As technology continues to evolve, computers grow smaller and more power efficient. This means that computing devices can be embedded into all sorts of objects, from household items to clothing. For these computing devices to communicate, they must connect in some way. Those connections and small devices are collectively referred to as the "Internet of Things." Read more about IoT in Education: Landscape Review
Dell's education team commissioned us to review and evaluate Apple's latest tablet operating system release, iOS 9.3, during the second quarter of 2016.
The results of our research, test implementation, and evaluation can be found in the attached report. Read more about Apple iOS 9.3 in Education: Assessment and Evaluation
The adoption of active learning techniques means discarding the traditional notion of what a “classroom” is and developing a new type of contemporary learning space: one that is more flexible, agile adaptive and equipped with technology to both personalize and expand conditions for learning. The comprehensive research, real-world examples, insights and exercises contained within the pages of Get Active: Reimagining Learning Spaces for Student Success provide that crucial first step for any educator or administrator looking to support today’s learners with active learning concepts that will best prepare them for tomorrow’s world. Read more about Get Active: Reimagining Learning Spaces for Student Success
Technology adoption in US schools has grown dramatically over the past five years. In some cases, schools are rushing to adopt technology initiatives in order to support high-stakes testing or even to "keep up with the Joneses" in neighboring districts. To help better inform educators and leaders, one of Clarity Innovation's clients asked us to prepare an infographic documenting the research behind technology initiatives as they relate to preparing students for classrooms of the future, college, and career readiness. Read more about Teaching and Learning with Technology Infographic
Do the tablets that you’re considering for your students support the full range of web content and technologies that they’ll need to succeed in school?
You might expect that the latest batch of tablets on the market would effortlessly support the needs of education. However, according to a study conducted by Clarity Innovations, tablet devices vary considerably in their capabilities and compatibility. For students to be successful, it’s critical to choose a device that has fewer problems, is less dependent on workaround apps, and is more likely to just work. Read more about Assessing the Capabilities of Touch-based Devices in the Classroom
Clarity Innovations worked with Intel Education to loan 25 Android tablets to Creswell Middle School in Oregon to explore how these devices work in the classroom. The results were somewhat surprising in that the teachers and students loved the tablets and found that the easily integrated into their project-based curriculum.Read more about Android Devices in the Classroom Case Study
Written for today’s educators and administrators, this book explains the concepts behind personalized learning, and the strategies, policies, devices, services, techniques and resources available to transform teaching (and learning) into something more relevant, more powerful, and more rewarding. This guide describes how to transform the learning environment and empower students of different backgrounds, interests, and ability levels to champion their educational success.Read more about Personalized Learning: A Guide for Engaging Students with Technology
The K-12 landscape is seeing a wide variety of implementation models for mobile learning with tablets. Some implementations provide one dedicated device for each student, while others assign devices to classrooms. Others allow students to bring devices from home while some provide devices to students to take home and use for personal as well as academic purposes. In this paper you will...Read more about Mobile Applications Management – The Current Landscape
Collaboration is essential in teaching 21st Century Skills and applying project-based learning in the classroom. Research has shown that, in addition to demonstrating mastery of subject matter, students who collaborate also increase their skills in problem solving, creativity, and interpersonal relationships. This paper...