This week’s blog features a fun, engaging, and intellectually stimulating (free) iPad app: The Cootie Participatory Simulation. In participating in the simulation of the spread of an infectious disease – the Cuddle germ – children learn how diseases are spread. Usable from 1st to 12th grade.
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Lightspeed Systems has updated its mobile device management (MDM) system for schools, Mobile Manager, to support the latest version of the Windows 8 operating system while introducing other new features.
Worldwide device shipments, including mobile phones, PCs, tablets and unltramobiles, will increase 4.2 percent this year over last to reach 2.4 billion units, according to the latest forecast from market research firm Gartner.
CTL has introduced its new CTL Education Chromebook, a lightweight and rugged 11.6-inch laptop based on Intel Education's reference design.
Panasonic has developed a mobile computing device designed specifically for K-12 education.
Apple's latest iTunes U release adds new tools for building and experiencing educational content on an iPad.
At ISTE 2014 this week, Dell announced that Chesterfield County Public Schools, Henrico County Public Schools and Maryville City Schools are rolling out Dell laptops to give students anytime, anywhere access to learning and collaboration tools and help prepare them for college and career success.
The wearables market was dominated by activity trackers in the first quarter of 2014, outpacing sales of smart watches by a margin of 4-to-1.
More than 120,000 students and teachers in Baltimore County Public Schools will receive HP Elite PCs as part of the district’s Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow (STAT) 1:1 digital learning program.
AirWatch by VMware is rolling out new functionality for its AirWatch Teacher Tools classroom management suite.