School Planning and Management, July 1998, p. 17
Wireless computer networks offer schools a big advantage over hardwired network technology: mobility.
Portable computers on a wireless network can be moved around a classroom without having to remain "tethered" to an actual network cable. This technology provides greater flexibility and mobility for students and classroom activities.
The article's author, who is a marketing manager for a major provider of wireless laptop solutions to K-12 education, says that infrared (IR) technology is the leading type of wireless...