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7 Steps to Preparing for Common Core and Mobile Device Rollouts

Trying to implement a mobile device initiative while your district's teachers and staff are preparing for the Common Core online assessments can be like to trying to balance on two wild horses with a single set of reins. Two California district leaders share advice and resources they have gained from their ongoing mobile device transitions.

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9 Video Tips for a Better Flipped Classroom

Early adopters share how schools can find success with teachers and students alike--even when the technology seems as topsy-turvy as the lessons.

Impulse Point Integrates SafeConnect with iboss Secure Web Gateway for BYOD Security

Impulse Point SafeConnect, a network security tool for K-12, now integrates with the iboss secure Web gateway to provide identity-based access management for education networks.

Bannister Lake Rolls Out School Closing Notification Software

A new software tool aims to help schools notify students and parents about school closures and event cancellations due to inclement weather conditions.

Mobile Study: Tablets Make a Difference in Teaching and Learning

A pair of studies released Wednesday — the first of their kind — found that tablets can make a difference in the learning habits of students.

All-Flash XtremIO Array Offers 250 TB Capacity

EMC has shipped an all-flash array designed to provide reliable performance for applications such as VDI, virtual servers, massively consolidated databases and development and test environments.

Brief: Trapp Tech Launches Managed IT Services for K-12 Districts

Trapp Tech, an Arizona-based provider of managed services, has begun offering IT services for K-12 districts across the country.

ISTE: E-Rate Funds Should Be Increased to $5 Billion

The International Society for Technology in Education has released comments it has submitted to the Federal Communications Commission ahead of the agency's update of the Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, or E-rate.

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How Do You Launch a Tech Revolution? Start With Teachers

In just seven years, Rowan-Salisbury School System has gone from lagging behind the times to training students for the 21st century workforce.

Red Hat Rolls Out CloudForms 3.0, Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0 Beta

Red Hat has released CloudForms 3.0, a major update to the company's cloud management platform. The new version adds support for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform and offers additional management capabilities for Amazon Web Services.

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