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Mobile Computing


Review: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

I can summarize my impression of Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 tablet PC in a single word: "Finally!" But that wouldn't make for a very informative article. So let me explain in a bit more detail.

Chromebooks Surge in K-12 as Tablets Drop Off

Personal computing devices are continuing to surge in K-12, but tablets have lost a lot of their momentum. According to a new report, notebooks — especially Chromebooks — are back on top as tablet shipments were decimated in the latest quarter.

Los Angeles Unified Cancels iPad Contract

The largest school iPad deployment in the nation has been put on hold.

How 5 Inspiring Tablet Classrooms Are Changing Education

There’s no one way to use tablets in the classroom. We look at some of the most creative uses from today’s top tablet educators.

ExploreLearning Launches Reflex Math Fact Games for iPad

ExploreLearning has launched an iPad version of Reflex, its math fluency tool.

Florida Virtual School Launches Skating Game To Reinforce Geometry Concepts

Florida Virtual School has partnered with Grom Social to create Solar Skate, an iOS math game designed to reinforce geometry concepts for students in grades 4-8.

8 Middle Schools Receive Thousands of Tablets From Digital Promise

Nonprofit Digital Promise is donating thousands of tablets, along with specialized PD, to eight middle schools across the country through a Verizon Foundation grant.

15 Apps Every Principal Should Have

Whether fostering collaboration, easing communication or tracking Common Core, these mission-critical apps keep today’s principals connected with their colleagues, students and parents.

Dig-It! Games Releases Maya Quiz App

The game features more than 100 factual, randomized trivia questions about Mayan archaeology, history and culture.

Personalizing Instruction With 1-to-1 and Blended Learning

Rich Boettner, the chief technology officer at Hilliard City Schools (OH), details how his district started with a technology task force and ended up using 1-to-1 computing to facilitate blended learning.

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