One year after temporarily pulling the plug on its 1-to-1 computing initiative in the wake of high breakage rates and product defects, a North Carolina district is up and running with Amplify tablets.
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January 08, 2015
November 04, 2014
The market for tablets at the global level, and in the U.S., continues to grow, though Apple's sales of iPads declined in the third quarter, according to the IDC.
September 15, 2014
Salesforce.com recently donated $5 million to the San Francisco Unified School District. This tech company has now donated $7.7 million to SFUSD the past two years in order create better access to STEM resources.
August 07, 2014
Smaller tablet vendors reported an increase in global sales in the second quarter of 2014, according to research from IDC.
June 03, 2014
An official from the market research company MDR told educational publishers that their companies are likely to see better days as K-12 school budgets improve.
April 10, 2014
Twenty-five percent of high school students in school wide Title 1 programs said they had a school-provided tablet, while 13 percent of non-Title 1 students had that type of device, according to a Project Tomorrow survey.
March 03, 2014
Amplify, a subsidiary of media giant News Corp., released a digital curriculum at the SXSWedu conference Monday that combines content with analytics and games.
January 14, 2014
New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo thinks school districts in his state need to start focusing a little harder on the role technology plays in education.
November 27, 2013
Following major problems in Los Angeles and North Carolina, Miami-Dade is reconsidering plans to give tablet computing devices to each student.
November 22, 2013
An analysis of tablet programs in schools in two of the nation's largest districts highlights the value of students' previous technology experience.