Time for a next-gen spin on the age-old debate of whether a blackboard or whiteboard is better in the classroom? I pose that question because Panasonic's interactive multitouch whiteboard comes days after we saw Sharp's LCD blackboard. Who feels old?
Select China universities will begin blocking cell phone signals inside classrooms, specifically exam halls to stop the cheating menaces of the world. Cheating has become a high-tech problem, with students using cellphones and other portable electronic devices to gain an unfair advantage while taking tests.