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Old, Slow Laptops Are Sabotaging College Student Success

Edsurge

But pandemic-era facilities shutdowns foreclosed that option, leaving students to make do as best they could with old desktop computers, affordable-but-low-powered laptops or even cellphones. But for some students, a new or even newish laptop is a luxury they can’t afford. Christopher Brooks, director of research for EDUCAUSE.

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What Is an Asset Tag, and How Can It Help Districts Reconnect with Lost Devices?

EdTech Magazine

Come fall, K–12 school buildings will welcome back students, educators and staff members who are ready to reconnect with one another after many months of online learning. To support this digital shift, IT teams supplied laptops, tablets and other peripherals to make learning anywhere a possibility.

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Sustaining online learning during COVID-19

eSchool News

When Project Tomorrow surveyed students in 2015 about what they envision schools will look like in 2020, one student described school as being the place where there would be more educational videos, online class discussions, online games, and texting between teachers and students. Everyone would have their tablet or laptop.

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Triumphs and Troubles in Online Learning Abroad

Edsurge

Following Monterrey’s success, other Mexican higher ed institutions have launched new online programs mirroring Monterey Tech’s model. In Latin America, only about 15 percent of higher ed institutions offer hybrid options, and only about 20 percent deliver fully online courses. In the U.S., Elsewhere, not everyone was as fortunate.

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Online Learning During COVID-19

edWeb.net

When Project Tomorrow surveyed students in 2015 about what they envision schools will look like in 2020, one student described school as being the place where there would be more educational videos, online class discussions, online games, and texting between teachers and students. Everyone would have their tablet or laptop.

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Teaching on Laptops and Digital Whiteboard Might Not Be as Different as You Think. 

myViewBoard

Most teachers and students stay at home and conduct distance learning. Teachers are worried about student engagement and interaction online. Meanwhile, students find themselves hard to adapt to online learning, and learning outcomes drop significantly. Easily combine online resources and multimedia, never a dream.

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Hundreds of thousands of students still can’t access online learning

The Hechinger Report

It couldn’t get vendors to commit to a delivery date for orders of laptops it placed in early March, according to Education Week. Children from families with a household income of less than $25,000 per year are 10 times less likely to participate in remote learning than children from families earning more than $100,000.