connected classroom

October 23, 2013

PERSPECTIVES

Los Angeles Unified School District – Hack the iPads!

It didn’t take long, but soon after the Los Angeles Unified School District began their rollout of some 650,000 iPads to their students, they ran into some technical issues. Students in at least one of LAUSD’s high schools quickly discovered a way to bypass the security on the devices. Still in Phase 1 of the […]

September 30, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Back to School With Tech

It’s back-to-school time once again. Whether it is smartphones, tablets or laptops –devices and the classroom are more intertwined than ever before. Thanks to the growing connections in the Internet of Everything (IoE), it is now easier than ever to integrate the device into the classroom. With college costs on the rise, there is no […]

September 18, 2013

PERSPECTIVES

Los Angeles Unified School District – iPads for Everyone!

Earlier this year, Los Angeles Unified School District announced a $30 Million deal with Apple to distribute iPads to every single one of their estimated 650,000 students. This marks a milestone in public education as the first ever school district to deploy this kind of device to each and every student. Over the past several […]

August 22, 2013

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The Internet of Everything Connected Classroom Starts with Startups

When I think of a traditional elementary or secondary classroom, I think of colorful bulletin boards, desks, pencils and neat piles of books and paper. As students all over the country return back to school, it’s interesting to think about how the classrooms we enjoyed as students (back in the day!) have evolved to include […]

April 29, 2013

PERSPECTIVES

Hershey Teams Up with Cisco to Deliver Telepresence to Students in Ghana

I’ve always liked The Hershey Company. Before now it was mostly for the delicious morsels they stack candy shelves with, but now I’m even more impressed with the company because of what it’s doing for the underprivileged youth in both the U.S. and Ghana. In the summer of 2012, Cisco’s own Ed Schermerhorn worked with […]

February 25, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

The Future of Education: #TomorrowStartsHere

Today, Wharton and Cisco are taking the wraps off a technology that will change the way we look at education. In the “Cisco Connected Classrooms” unveiled in San Francisco and Philadelphia, Wharton educators can interact with remote students separated by thousands of miles as though they were in the same room.

February 25, 2013

VIDEO

Cisco Joins Forces with Wharton School on Classroom of the Future

I am proud to be part of a company that is making innovations in education on a daily basis. You may have already heard how universities around the world are using Cisco to transform the classroom, and today’s news is further evidence of this. The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is working with […]