New technologies like iPads and cloud computing are driving changes in the way students learn and the way teachers educate. But change is about much more than the device, according to Rushton Hurley, executive director of Next Vista for Learning.
eInstruction has rolled out its new Insight 360, a formative instruction system with expanded capabilities for mobile users including iPad compatibility.
- By Mike Hohenbrink
This year's graduating class will be the first not to know a world without the Web. According to Google Chromebooks Group Product Manager Rajen Sheth, this has serious implications for how we educate.
HP has started shipping its new HP Mini 1104, a dual-core netbook designed specifically for K-12 education.
Non-profit MIND Research Institute is expanding its ST Math onto major mobile platforms.
Students at Washington Park Environmental Studies Academy and Mound K-8 School in Cleveland, OH will be starting classes with a Barnes and Noble Nook Color tablet tucked in their backpacks.
- By Chris-Rachael Oseland
As the new year begins, education technology experts look at what's ahead for learners and educators.
Leaders from two schools that have implemented iPad programs share their insights, experiences, and recommendations for institutions looking to launch similar programs. They also reveal the six elements they consider "critical" to the success of an iPad 1-to-1 program.
- By Mitchell A. Salerno, Michael Vonhof
Students are different today because of technology. Every educator knows this, of course, but this change is about much more than agile thumbs, shriveling attention spans, and OMG'd vocabularies.
- By John K. Waters
BenQ has rolled out a DLP-based handheld projector that displays HD in small, low-light venues without the use of a traditional bulb.