Keeping pace with the minutiae of cloud computing law is a big--usually forgotten--challenge for school districts. It's also a necessary one.
Devon IT is shipping a new $99 thin client this month that plugs into a display's HDMI port and provides cloud-based desktop functionality for Citrix, RDP, and VMware environments.
Readiness for the new standards is about more than devices and networks.
- By Geoffrey H. Fletcher
From bandwidth issues to playing nice with assistive technologies, there's a lot that can go wrong in the world of high-stakes online testing. Our new legal columnist shares why it's not just states and testing companies with a lot on the line.
Schools have about 15 months to prepare for the online assessments that reflect the learning goals of the Common Core State Standards. Some districts already know what the transition will be like. Here’s what they’ve learned about preparing.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Red Hat has launched two new products designed to help organizations build private or public cloud environments or implement infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solutions.
Rather than making do with cloud-computing solutions that weren't created for the education environment, the state of Illinois has developed its own cooperative, education-driven cloud.
Despite increasingly widespread adoption of technologies in virtually every aspect of K-12 education, significant challenges are preventing widespread effective implementation. According to researchers, though some of those challenges are systemic and some related to the technologies themselves, teachers and education leaders share in the blame as well.
Cloud computing and mobile technology are the top technologies to watch in education, according to this year's K-12 Horizon Report, an annual publication from the New Media Consortium that highlights developing trends in ed tech. And this year, the report suggests, they could go mainstream.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Using cloud-based software, schools are creating customizable, print-on-demand yearbooks.