Microsoft has launched a new education program for its Surface Pro 3 tablets, offering discounts on bundles that include the Type Cover keypad.
Casio has unveiled C-Assist, a new, free mobile application that lets educators display content from their tablet or smartphone on Casio projectors.
While sales to the general public of 10 inch-screened tablets (e.g., iPads) are dropping quickly, K-12 schools will continue to buy them. The challenge, then, is how to use these devices to support inquiry – 24/7, all-the-time, everywhere learning?
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
PALS Marketplace has launched a new tool that uploads phonological awareness literacy screening data to the company's Online Score Entry and Reporting System while students take assessments on iPads.
Countries around the world are embracing innovative approaches to technology. Here are some best practices that U.S. educators can adopt from Singapore, Mexico and Japan.
- By Bridget McCrea
Shipments of Apple's iPad have fallen off 13 percent so far this year. Meanwhile, according to a new report, Samsung's tablet shipments have increased 26 percent in the first half of 2014.
A team of researchers at Penn State will soon pilot a computer game they designed to help adolescents on the autism spectrum improve their ability to understand body language.
Mirroring360 now allows individual students to mirror their Chromebook screen to a main display, and Splashtop Classroom broadcasts the teacher’s screen to all student devices.
- By Christopher Piehler
Balefire Labs has added Android apps to its app review service, bringing the total number of reviewed apps to more than 3,000, in an effort to better serve classrooms with bring-your-own-device programs. Previously, the company only included reviews for apps for iOS devices.
LocknCharge has launched a pair of syncing and charging carts designed for iPads, iPad Airs and iPad Minis.