Understanding E-Rate Eligibility Related to Cloud Computing and Internet Access Services
Posted on February 21, 2012
Unlike any other edu-tech targeted funding program, E-Rate is fully funded and growing. As schools move to the cloud for instruction technology solutions, understanding how E-Rate can help fund those projects becomes important. Further positive news, program updates for 2012-13 actually help schools better leverage E-Rate funds to accomplish cloud computing goals.
ClassLink TechTalk: Connecting iPads and tablets to network resources and file storage
Posted on February 14, 2012
Description: Use of iPads and tablets in the classroom is expected to increase dramatically in the coming years but schools have real challenges with making effective use of them. From a technical perspective, these devices were never designed to play well with traditional network resources. They don’t easily access traditional software tools or existing network storage locations. In addition to the next great expectation of “Bring Your Own Technology” (BYO) combined with smartphones in the classroom— now Instructional Technologists are really scratching their heads.