Creating a successful 1:1 program is about more than just technology. Experts share their experiences and offer tips on things like training, creating user guidelines and financing technology initiatives.
The Eloy School District Located in rural Arizona has deployed Samsung School, an integrated classroom technology solution, through a federal School Improvement Grant. The district has reported greater levels of student engagement and higher attendance rates.
The technology director at Morningside College talks about testing Google Glass and how wearable technology could change education. She discusses the implications for computer science students, health sciences and distance learning.
The Guilford County School district in North Carolina has purchased over 21,000 Amplify tablets as part of a personalized learning initiative. The district’s director of Instructional Technology shares his goals for mobile learning and how the district is preparing teachers to rethink insturction.
Manage Mobility and Smith Micro Software have partnered on a mobile device management solution called Connection Manager. It allows school administrators to prioritize wireless networks and offer CIPA-compliant filtering. Connection Manger also alerts students when they are approaching their device’s data limits.
Jon Bergmann, a pioneer of the flipped classroom, sits down with TechDecisions to talk about founding the flipped learning movement in K-12. The advantages, disadvantages and misconceptions of a flipped classroom, tips for making effective videos, how to overcome the digital divide and more.
The CIO of the Aurora, Colorado school district talks about deploying mass notification and emergency communications technology and having an emergency response plan that includes who triggers alerts and the role of AV and IT.
As mobile learning becomes increasingly popular, the role of IT director is changing. IT pros need to be familiar with tablets like the iPad, the Google Nexus and the Samsung Galaxy. They also need to know about apps that can be integrated into the classroom. It will become the job of the It department to weed through and find the best apps for education.
10 best lighting apps for iOS and Android mobile devices. From light beam calculations to general lighting reference information, this collection is tried and true.
Making the choice between mobile device management and virtualization depends on your organizations needs and goals. Application availability, bandwidth requirements and device size are just some of the factors you need to take into account when developing your BYOD solution.