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Lenovo and LanSchool share vision for education at Bett 2022
April 8, 2022
If you’re in charge of purchasing edtech for your school or district, you know that education is one of the largest markets in the world right now. New companies and established players alike are working to innovate and support the future of digital student learning.
As an IT leader or administrator, the multitude of edtech options to explore can be overwhelming. That’s what makes edtech conferences like Bett so powerful.
Lenovo and LanSchool celebrated their vision for the future of education. Here is a roundup of the top experiences shared with educators at Bett 2022 in London:
Lenovo NetFilter launch
Digital security is one of the top challenges schools and districts face today. Students and school devices are a hot target for malware and phishing attacks from cyber criminals looking to steal student data. In addition, students can be affected by cyber bullying and inappropriate digital content.
Lenovo recently introduced Lenovo NetFilter and Lenovo NetFilter+, a new web and content filter for the education space. Educators at Bett, got a first look at and the chance to ask questions about the new cloud-based software. Read 5 Reasons Lenovo NetFilter Is Good for Schools
VR science lab
Virtual reality is breaking down the walls of the classroom and taking students to places they may never go otherwise. Thanks to VR technology, students get to experience famous museums and faraway lands. Lenovo is deeply immersed in the world of VR, with the development of education-focused products like the Lenovo VR Classroom 2, which comes with VR-compatible LanSchool and other educational software from partners like Exploros.
At Bett, Lenovo demonstrated their VR vision in the VR Science Lab. Read more about the future of VR for education here.
Teaching young people to love the planet means they’ll be motivated to protect it. While at Bett, Lenovo set up a Sustainability Garden to help educators learn about the phenomenal impact greener choices in the classroom can make on the environment.
Even if you missed the exhibit, read more stories of sustainability on the Lenovo Education Community.
After a tough couple of years, it’s important for educators to look to the future with a sense of purpose. The Yearbook Experience asked educators to discuss their number one priority and plans for the next year.
For many, those plans include improving their edtech knowledge, honing their technical skills, and choosing edtech that provides the best value for their teachers and students. Read more about Lenovo’s Education Software.
eSports interactive demo
eSports is a hot topic among educators, and not just because it’s fun. eSports is a $1 billion field and a potential career path for students. Competitive eSports can also teach students valuable skills like persistence, sportsmanship, and communication.
At Bett, Lenovo treated educators to an interactive demo on the benefits of eSports. Lenovo not only offers hardware to facilitate eSports, but also consulting services to help schools and districts stand up an eSports strategy. Read more
Tech companies of all kinds are creating innovative solutions for the education space. Lenovo had the honor of hosting and co-presenting with some of the biggest names in edtech throughout Bett 2022.
Microsoft joined us to share the latest in Minecraft for Education and how Windows 11 and Windows 11 SE make online learning engaging and user-friendly. Google hosted LanSchool in the Google Classroom to share how the products work together to make digital learning easier and more powerful. Lenovo also participated with Dreamworks in a discussion on using tech to inspire students to harness STEAM for creativity.
At Bett, Lenovo not only demonstrated LanSchool for educators throughout the conference but was also named a Finalist in the Bett Awards.
LanSchool has been part of the edtech market for more than 30 years, and over the years has evolved along with the needs of the classroom. In recent years, LanSchool was reinvented for global hybrid and distance learning with cloud-based LanSchool Air and support for new languages. Read 3 Reasons to Switch to LanSchool
Until next time
It was a pleasure to welcome back and meet so many new educators at Bett 2022. Lenovo and LanSchool can’t wait to continue the discussions started and connections made.