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.

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. It so far does not work on mobile devices. the company will set its sights worldwide next year, he said.

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Why collaboration is a bad idea for developing personalized learning teachers

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What’s less known, however, is that PC makers tried for roughly a decade ahead of Apple to launch mobile tablets. 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.

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

The Christensen Institute

What’s less known, however, is that PC makers tried for roughly a decade ahead of Apple to launch mobile tablets. 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.

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

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This means they know a K-12 where the promise of mobile 1:1 school computing is becoming a reality. The 15-year-old today is more a sibling of cloud computing, of apps that are available from any screen, of mobile devices in many sizes and form factors that go beyond last century’s laptops. percent of new mobile computing device shipments in U.S. percent of the K-12 mobile computing shipment market in 2017, a percentage that’s been relatively stable for several years.

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.