Kansas school district develops a multifaceted, proprietary database platform to help teachers more efficiently administer and review student assessments.
- By Bridget McCrea
Microsoft will acquire Nokia's devices and services business for $7.18 billion in cash.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Tablets are facing strong competition from an unexpected segment of the computing industry: smart phones. Just as tablets have chipped away at PCs in recent years, in coming years larger smart phones will cut into some of the growth previously forecast for the tablet market, according to a new report.
Parallels has introduced Parallels Access for iPad, which lets users remotely access their Windows and Mac applications from an iPad and use them as if they were native iPad apps.
A company that consults in K-12 on how to integrate technology with curriculum has developed a five-stage process for preparing schools to tackle 1-to-1 programs.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Eurocom has kicked off a new education program offering discounts to students, teachers, and institutions on its workstation-class laptops and all-in-one systems.
On June 6, 2013 President Obama instructed the FCC to modernize the E-rate program. On July 19, the FCC voted to modernize the E-rate Program. Holy Cow! What speed?!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Ericom Software has released Ericom AccessToGo 2.0, a remote desktop protocol (RDP) client that provides secure access Windows applications, desktops, virtual desktops (VDI), and Windows terminal servers from a mobile device.
American teens are concerned enough about their privacy to let their concerns drive app download choices. According to a new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, more than half of teens (51 percent) who have downloaded apps to their mobile phones and tablets have avoided certain apps over worries about privacy.
An instructional technologist tells the story of how Edenton-Chowan Public Schools (NC) have started down the road to a 1-to-1 environment, and how their initiative has improved teaching and learning.
- By Vann M. Lassiter