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Upstate NY Middle School Rolls Out New Digital Learning Technology

A private school in Corning, NY, is the first in the United States to implement Samsung’s School Digital Learning Initiative.

Illinois High Schools Add iOS Programming To Expand STEM Education

Two Chicago area districts are introducing teachers and students to iOS coding in order to expand a focus on programming.

Aerohive Networks Delivers Personalized, Proximity-Based WiFi

Proximity-based mobile interactions are moving out of the realm of science fiction and into the education, healthcare and retail markets.

6 Must-Have Apps for Tech Leaders

These tablet tools will help technology directors and coordinators make the most out of their mobile devices.

Free iPad App Lets Teachers Give Quick Feedback

Created by a former Chicago high school teacher, Classkick shows students' efforts on the iPad in a whiteboard-like environment as they work through problems and activities, allowing the instructor to provide real-time feedback.

Review: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

I can summarize my impression of Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 tablet PC in a single word: "Finally!" But that wouldn't make for a very informative article. So let me explain in a bit more detail.

Chromebooks Surge in K-12 as Tablets Drop Off

Personal computing devices are continuing to surge in K-12, but tablets have lost a lot of their momentum. According to a new report, notebooks — especially Chromebooks — are back on top as tablet shipments were decimated in the latest quarter.

Los Angeles Unified Cancels iPad Contract

The largest school iPad deployment in the nation has been put on hold.

Acer Unveils New Chromebox CXI Series

Acer has revealed its latest line of devices running the Google Chrome operating system. The Acer Chromebox CXI series are compact devices that the company touts as "ideal for education."

New Project-based Learning Platform Launches for iPad

A new project-based learning platform created by ed tech entrepreneur and speaker Adam Bellow is now out for iPad.

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