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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All Infrastructure toolkit files

A zip file containing all of the downloadable Infrastructure toolkit resources

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

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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Data Security: The First Step to Protect Student Privacy

In this analyst report, Bob Moore presents the practical steps that every school technology leader should be taking to ensure security of data, with protecting privacy as the end in mind. 

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The Network is Not Dead

I am attending a conference this week in California. The organization is BICSI, which is the standards and support organization for the low voltage cabling industry. So what is going to be new in the backbone of your network, you ask? It turns out that plenty is new.

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Getting Outside Support Tech Directors Can Rely On

Tech Directors are getting outside their districts to share ideas and information. Craig Williams shares the process and benefits for building collaborative support among colleagues. 

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Technology Advice Every Superintendent Should Hear

What should superintendents be thinking about when it comes to furthering effective uses of technology? Read Bob Moore's advice for supporting schools now and in the future. 

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The Horizon Report K-12 Names Key Technology Trends

Read about recent findings on educational technology trends from a worldwide panel of experts. 

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IT Advice From Experts Beyond the Education World

At a recent conference about infrastructure and end-user support, I found some interesting insights about mobile device management, BYOD, and overall mobility strategy.

 
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Choosing the Right Device for Digital Learning

This analyst report will offer key factors for consideration when choosing the best device for your school environment.

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Moving Beyond WindowsXP

In this Analyst Report, Bob Moore talks about Microsoft ending its support for WindowsXP and why it's time for schools to move on to a new OS. 

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Top Tips for Finding the Right Apps for Teaching & Learning

Are you struggling to find good apps for the classroom? With so many new options available, it's more important than ever to be thoughtful about your selection. Here are a few tips to assist your school or district team in selecting apps

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