Mobile Computing


Studystorm now Available for iOS Devices

A mobile app intended to help high school students study for tests and college entrance exams is now available for iPhones and iPads.

Tales2Go Audio Book Service Adds Caching and Lexile Search Features

Users can now listen to complete audio book titles without a continuous Internet connection, and educators and parents can search by Lexile measure.

Network Capacity Growth: Plan for Exponential Increases

Digital transformations can tax networks to the breaking point. Here's how to make sure your infrastructure is ready for the demands of new devices and digital curriculum.

8 Absorbing Apps and Websites for Informal Learning

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of apps and websites that help students learn informally over the summer.

Help Wanted: Write Curriculum to Support Collaborative Learning Using Technology

If collabrified apps are truly going to make a difference in the classroom, then teachers need curriculum that shows them how to use such technology. This week’s post is an open invitation to join our team of writers in creating a new generation of curriculum that explicitly leverages collaboration technology.

App Adds Videoconferencing to iOS Devices

A company that enables schools to collaborate online through virtual meetings has introduced a new mobile app that lets users connect through their iOS-powered devices.

Netop Launches Third Upgrade of Vision ME iPad App

With its third upgrade since introducing the Vision ME iPad classroom workflow app last October, Netop is now offering teachers an improved student enrollment process and both teachers and students the ability to use more file formats.

A Teacher Shares His Lessons Learned From a Simulated Senate

Using special tablets in a simulated Senate chamber built in Boston, classes can learn not just the facts of government, but how it feels to negotiate and make big decisions.

A Brief Critique of Mastery/Competency Learning

The mastery/competency learning movement is picking up massive amounts of momentum in K-12, but its reliance on an old method of instruction will, in the end, not result in creating students who can solve “uncharted problems” and learn how to learn.

Report: Cellular-Connected Tablets Gaining Popularity While Overall Tablet Market Declines

Tablets and two-in-one devices are expected to decline in shipments by 3.8 percent in 2015, but within that declining market the percentage of cellular-connected device sales is expected to grow, according to a new report.

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