K-12 Technology News
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- By Christopher Piehler
Global PC shipments continued their decline in the first quarter of 2015, totaling 71 million units, according to a new report from Gartner. That total represents a 5.2 percent drop compared to the first quarter of 2014.
A school district in Oklahoma has gone public with its implementation of video surveillance, which it put in place after mopping up from vandalism that cost between $20,000 and $30,000.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Baltimore County Public Schools has implemented a new wireless network districtwide to support its mobile learning objectives.
The Lexington Institute is a public policy think tank that focuses on issues dealing with the intersection of technology and education, national security and energy.
The new REALiS WUX500, equipped with WiFi, can also project from multiple computers wirelessly, as well as allow the projection of JPEG images without a computer.
The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) will host a free webinar focused on the rotational model of hybrid learning.
As the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) began markup of the Every Child Achieves Act today, education advocacy groups are making their thoughts on the proposed legislation known.
The Greenville County Schools in Greenville, SC will introduce a new professional development program in 10 of its schools later this year.
A new element to a live conferencing program will allow students in remote locations to participate in classroom activities, thanks to their ability to independently operate new remote control robotic functions.