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.
Up to now, test makers have been the dog--and education has been the tail. But the test makers are increasingly out of touch with students who use mobile devices for everything including learning. The dog is, finally & rightfully so, becoming the tail.
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Panasonic is rolling out two new high-end, ruggedized tablets--a 10.1-inch model running Windows 8 Pro on a Core i5 processor and a 7-inch Android machine.
Educators don’t have to alter lessons for each device, argues BYOD expert Ron Milliner.
It seems appropriate that in our first column for T.H.E. Journal's K-12 Mobile Classroom Newsletter we should lay out the path to the Holy Grail of K-12: increased (if not dramatically increased) student achievement. While we might be wearing rose colored contact lenses, here's the trajectory that we see actually happening over the next few years that will get K-12 to the Holy Grail:
- By Elliot Soloway, Cathie Norris
At the 2013 International CES event in Las Vegas, Kingston Digital unveiled a new line of USB 3.0 flash drives with capacities up to 1 terabyte, the largest to date.
A group of education students at the University of Texas at Austin will be experimenting with the use of Android tablets and pen technology to use in their pre-service literacy instruction in the classrooms where they student-teach.
- By Dian Schaffhauser