Tablet computers -- including the consumer tablets that led the way -- have set new expectations for mobility and interactivity. But, as friendly as they might seem at first glance, consumer tablets come with many hidden costs for schools. Knowing your options can help you select tablets that are right for your K-12 setting.
Results of the 2012 PISA (Program for International Assessment) assessments, announced on December 3, show 15-year-olds in the US. continuing to perform somewhat below average in mathematics literacy and fairly close to the international average in science and reading literacy.
As part of its ConnectED initiative, the administration recognized 10 education leaders for their work to “help prepare all teachers to thrive in a connected classroom and leverage technology to re-imagine learning.”