Dell adds new Chromebooks, laptops and tablets to its education line.
Education sector only.
A new school that hopes to change the way kids are taught had its first graduate in June. The AltSchool is part tech startup and part school, with students working off of personalized playlists, and engineers working with teachers to create lessons. CNET's Kara Tsuboi shows us how it differs from traditional schools.
What better way for kids to while away the summer days than with playful robots that can be programmed to do just about anything? Win two for free here.
Technically Incorrect: Driving cars fast is driven by data. So America's foremost racing organization decides it must step forward to teach kids math and science.
The Windows 8.1-powered laptop comes with a snap-on microscope lens as well as a temperature probe for use in science experiments.
Pricing not available: education market only.
YouTuber Mehdi Sadaghdar shows how the pain caused by electricity varies according to frequency by hooking some electrodes up to his own tongue. No, seriously.
From the Cheapskate: A must-have for cord-cutters, this paper-thin antenna can really pull down the local channels. Plus: a fantastic educational app bundle!
Get the new school year off on the right foot with apps and services
Google's challenger to Microsoft Windows has found a successful niche in schools. With the Dell Chromebook 13, Google hopes to lure business buyers and others who want a premium product.
Looking for an excuse to buy a new piece of home entertainment gear? Today's video streamers and TVs can be educational. YouTube can be a great homework resource, and PBS has apps for kids young and old. Check out our back-to-school picks for more.