachers, students and parents can be facilitated in a number of ways. Learn from Diana Laufenberg about the tools selected by SLA and the reasons behind the selections.

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Ten Ideas To Move Classroom Technology Closer To Blended Learning

What does blended learning look like and how can it be promoted in the classroom? 

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What's the Best Device for your Teachers and Students?

The 2018 Ed Tech Solution Planner, sponsored by SHI with support from Intel, can help you explore device possibilities based on a range of key considerations. Learn More.