Incredible: Growth of this technology crushes Apple, Microsoft in K-12 classrooms

eSchool News

The report from Futuresource Consulting notes that annual mobile PC shipments in the K-12 education market grew 18 percent year-on-year in 2016. The steady growth is due in part to school districts expanding one-to-one learning programs and technology initiatives. Despite Chromebook growth, Apple and Microsoft have made product and tool announcements that are more in line with Chromebook offerings. Next page: How Apple, Microsoft are vying for education space.

Chromebook takeover signals major shift in education…but not in the way you may think

eSchool News

classrooms (accounting for more than half the mobile devices shipped to schools) is signaling a “profound shift in American education;” and they’re calling it the “Googlification of the classroom.” Read more about Chromebook adoption here: “ Incredible: Growth of this technology crushes Apple, Microsoft in K-12 classrooms. ”. Read about Microsoft’s new education endeavor here: “ Breaking: Microsoft just made its biggest education investment in history. ”.

Acer introduces ‘game-changing’ TravelMate notebook

eSchool News

The notebook supports the Acer TeachSmart solution, which enables new ways of classroom interaction, and empowers teachers with tools and cloud-based services to distribute class materials and collect assignments digitally. Through Microsoft OneNote sharing with a Microsoft account, teachers can distribute class material and assignments and stay informed of each student’s progress, eliminating the need for hard copies. Digital Learning and Tools Mobile Learning News Top New

#iste17 trends: Google, Touch Screen Chromebooks and More

The CoolCatTeacher

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