Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 04/25/2013 - 2:42pm
Houston ISD officials announced Thursday that it is prepared to give students at up to 18 high schools their own laptops next school year, becoming among the first big-city districts to launch a one-to-one computing program.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 03/29/2013 - 12:10pm
From a guide to the Galapagos to the nervous system guide and lesson plans for laptop learning, The National Science Teachers Association has suggestions for interactive resources and online learning tools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 2:39pm
Testing radiation effects emitted by cellphones was difficult to determine for Betty Aita Rukh-Kamaa, a seventh-grader at Robert Goddard French Immersion School of Prince George's County (Md.) Public Schools, but she said assembling her science fair project was much easier.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 2:28pm
You may have heard that we recently distributed 6,000 netbooks—or lightweight laptops—to our students, at an approximate ratio of one netbook for every two students. That in and of itself is pretty incredible and made possible by the generosity of our community through SPLOST technology funds.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/10/2013 - 8:45am
Rochester public schools are going more mobile, but it just won't be iPads. As part of a three-year cycle of technology upgrades, the district plans to purchase 4,020 computers, 20 percent of which will be portable devices and mini-laptops. Details of the district's $3.8 million technology proposal were unveiled Tuesday at the board's first regular meeting of the year.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/03/2013 - 8:44am
The Academy of Business, Law and Education charter school in Stockton, Calif. is an all-digital high school that uses an online curriculum and web-based research tools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 01/02/2013 - 3:36pm
The price of pursuing a five-year plan that would eventually put a personal computing device in the hands of every student at Barre City Elementary and Middle School accounts for nearly $300,000 of a budget increase that — at least for the moment — is still sitting at roughly $1.4 million.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 01/02/2013 - 2:37pm
Plattsmouth Community Schools' technology committee's proposal calls for all K12 teachers to receive laptops next year and high school students to receive computers in 2014.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Tue, 06/19/2012 - 9:10am
Lenovo announced availability of the Intel Learning Series software, an acclaimed education solution, on the Lenovo ThinkPad X130e and L Series laptops.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 03/05/2012 - 4:04pm
Legislative budget writers voted Monday to increase state support for public schools by 4.6 percent in 2013, bumping up the minimum teacher salary by $500 a year and funding education reforms approved during last year's session, including a statewide laptop program.