Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of the best news and current events apps for students.
- By Graphite by Common Sense Media
Cloud-based learning platform itslearning has created an app for iPhones and Android phones that lets students receive mobile notifications about assignments, events and grades, as well as messages from teachers and other students.
An updated version of a classroom workflow app will allow teachers to apply control features like “Attention” and "Web Lock."
This week at CES 2015 in Las Vegas, Toshiba introduced the Portégé Z20t, a detachable PC with pen input that combines a notebook and tablet in one device.
Our panel of experts predicts what trends, devices and software will define educational technology in the coming year.
Oklahoma's Altus Public Schools has launched a 1:1 computing initiative in an effort to provide personalized digital learning and integrate technology skills practice with the classroom.
In this week’s blog we take ourselves to task for what we have criticized “personalized learning” about: not integrating the classroom teacher into the design of educational software. A sobering reflection!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Sales of tablets will continue to slow in the new year, though the devices will still see an 8 percent growth over 2014 numbers to reach 233 million shipments, according to a new forecast from market research company Gartner.
We asked a young innovator, a futurist and the CEO of the One-to-One Institute to imagine what students will be using for learning one day. Here are their predictions, from the fantastical to the practical.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Global smartphone shipments grew just more than 20 percent to reach 301 million units in the third quarter of 2014 despite no growth in the mobile phone market overall, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner.