Connection Is Your K-12 Trusted Advisor
As technology advances at a rapid pace, district leaders are responsible for prioritizing initiatives and finding budget dollars to spend on them. It isn’t an easy task, with so many needs and limited resources. Connection® Public Sector Solutions can help you develop a roadmap to plan for—and uncover—funding that supports technology initiatives big and small. Through our A+ Academy—created by Connection with our top education partners—we’re bringing you an educational series focused on grant funding, device deployment, cloud transformation, E-Rate, and all things STEM and STEAM.
Microsoft and Google: The Crossover Podcast
Google and Microsoft Round 1Microsoft and Google are working together! Microsoft and Google experts Alex DeRossi and Allyson Condo square off (all in good fun) to provide you with the real story on device and software compatibility in the classroom. Get the knowledge you need to choose the right devices and applications for your school.
Microsoft and Google: Learning Outside the Four Walls of School
Google and Microsoft Round 2Google and Microsoft are working together to bring the classroom to the student. Discover how, together, these technologies enable schools to engage students wherever and however they learn best.
Are Your Classrooms Ready for Game-Based Learning?Game-based learning is pushing education towards an increasingly digital future. Through the A+ Academy, Connection® Public Sector Solutions and Microsoft have teamed up to offer the latest in technology to help your school adapt to changing classroom trends. From Minecraft: Education Edition to virtual and augmented reality, we have the right partners to help you maximize student engagement and learning outcomes.
Find out how Microsoft and Minecraft: Education Edition are at the head of the class in driving 21st century learning and skillsets by reading our blog or listening to the podcast.
Grants Office Webcasts
STEM Funding for K-12: NSF Grants and Beyond!
Connection® Public Sector Solutions partnered with Grants Office, HP, Intel, and Microsoft to highlight STEM funding in K–12. Watch our webcast and learn more about the latest federally funded NSF grants and STEM solutions that can be used for STEM-student success.
Funding to Empower STEM and STEAM Education Within Your District
Listen to our webcast, where Connection® Public Sector Solutions, Grants Office, and Microsoft Education discuss the different sources of STEM and STEAM funding for district classroom technology, curriculum development, and teacher training. We also cover strategies for developing competitive proposals to these funders, and technologies that are moving STEM and STEAM education forward today.
Using Grants to Leverage the Connectivity You’ve Already Funded with E-Rate
Watch our webcast, where Connection, Grants Office, and special guests from HPE Aruba discuss the grant programs that dovetail with E-Rate, highlight best practices for developing technology-rich projects across your district, and review some of the technology solutions that are working in schools today.
A World of STEM and STEAM Opportunities with Intel and Lenovo
Listen to our webcast, where Connection® Public Sector Solutions, Grants Office, and special guests Lenovo and Intel discuss the NSF grant opportunities and technology solutions that can help you expand your district’s STEM and STEAM offerings, while also building practical connections with higher education, industry, and STEM and STEAM leaders around the world.