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Does classroom technology hurt or help student learning?

It’s a question steeped in anecdote and teacher frustration: does technology help or hurt learning in the classroom? Given the complexity of schools and the nuances of learning, the answer is a resounding “it depends.” How technology is used and for what purpose will determine its effectiveness. In other words, does the pedagogy come before the technology? […]

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The next revolution: Convertible computing

Convertibles are the new tech kid on the block, but do they make sense for your business? Convertibles essentially combine a notebook computer with a detachable touchscreen that can be used as a tablet, or a screen that flips over to make a tablet with a hidden physical keyboard. They have great promise for mobile […]

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5 technologies set to change government

Governments are embracing new technologies to deliver far-reaching economic and social benefits for their citizens, underpinning the digital economy. However, amid pressure on government CIOs to overcome legacy applications, here are five technologies set to transform government service provision. 1. Artificial intelligence Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are seen helping policymakers become more pre-emptive […]

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6 edu-tech trends for the classroom of tomorrow

Technology and digital innovation are changing the educational environment and the way students learn. This rapidly evolving landscape is accelerating digital transformation for teachers, schools and administrators alike, with the promise that technology will help students succeed. Here we look at some of the trends – including artificial intelligence (AI), gamification and coding – that […]

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5 reasons why workstations still matter

Modern manufacturing is all about innovating with digital prototyping and technologies like 3D printing – all of which require a high degree of raw computing power. Workstations are ideal for providing this resource, where their large processing power can crunch complex formulas and graphics, while a screen provides a valuable visual interface for an engineer […]

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