Tips on Choosing the Right Device for Education

Tips on Choosing the Right Device for Education
Tips on Choosing the Right Device for Education
The best support for a broad range of ages and activities –
cost- effective, manageable and secure.
Learning
Environment
Device
Functionality
Can it handle your
curriculum-based
digital content &
tools?
Does the device have
adequate features
and functions for
getting effective work
done?
Choosing the
right device…
Will it support both
online & offline
learning?
Is there enough
battery life for the
school day?
Will it support new
learning models?
Is the screen size
adequate to support
student tasks?
Does it enable
multiple user input
methods?
Will it be
interoperable with
your other devices,
software and
infrastructure?
Can it handle
productivity software
and web
applications?
Manageability & Deployment
Is the device durable and serviceable?
Cost
Support, maintenance,
storage, charging,
Considerations
repair
Mobile Device
Management
Learning Management
System
Content Management
Software
Software, apps,
content
Connectivity,
Broadband
Peripherals purchase,
maintenance,
replacement
Refresh life cycle
Does it support
multiple users?
Does it have a good warranty
so you can protect your investment?
Professional learning,
educator planning
Does it have built-in management capabilities
that are easy to use?
Project management,
planning and evaluation
Does it have appropriate security management features?
Will it preserve the privacy of student data?
Selecting the Right Operating System¹
iOS*
Android*
Chrome*
Windows* 8.1
Supports full range of tasks students require
Can install full Microsoft* Office productivity suite
Is fully functional when not connected to Internet
Runs Flash*-based content
Fully supports USB peripherals and related drivers
USB, but limited
driver support
USB, but limited
driver support
Educational apps available in app store
Digital inking and writing
1 Source: Choosing the Right Device for Digital Learning, By Bob Moore, RJM Strategies, LLC, May 2014
*Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.
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Selecting the Right Device
Choose the right tools for learning and teaching needs
Mobile
Tablet
A thin, lightweight
device that moves
as fast as you do for
media and Internet
surfing. It has long
battery life and is
always on.
Portable
Laptop
Offers the most
choice of features
and performance for
productivity,
creativity, &
HD multimedia.
Chromebook
2 in 1
The best of both
worlds. Laptop
when you want it,
tablet when you
need it. A tablet for
consuming, a laptop
for creating.
Built for schools, for
learning, exploring
and creating.
Affordability for
great impact.
Stationary
Portable
All-in-One
Portable usage with
performance of a
desktop. Dynamic
upright or lay flat
option to enable
collaboration and
sharing.
Mini PC/
Compute Stick
All in One
Sleek, stylish
designs with top
performance.
Great for immersive
multi-user
experiences.
Performance you can
carry for the
multiple-monitor
learning
environments
Chromebook
2 in 1
Portable All-in-One
Laptop
All in One
Mini PC/
Compute Stick
Tablet
Mobility
Multiple Peripherals and Input Devices
Large Screen to Support Learning Objectives
Device Security and Protection, User Privacy
Ease of taking videos and pictures
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Partial
Very limited
Intel® powered devices for education deliver all that is needed
for a great learning experience.
Flexibility
Works across
platforms, form
factors and
operating systems
Long-lasting
Battery
Built to run more
efficiently so your
battery lasts longer
Security
Intel-based devices
are committed to
high standards
of security
Choice
Choose from a
range of devices to
fit the needs of
students and
teachers
Performance
Outstanding
performance for
students and
teachers
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be absolutely secure. Check with your system manufacturer or retailer or learn more at http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/homepage.html
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