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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
NetApp named CDW customer IlliniCloud an Innovator of the Year at its ninth annual Innovation Awards. The awards honor organizations who harness the power of IT to streamline business and operations. NetApp recognized IlliniCloud as the top innovator among U.S. public sector organizations. A nonprofit computing consortium for Illinois schools, IlliniCloud combines resources from its [...]
On May 22, Cisco and the Urban Entertainment Institute (UEI), a Los Angeles-based nonprofit after-school arts program, along with sponsor CDW, held the third annual Bridging the Gap Concert. The event was hosted live from the Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles and connected via Cisco telepresence technology with students from Deer River High School (Deer [...]
Tonight, Cisco and the Urban Entertainment Institute (UEI), a Los Angeles-based nonprofit after-school arts program, with help from sponsor CDW, will host the third annual Bridging the Gap Concert. Bridging the Gap is a live telepresence concert that will bring together students, educators and some of the industry’s finest from across the nation to perform, [...]
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 [...]
An organization’s decision to move IT to the cloud is daunting because it is a wholesale change in sourcing and delivery of solutions. However, most organizations are planning to shift select capabilities there, and many already have. The decision is often influenced by technology trends, including the growth of bring your own device (BYOD), the consumerization of IT and ever-closer ties between technology delivery and business outcomes.
Study Finds Personal Use of Cloud Influencing Decisions at Work; More Than Half of Organizations Are Migrating or Planning to Move Services to The Cloud VERNON HILLS, Ill. – February 11, 2013 – CDW LLC, a leading provider of technology products and services to business, government, education and healthcare, today announced its 2013 State of [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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), [...]
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.
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 [...]