Samsung has taken the wraps off a Galaxy Tab tablet that will be purpose-built for education.
TabPilot has launched a new series of tablets designed for classroom presentations. The new Breea Freedom HD tablet, which is being shown at this week's FETC conference, taking place in Orlando, FL, is designed to broadcast tablet content onto projectors and comes with classroom management software pre-loaded.
While good news about how technology is positively impact student achievement in U.S. K-12 schools is in short supply, the fact is this: It is not a mystery how a school can use desktops, laptops and, yes, even iPads to increase student achievement. Check out our blog; we spill the beans on how Nan Chiau Primary School in Singapore is using smartphones and 1:1 to support increases in achievement -- especially in students' development of 21st century skills!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
At FETC today, Splashtop announced Splashtop Classroom, a new app that allows teachers to stream content and applications to students' computers, iPads and Chromebooks.
In 2013, for the first time ever, the number of smart phones shipped worldwide in a year topped 1 billion. That's about one smart phone for every seven human beings alive.
Enterprise mobility management provider AirWatch is launching Teacher Tools, an application that moves real-time mobile device management from IT to teachers in the classroom.
Houston Independent School District has begun handing out 18,000 laptops in the first phase of a high school 1-to-1 program.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
According to reporting in the Miami Herald, the sizable Miami-Dade County Public Schools will begin rolling out computing devices as part of a 1-to-1 program, beginning in February.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
A high school in Philadelphia is in the process of moving its students off Mac laptops and onto Chromebooks -- and has received a $620,000 grant from Dell to help launch a new Center of Excellence in Learning.
How many times have you lost a great idea for a lesson plan simply because you weren't able to jot it down right away? Capturing ideas as the develop can be inconvenient, but here are five easy steps for recording your "brain detours" using a tool that's already close at hand.
- By Ellen Zimmerman