Infrastructure

One-to-one programs are helping to bridge the digital divide, engage students, and improve learning. This toolkit pulls together successful approaches to planning and implementation, and the research-based methods they are using to create sustainable and effective 1:1 initiatives.

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Infrastructure and Assessments

As schools rely more on digital content and testing, how much bandwidth is enough? Discover the infrastructure demands of modern assessment

Getting Up to Speed

Digital learning doesn’t happen without a reliable Internet connection. Only a few years ago, more than 40 million US students could barely stream online videos

Infrastructure Considerations

An infrastructure should support and empower educators: deepening their relationship with students and making learning more personal

Bridge the Educational Divide

The schools that have the most to benefit from digital learning materials often lack the infrastructure to make best use of them

Infrastructure and Student-Centered Learning

In a 1:1 scenario, every child can have a personalized learning plan. Learn how this impacts a school’s or district’s infrastructure

Build a Solid Infrastructure to Support Blended Learning

Here are the key “must-haves” for infrastructure, ensuring a smooth rollout of your next education technology initiative

Planning and Designing for K12 Next Generation Learning

This resource from iNacol helps you understand the questions to ask when thinking through next generation learning design

Local Area Network Costs Analysis for K-12

This resource from CoSN and Education Superhighway estimates the costs of equipment and services for America’s K-12 public schools

2015 State of the States

A report, provided by Education SuperHighway, on the state of broadband connectivity in America’s public schools

Powering up the Chromebook Experience at Roxbury Public Schools

New Jersey's Roxbury Township School District has been a 1:1 school for five years. Their older chromebooks were beginning to age, so they wanted to choose more powerful future-ready devices.

Taking the Temperature of Biometrics in Schools: Next Gen Precaution or Fever Dream?

The current COVID-19 pandemic puts us at a techno-ethical crossroads. And many in the ed-tech community feel that biometrics in schools will one day be a given. 

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Esports (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Think you missed the esports boat? No worries: here are some frequently asked questions to get you up-to-speed. Ready, Player One?

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Report: At Least 25% of Students in 15 States Lack Home Internet Access

A new report from the Alliance for Excellent Education’s Future Ready Schools initiative reveals some sobering statistics regarding the digital divide.

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New State of EdTech Leadership 2020 Survey Report
New State of EdTech Leadership 2020 Survey Report

The annual CoSN EdTech Leadership Survey has just been released: providing critical information on the state of K-12 technology, infrastructure, and leadership.

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The Steelcase Active Learning Center Grant

Steelcase Education is partnering with educators to rethink classrooms, libraries and in-between spaces to incorporate flexible furniture to support active learning.

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Gallup and NewSchools Venture Fund's Education Technology Use in Schools report

Gallup and NewSchools Venture Fund conducted a national survey about the use of educational technology in schools.  Here are their findings.

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RIP PC? Not So Fast…

As the mobile PC market in education continues to grow, the competition between platforms is expected to intensify, with implications across the ed-tech industry.

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Outpacing the Traditional Ed-Tech Timeline

Discover three emerging technologies affecting our lives outside the classroom today, and see how schools could implement them tomorrow.

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Cloud Computing in Education: Tip of the Iceberg

The past four years have seen a radical shift in how K-12 schools are deploying and managing devices, due almost exclusively to low-cost Chromebooks. For many IT departments, gone are the days of creating gold builds, overnight image pushes, and even shared network drives to manage student data and devices. The replacement is, of course, the software side of the Chromebook offering: G Suite for Education.

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The Golden Age of School Technology

As districts employ substantive changes to incorporate educational technology, Craig Williams takes stock and looks to the future. 

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