Advanced Academics, online learning provider for grades 6-12, has launched an iOS app to integrate mobile capabilities into their learning management software suite, ROADS (Robust Online Academic Delivery System).
SOTI, a provider of enterprise mobile device management and bring-your-own-device policy management solutions, has announced a new mobility management solution for K-12 schools and higher education, MobiControl for Education. SOTI is exhibiting MobiControl for Education at the FETC 2013 conference taking place in Orlando, FL this week.
Herff Jones/Nystrom has released a new geography reference tool for the Apple iPad. The new app, which debuted at the FETC 2013 conference taking place in Orlando, FL this week, is a free application that offers users a sampling of StrataLogica's interactive layers of geography, history, and earth science content for the K-12 classroom.
- By Sharleen Nelson
Wowzers is highlighting the new mobile version of its game-based math instruction and new features and curriculum, released in September, at Florida Education Technology Conference (FETC) 2013 this week.
Being "ready-to-hand," a mouse (the computer kind) is a means to end: While using a mouse you don’t think about it, per se, but rather you think about menus dropping down when mouse-clicked, the cursor being positioned, etc. The "kids these days" use smartphones, as they are "ready-to-hand," as a means to an end--with the end being 24/7, all the time, everywhere learning.
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Bretford Manufacturing has released an iOS device charger designed for storing, transporting, and securing multiple iPad and iPad mini devices.
- By Stephen Noonoo
A Boston, MA, media company will launch a pilot program that will provide two school districts with iPads, projectors and digital subscriptions.
Partnerpedia has launched Enterprise AppZone, a new software-as-a-service product intended to help educational institutions manage mobile apps on shared devices.
Lenovo has unveiled a Chromebook version of its ThinkPad X131e laptop.
Online research and paper-writing resource Questia has released a mobile research app for iOS devices, with free and subscription versions available from the iTunes store.