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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.

Software-Defined Networking Poised for Massive Growth

Software-defined networking is gaining momentum and is expected to experience a massive increase in adoption by data centers and enterprise networks, according to a new forecast from the International Data Corp.

Collaborative Role-Playing Game Classcraft Released Free for iOS

New features including free iOS apps for iPhone and iPad; interactive forums; student analytics; customizable characters; and new Spanish, German and Dutch translations.

Florida Virtual School Launches Skating Game To Reinforce Geometry Concepts

Florida Virtual School has partnered with Grom Social to create Solar Skate, an iOS math game designed to reinforce geometry concepts for students in grades 4-8.

Dassault Systèmes Debuts Solidworks Education Edition 2014-2015

Dassault Systèmes has unveiled Solidworks Education Edition 2014-2015, which includes new tools and features designed to help students learn 3D design in the classroom.

7 IT Best Practices for 1-to-1 Districts

CTOs and directors of technology share the lessons they've learned in rolling out devices to every student and teacher.

Blackboard Debuts Free College and Career Guidance App

Blackboard has a released a free mobile app, Job Genie, designed to help students explore career paths and college options.

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