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Mobile Computing


Common Core, Obamacare and the Numbers Game

With field tests underway, will CCSS reach the same tipping point that the Affordable Care Act has?

5 Top Apps of 2014

These are five top-rated apps from Common Sense Graphite's "Best Ed Tech of 2014" list.

Denton ISD Adopts Mobile App To Push Student Engagement

The Denton Independent School District has deployed a free mobile app in an effort to improve student participation.

Snapshot: LTE Devices Accelerating, 20 Networks Now Running Commercial LTE-Advanced

The number of 4G LTE handsets is set to explode in the coming year, with growth of more than 43 percent from 2014. Meanwhile, according to a new report, telecommunications networks in 14 countries are now commercially operating high-speed LTE-Advanced.

Personalized Learning: Is It?

“Personalized learning” is rapidly gaining popularity in the United States. In our blog we cast a critical eye on this specific use of technology in education. Cutting to the chase — and answering the question in the blog’s title — no.

4 Ways Technology Can Make Your Music Lessons Sing

New tech tools that give students control over their music also inspire them to create and innovate.

iPad Deployments To Continue at Los Angeles District in Time for Testing

In spite of what has been classified as a "criminal investigation" at the Los Angeles Unified School District regarding its discontinued 1-to-1 iPad program, the district is plowing ahead with purchases of iPads to prepare its students for Smarter Balanced online assessments. At the same time the district will also be purchasing Google Chromebooks.

FBI Steps into L.A. Unified iPad Fiasco

Just three months after the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education halted its massive student iPad deployment and six weeks after John Deasy resigned as superintendent, the FBI has stepped into the mop-up. Agents hauled away 20 cartons of files pertaining to the awarding of contracts in what was to be a $1.3 billion iPad initiative.

Ontario Class Uses BYOD for Project-Based Learning

Andre Quaglia is one of the 800 teachers around the world named a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert.

10 Keys to a Successful Tablet Adoption

A third-grade teacher who has used the devices in class for two years offers her best practices to help make tablet implementations run smoothly.

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