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Higher Education

2,300 Echo Dots put Alexa skills in every Saint Louis University dorm

by Emily Tate • 1 year ago

The Missouri university will become the first higher ed institution to outfit every on-campus living space with an Amazon Echo Dot.

Higher Education

Nearly half of U.S. colleges are using OpenStax textbooks this year

by Emily Tate • 1 year ago

The Rice University-based OER publisher reported that students across 5,160 colleges and universities are saving a combined 77 million on its textbooks.

Higher Education

How Canvas came to unseat Blackboard as the leading LMS

by Emily Tate • 1 year ago

A recent analysis found that Canvas had surpassed Blackboard as the favorite learning management system in higher education. So where do the companies go next?

K-12

Microsoft announces smaller, more affordable Surface device

by Emily Tate • 1 year ago

At 1.15 pounds and 10 inches, the Surface Go is made to fit comfortably in a backpack but offer the full performance of a laptop.

Higher Education

Northeastern U. to equip all students with Alexa-powered devices

by Emily Tate • 1 year ago

Following a "highly successful" pilot involving Amazon Echo Dots, the private university wants to expand the Alexa platform to all 18,000 students.

K-12

A much cleaner Classroom leads list of latest updates from Google

by Emily Tate • 1 year ago

At ISTE 2018, the tech company introduced "locked mode" for quizzes and a new Classwork page in Google Classroom.

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