zSpace Unveils World’s First AR/VR Laptop

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CHICAGO – June 25, 2018 – According to a national study by , schools with one-to-one laptop environments show higher levels of academic achievement. Now with today’s launch of the world’s first augmented reality (AR)/virtual reality (VR) laptop from Silicon Valley company, zSpace Inc.,

This software turns old laptops into new Chromebooks

eSchool News

Using device-agnostic software called Neverware, districts are breathing new life into old laptops. When Waller Independent School District of Waller, Texas, decided to start upgrading its laptops and desktops to Windows 7 in 2014, the district had one big concern: time.

Companies Invest in Preparing K–12 Students as Older Sectors Become Tech Integrated

EdTech Magazine

Companies Invest in Preparing K–12 Students as Older Sectors Become Tech Integrated. Increased STEM funding from private companies comes as Americans raise concerns over the attention science, technology, engineering and math classes get in the U.S.

Laptops, Chromebooks or tablets? Deciding what’s best for the nation’s schools

The Hechinger Report

Google’s first Chrome-powered tablet will create new competition for Apple, just as the company announced a new iPad , complete with augmented reality capability, the Apple pencil and a 10-hour battery. The post Laptops, Chromebooks or tablets?

Lenovo’s big updates to laptop and tablet lines

eSchool News

At the CES show in Las Vegas this week, Lenovo has introduced new upgrades to its laptop and tablet lines, adding faster speeds, new accessories, and lighter weights for a number of its product lines, such as ThinkPad tablets, its YOGA laptop-tablet hybrid, and ideapad laptops.

Laptops And Phones In The Classroom: Yea, Nay Or A Third Way?

MindShift

In an open letter, along with another activist shareholder, they called on the company to study digital distraction among youth and to make it easier to limit young people’s use. “If a student needs to use a laptop as an accommodation, they have a right to do so.”

Company provides a Windows desktop on Chromebooks

eSchool News

With Chromebook CX110 and Chrome app, NComputing provides millions of U.S. students with easy access to Windows. NComputing has launched the Chromebook CX110 and Chrome app , giving U.S. schools the ability to easily run Windows applications on their Chromebooks.

6 Reasons the Intel 2 in 1 is the Perfect Fit for Effectively Designed Blended Learning Spaces #intelEdu2in1

Kleinspiration

Wouldn’t it be nice if a company valued to support education beyond the physical device? Beyond the obvious: it’s a touch screen plus laptop, the suite of resources available are engaging and thought provoking.

iPad Pro vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 4: First Impressions on the Tablets That May Replace Your Laptop

Reading By Example

My interest in this technology stems from the promise both companies make: This is the tablet that will replace your laptop. I could see either of these devices sliding easily into my laptop bag. But the tablet-as-a-laptop argument gives the advantage to Microsoft.

Protect your School's Technology Devices via Worth Ave. Group: Property Insurance

Kleinspiration

has even launched a division of their company to support K-12 Education. iPad insurance laptop insurance TBA teaching blog Teaching Blog Addict technology insurance worth ave worth ave group What would you do if this happened? 1 to 1 Program Coverage from Worth Ave.

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I love Brenthaven!

Kathy Schrock

If you follow this blog, you know I regularly review items from Brenthaven , a great company with an awesome focus on the educational market! The Tred Slim Pack holds a 14" (or under) laptop or tablet, and the Tred's back zippered pocket is totally padded to keep it protected. laptop.

5 steps to move technology purchasing into the 21st century

eSchool News

Investments in ed tech companies reached historic levels rising to $2 billion in 2014. Featured on eSchool News IT Newsletter School Administration Top News chromebooks devices ed-tech ipads K-12 laptops procurement purchasing Technology

Curing the Blue Light Blues

ProfHacker

Laptops, mobile phones, and tablets produce blue light which has been shown to suppress the production of melatonin in the brain, leading to wakefulness at night, and potential disruption of circadian rhythms.

Working space as learning space

Learning with 'e's

It's important that I have all my resources to hand, including DVDs, maps, books, laptops, communication tools (note the Hub) and other technologies. The plants keep me company (as does my little dog, who was at her hairdressers when these photos were being taken).

Amazon wins $30M contract to sell e-books to NYC schools

eSchool News

The e-books will be readable on e-readers, tablets, smartphones, laptops and other devices. The company also owns a web-based math program, TenMarks, and WhisperCast, a database that lets schools search for e-books and digital textbooks.

5 Ingredients that Spark Joy and Productivity at Work

Education Elements

So guess what I did right after I put up that “out of office” email: I physically shipped my laptop from Georgia (where I worked remotely before getting married) to California (where I work and live) in order to fully focus on becoming a “Mrs.” — and it was absolutely wonderful

5 Inspirational Thoughts for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Sponsor: Read my review of the Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset at www.coolcatteacher.com/vr and learn how to enter to win a STEAM Lab Makeover from Acer and Microsoft, who are giving away 10 Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headsets and 10 Acer Aspire 7 laptops.

