CompetencyWorks and the International Association for K-12 Online Learning have released a new report, Re-Engineering Information Technology: Design Considerations for Competency Education, which identifies the technological requirements for a competency-based education model.
Within one year, cloud computing in K-12 schools is expected to consume a quarter of the entire IT budget; four years from now, that figure will grow to 35 percent. What's driving that growth?
Samsung has launched two new cloud display lines, the TC-series thin client cloud displays and the NC-series zero-client cloud displays.
New minimum requirements for assessment have district leaders talking about technology. As they consider upgrades, they should plan not just for testing, but for teaching.
- By Geoffrey H. Fletcher
ForeScout Technologies and MobileIron have launched a partnership to deliver a security system for enterprise bring-your-own-device environments.
Medina City School District in Ohio has deployed new wireless and wired network solutions across its 13 campuses to support bring-your-own-device policies and blended learning.
Two network management companies have teamed up to create an approach that lets customers combine network access with mobile device management.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Google further solidified the lead of its Android mobile operating system in the last quarter of 2012. Android's worldwide market share jumped nearly 20 points, while its chief rival, Apple's iOS, remained essentially flat. Both platforms saw significant increases in total units shipped.
The acceleration of technological change in schools is apparent to virtually all educators. What are these new technologies that are the cause of the collision of educational philosophies? They are evident in hardware and in software, in systems and in pedagogy.
- By Michael Chimes
SOTI, a provider of enterprise mobile device management and bring-your-own-device policy management solutions, has announced a new mobility management solution for K-12 schools and higher education, MobiControl for Education. SOTI is exhibiting MobiControl for Education at the FETC 2013 conference taking place in Orlando, FL this week.