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6 Tips for Making the Most of iPad and Chromebook Carts

6 Tips for Making the Most of iPad and Chromebook Carts

Mobile device carts are used to charge, secure, store, and distribute tablets, Chromebooks, and other mobile devices—and in schools that do not have students take home their devices, they’ve become a mainstay and critical to any deployment. Unfortunately, a lot can go wrong when managing a large-scale deployment, hindering a seemingly solid technology initiative: a … Continue reading

One-to-One Computing Drives Growth in EdTech Market

One-to-One Computing Drives Growth in EdTech Market

Advances in K-12 learning technology and the popularity of one-to-one initiatives is expected to bring about big gains in the education IT market over the next three years.  A new report,  Education Technology Market in North America 2015-2019, published by global technology research and advisory company Technavio, indicates that the education technology market could reach … Continue reading

1-to-1 Laptop Initiatives Linked to Higher Scores

A new study, analyzing results of fifteen years’ worth of research studies, found that efforts by K-12 schools to implement 1-to-1 laptop deployments has , on average, had a statistically significant positive impact on student test scores in English/language arts, writing, math, and science. The study also found some modest evidence of other positive benefits … Continue reading

Apple Debuts New Education Features for iPad

Apple Debuts New Education Features for iPad

On Monday (3/21/2016) Apple released the latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 9.3, and with it comes new features for iPad® devices in education. The release aims to open up new and engaging ways of teaching and learning on the iPad. New features include allowing teachers to manage student devices, share work and … Continue reading

Security Tips for BYOD and 1:1 Deployment

Security Tips for BYOD and 1:1 Deployment

Devices are a significant investment, regardless of whether the school, student, or parent is supplying them. It’s important that schools invest in protecting these devices, as well as the students who are using them. Aside from basic firewall protection, schools should be investing in a comprehensive web filter and storage solutions for their devices. Web … Continue reading

iPad® or Chromebook™? Choosing the Right Device

iPad® or Chromebook™? Choosing the Right Device

Implementing a 1:1 initiative provides classrooms unrivaled access to technology, but involves diligent planning and many important decisions. One of the most critical decisions is choosing the right device. Understanding the budget, specifications, and how the devices will be used can help simplify the decision making process, and ensure schools choose the right device for … Continue reading

Questions to Ask Before Going 1:1

Questions to Ask Before Going 1:1

1:1 learning in education refers to a model in which each student has access to a portable, networked digital device such as a notebook or tablet that connects students with their teacher, other students, and/or experts. Implementing a 1:1 initiative with any device is a great way to provide students with access to technology in … Continue reading