As with any competitive sport, Esports gaming helps students develop discipline, teaching new skills and builds engaged communities. But more than others, Esports can foster an inclusive community that is largely independent of physical ability, gender, location and other factors – Lenovo’s Esports solution unlocks the world of completive gaming.…Read More
Podcast Series: Innovations in Education
Explore the full series of eSchool News podcasts hosted by Kevin Hogan—created to keep you on the cutting edge of innovations in education.
Udemy’s Upskilling and Educational Content is Now Available on LenovoEDU Community
Udemy, the world’s largest destination for learning and teaching online, today announced that the recently launched LenovoEDU community by Lenovo™ will offer Udemy content and pathways to course recommendations for specific careers. Designed to inspire people to take education into their own hands, LenovoEDU is an online community that offers support and resources for college and career students, parents and guardians of K-12 students, and educators around the globe to optimize learning opportunities with a “self-serve” and “build your own curriculum” mindset.
“2020 brought record challenges to how students and teachers across the world access, consume and share e-learning resources,” says Ajit Sivadasan, Vice President and General Manager of Lenovo.com at Lenovo. “At a time when education has undergone such historic shifts, it is now more important than ever that students can readily access the most in-demand skills to forge a long-lasting and successful career. That’s why we’re collaborating with Udemy to offer smarter online education for all through the LenovoEDU community.”
In a global economy that’s becoming increasingly difficult to navigate, the LenovoEDU community offers learners and educators a one-stop-shop to connect with peers. Members get access to curated educational video and expert blog content offering advice on teaching, learning and professional development to help teachers educate and students prepare for whatever comes next. To streamline access to the necessary skills to thrive in today’s competitive economy, the LenovoEDU community offers its members Udemy’s extensive library of over 155,000 courses taught by more than 70,000 real-world experts by topic and career path.
“Learning is more important than ever, and we want to make it as simple as possible for students and teachers to access, consume, and share educational resources around the globe,” said Llibert Argerich, SVP of Marketing at Udemy. “At the core of our business, we help people do whatever comes next in their professional journeys and improve lives through learning. As such, we’re thrilled to be a part of LenovoEDU to help more people more easily access necessary skills when they need it.”
To learn more about and discover Udemy resources on the new LenovoEDU community, visit: https://education.lenovo.com/
With a mission to improve lives through learning, Udemy is the world’s largest online learning destination that helps students, businesses, and governments gain the skills they need to compete in today’s economy. Thirty-five million students are mastering new skills from 70,000 expert instructors teaching over 155,000 online courses in topics from programming and data science to leadership and team building. For companies, Udemy for Business offers an employee training and development platform with subscription access to 8,000+ courses, learning analytics, as well as the ability to host and distribute their own content. Udemy for Government is designed to upskill workers and prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow. Eighty percent of Fortune 100 companies trust Udemy for employee upskilling. Udemy is privately held and headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Denver, Brazil, India, Ireland, and Turkey. Udemy investors include Insight Partners, Prosus (Naspers Ventures), Norwest Venture Partners, Stripes, and Benesse Holdings.
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Lenovo, Google launch Project Tango device
Project Tango technology gives a mobile device the ability to navigate the physical world similar to how we do as humans
At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Lenovo announced the development of the first consumer mobile device with Project Tango in collaboration with Google.
Available in summer 2016, the new smartphone, powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, turns the screen into a magic window that can overlay digital information and objects onto the real world. Lenovo, Google, and Qualcomm Technologies are working closely together to optimize the software and hardware to ensure consumers get the most out of the Project Tango platform.
Google’s Project Tango is a technology platform that uses advanced computer vision, depth sensing, and motion tracking to create on-screen 3D experiences, allowing users to explore their physical environments via their device. Specialized hardware and software combine to let the device react to every movement of the user, when they step forward, backward, or lean side to side. App developers can transform your home into a game level, or create a magic window into virtual and augmented environments. Project Tango-enabled devices can recognize places they’ve been before, like your living room, the office, or public spaces.…Read More
Lenovo’s big updates to laptop and tablet lines
New updates include faster speeds and thin devices
At the CES show in Las Vegas this week, Lenovo has introduced new upgrades to its laptop and tablet lines, adding faster speeds, new accessories, and lighter weights for a number of its product lines, such as ThinkPad tablets, its YOGA laptop-tablet hybrid, and ideapad laptops.
ThinkPad X1 Yoga is a lightweight tablet, weighing only 2.8 lbs. It is also the world’s first convertible featuring an optional Samsung OLED display that reproduces beautifully rich colors and deeper blacks. With a patented Lift and Lock keyboard that retracts keys in tablet mode, X1 Yoga also features an active pen that is perfect for highlighting and writing notes directly on webpages using the Microsoft Edge browser. The pen is also housed and charged inside the system so it won’t get lost.
ThinkPad X1 Carbon is a 14-inch business ultrabook notebook. Updates include more display options, increased memory and storage capacity, improved connectivity and a new lighter weight at 2.6 lbs.…Read More
Designed to Deliver: Lenovo® ThinkPad® 11e Chromebook™ Series
The Lenovo® ThinkPad® 11e Chromebook™ Series was designed to deliver Chrome OS innovation backed by rugged Lenovo reliability. Best in class for digital learning and assessment, this device offers real-time collaboration between students and teachers, while also making IT management easier. Download this infographic and check out how the education-built ThinkPad 11e Chromebook compares to others in the industry.
Be Ready for Digital Learning Today, And Tomorrow
Personalized learning is founded upon the idea that all learners have different strengths and therefore require different instructional approaches.
This same idea applies to the technology that students and staff use.…Read More
Transform Classroom Computing. Reduce Total Cost of Ownership.
You want to get devices into the hands of your students and teachers but budget, resource constraints, and existing infrastructure can be stumbling blocks. Many districts are finding that the low TCO of cloud-based Chromebooks helps them finally deliver on the promise of technology-inspired learning.
Download our white paper, Affordable 1:1 Computing with Cloud-based Chromebooks in the Classroom and Beyond.
Sponsored by Lenovo®…Read More
Increase Technology Without Increasing Your Budget
1:1 computing is gaining traction fast but most district budgets and staff sizes aren’t growing at the same pace as demand. So how do you give students and teachers the access to technology that they want and need? That’s the big question. Lenovo® offers some answers in our new guide, Eight Big 1:1 Computing Challenges, One Chromebook Solution.
Download the Eight Big 1:1 Computing Challenges guide now to learn more about how Lenovo’s Chromebooks can transform classroom computing in your district.
Sponsored by Lenovo®…Read More
Apps Are Essential To The Digital District
Apps can help young students learn the alphabet and high school seniors master calculus. Whatever the grade or subject, teachers can find apps to help their students learn. Schools can now select from hundreds of apps in discounted Chrome App Packs specifically designed for elementary, middle, and high schools.
Download now to learn more about the essential apps you could be using in your digital district.
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Lenovo ThinkCentre Tiny-in-One 23 for Education eBook
Download the eBook to learn more about the new ThinkCentre® Tiny-in-One 23. Built for lightning-fast setup, strong integrated security, and legendary Lenovo reliability, it’s the perfect solution for schools looking for next-gen desktop flexibility.