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BYOD / Bring Your Own Device
The future is now: Epson unveils new innovations for the modern classroom
Epson recently announced some of the new must-have innovations for the modern classroom.
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Crucial
Improving existing school computers beneficial for teachers and students
"Computers are essential parts of education and students are not only expected to use them but to use them well."
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Cloud
Apple Teacher learning programme comes to NZ
"It’s a great way for leaders to offer free professional learning resources that help teachers make the most of Mac, iPad and built-in apps."
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Cloud
New solution makes it easier to adopt digital education
N4L has released an innovative solution to streamline the process of digital education and create more time for actual learning.
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Apple
Are iPads suitable for the classroom or are their days done?
According to the Lewiston-Auburn Sun Journal, almost 90% of teachers and 74% of students preferred laptops over tablets.
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Education
Wearables in the classroom - it's all the rage
"Wearables are becoming commonplace in our everyday life, and are now being heartily adopted by schools around the world."
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Educators
Teachers feel technology improves classroom experience, but few implement it
​It has been revealed that the large majority of teachers believe technology helps facilitate learning, however a small minority effectively use it.
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Cloud
Cyclone takes out Google APAC Partner of the Year for devices
“This award acknowledges Cyclone’s expertise and dedication to meeting customers’ Google needs, beyond other resellers throughout the Asia Pacific."
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Technology in the Classroom
Lessons on digital citizenship in the classroom vital
"Effective EdTech programming requires much more than merely equipping students with internet access and devices."
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New Zealand Schools
5 golden rules for using technology in classrooms
Is technology a distraction? Does it help teachers and students in their learning journeys? The debate is never ending.
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Technology in schools
Is technology more important than textbooks?
"Arming teachers with the tools they need to succeed is the right way to ensure that innovative technologies can impact student performance."
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Training
What do teachers need? Technology professional development, apparently
"Teachers need to be capable and comfortable managing all tech in the classroom, as well as integrate these resources into their lesson plans."
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Technology in the Classroom
Public schools missing out in wake of Charter schools $60,000 bonus
Getting more digital devices, teacher aides and supporting costs of outdoor activities could have been paid for with the charter school bonuses.
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New case study reveals benefits of BYOD collaboration in schools
“With tech becoming commonplace in the classroom, we have found a way to use that to our advantage to create a more engaging learning environment."
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BYOD / Bring Your Own Device
Are smartphones distracting our students?
Personal devices are being banned in classrooms due to teacher’s fears they are distracting, although many recognise they will be central to learning.
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Technology in the Classroom
BYOD in schools: the backpack a potential treasure trove for thieves
A recent Facebook poll from IAG and AMI Insurance reveals high value technology are increasingly being carried around by students.
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Is BYOD in the classroom too much of a distraction?
A new study has revealed some teachers are banning personal devices for fear of distraction, despite recognising they may be central for learning.