Lesson Planning with the Classroom Chef Model

The CoolCatTeacher

Sponsor: Read my review of the Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset at www.coolcatteacher.com/vr and learn how to enter to win a STEAM Lab Makeover from Acer and Microsoft, who are giving away 10 Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headsets and 10 Acer Aspire 7 laptops.

Student-Driven Hyperdocs

The CoolCatTeacher

Sponsor: Read my review of the Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset at www.coolcatteacher.com/vr and learn how to enter to win a STEAM Lab Makeover from Acer and Microsoft, who are giving away 10 Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headsets and 10 Acer Aspire 7 laptops.

How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics

EdTech Magazine

McKinsey & Company notes that Gen Z is composed of digital natives who prioritize unique identity and are rooted in the “search for the truth.” . MORE FROM EDTECH: See how education robotics companies are invigorating K–12 learning. How K–12 Classrooms Can Benefit from Robotics.

Nearpod Expands Into Higher Education

Edsurge

Originally designed for the K-12 market, Nearpod’s interactive lesson and assessment tools have unintentionally attracted some 200 higher-ed institutions that are already paying for the product, according to Felipe Sommer, the company’s co-founder and chief operating officer.

Google’s Soli Uses Gesture Technology to Immerse K–12 Students

EdTech Magazine

Tambo International Airport, for example, a coffee company installed a machine that analyzes travelers’ facial gestures and dispenses a cup of coffee if it detects someone yawning. . Google’s Soli Uses Gesture Technology to Immerse K–12 Students. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 08/26/2019 - 13:29.

How K–12 Schools Can Start an Esports Program

EdTech Magazine

There are not many grant opportunities for K–12 esports programs , but some companies, such as eTeamSponsor , offer crowdfunding tools to create campaigns to fund the technology schools need for a proper competitive space. . How K–12 Schools Can Start an Esports Program. eli.zimmerman_9856.

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

EdTech Magazine

Last spring, the district began transitioning its older laptops to Dell 3180 and 3189 Chromebooks. The company continues to provide ongoing support; Keeling says the district probably calls them two or three times a week. “It’s

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10 Tips for teachers to make the most of ISTE

Neo LMS

Besides packing your bags, laptops, agendas and passports, you should do what you’re always expecting your students to do — your pre conference homework: 1. Make sure you have your devices charged, whether it is your phone, tablet, laptop or all of them.

K–12's Digital Transformation Is Giving Libraries a Modern Makeover

EdTech Magazine

The space was outfitted with modern furniture, laptops and audiovisual equipment. . Besides expanding internet use, districts can outfit makerspaces with the proper tools and technology — laptops, 3D printing, coding kits — for students to get started. With so many school districts going one-to-one with tablets or laptops , libraries are the new meeting space for tech-enabled teamwork. K–12's Digital Transformation Is Giving Libraries a Modern Makeover.

Guest post: Technology in Schools

EdTech4Beginners

Devices such as laptops, smartphones, tablets, etc. Data label, an online label manufacturing company, conducted a survey recently where people were asked whether they feel technology in schools has had positive effects on children. Teachers are beginning to learn how to teach with emerging technologies such as Smart Boards, tablets, laptops, digital camera, and so on. In today’s world, technology is increasingly becoming predominant in schools.

Technology Is Helping Prison Education Programs Scale. What’s the Catch?

Edsurge

Several have started their own companies. Students enrolled through the Pell Grant use tablets and laptops to receive instruction and complete assignments, though they are never given access to the “open internet,” he says.

Top Tips for Fast Formative Assessment that Works

The CoolCatTeacher

GradeCam also works with laptops, desktops, tablets and any device that has a camera connected to wifi. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to edit and post it.

Tablets and disruptive innovation

The Christensen Institute

In today’s market, the Surface is a great product for anyone who wants the functionality of a laptop and the convenience and usability of a best-in-class tablet without having to carry around two devices. In contrast, companies that succeed at disruptive innovations generally take the capabilities of the new technology as a given and look for markets that will accept the new definition of what’s good. It does everything their old laptops could do, plus more.

Mentor Collective Raises $3 Million to Connect College Students and Advisers

Edsurge

The student might miss classes on account of a broken laptop. This brings the company’s total funding to date to $4.73 The company focuses on serving three audiences: adult and online learners, first-year students and those seeking career development.

Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset Review: Awesome VR in 360

The CoolCatTeacher

I had spent two exciting hours (about half of it with my mouth open) in a complete flow state exploring a new virtual reality world using the Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset on my Acer Aspire 7 laptop with Windows Mixed Reality by Microsoft.

Why is HUE HD a Must for your Classroom?

Ask a Tech Teacher

It can be plugged into a heavy base for free-standing use or directly into a laptop for greater mobility. Know that I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. .

8 Great Gifts for Administrators

The CoolCatTeacher

Like if there’s that laptop that they always have under their arm, but the sleeve that it’s in is sort of ratty. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

4 Ways Parents Use Media to Support Learning for Toddlers

Digital Promise

Doing away with screen time is not only unrealistic for my life, but it’s also a double standard in a home where the two adults use their laptops and mobile phones for a substantial amount of work and play.