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K–12 Districts Turn to Professional Services After 1:1 Rollouts

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HUSD is working toward what Keeling calls a ­one-to-one access program : The district’s 5,800 K–12 students don’t carry devices with them all the time, but they can grab one off a charging cart and use it whenever they need to. . K–12 Districts Turn to Professional Services After 1:1 Rollouts.

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K–12 Teachers Use Augmented and Virtual Reality Platforms to Teach Biology

EdTech Magazine

MORE FROM EDTECH: See how mixed reality tools are enhancing K–12 classrooms. . MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out how K–12 teachers are using VR to teach computer science. K–12 Teachers Use Augmented and Virtual Reality Platforms to Teach Biology. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 03/28/2019 - 14:48.

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Microsoft’s Big Bett Updates: Free VR Curriculum and Using a Pencil as a Stylus

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More than 600 exhibitors and 34,000 attendees are expected to descend on London this week for the annual Bett show , where some companies come with a barrage of updates befitting one of the biggest education technology trade shows in the world. But there’s a method to the all new devices, features and curriculum updates, say company officials: to reinforce Microsoft’s position in the education market with tools that make learning more affordable and accessible.

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

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At BETT, a major edtech expo outside of London, Microsoft is taking square aim at Google with a slew of updates to its education products. based company is attempting to make a comeback on multiple fronts, starting with software. 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.

Analysis: Is Higher Ed Ready for the Tech Expectations of the Teens of 2022?

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Those interactions look a lot different than just evaluating consumer or edtech trends in isolation. It’s hard to make a case that there is still a separate edtech industry. million new students have been connected to high-speed access since 2013, and 98 percent of school districts now meet the Federal Communications Commission’s 100 kpbs/student goal for internet access, there remain 2.3