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Designed to Deliver: Lenovo® ThinkPad® 11e Chromebook™ Series

eSchool News

The Lenovo® ThinkPad® 11e Chromebook™ Series was designed to deliver Chrome OS innovation backed by rugged Lenovo reliability. Retired Whitepapers LenovoBest in class for digital learning and assessment, this device offers real-time collaboration between students and teachers, while also making IT management easier.

Lenovo Chromebox 10H3 Eases Desktop Management in Classroom

EdTech Magazine

By John Breeden II The Chrome OS, combined with a small footprint, makes this ThinkCentre a worthwhile (and secure) option for K–12. Desktops Hardware

U.S. Personal Computer Market Grows Despite International Decline

Marketplace K-12

and Lenovo led the U.S. While both agreed that Lenovo dominated global shipments and was third in American market share, there was a 5.5 On the international stage, both Dell and Lenovo fared worse than in the U.S. percent and Lenovo’s dropped by at least 2.3 Marketplace K-12 Dell HP Lenovo personal computersWhile the personal computer market around the world maintained its slump, American shipments saw growth this spring after five consecutive quarters of decline. percent increase in U.S. percent decline. The U.S. percent. Meanwhile, in the U.S. market.

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Prepares Kids for a Tech-Driven Future

EdTech Magazine

By Ricky Ribeiro Armed with a generous technology gift from CDW, Lenovo and the Chris Paul Family Foundation, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles embraces its future. Hardware Mobility Notebooks Tablets

Be Ready for Digital Learning Today, And Tomorrow

eSchool News

Download the Cross-Platform Transformation eGuide by Lenovo® and Intel® to read more. You can rely on Lenovo and our education-built products, like the ThinkPad® Yoga™ Ultrabook™ with an Intel Core™ i7 processor, to support the learning needs of your students today and tomorrow. Sponsored by Lenovo® & Intel ®. Retired Whitepapers Lenovo

Lenovo, Google launch Project Tango device

eSchool News

At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Lenovo announced the development of the first consumer mobile device with Project Tango in collaboration with Google. Lenovo, Google, and Qualcomm Technologies are working closely together to optimize the software and hardware to ensure consumers get the most out of the Project Tango platform. IT Newsletter Mobile Learning News Top News

Udonis Haslem Gives the Gift of Tech to a Miami School

EdTech Magazine

By Ricky Ribeiro The Miami Heat player and three-time NBA champion partners with CDW and Lenovo to give back to his community and put technology in kids’ hands. Hardware Notebooks Sports & Entertainment

L.A. District Weighs $6.4M Settlement With Apple, Lenovo Over Tech Woes

Marketplace K-12

The nation's second-largest district is poised to settle a dispute with Apple and Lenovo stemming from the system's problematic 1:1 technology rollout. Ed-tech RFPs District Budgets Procurement Online Learning Pearson 11 apple edtech procurement rfp

Strengthen Your Digital District Infrastructure

techlearning

Strengthen Your Digital District Infrastructure Sponsored by Lenovo and Intel Lenovo builds technology products for the specific needs of education. Rugged devices that reliably perform, whenever a. Techlearning Resources White Papers

How to help students become digital creators

eSchool News

Cisco, Dell, ENA, Filewave, Fortinet, Google, Google Fiber, iBoss Security, iDentityAutomation, itslearning, JAMF Software, Juniper Networks, Lenovo, Lightspeed Systems, McGraw Hill, Microsoft, Nutanix, Pearson, Presidio, Promethean, Qualcomm, ReverTech, Safari Montage, Samsung, SchoolDude, SchoolMessenger and Sunesys. ” “Digital creativity is not just an idea. Start young. readiness.

Review: The Slim, Secure Lenovo ThinkPad T550 Ultrabook

EdTech Magazine

By John Breeden II This Ultrabook delivers the power of a desktop in a condensed form factor. . Hardware Ultrabooks

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John's Summer 2016 Chromebook Picks

The Electric Educator

The Budget Machine Pick : Lenovo N21 Cost : $180 A solid, durable device for an amazing price. Looking to purchase a new Chromebook before the back to school season? Here are my summer Chromebook picks! New models come out regularly, so I reserve the right to make adjustment! Prices are based from the manufactures website and may be lower on Amazon. Can be configured as a touch-screen.

‘Collaboration Nation’ offers $50K to one tech-savvy district

eSchool News

CDW-G will share the winning school and district’s keys to success and will award that school or district a grand prize of $50,000 to spend with CDW-G on products and services from partners such as HP, Lenovo and Meraki. New awards program from CDW-G and eSchool News celebrates ed-tech success and cross-department teamwork. Next page: More details about the awards program.

