Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 06/30/2013 - 12:34pm
Plenty of schools use iPads. But what if the entire education experience were offered via tablet computer? That is what several new schools in the Netherlands plan to do. There will be no blackboards or schedules. Is this the end of the classroom?
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 11:47am
With rapid, relentless and continuous advancement in technology, the requirements of students and teachers are also undergoing a tremendous change. The report "Education Technology and Smart Classroom Market: Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis (2013-2018)," defines and segments the global ed tech market.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 11:42am
Seventh and eighth graders in Oregon schools will get a welcome amenity next year when classes start. The board of education approved a technology lease with Apple Inc. that will put iPads in the hands of every middle school student.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 11:21am
Shortly after his world history students began a pilot program testing a digital textbook for the iPad, Ken Halla noticed something different: His students were actually reading their textbooks.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 10:54am
At a cost of about $100,000 per year for devices and infrastructure, Marshall (Minn.) Middle School is investing more in technology than most schools in the Marshall Public Schools district.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 05/17/2013 - 2:42pm
Autrey Mill Middle School in suburban Atlanta is part of a pilot project launched this spring by Amplify, News Corp.’s education technology company. Tablets have been placed in the hands of about 2,500 students at 12 schools across the country.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 05/06/2013 - 9:16am
CIOs have struggled to connect teachers’ iPads to classroom projectors. Tammy Worcester Tang, who writes the blog 'Technology Tips for Teachers', may have found the answer. In this post, Tang discusses two options that successfully allow the teacher to go wireless and walk around the room, iPad in hand.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 04/30/2013 - 2:23pm
To ensure students thrive in a technology-rich world, the Le Sueur-Henderson school district has put over 400 iPads in the hands of STEM and middle school students. Next up: BYOD for high school students.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 3:33pm
In the move to 1:1 computing, school district leaders are increasingly looking for alternatives to traditional PCs and laptops, and for many districts, the go-to device is the iPad. But now, for a growing roster of Apple competitors, the time has come to give the iPad a run for its money.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 03/18/2013 - 10:47am
Students in the Ripon (Wis.) Area School District are benefiting from iPad technology, and several more students in the region soon will, too, thanks to a project funded in part by a grant from the Green Lake County/Ripon Community Foundation.