"Teachers don't need more gizmos and gadgets."
Why Tablets Are So Much Better Than Textbooks, Peter Jacobs, Business Insider
in Amplify, Classroom Tech, Joel Klein, Who's Who | Permalink
With Google Play for Education, teachers can find apps “approved by teachers for teachers.”
Google Challenges Apple’s Dominance In Schools, Rip Empson, TechCrunch
in Amplify, Apple, Classroom Tech, Joel Klein, Kno, Wireless Generation | Permalink
By EOY 2013, total tablet devices in the U.S. edu marketplace should exceed 3.5M units.
iPad Commands 94 Percent of Ed. Tablet Market, Michele Molnar, Education Week
in Apple, Classroom Tech, Industry Facts, News, Stats | Permalink
Andreessen on Osman Rashid: He nailed the tablet phenom 9 mo before iPad came out.
Intel Steps Up E-learning Efforts With Kno Deal, Don Clark, Wall Street Journal
in Classroom Tech, e-Books/Textbooks, Kno, News | Permalink
Why would Intel, the world’s largest chip maker, acquire an education company?
Kno Acquired by Intel, Ingrid Lunden, Rip Empson, TechCrunch
in Apple, BenchPrep, Classroom Tech, e-Books/Textbooks, Google, Investment, Kno, TenMarks | Permalink
New software from Pearson, rolled out in dozens of schools, is nowhere near complete.
Curriculum Prompts New Concerns in L.A. iPad Plan, Benjamin Herold, Education Week
in Apple, Apps, Classroom Tech, News, Pearson | Permalink
It creates random practice Qs for students, then helps them find answers step-by-step.
Wolfram Alpha Launches Math Problem Generator, Helps Students Learn, F. Lardinois, TC
in Classroom Tech, News | Permalink
Those who do not learn from tech disasters are doomed to repeat them.
Tech happens: When Tablets and schools Don’t Mix, Frank Catalano, GeekWire
in Amplify, Apple, Classroom Tech, Op-Ed | Permalink
NC district suspended a tablet program with News Corp.’s Amplify after reports of defects.
School District Pauses Program with News Corp's Amplify, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM
in Amplify, Apple, Classroom Tech, News, News Corp, OneSchool | Permalink
There’s an incredible litany of problems that reads like a primer on what NOT to do.
LA Schools’ iPad Rollout: “A Colossal Disaster”, Anya Kamenetz, Hechinger Report
in Apple, Classroom Tech, News | Permalink
If the NYT roasts LAUSD w an article like “Seeing No Progress, LAUSD Drops iPads” the fallout will be huge.
Los Angeles' 640,000 iPad Purchase: Too Big To Fail, Norris, Solloway, The Journal
in Classroom Tech, Op-Ed | Permalink
Co's tech gives teachers a safe way to send texts to students and stay in touch with parents.
Remind101 raises $3.5M, Led by Social + Capital Partnership, Rebecca Grant, VentureBeat
in Classroom Tech, Investment | Permalink
The private messaging service helps keep teachers, parents and students stay in sync.
Class Messenger Gets $1 Million from Scholastic, Rob Lewis, Tech Vibes
in Classroom Tech, Investment, Scholastic | Permalink
90 percent of students said using a tablet makes learning more fun.
Beyond the iPad: Schools' Choices in Tablets Grow, Holly Korbey, Mind/Shift
The conglomerate plans to cash in on edu with custom-made tablet computers and curricula.
Inside News Corp's $540 Million Bet on American Classrooms, Travis Andrews, Mashable
in Amplify, Apps, Classroom Tech, Houghton Mifflin, Joel Klein, McGraw-Hill, News, News Corp, Pearson, Wireless Generation | Permalink
10-inch Intel Educational Tablet design runs Android 4.0 & promises battery life of 6.5+ hrs.
Intel Unveils New Android-Based Tablets for Education, Damen Poeter, PC Mag
Laptops, tablets are being rolled out in school systems all over the world.
Big Educational Laptop and Tablet Projects in 10 Countries, Michael Trucano, EduTech
in Classroom Tech | Permalink
This marks the 1st yearly decline in sales, a 14 percent decrease YOY.
iPad Sees First Ever Yearly Decline, Jordan Crook, TechCrunch
in Apple, Classroom Tech, Industry Facts, News | Permalink
The iPad has found itself under threat in classrooms by Google’s Chromebook.
iPad Rival in Education Isn't a Tablet, Laptop or Desktop, Doug Drinkwater, Mashable
in Apple, Classroom Tech, Google, Stats | Permalink
Despite my best effort to stay “device agnostic,” lately I'm recommending Chromebooks.
Why Chromebooks Should Rule The School, Greg Klein, edSurge
in Apple, Classroom Tech, Google, Op-Ed | Permalink
So teachers can better navigate world of edtech, Common Sense Media launches 'Graphite.'
Common Sense Media Launches Reviews Site for Teachers, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM
in Apps, Classroom Tech, News | Permalink
They aren't alone. Amazon, Samsung, Dell, Microsoft, Pearson & McGraw Hill are in pursuit.
News Corp Introduces A New Kind of Interactivity to the Classroom, Anya Kamenetz, Fast Co.
in Amplify, Apps, Assessment Tech, Classroom Tech, Joel Klein, News | Permalink
The games work on the Ampilfy table and "major mobile operating systems, including iOS."
Amplify Pilots 30 Educational Middle School Games, Leila Meyer, The Journal
in Amplify, Classroom Tech, Games, News, STEM Learning | Permalink
Surface RT price to be cut in half for any school purchase between June 17 and Aug 31.
Microsoft to Boost Surface With Big Discounts for Schools, John Paczkowski, All Things D
in Classroom Tech, Microsoft, News | Permalink
Supt. Deasy made it his goal to close the tech gap for district's low-income stududents.
L.A. Unified awards Apple $30M contract for iPads, H. Blume, T. Wantanabe, L.A. Times
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