Mobile Computing


Arkansas Schools To Get Panic Button App

Starting in September all public schools in Arkansas will receive access to a "panic button" app for use during emergencies.

Learning A-Z Launches New Online Portal and App

Kids A-Z offers a learning environment designed to make it easier for students to access Learning A-Z's student-facing resources, such as Raz-Kids, Headsprout, Writing A-Z and ReadyTest A-Z.

How Virtualization and BYOD Help Students Learn Anywhere, Anytime

Douglas Meade, director of information technology at York County School Division (VA), shares how a desktop virtualization initiative has enhanced mobility for students and teachers.

Wisconsin Districts Loading 1-to-1 iPads with Discovery Ed Techbooks

A Wisconsin school district that's kicking off an extensive 1-to-1 program will be using digital textbooks and professional development services from a private partner.

Kensington Offers Six New Mobile Device Accessories for Back-to-School

As districts around the country start heading back to school, accessory maker Kensington is offering six new products in the $27 to $60 range, including backpacks, chargers, rugged cases and more.

Lehigh U Students Developing Geometry App for Preschoolers

Students at Lehigh University are working on a mobile app designed to help preschool children understand geometry concepts.

Tablet Shipments Drop 7 Percent in Second Quarter of 2015 with Apple Posting Largest Decline

Tablet vendors shipped 44.7 million units in the second quarter of 2015, a 7 percent drop compared to the same period last year when the segment notched 48 million devices sold and a 3.9 percent decline compared to the fist quarter of this year, according to a new report from International Data Corp.

PowerSchool Mobile SIS App Now Available for Apple Watch

Push notifications are designed to help parents stay up-to-date on class attendance, assignments, school and classroom activities, and their child’s academic progress.

6 Must-Have Apps for Teachers' Back-to-School Toolkit

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite has compiled this list of apps to help teachers make their classrooms interactive, creative and productive in the new school year.

New App Teaches Coding With Robots

Blockly for Dash & Dot Robots enables kids as young as five to instruct the robots to sound an alarm, work through a maze of objects and control one another.

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