Mobile Computing

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  • Toward the Digital Transformation of K-12

    Digital transformation — where organizations move from analog, paper-and-pencil processes, to fundamentally new processes enabled by digital technologies — is happening in virtually every industry. In this blog post — Part 1 of a two part series — we explore the what, why, and how of digital transformation outside of K-12. Read Full Article

  • Learning Analytics Can Be Deceiving

    "… Learning analytics … has the potential to transform American education …" A(nother) Holy Grail? Perhaps. In this week’s blog post we present a cautionary tale from a real classroom with real students and real learning analytics. Read Full Article

  • 2 Free Chrome Extensions That Make a Teacher’s Life Easier

    While it might look like a piece of software is broken, the truth is the Internet (or the Google Drive) upon which that software depends is down. But, how can a teacher know if the Internet (or the Google Drive) is up or down in his/her classroom at that moment in time? In this week’s blog post, we describe two free Chrome extensions — the Internet Traffic Signal and the Google Drive Traffic Signal — that tell a teacher, at a glance, if the Internet (or the Google Drive) is up or down. Read Full Article

The Latest in Mobile Computing

  • $299 Chromebook Ruggedized for Student Use

    The CTL Chromebook Tab Tx1, priced at $299, weighs 1.2 pounds and includes a non-slip texture and drop-resistant outer shell.

  • Lower Rates of Cyberbullying in Schools Where Phones are Allowed

    A recent "data point" from the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics stated that schools where cellphone use was allowed reported less cyberbullying than schools where the devices were prohibited.

  • Chromebook Bundles LTE

    Sprint is working with Google and Oregon-based CTL to create a CTL Chromebook that provides access to LTE mobile service, to compete with similar models from Samsung and ASUS.

Vendor Resources

Cisco Partner - Gold Certified
Cisco hardware, software and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible—providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. CDWG.com/cisco
Sonicwall
SonicWALL, Inc. designs, develops and manufacturers network security, secure remote access, web and e-mail security, continuous data protection, and policy and management solutions for schools. Offering appliance-based products as well as value-added subscription services, its comprehensive array of solutions provides enterprise-class Internet and data protection without any compromises. CDWG.com/sonicwall
Watchguard
WatchGuard builds affordable, all-in-one network and content security solutions. WatchGuard's extensible threat management (XTM) network security solutions combine firewall, VPN and security services to protect networks from spam, viruses malware and intrusions. CDWG.com/watchguard
M86 Security
M86 Security is one of the largest providers of Secure Web Gateways and the largest independent provider of web and e-mail content security in the world. M86 Security delivers deep experience and outstanding product performance. CDWG.com/M86