From Smart Watches to Smart Margarine with Smart Bras in between, we are being inundated with smart objects. While the epithet “smart” may be overused, we argue that it is precisely this next generation of “smart” objects that will be the catalyst for the profound and fundamental change in education that we techies have been promising for the last 50+ years.
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Impulse Point SafeConnect, a network security tool for K-12, now integrates with the iboss secure Web gateway to provide identity-based access management for education networks.
Califone has introduced a new speaker for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.
A pair of studies released Wednesday — the first of their kind — found that tablets can make a difference in the learning habits of students.
Here's how Staples Motley Schools (MN) brought its classrooms into the 21st century by creating a blended learning environment.
- By Bridget McCrea
Roanoke County Public Schools in Virginia has completed the implementation of a district-wide 1-to-1 laptop initiative for 6,000 high school students across five schools, as well 1,600 instructional staff members.
DreamBox Learning has released its DreamBox Learning Math program as a free iPad app.
Get inspired by these easy mobile photo projects that teach collaboration, math, writing, and more.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
FrontRow has released Teacher Edition, a new app for iOS-based devices designed to give teachers mobile control over their classroom AV equipment.
Google is launching Google Play for Education, a package that combines Android-based tablets with management tools and software designed specifically for K-12 schools.