Lenovo launches two new K-12 laptops

eSchool News

At its annual Accelerate Partner Forum , Lenovo announced two new N-series laptops designed specifically for K-12 institutions. The Lenovo N23 with Microsoft Windows 10 offers students an 11.6-inch multimode form-factor with four unique positions including laptop, tablet, tent and stand.

Lenovo, Google launch Project Tango device

eSchool News

Project Tango technology gives a mobile device the ability to navigate the physical world similar to how we do as humans. At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Lenovo announced the development of the first consumer mobile device with Project Tango in collaboration with Google.

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.

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Prepares Kids for a Tech-Driven Future

EdTech Magazine

By Ricky Ribeiro Armed with a generous technology gift from CDW, Lenovo and the Chris Paul Family Foundation, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles embraces its future. Hardware Mobility Notebooks Tablets

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Open Thread Wednesday: Revisiting Travel Computing

ProfHacker

It’s also worth factoring in the software and web platform favored by your institution: while more learning management systems are supporting tablets and mobile devices, updating course material and grading on the go is a lot easier on a laptop.

Asset Management Tools Help Time-Strapped K–12 IT Teams

EdTech Magazine

But the convertible tablets — Lenovo 300e devices featuring touch screens mounted on 360-degree hinges — also offer significant new capabilities that benefit IT management. . Asset Management Tools Help Time-Strapped K–12 IT Teams. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 03/19/2019 - 22:03.

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Microsoft’s Big Bett Updates: Free VR Curriculum and Using a Pencil as a Stylus

Edsurge

On this note Microsoft didn’t disappoint: seven new Windows 10 devices from Acer, Dell and Lenovo that range from $189 to $300. But one of them is particularly noteworthy: the Lenovo 300e, a 2-in-1 device with a screen that students can write on with any No. Image credit: Microsoft) In addition, an update to the Teams mobile app will let teachers grade assignments from iOS and Android phones.

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

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It so far does not work on mobile devices. One of its biggest projects to date is an online biology program built with Arizona State University, Lenovo and Google, which debuted in summer 2018. Last summer, Cindy Malone had a problem.

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Why collaboration is a bad idea 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.

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.

K–12 Districts Prepare Students for Careers in the Tech-Dominated Economy

EdTech Magazine

The district has mobile ­computer labs in all schools and provides Samsung Chromebooks and Lenovo ThinkPads loaded with Google Apps for Education. Beyond that preparation for the digital world, the BPS CTE department operates 40 training programs out of 170 labs , most of which are equipped with high-end Lenovo computers loaded with enough RAM to handle computer-aided design software. K–12 Districts Prepare Students for Careers in the Tech-Dominated Economy. juliet.vanwage….

How Modern Learning Environments Support Numerous Pedagogies

EdTech Magazine

When Neosho Junior High School teachers and students moved into a sleek, new campus last August, they said goodbye to traditional classrooms and hello to modern learning spaces that encourage mobility, collaboration and new ways of learning. In Neosho, the IT department equipped every seventh- and eighth-grader with Lenovo Chromebooks this school year. How Modern Learning Environments Support Numerous Pedagogies. phil.goldstein_6191. Mon, 07/02/2018 - 14:32.

Chrome Can: Linux

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Head to the Google Play store, search and install the app just like you would on any other Android mobile device. Lenovo Chromebook 500e. Google has done some amazing work recently with Chrome OS. It has added the ability to run Android apps.

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.

Google I/O 2018 - big announcements from the opening keynote - very cool stuff!

Educational Technology Guy

Google kicked off Google I/O 2018 , their developer conference, yesterday, 5/8/18, with a keynote that had some amazing announcements in it. Here is a summary of them with links to more info on each one. I'm pretty excited for these. Many will be great for education, including news, accessibility and more. Google for Education Resources) Google AI is the big topic of the day. AI is being implemented in pretty much everything Google does and there are some really amazing things being accomplished.

New generation of Chromebooks designed for millions of students and educators

eSchool News

We’re committed to introducing even more options for the teaching needs of schools, so look out for a lineup from Acer, Asus, HP, Dell, and Lenovo and the recently announced Samsung Chromebooks —a powerful option for educators.

Robust Networking and Data Center Solutions Power Tech Tools in the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

As a result, Artesia can better support classroom IT initiatives , including nearly 3,000 Lenovo laptops for the district’s 3,800 students. “We’re District leaders and community stakeholders typically express more excitement about highly visible end-user technologies such as mobile devices and interactive whiteboards, Brantley says. “A Robust Networking and Data Center Solutions Power Tech Tools in the Classroom. meghan.bogardu…. Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:47.

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What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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The system allows any organization to deliver live 360 4K video to viewers on computers and mobile devices. Different versions of activities are available for older students using the Scratch-based mBlock software and for younger students using the mBlock app for mobile devices.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Google also launched YouTube Space Lab this week, a special channel that, in cooperation with Lenovo, Space Adventures, NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, will provide space-related video content as well as provide an opportunity for students to design experiments to be conducted in space. This includes video games, mobile games and the like. According to the report, 38% of kids in this age range are playing mobile games, up from 8% in 2009.