New donated Google Nexus 7 tablets make a splash at Chesterfield County Public School.
Adaptive Curriculum has launched the first four in a series of Windows 8 apps that provide interactive lessons in math and science for middle and high school students.
Their sixth annual K-12 IT benchmarking survey aims to “uncover the unique challenges facing IT professionals working in U.S. public school districts today,” according to a press release from SchoolDude.
A North Carolina school district will receive $30 million through a federal Race to the Top District grant.
Ed tech consultant and 'Fandroid' Leslie Fisher explains why educators need to pay attention to Android to prepare for the future.
- By Stephen Noonoo
More smart connected devices--desktops, laptops, tablets, and smart phones--shipped in the latest quarter than in any other quarter in history, topping 303.6 million units, growing 27.1 percent from the same period last year, according to a new analysis and forecast released by market research firm IDC. The strongest gains were seen by the three leading manufacturers: Samsung, Apple, and Lenovo.
Futures Community College, a secondary school in the United Kingdom, has implemented new technology to accelerate BYOD adoption on its campus by providing access to desktop applications via students' mobile browsers.
Driven by stronger-than-expected Android tablet sales and new developments from Apple, adoption of tablets worldwide is growing faster than previously predicted.
A private high school in Orlando remains committed to its active learning initiative and preps for a 2013 1-to-1 iPad rollout.
- By Bridget McCrea
Google's Android operating system is cruising toward total dominance of the smart phone market globally. According to new research, Android will power 68.3 percent of all smart phones shipped in 2012--up nearly 20 points from 2011--while Apple's iOS remains at a healthy but unmoving 18.8 percent market share. On the horizon, both Android and iOS will be challenged by Microsoft Windows-based handsets.