HP Offers Technological Solutions for a Better Way of Learning

By CIOReview | Monday, February 2, 2015

PALO ALTO, CA: HP, a provider of IT solutions, announces reinforcement to its education platform by providing assessment technology, hardware products, software bundles and online educator training courses. This initiative provides a high quality interactive learning platform for students and teachers regardless of time and place.

Facilities provided by HP include: National Education Technology Assessment (NETA); HP education edition tablets and a notebook; HP school pack software for education edition products; HP education cloud-first devices; link technology for education; and HP teaching with technology online courses.

NETA builds educational technology strategies and keeps track of technology leveraged in educational institutions, and also allows the exploration of best educational strategies to be adapted in the institutions."When access is combined with quality learning, social and economic outcomes result for students, for schools and for communities." says, Gus Schmedlen, Vice President, Education, Printing and Personal Systems, HP. The features of HP Education Editions designed specifically for schools include: serviceable batteries that last for an entire school day; WLAN as well as a WWAN options and; multimedia connections for project-based learning.

Pro Tablet 10 EE and HP Pro Slate 10 EE Education Edition Tablets possess IP52 rating for dust and moisture, and they also sustain drop tests. The features include: 10-inch diagonal HD touch anti-glare display; hard-wired keyboard base and; tethered and garaged stylus. HP ProBook 11 is a Windows laptop with a rubber case and its features include: optional touchscreen display and; processors such as Intel Core series or, Celeron or Pentium processors.

Tablet and notebook HP Education Editions are supported with instructional, management and supplemental tools called HP School Pack. The HP Classroom Manager Student Edition anchoring HP School enables classroom control, classroom PCs management and interactive communication with students. This comes with a data protection support for 1 year, Oxford dictionary and, OverDrive, a collection of eBooks and audiobooks. HP Stream 11 Pro used via Microsoft Windows Intune and Active Directory possess cloud support and 8 hours of battery life. The features include:  Windows 8.1 Pro, an Intel Celeron 2840 Bay Trail processor, 1.6 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel displays, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB storage.

Link technology for education is a link connecting printing and digital worlds enabling user’s access to interactive apps, reference materials and educational videos through a web enabled mobile device mere by holding the device on text book. This technology provides: explanation videos for subject; assessment of student’s knowledge; and project sharing.

HP Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), a global online course is an educational tool that provides details of international assessment standard. Some of the other courses included are, PISA Math, PISA Science and PISA Reading providing teachers with information on PISA standards. This solution supports educational institutions to leverage technology to make teaching qualitative and informative one. With this solution provincial and national governments are provided with custom courses.