21st-century learning

Apps Drive Hardware

One Tablet Per Child?

Apps and digital content are on the rise, and the multitouch interface may prove to be a game-changer for K12 schools.
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A 13-Year-Old Enlists M.B.A. Students to Build Her Start-Up

To silence her stubborn hiccups during the summer of 2010, Mallory Kievman tried swallowing saltwater, making herself gag, eating a spoonful of sugar, sipping pickle juice and drinking a glass of water upside-down.

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Kan. Commissioner of Education Visits Pittsburg to View Technology Facilities

Kansas Commissioner of Education Diane DeBacker visited Pittsburg Friday to get a look at facilities that are the leading edge of technology education in the state.

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Empowering Students With Digital Reading

New products are designed to improve aptitude, fulfill Common Core State Standards, provide unlimited access to online libraries and bring 21st-century learning into the classroom.

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Free Mobile Tech Pilot Program

Hatch, a leading provider of technology for early learning, is accepting applications through May 31 for a free pilot program of their mobile technology solution.

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A New Affordable Tablet for Education

Created specifically for students and teachers, the Unobook is a rugged, 8-inch multi-touch tablet that comes equipped with 16GB of Flash storage, extended life battery and dual cameras. It will be available exclusively through CDI Computers in May.

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Not Your Mother's Student Information System

Like seemingly everyone else connected to K12 education, vendors that offer student information systems are being called upon to do more with less. Where past generations of these systems focused on nuts and bolts such as time, attendance and behavioral issues, the latest generation has created-and drawn inspiration from-districts' desires for all-in-one solutions that blend finance, HR and student data.

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What CIOs Can Learn from Project RED

We recently spoke with Paige Johnson, education strategist for Intel, about the newest research from national research and advocacy plan Project RED (Revolutionizing Education), which surveyed over 1,000 schools about best practices in technology. Intel sponsored the research along with HP, SMART Technologies and Pearson because they believe there is a need to revolutionize the way the U.S. looks at technology as part of teaching and learning.

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