Apple iPad vs.the Lenovo U1 Hybrid

The Daring Librarian

Anyone who knows me knows i''m a Mac grrl. from way back. From my first apple classic, apple IIe, apple IIgs,my first Internet computer Apple LC3 with a 14.4k modem, to what i helped to furnish my first new school in 97 by ordering for every classroom the Mac5200 which featured the S-Video out to connect to the TV before the LCD projector was invented (and cheaper to run!)to but.i''m No Flash?

Increase Technology Without Increasing Your Budget

eSchool News

Lenovo® offers some answers in our new guide, Eight Big 1:1 Computing Challenges, One Chromebook Solution. Download the Eight Big 1:1 Computing Challenges guide now to learn more about how Lenovo’s Chromebooks, powered by Intel® Celeron® quad-core processors, can transform classroom computing in your district. Sponsored by Lenovo® & Intel ®. Retired Whitepapers Lenovo

Is This the Education of Tomorrow?

Brilliant or Insane

This powerful infographic, reveals some remarkable statistics about the role of technology in what the company Lenovo calls the education of tomorrow. Brilliant or Insane. The 21st-century is creating a global workforce, but are today’s classrooms preparing students to be part of that workforce? Take a look at what one company contends is indicative of tomorrow’s education, and share what […]. The post Is This the Education of Tomorrow? appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Infographics Technology edtech future

New generation of Chromebooks designed for millions of students and educators

eSchool News

We’re committed to introducing even more options for the teaching needs of schools, so look out for a lineup from Acer, Asus, HP, Dell, and Lenovo and the recently announced Samsung Chromebooks —a powerful option for educators. [Editor’s Note: At Bett , one of the largest education technology conferences in the world, Google is announcing a new line of Chromebooks for education.

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Picking a Chromebook for your 1:1 Program

The Electric Educator

Look at models from Lenovo , CTL , and HP. Chromebooks are HOT right now. And for good reason. They are affordable, flexible, and easy to manage. And in today's increasingly web-first world, having a device that was born on the web is a good option. At the end of 2015 we learned that 50% of devices in the classroom are Chromebooks. What will teachers and students DO with this device?

Apps Are Essential To The Digital District

eSchool News

Sponsored by Lenovo® & Intel ®. Retired Whitepapers LenovoApps can help young students learn the alphabet and high school seniors master calculus. Whatever the grade or subject, teachers can find apps to help their students learn. Schools can now select from hundreds of apps in discounted Chrome App Packs specifically designed for elementary, middle, and high schools.

Transform Classroom Computing. Reduce Total Cost of Ownership.

eSchool News

Sponsored by Lenovo® & Intel ®. Retired Whitepapers LenovoYou want to get devices into the hands of your students and teachers but budget, resource constraints, and existing infrastructure can be stumbling blocks. Many districts are finding that the low TCO of cloud-based Chromebooks helps them finally deliver on the promise of technology-inspired learning.

Google Maps vs. Apple Maps—important lessons for edtech

The Christensen Institute

This is why companies such as Samsung, Dell, and Lenovo can all build hardware for Windows machines. A few weeks ago, Michael Horn used the theory of modularity and interdependence to explain why Google’s Chromebooks are stealing market share in K–12 education device sales from Apple and Microsoft. Edtech developers should take note. So which is better, Apple Maps or Google Maps?

Education Technology Trends for 2017: An Interview With Martin McKay.

EdTech4Beginners

So for example, you can now get a Lenovo Tango device which will sense the room in 3D and create a 3D map of the same room. Martin McKay is the Chief Technology officer and one of the founders of Texthelp Inc. He directs all research and development at Texthelp with a focus on developing new technologies to assist people who struggle with reading and writing. I think that’s incredible.

Report warns of need for identity, access management tech

eSchool News

Cisco, Dell, ENA, Filewave, Fortinet, Google, HP, iBoss Security, Identity Automation, Ipswitch, itslearning, JAMF Software, Juniper Networks, Lenovo, Lightspeed Systems, McGraw Hill, Microsoft, Pearson, Presidio, Promethean, Qualcomm, Safari Montage, SchoolDude, Sprint, and Verizon. CoSN report delves into ways that identity and access management can strengthen student security.

LAUSD to get $6.4M in software settlement from Pearson

eSchool News

Another computer company, Lenovo, also had charged the district for Pearson curriculum. The deal with Lenovo came later, after the district decided to include devices from other manufacturers and to slow down a technology rollout that was beset with problems. Tentative agreement addresses issues over software, curriculum use. Under that contract, Apple agreed to provide iPads to L.A.

