Ronald Chandler stepped down last week amid ongoing troubles surrounding the LAUSD's student information system and 1-to-1 computing initiative.
All Blog Posts With iPads Tag or Category
November 05, 2014
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.
October 24, 2014
This series, Start Up Spotlight, will feature video interviews with these developers, stories behind how they got started and sneak peaks into future iteration of their products. First off, we have Andrew Rowland and Peter Do, the co-founders of Classkick. This free iPad app allows teachers to easily create open response questions, push them out to students and then view student responses and annotations via a real-time dashboard. Check out this post to see the video interview and learn more!
October 16, 2014
Los Angeles Unified's school board voted against releasing an inspector general's report on a controversial technology program days before the district's superintendent stepped down.
September 18, 2014
Evaluators of L.A.'s closely-watched iPad initiative found a continued reliance on whole-class instruction and almost no use of a multimillion-dollar digital curriculum from Pearson.
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.
September 15, 2014
John Deasy, under scrutiny for his own communications with technology companies, has filed a public records request seeking information about school board members' correspondence with vendors.
September 10, 2014
Looking for some apps to refresh your iPads? Here are three free apps - two new and a refreshed oldie but goodie - that can help you jump start your school year!
September 02, 2014
Los Angeles schools chief John Deasy fired back at critics questioning the integrity of the process behind a $30 million contract with Apple and Pearson.
August 29, 2014
Perceived conflicts of interest, possible manipulation in the bidding process, and questions about Pearson's curriculum are addressed in a review of the L.A. school system's iPad purchase.