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Biggest EdTech Question: How?

Biggest EdTech Question: How?

I had a conversation with a young principal the other day. He has sixty staff, teaching K-5 level students, and he was looking for technology ideas. I had just written something about using apps in the classroom, and felt pretty good about the direction classroom technology was headed, so offered some ideas. I began with mobile devices… tablets… and talked about using them for not only going to the Internet, but for working text, images, … Read entire article »

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Education Tablets: Look for More Than A Device

Education Tablets: Look for More Than A Device

Most tablets can do what other tablets do, including getting students and teachers to the Internet, which is big for Google schools, especially with Google’s recent announcements to provide more in the way of education apps at their Play Store. But what can separate the right choice in tablets from the pack, today, is what comes with the tablet—out of the box—for the price of the tablet. I know that this may rub some educators … Read entire article »

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Edgewood City Schools Go Android Tablet

Edgewood City Schools Go Android Tablet

1,000 students and 70 teachers at the Edgewood City Schools, Trenton, OH are using Acer’s Iconia A200 Android tablets for their tablet education program. With 25% of consumers choosing tablets, and with that number rising daily, it’s not surprising schools are looking at the Android route, too. The percentages of Android to Apple iPads used are amazingly close, as well, according to a Pew Research Project. It’s about 48% Android to 52% iPad. Those percentages … Read entire article »

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Toys “R” Us: R U Kidding?

Toys “R” Us: R U Kidding?

Nope, looks like an Android 4.0 tablet will nestle alongside Buzz Lightyear and Woody at Toys “R” Us stores as well as online at http://www.toysrus.com/. All the specs and features for this Ice Cream Sandwich running Android device can be found on this Toys “R” Us page: http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=13044616. But where did it come from? Looks like a toy-making company, Techno Source http://www.technosourcehk.com/ may be responsible for the latest tablet, although I did see a company called … Read entire article »

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