09/16/2011, Apple has their fair share of fans and detractors, although at the Peking University, China, it’s starting to look like Apple will be facing more detractors than fans with their latest installation of an Apple Experience Center.
09/13/2011, While classrooms in other parts of the world are getting their hands on iPads, select schools in Russia will be getting something a little more kid friendly with the Plastic Logic 100, which is more of an e-reader rather than a full fledged tablet like the iPad 2 or Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.
08/29/2011, It’s no secret that technology has enriched our lives and made things a lot more convenient, for example removing the need for flight bags on airplanes, which adds unnecessary weight to the plane, and while tablets being used in schools aren’t exactly new, it’s still a good indication that we’re on the path where we will one day only need to bring tablets to school, instead of a heavy bag […]
08/24/2011, If you’re a student at New Jersey’s Seton Hall University, the good news is that you may be one of the lucky students who will be receiving a brand new Lenovo ThinkPad tablet. This move is in conjunction with the university’s program of mobile learning, but unfortunately it will only be distributed among 350 faculty and university students of specific programs, which we’re guessing will benefit the most from the […]
08/08/2011, Apple knows how important it is to deliver quality education to the next generation of minds in the country, starting with the first batch of Apple IIs being sent to libraries located all over the nation, and ever since then, there has been contributions made to the educational sector – although time and its entrophying quality has caused that to result in a bunch of aged machines whose time is […]
08/03/2011, We’ve reported before on how the Xbox Kinect was used in the health care industry and now it looks like thanks to a hacked Kinect, it has managed to find its way to an archaeological survey in Jordan which will be conducted by students from the University of California, San Diego.
08/02/2011, Students these days seem to have it a lot easier what with so much technology being offered to them to help them with projects, research, studying, etc. Well I guess that’s just the way the world and technology progresses, and it looks like Samsung will be doing their bit at empowering students with their tablets by offering 1,000 units of their Galaxy Tab 10.1 to 1,000 lucky students at the […]
07/18/2011, College and University graduates will probably be really jealous to hear that Amazon has launched a textbook rental service, where electronic versions of textbooks can be rented from Amazon’s Kindle Store, a service which was launched today.
07/18/2011, When it comes to giving technology to their kids, we’re thinking that most parents would pause at the thought of handing over a $500 piece of technology, which could very well break in the next minute, to a 5 year old child. While Takara Tomy’s “First Digital Camera” is nowhere near the $500 tablet/smartphone range, it will put into your child’s hands, the technology to snap photos rather intuitively.
07/13/2011, Collectibles don’t always have to make sense, since collectors probably go for the name and what it represents, rather than worrying about its practicality and functionality.
07/04/2011, According to reports, the South Korean government is looking to digitize all textbooks for elementary, middle and high school students by 2015. On top of that, they are looking to create a cloud based system where students will be able to access data and software on their smartphones or tablets instead of using personal computers or heavier laptops. It sounds like a pretty good idea and one step towards the […]
06/14/2011, While schools in America have decided to adopt the iPad for educational purposes, on the other side of the world, in South Korea, they prefer to use the Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet instead. Samsung and Daegu high school have agreed to create a “Smart School” by using Samsung’s Android tablets in the classroom, for sharing educational content. Specialized classrooms will be created according to subjects or SCAS (a system […]
03/30/2011, Teachers looking to step up their game in the classroom now have a new resource to utilize. Skype has just launched “Skype in the Classroom”, a network dedicated to teachers. How it works? Teachers first create profiles to describe their classes and teaching interests. Once they have a listing, they can use the directory service to locate other teachers with relevant interests, or similar classes and communicate with them. This […]
03/16/2011, Nintendo of America has just announced a partnership with the National Art Education Association (NAEA) to introduce the Nintendo DS into classrooms in selected schools across the country. In an attempt to give students a fresh, fun way to study drawing and painting techniques, art teachers in elementary, middle and high school classrooms have been given Nintendo DSi XL systems and copies of Art Academy. Teachers participating in the program […]