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Why we’re betting the Chromebook isn’t just another interactive whiteboard

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Why we’re betting Chromebooks aren’t just another interactive whiteboard

Posted on March 4, 2014 by Daniel Foster

One thing we’ve noticed after 25 years in the educational technology space is that software products don’t get a lot of play on Parent Teacher Conference night. Teachers and school board members can easily point to a stack of iPads or an interactive whiteboard in the front of the room and say, “Look! Technology in the classroom!” But they rarely make a big deal about software; or even budget for it. In fact, K-12 schools in 2011 spent an estimated 55-60% of their education technology budgets on hardware, with only 18-22% going toward software.¹

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