Spurred on by the President's ConnectED initiative, the FCC is moving to prioritize WiFi over outdated technology, and there's still time for districts to speak up about what they need.
- By Geoffrey H. Fletcher
Kenosha Unified School District in Wisconsin has implemented a high speed wireless local area network to support tablets and a bring-your-own-device program.
The eSchoolPLUS student information system is integrating with the Schoology LMS, enabling a direct exchange of data from both software systems.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Whether you call it project- or problem-based learning, these technologies will help your students get authentic experience in a blended environment — and help your teachers to track their progress.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Apple and Samsung accounted for a full 71 percent of tablets shipped in the first quarter of 2014. Apple remained in the top spot for the quarter, though Android as a whole accounted for slightly more than half of all new tablets shipped through March, according to early results.
One industry forecast of worldwide spending is being revised slightly downward, despite market improvements in the United States, Canada and Western Europe. The main culprits behind the slowdown seem to be mobile devices and "macroeconomic wildcards."
Invincea has released Invincea Research Edition, a malware discovery and analysis solution for the data forensics and incident response (DF/IR) community, which the company is offering for free to DF/IR professionals.
Gale has updated its Kids InfoBits database with an improved interface and navigation, updated content and new tools.
Netgear has added the new ProSafe WC7600 wireless controller and ProSafe WN370 wall mount access point with power over Ethernet (PoE) to its line of ProSafe products for schools.
Nogales Unified School District #1 in Arizona has completed the implementation of a 100 percent fiber optic network for high speed Internet access and data, video and voice over IP transport.