Internet2TIES is the first organization to bring the experience of Internet2 to Minnesota’s K-12 schools. Through TIES' partnership with Northern Lights, an advanced regional networking initiative run by the University of Minnesota, school districts across Minnesota are hooking up to an amazing range of exciting educational opportunities through Internet2.
Internet2 – the next generation of the Internet – is an ultra-high-speed network being developed by a nonprofit consortium of universities, industry and government. With Internet2, schools have access to a new realm of clear, virtual digital experiences, allowing them to expand beyond their boundaries into the world of the future.
- About Internet2: The official site of Internet2 offers information on the background of Internet2, news, members, activities, applications and networks.
- National projects and partnerships: Review projects that are part of the Internet2 K-20 Initiative to get new technologies into the hands of innovators.
- Internet2 for Minnesota Schools: Link to more resources and ideas for Minnesota schools.
- Overview presentation of Internet2: View an overview of Internet2 (below) by Marla Davenport and Greg Bartley. Because the file size is large, we recommend downloading the presentation to your computer. To download the overview, right-click on the link and choose "Save target as..." from the pop-up menu.