To Re-Capture the Education Market, Microsoft Aims to Offer a Compelling Alternative to Google’s Chromebook

Edsurge

Like Google, Microsoft is working with companies like HP, Acer, and Lenovo to create affordable computers for students. The Lenovo N24 is designed with pen support so that students can take digitized notes by hand. In recent years Google’s offerings—in particular, Chromebooks—have captured plenty of media attention and domestic market share. Futuresource , a market research firm, estimated that Chromebooks accounted for more than half the U.S. education sales in the first quarter of 2016. But that number could change. The Redmond, Wash.-based

Discover Linux for Classroom Computing by @SamPatue

TeacherCast

I installed it on my Lenovo Thinkpad x140e. The educational market is a challenging sales target because the users are not the buyers. School administrators make decisions about which checks get cut to whom. This is where the Apple versus PC debate happens. This is where Chromebooks or iPads happens, and these are decisions that can shape education. Why Linux? Stick With Me For My Journey.

Giving Away 5 Acer Switch Alpha 12 2-in-1 Laptops Through Twitter. (Really.)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Given that the Acer's speed boost over the Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 700 is modest and we like that tablet's design a bit more, it remains our Editors' Choice. I’m partnering with Acer Education to give away 5 of their Switch Alpha 12 2-in-1 laptops. You can do as many retweets as you would like, but only one each day of the 5-day promotion will be counted! You have to be in the US to win.

Open Thread Wednesday: Revisiting Travel Computing

ProfHacker

My current solution is the Yoga 2 Pro , Lenovo’s version of the hybrid tablet / PC. Hardware lenovo microsoft open thread travel Windows Several years ago, I started my quest for the perfect travel computing solution. Sadly, I was parted from my iPad this year, and I had to make the decision of which platform to invest in for my next conference workhorse. CC BY 2.0

Why #PiZero the $5 Computer Matters to Education by @SamPatue

TeacherCast

The Mac cart is 24 Mac Book Airs, the PC cart has 24 Lenovo Thinkpads. Even if you have always looked past Raspberry Pi microcomputers as too complex or too geeky, yesterday’s announcement of a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero is worth investigating. While this might not impact Apple’s market share overnight, it does raise the question is an iPad the right $700 to spend per student?

Napa County wins $50K collaboration prize for vocabulary gap solution

eSchool News

The district will receive $50,000 in products and services from CDW-G partners such as HP, Lenovo and Meraki. Inaugural winner of Collaboration Nation program focuses on innovation, student success. In Napa County, more than 50 percent of all kindergartners come to school having been exposed to 30 million fewer words than their peers, putting them two years behind developmentally.

The New Teacher 2.0 Network, a Sweet Contest, and a Free Workshop

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

From today until the end of the day Friday, June 17th, anyone who adds an idea or comments on one will be automatically entered into random drawing to win a free, brand-new, all-in-one Lenovo M90z ThinkCentre. Today I''m making the official announcement of the Teacher 2.0 community ( [link] ). Those of you who are aware of my other networks will know that I have a commitment to making spaces where conversations about education can take place (a full list of those projects is at [link] ). Teacher 2.0 How do you identify your career interests and opportunities? Teacher 2.0, Join Teacher 2.0

Dr. Seuss Author Study Centers

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

I setup 5 Lenovo computers with the Seussville website pulled up. It has been some time since I did traditional types of centers that student rotate through. Third grade is currently working on a Dr. Seuss author study as they close out the year, and they wondered what students might do in the library related to Dr. Seuss. Center 1: Tongue Twisters. Listen to our tongue twisters here!

Dr. Seuss Author Study Centers

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

I setup 5 Lenovo computers with the Seussville website pulled up. It has been some time since I did traditional types of centers that student rotate through. Third grade is currently working on a Dr. Seuss author study as they close out the year, and they wondered what students might do in the library related to Dr. Seuss. Center 1: Tongue Twisters. Listen to our tongue twisters here!

Wanna Win A Computer?

The Web20Classroom

Thanks everyone who entered! __ Over the past few months I have been testing and using a Lenovo M90z Desktop Computer. UPDATE: We have a winner! Congratulations to Derek Braman. He comment was chosen at random from almost 200 entries. Congratulations to him and his 5th Graders. Derek, I will be in touch! Hands down, one of the best machines I have used. And you have a chance to win one.

Ed Tech News, a New Podcast, and the Hack Education Roundup!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Google also launched YouTube Space Lab this week, a special channel that, in cooperation with Lenovo, Space Adventures, NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, will provide space-related video content as well as provide an opportunity for students to design experiments to be conducted in space. There is lots of fun below, and especially don''t miss the first weekly recorded podcast with Audrey Watters! ANNOUNCEMENTS The Library 2.011 worldwide virtual conference is almost here! November 2 - 4, all online, all free. Details and log-in links here.

30 Companies That Offer Teacher Discounts In 2016

TeachThought - Learn better.

Lenovo. 30 Companies That Offer Teacher Discounts In 2016. by RetailMeNot. It’s no secret that back-to-school shopping gets crazy expensive for teachers. If they’re not shelling out money for art supplies and paper, they’re off buying fresh clothes and shoes. Luckily, the 30 retailers below want to help. As with any promo, do confirm that the deal is still in place before you order. Adobe.