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Schools Power Up With Innovative Technology

Annual Sweepstakes Awards Two Schools $90,000 in Grants to Bring Advanced Technology to the Classroom VERNON HILLS, Ill. and SILVER SPRING, Md. – Oct. 29, 2014 – When students returned for the new school year they were greeted by smiling teachers, new lesson plans and No. 2 pencils, but two lucky schools also returned to […]

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CDW-G Gives Schools a Chance to Win Big

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Everyone remembers that one teacher that made a difference and helped shape their future. That’s really what true educators do – make an impact on the minds, and lives, of their students. CDW-G and Discovery Education are giving all K-12 school district employees – from teachers to librarians and administrators – an opportunity to make […]

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Campus Tech 2013: From Campus to Career

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This week at the annual Campus Technology Conference in Boston, CDW-G presented “Campus to Career – Preparing for Success.” The panel discussion, led by Andy Lausch, vice president for higher education, focused on how students are developing the technology skills they need to be successful in their careers. Joining Andy were Michelle Shin, a 2013 […]

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ISTE 2013 – Common Core Tech

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Last month, 14,000 educators, administrators and members of the educational technology community gathered in San Antonio, Texas, for the ISTE Annual Conference. While there were plenty of new products and services to learn about, one thing was clearly top of mind – Common Core State Standards and how districts are preparing for them. To help […]

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CDW-G Common Core Tech Report

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Common Core State Standards offer educators, parents and administrators a consistent and clear understanding of what students need to learn in order to be successful in the classroom, college and beyond. Technology is a critical component of Common Core that can support teaching, learning and student engagement and assessment. CDW-G’s latest research, Common Core Tech […]

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A Top-three District IT Priority: Meeting Common Core Technology Requirements

New CDW-G report finds that most K-12 IT professionals believe Common Core will have a positive impact on education, despite the potential challenges ISTE ANNUAL CONFERENCE, San Antonio, Texas – June 24, 2013 – Common Core State Standards, which all but five states across the United States have presently adopted, are designed to ensure that […]

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Sweepstakes Winner Unveils New Wireless Lab

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It was full speed ahead at Chevy Chase Elementary in Chevy Chase, Md. last week, as the school kicked off a new chapter of learning in the classroom. One of three national grand-prize winners of the 2012 Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes, Chevy Chase unveiled its mobile wireless lab technology package valued at more than […]

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Win a Wireless Lab 2013

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CDW-G and Discovery Education invite you to be a part of the 2013 Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes.  Now in its 11th year, Win a Wireless Lab provides teachers with the classroom technology tools they need to create and deliver interactive projects and lessons. School employees can register once per day from now until May […]

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Rhode Island Selects CDW-G to Jumpstart Classroom Technology Integration

State-wide Initiative Puts Educational Technology Directly in the Hands of Teachers and More Than 140,000 Students VERNON HILLS, Ill. – September 24, 2012 – The Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) selected CDW-G, a leading provider of technology solutions to education and government, to deliver the state’s vision of the modern classroom to schools across […]

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GetEdFunding.com and CDW-G Help Educators Find New Funding Sources to Boost Education and Budgets

Free Website Provides the Latest Grants and Awards Available to Educators in Pre-kindergarten through Higher Education VERNON HILLS, Ill. – September 19, 2012 – Education institutions are facing enormous pressures to find new and creative funding streams to keep curriculum, programs and technology up to date. A new website launched by CDW Government LLC (CDW-G), […]

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2012 Learn Now, Lecture Later Report

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The traditional lecture model is the standard learning method in most American classrooms, but there is growing interest in new learning models that are encouraging students and teachers to “learn now, lecture later.” CDW-G’s new report, Learn Now, Lecture Later, looks at how technology is supporting the move to these new learning models.

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New CDW-G Survey Finds “Learn Now, Lecture Later” Model Emerging in Education

Teachers and Students Report Shift Away from Lecture-Only Classes, Along with Increased Use of Classroom Technology Compared to Just Two Years Ago ISTE Annual Conference, SAN DIEGO, Calif. – June 26, 2012 – The traditional lecture model – with a teacher standing at the front of the classroom conveying information – is changing. Across the […]

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eMINTS and CDW-G Chart a New Course for Ed Tech Professional Development

Three-Year Study to Understand Impact of Technology and Professional Development in K-12 Classrooms VERNON HILLS, Ill. – January 30, 2012 – More than two-thirds of U.S. public school districts provide wireless internet access, computing devices and interactive whiteboards, according to the CDW-G 2011 21st-Century Classroom Report. However, in order to fully integrate these powerful learning […]

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CDW-G and Discovery Education Launch 10th-Annual K-12 Sweepstakes Awarding $200,000 in Technology Prizes

Campaign Brings Innovative Technology into the Classroom with One-of-A-Kind “Win a Wireless Lab” VERNON HILLS, Ill., and SILVER SPRING, Md – January 5, 2012 – Schools with a New Year’s resolution to increase the technology in their classrooms can turn to the 2012 Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes to meet their goal. Today, CDW Government […]

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Put Down Your Pencils – The 21st-Century Classroom Arrives for Three Lucky Schools

Ninth Annual Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes from CDW-G and Discovery Education Receives More Than 600,000 Entries and Awards $200,000 in Prizes VERNON HILLS, Ill., and SILVER SPRING, Md. – September 12, 2011 – Going back to school will be a little more high tech for three schools selected as the grand prize winners in […]