The visual learning and assessment tool now offers student data tracking, an automatic exercise generator that simplifies the lesson-creation process and an interactive wizard that demonstrates each feature of the app.
- By Christopher Piehler
Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of its top apps that help teach astronomy.
- By Graphite by Common Sense Media
Providing a device for every student doesn’t require a huge staff or an impossible amount of funding — and you don’t have to figure out everything before you’ve begun. But it does call for vision, planning and commitment, as these experts will attest.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Pearson has launched a free iOS math app offering more than 1,500 tutorials aligned to the Common Core and other standards.
TabPilot Learning Systems has released Tablet Manager 4.0 with the addition of configuration profiles and other new features.
In this week's blog we recognize the profession of teaching. We introduce our readers to the blogs of two teachers — a veteran blogger and a newbie blogger. Both are demonstrating the highest of professional skills: reflection. If you are a teacher-blogger, tell us about it, please!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
New research indicates virtually all middle and high school students have access to mobile devices and are using them for schoolwork. And nearly a third of them are using mobile devices issued by their schools.
Three-quarters of schools and districts implementing mobile devices are doing so in specific grades or content areas rather than as part of 1:1 computing initiatives, according to a new survey from Mimio.
Kensington has released a new Charge and Sync Cabinet designed to hold 10 tablets with most commercially available rugged cases.
- By Joshua Bolkan, Staff
Global device shipments will improve 6.9 percent over the previous year to reach 4.8 billion units in 2014, according to a new report from market research form Gartner.