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CDW-G Announces the 2016 Collaboration Nation Grand Prize Winner

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Today, CDW-G, in partnership with eSchool News, announced that Homer Elementary School, part of Byng Public Schools, in Ada, Okla., is the 2016 Collaboration Nation grand prize winner. Homer Elementary School knows the power of collaboration. What started as a Facebook post from an East Central University (ECU) college instructor led to an amazing partnership. ECU […]


Let the Collaboration Begin

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CDW-G, in partnership with eSchool News, invites K-12 schools and districts nationwide to participate in the second annual Collaboration Nation awards program, kicking off Feb. 1. Collaboration Nation recognizes the country’s finest examples of collaboration on successful educational technology projects and offers schools and districts the chance to win a grand prize of $50,000 or […]


Enabling the Connected Campus

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Studies show that the average college student brings seven technology devices to campus and expects to be connected everywhere, all the time – from dorm room to classroom, from dining hall to grassy quad. This year’s college freshmen were born seven years after the invention of the World Wide Web and almost a quarter century […]


CDW-G Announces Its Inaugural Collaboration Nation Grand Prize Winner

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Over the last few months, entries for CDW-G’s Collaboration Nation awards program poured in from across the country. Districts and schools took students on interactive virtual adventures, kept pupils engaged on snow days, empowered students to build a 3-D printed prosthetic hand and embraced technology by letting the students become the teachers. There was no […]


The CDW-G K-12 Connected Heat Map: Examining Classroom Connectivity


Thanks to E-Rate, 99 percent of America’s K-12 public schools and libraries are connected to the Internet. The majority of U.S. schools, however, do not have enough bandwidth to meet the current needs for digital learning. As 1:1 learning models, online classes and digital content continue to proliferate, the technology foundation needed to support them […]


Collaboration Nation Announces Its First Monthly Prize Winner


Just two months ago, CDW-G introduced Collaboration Nation to highlight the nation’s finest examples of collaboration and successful educational technology projects. Today, CDW-G announced that Saint Mary Immaculate Parish School in Plainfield, Ill., is Collaboration Nation’s first monthly prize winner. Educators at Saint Mary Immaculate Parish School asked, “How do we better prepare our students […]


It’s a Collaboration Nation

CDW-G and eSchool News Launch Awards Program to Celebrate Ed Tech Success and Cross-department Teamwork VERNON HILLS, Ill. – March 3, 2015 – CDW-G (NASDAQ: CDW), a leading provider of integrated information technology solutions to education, government and healthcare, in partnership with eSchool News today announced the launch of Collaboration Nation – an awards program that […]


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 […]


CDW-G Gives Schools a Chance to Win Big


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]