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

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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 Technology Initiative. Now, more than 70,000 students will Continue reading

Tweetables: Weekly News That’s Good Enough to Tweet

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Haven’t been keeping up with your edtech news lately? Fear not! Technapex presents “Tweetables,” our roundup of the week’s top shareable #edtech articles. Be sure to follow us on Twitter too! @Technapex Peter Thiel Backs Thinkful for Personalized Online Education 20 Continue reading

Guest Post: Technology in the Classroom – Where Is Our Future Headed?

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Today’s guest post is by Brian Burton, a children’s book enthusiast and online publisher for  childrensbookstore.com. He discusses the future of education technology and digital learning in the classroom. Brian writes on the topics of reading and parenting. In the Continue reading

Wired Differently

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The Pew Research Center’s survey results on technology’s effect on the next generation were posted last week. The online survey of technology insiders, critics, and students taken at the end of 2011 didn’t reveal anything too surprising. 55% agreed with Continue reading

iPads Revolutionizing Autism Education

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Many use iPads for daily activities such as scheduling, emailing, web surfing, watching videos, and gaming, but autism classrooms are finding that the iPad can be used for so much more. This revolutionary Apple gadget has been hailed as a Continue reading