Lenovo’s LanSchool Air Joins Edwin - a Digital Learning Ecosystem

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Lenovo announced this morning that LanSchool Air, the company’s new cloud-based, classroom management platform, is now integrated into Edwin

Lenovo’s big updates to laptop and tablet lines

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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. Additional updates to the company’s ideapad line of laptops, including speed and reduced weight, were also announced. IT Management IT Newsletter Mobile Learning laptop Lenovo tablet thinkpad

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Udemy’s Upskilling and Educational Content is Now Available on LenovoEDU Community

eSchool News

Udemy, the world’s largest destination for learning and teaching online, today announced that the recently launched LenovoEDU community by Lenovo will offer Udemy content and pathways to course recommendations for specific careers. LENOVO is a trademark of Lenovo.

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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. At the same time, major companies are recognizing the potential of a generation that will be looking for jobs as the market for jobs in these fields changes — and offers new options to workers and employers. . “It 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.

30 Companies That Offer Teacher Discounts In 2016

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30 Companies That Offer Teacher Discounts In 2016. From Apple to J.Crew, these companies offer exclusive discounts on just about everything a teacher could possibly need for the new semester! 30 Companies That Offer Teacher Discounts In 2016. Lenovo. 30 Companies That Offer Teacher Discounts In 2016. The post 30 Companies That Offer Teacher Discounts In 2016 appeared first on TeachThought. by RetailMeNot.

U.S. Personal Computer Market Grows Despite International Decline

Marketplace K-12

Preliminary results from Gartner , a Connecticut-based technology research and advisory company, estimated a 1.4 K-12 market, shipments of personal computing devices continue to grow, but at a slower rate than during the double-digit, fast-growth years of 2013 to 2015, according to Futuresource Consulting , a London-based research company that tracks the school market. and Lenovo led the U.S. On the international stage, both Dell and Lenovo fared worse than in the U.S.

Podcasting Equipment Setup and Software I use on the 10-Minute Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

I use a Macbook Pro for recording and my husband has a Lenovo PC for editing. Kip then edits in Adobe Audition on his Lenovo Laptop. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show. A Behind the scenes peek at the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

How to create effective personalized learning professional development

The Christensen Institute

No one company had enough scale across PC components to make a complete touch screen device, so companies like HP and Lenovo worked on the overall hardware architecture; Microsoft made the operating system; and a host of other companies supplied the central processors, hard drives, etc.

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

EdTech Magazine

The company continues to provide ongoing support; Keeling says the district probably calls them two or three times a week. “It’s When it came to getting educators up to speed, HUSD turned to another professional services company, EdTechTeam, to develop a cadre of Google Certified Trainers who could share their expertise with the rest of the district. . K–12 Districts Turn to Professional Services After 1:1 Rollouts. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 01/08/2019 - 13:10.

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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.

Labster Raises $21 Million to Bring More Digital Lab Simulations to Classrooms

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She contacted that company, Labster , and was assured she could have a digital lab up in time for the first day of class. And she isn’t the only one sold on the company. The company claims to serve classrooms in over 150 institutions worldwide with thousands of university and high school students using the company’s products every year. The company now has about 65 full-time employees and 40 contractors. Last summer, Cindy Malone had a problem.

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

EdTech Magazine

Educational technology companies recognize the benefit of mixed reality software in biology and health courses and have already begun to invest in courseware. Using a Lenovo Mirage Solo mixed reality headset, students can test virtual gene expression to learn about obesity or study basic laboratory safety and protocols to practice for the real thing. “We 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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To Re-Capture the Education Market, Microsoft Aims to Offer a Compelling Alternative to Google’s Chromebook

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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. Google isn’t staying put, though: the company announced its own updates to its education offerings on the same day.

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Why collaboration is a bad idea for developing personalized learning teachers

The Christensen Institute

No one company had enough scale across PC components to make a complete touch screen device, so companies like HP and Lenovo worked on the overall hardware architecture; Microsoft made the operating system; and a host of other companies supplied the central processors, hard drives, etc.

Apple and Microsoft Now Offer $100 Styluses. But Do Schools Need—or Want—Them?

Edsurge

But losing a different kind of “pencil” that technology companies are aiming to push into schools may likely cause a bigger heartache and headache for the purchasing department. Microsoft was one of the first big tech companies to market styluses to schools. Already the company offers a touchscreen Chromebook, the Spin 11, with a stylus, which retail together for about $350. The company currently markets the product as a tool to enhance creativity in the classroom.

Why collective action is the wrong approach for developing personalized learning teachers

The Christensen Institute

No one company had enough scale across PC components to make a complete touch screen device, so companies like HP and Lenovo worked on the overall hardware architecture; Microsoft made the operating system; and a host of other companies supplied the central processors, hard drives, etc.

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. For edtech companies, the two keys to success are first, to figure out the jobs that schools, teachers, and students need help accomplishing and then, to determine which parts of your solutions’ architecture define your ability to meet those jobs.

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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 Apple, reached in June 2013, was part of a bold initiative — and an exclusive deal with the company — to use school bonds to pay for industry-leading tablets. 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.

School STEM Labs Inspire Students, Power Innovation

EdTech Magazine

If that works at companies like Google and Apple, the same mindset should be in schools.”. Charlottesville standardized on Lenovo ThinkCentre All-In-One desktop computers in its middle and high school tech labs. School STEM Labs Inspire Students, Power Innovation. meghan.bogardu…. Mon, 04/02/2018 - 10:38.

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

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Google, Acer, Lenovo, ClassVR and many others are trying to improve the in-school experience, with Futuresource estimating there were about 20 companies at London’s Bett edtech show in January showcasing AR/VR software or hardware. One overused catchphrase in education is that learning should be “student-centered.” But what if we took that to its logical conclusion and also made it the goal of our education technology predictions?

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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ADVANCED & MEASURED PROGRESS ( www.advanc-ed.org ) & ( www.measuredprogress.org ) Measured Progress and AdvancED will join forces to form a unique and far-reaching nonprofit educational company focused on data-driven tools for school improvement. has joined the ENA family of companies. The partnership allows companies to benefit from opportunities to showcase their products and services, receive feedback and advice, and engage in thoughtful dialogue with educational leaders.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” Mindwires Consulting’s Michael Feldstein on his company’s new event series, The Empirical Educator Project. ” From the Lenovo website : “Lenovo™ Introduces Lenovo Virtual Reality Classroom.” “Lenovo Virtual Reality Classroom headsets come pre-loaded with more than 700 available Google Expeditions VR field trips and exclusive Wild Immersion content, created with the support of Jane Goodall.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Ethics and Legalities The New York Times continues its investigation of education giant Pearson and ethics concerns surrounding lavish trips that the company''s foundation has sponsored for state education officials. Valve , the company behind the video game hit Portal, is working on an educational game. If you haven''t played Portal, you might shrug this off as yet another video game company trying to capitalize on the gaming-in-education craze.