Today, as the planet moves headlong into the Age of Mobilism, K-12 schools ignore mobile technologies at the school’s peril. But what to do? Our mission in this blog is to provide ideas, visions, strategies, tips, and resources to help schools be mobile savvy and take advantage of the opportunities mobile technologies afford!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Google has announced a limited time program with online charity DonorsChoose.org to match donors with public classrooms in need of Chromebooks.
Mimio has launched an app that provides access to MimioReading lessons and activities via iPads.
Microsoft has revealed details about its forthcoming Surface tablet device running Windows 8 Pro.
Middle school students who use mobile devices for school work are more likely to express an interest in STEM subjects, yet there's a large gap in the number of students using the devices at home and those using them in school, according to a new survey from MIT's Center for Mobile Learning at the Media Lab and the Verizon Foundation.
Successful mobile learning initiatives require cultural change and a student-centric approach.
Hapara, an education management platform for Google Apps, has released a product bundle exclusively for Google Chromebook users.
Laptop, netbook, Chromebook, tablet--each device has enough similarities to make the decision seem easy, but enough differences to make a big impact on the way technology is managed in the classroom and across your district. T.H.E. Journal recently conducted a virtual roundtable with seven districts about how they decided on the device that would best fit their teaching and learning needs.
- By Jennifer Demski
CoSoSys has added Mobile Device Management (MDM) for iOS and Android as a new module for its data loss prevention product, Endpoint Protector 4.3.
New Providence High School in New Jersey has selected a cloud-based mobile device management system to support its deployment of 500 iPads for student use.