Jason Perlow joined Kay Alexander and me on last week's review:ed episode to talk about the iPad (and other tablets) in education.
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Dell's next-gen learning platform marks a very important tipping point for ed tech, where hardware follows tech-enabled pedagogy and best practices, rather than the other way around.
Hardware is only a tiny part of the problem we need to solve to get educational resources into kids' hands (both literally and figuratively) at scale.
We're so close I can taste it. But the business models and content just aren't there yet.
Who needs an actual whiteboard? Give me a light-colored wall, a mini projector, and the Luidia eBeam Edge and I can teach anywhere, anytime, in person or online.
As usual, the right tool for the job won out.
This isn't about hardware. It's about price, ecosystem, and some very exciting new web tech built into the Fire's browser.
Netbooks may be losing ground to tablets, but Intel's newly announced Classmates are one segment that keeps the upper hand.
I'm talking old school tablets here. Graphical tablets. And theyre way cool.
Buh-bye, Touchpad...and buh-bye to the perennial back-to-school pallets of HP hardware. Time to look elsewhere for tech refreshes, no matter how cheap HPs might be (or might become).