Websites, apps and devices help teachers teach and kids learn in new ways. Check out these 10 great education tech choices.
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Increasingly, students' personal digital devices -- most notably, their smartphones -- are far newer and more powerful than anything a school can supply. Therefore many schools are letting students and teachers bring and use in the classroom the devices with which they are the most comfortable, an educational version of the work world's bring-your-own-device model. Of course, this brings with it a couple of concerns: security and equity. Many schools do not feel capable of ensuring students' safe use of so many disparate devices. Also, not all students can bring a mobile device to school.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?