Best Hardware for Teachers

Find out which computers, monitors, webcams, headphones, and other education technology hardware are best for your in-person or online classroom.

Whether you’re a newly minted teacher or a seasoned veteran, it’s important to know which computers, monitors, webcams, headphones, and other education technology hardware are best for your particular classroom or remote teaching circumstances. That’s why Tech & Learning has compiled links to our popular edtech hardware reviews in a single article that teachers can easily consult for their edtech hardware questions.

This page will be updated as new reviews are published, so check back frequently!

To learn more about the best software tools for teachers, visit our Best Tools For Teachers (opens in new tab) hub and Tech & Learning’s guide to Google Education Tools and Apps (opens in new tab).

Computers and Peripherals

Best Laptop Docking Stations For Teachers (opens in new tab)
Whether the priority is price, ease of use, a number of ports, or 4K capability, we help teachers explore the top options for laptop docking stations.

Best Desktop Computers For Teachers
There are more great desktop computers for teachers now than at any previous time. But how to choose?  Tech & Learning reviewed the top desktop computers from HP, Apple, Acer, Dell and Lenovo, looking at affordability, sound and graphics quality, security, and much more.

Best Monitors For Teachers In Remote Learning (opens in new tab)
What matters when choosing a monitor for remote learning? We looked at display size and quality, screen resolution, response time, and more in order to rate the best monitors for remote teaching and learning.

Best Laptop Cases for Teachers (opens in new tab)
Protect your most precious teaching technology with one of these best laptop cases reviewed by Tech & Learning. From the best overall to the best for longer travel and more, one of these top laptop cases is sure to fit the bill, while our Best Deals widget will help you find the best prices.

Best 3D Printers For Education (opens in new tab)
Tech & Learning looks at the best 3D printers for education, including the top options for beginners and remote printing.

Best Laptops for Teachers (opens in new tab)
Pick the ideal laptop for your education needs from our laptop reviews.

Best Wireless Keyboard and Mouse for Teachers (opens in new tab)
Tech and Learning looks at the latest and best wireless peripherals for education.

Best Laptops for Elementary and Secondary Students (opens in new tab)
Whether your priority is performance, battery life, cost, or security, Tech & Learning breaks down the details of the best laptop computers for elementary and secondary students.

Best Tablets for Teachers (opens in new tab)
The best tablets for teachers let educators stay mobile while remaining connected to the wealth of useful smart teaching tech available online.

Best Tablets For Students (opens in new tab)
Tech & Learning’s hardware guru Luke Edwards gives you all the reasons to buy (or avoid!) the best and most popular tablets for students.

Webcams and Headphones

Best Headphones for Teachers (opens in new tab)
The best headphones let teachers hear their students and focus on their lessons while making remote teaching and remote learning better for all.

Best Headphones for Students (opens in new tab)
Tech & Learning tried out the top over-the-ear, in-ear, and wireless headphones for students, rating for affordability, sound quality, noise cancellation and battery life.

Best Webcams for Teachers and Students (opens in new tab)
The best webcams can help make the remote learning experience clearer and more compelling for both teachers and students.

STEM, Robotics, and Drones

Best Coding Kits 2022 (opens in new tab)
Tech & Learning reviews six of the top coding kits for education.

Best Drones for Education (opens in new tab)
Did you know that drones can be the core of an exciting STEM lesson incorporating coding and engineering concepts? We found the best ones for education.

VR and AR Systems

Best VR Headsets for Schools (opens in new tab)
Tech & Learning reviews the top eight virtual reality headsets for schools. Find out the pros and cons of each and the best deals of the day.

Best VR and AR Systems for Schools (opens in new tab)
The magic of virtual and augmented reality can make learning more immersive than ever. We rate them according to ease of use, sturdiness, company support, compatibility, and more. Learn which VR and AR systems will work best in your school or classroom.

Gaming Systems

Best Gaming Systems for School Esports Programs (opens in new tab)
Tech and Learning review the top educational gaming desktops, laptops, handheld gaming devices, and accessories.


Best Ereaders for Students and Teachers (opens in new tab)
Digital readers are a great way to build a large library in a small space. Tech and Learning review the best e-readers for education, looking at the best overall, most affordable, various display sizes, and the best public-library-supported device.