In an effort to fill vacant teaching positions, Bibb County School District in Georgia is expanding a pilot program that has teachers live-streamed into classrooms to instruct middle school and elementary school students.
An appeal by Ohio’s largest online charter school of a ruling that allows the state to use the amount of time students are logged in to calculate enrollment and funding has been dismissed.
Parallels has released an update to Remote Application Server (RAS). The latest version of the remote desktop software, version 15.5, adds new iOS and Android clients and support for Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services and Windows Server 2016.
Duke School, an independent, preK-8, project-based school in Durham, NC, has updated its data storage infrastructure in an effort to deliver storage services to students and staff.
Samueli Academy, a public charter high school in California, has implemented virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) technology to let students access computer-aided design software from their Chromebooks.
Facebook’s Oculus division is working on a standalone version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality (VR) headset, with no wires and no connection to a PC, according to comments made Thursday by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Lifeliqe, a visual learning platform incorporating virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and interactive 3D content, is launching Lifeliqe VR Museum, its first fully VR experience.
Tustin Unified School District in Orange County, CA has been experimenting with virtual reality, and the district’s senior director of technology is considering using fitness trackers and other wearable devices for future learning.
Worldwide revenues for the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) markets are expected to grow from $5.2 billion in 2016 to more than $162 billion in 2020, according to research done by the International Data Corporation (IDC). The $156.8 billion increase represents a compound annual growth rate of 181.3 percent over the 2015-20 forecast period.
Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services (IVRS) is incorporating virtual reality technology into its curriculum to spark the interest of special needs students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and support their acquiring new, 21st century work skills.