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Mobile Computing


3 Tech Tools That Boost Early Literacy

These forward-thinking districts are using software and mobile devices to help close the achievement gap before it's too late.

Lightspeed Systems Debut Classroom Management Tool

Lightspeed Systems has launched a new classroom management tool, Classroom Orchestrator, designed to make monitoring devices and student activity easier.

D.C. Public Schools To Expand Blended Math Program

District of Columbia Public Schools has decided to expand its use of math software for blended learning environments after a successful pilot.

Report: Internet of Things To Hit 25 Billion Units, $264 Billion by 2020

The number of things connected to the Internet and in use will grow 30 percent from this year to next, for a total of 4.9 billion, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner, and will hit 25 billion by 2020.

New 1-to-1 Program Is Part of a Middle School's Revitalization

The introduction of Amplify System tablets into a Western Washington middle school has helped students get excited about education in a new way.

New, Free, Collabrified Apps for iPads: WeWrite+ & WeSketch+

In this blog we introduce two new, free, collabrified apps for iPads: WeWrite+ (a collabrified text editor) and WeSketch+ (a collabrified drawing and animating app). The collabrification of educational apps continues! That’s good news: making collaborative learning apps ubiquitous means that a learner never has to learn alone again!

GPS, More Display Options Now Available on Clicker

A new version of the PingPong classroom response system is designed to allow teachers to make better use of the notes they take on the system, log in for use in a specific classroom and use more display options.

New Site Grades Android Apps on Privacy

Google Maps gets an A. The free version of Angry Birds gets a C. And My ABCs by BabyBus gets a D. The letters assigned to each of these Android apps are grades, and while A is great, D means failure — in privacy, that is.

Indiana Students Honored for Digital Leadership Team

Students from Madison Consolidated High School were honored recently for their work on the school's Digital Leadership Team.

Ivory Tower University Researchers: Making Valuable Contributions to Classroom Practice

In this second installment of our “Learnings from Singapore” blog post mini-series, we focus on the critically important role that “Ivory Tower” university researchers can play in improving classroom practice.