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).
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
A Boston, MA, media company will launch a pilot program that will provide two school districts with iPads, projectors and digital subscriptions.
Bretford Manufacturing has released an iOS device charger designed for storing, transporting, and securing multiple iPad and iPad mini devices.
- By Stephen Noonoo
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.
Our panel of experts determines which ed tech devices and practices are heating up, and which are losing steam, in 2013.