HP and Apple Vie for State-Wide Adoption of Laptops in Maine Schools; HP Triumphs


Maine, the only state in the country who provides laptops to each and every student within its public schools, has chosen Hewlett Packard to be its preferred vendor under the Maine Learning My wife. Behind it works looks raised excellent Continue reading

To B[YOD], or Not to B[YOD]?

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Cheesy title; I know, but what do you expect from a former dorky English teacher? (Though while I’m no longer an English teacher, the dorky part still stands.) We covered BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) in the classroom several months back, and Continue reading

In Edtech, Solution to Digital Equity Remains to Be Seen

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In the education technology space, people are constantly talking about the latest device or technology tool used to improve student learning. And for good reason — there are constant changes in the space right now and a lot of justified Continue reading

Amplify Tablet for K12 Revealed at SXSWedu

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Exciting announcements from the SXSWedu conference abound this week! Tablets will always be a hot topic in edtech (particularly the discussion of Apple’s iPad as an  effective education tool, as evidenced this week in Mashable), but today all eyes are Continue reading

A GLIMPSE into the Digital Future at USC


Tuesday, the University of Southern California (USC), a leader in digital research and a TriplePoint client, hosted GLIMPSE, a technology showcase featuring rarely-seen research presentations and demonstrations from departments across the university. We were fortunate enough to attend GLIMPSE and Continue reading

Guest Post: The State of Interactive Textbooks

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Today’s guest post is by Alia Gray. Alia is an Associate at TriplePoint PR. She graduated from California State University, Chico in May 2012 with a degree in journalism and public relations. She discusses the changes occurring in textbook publishing Continue reading

Experts, UC Faculty Meet to Discuss Future of Online Education

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In 2010, in the midst of the state’s continued divestment from the University of California and no end to tuition hikes in sight, UC administrators hatched a plan that would bring in much-needed revenue and put the university at the Continue reading

McGraw-Hill Education Launches Suite of Adaptive Learning Products


Adding to the success of its LearnSmart program, McGraw-Hill Education announced Tuesday at the International Consumer Electronics Show the creation of an array of adaptive learning tools for college students. The products — which together with LearnSmart, compose the LearnSmart Continue reading

iPad Helps Special Education Students Learn, Communicate


In another example of special education teachers using iPads and other tablets to help their students express themselves in the classroom, one New York teacher has tested around 900 apps to teach her students a variety of skills. Vicki Windman, Continue reading

Pearson, Microsoft, and Barnes & Noble Join Forces to Form an “Online Education Dream Team”

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Last week, Pearson, Microsoft, and Barnes & Noble announced a partnership that, according to the Wall Street cialis generic online Journal, have analysts saying the three companies are poised to become an “online education dream team.” Pearson will invest $89.5 Continue reading