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Mobiletime, and the livin' is easy

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Mobile hardware is the fastest growing technology segment globally. Schools are keenly aware tablets and phablets are replacing desktops/laptops and are hotly contending appeal with netbooks, which serve at a closer pricepoint. How are these devices making their way into the classroom -- vast purchasing arrangements like in LAUSD or are districts able to balance purchases by allowing BYOD? How do software vendors fair with the multitude of platforms in play, and how do teachers ensure these technologies are more helpful than distracting?

* Laura La Sala, Assistant Principal, NYC Dept of Education (http://bit.ly/1blOULm)
* Alina Vandenberghe, Head of Mobile, Pearson (http://bit.ly/172v6cx)
* Zac Frank, Sr Product Owner, Amplify (http://bit.ly/1blOULm)
* Jonathan Modica, Founder & CEO, Nutmeg Education (http://bit.ly/12fXhS7)

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