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Mobile Computing


4 Awesome Astronomy Apps

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of its top apps that help teach astronomy.

9 Lessons From 1-to-1 Pioneers

Providing a device for every student doesn’t require a huge staff or an impossible amount of funding — and you don’t have to figure out everything before you’ve begun. But it does call for vision, planning and commitment, as these experts will attest.

Pearson Launches Free Math Tutorial App

Pearson has launched a free iOS math app offering more than 1,500 tutorials aligned to the Common Core and other standards.

TabPilot Adds Profiles for Multiple Users

TabPilot Learning Systems has released Tablet Manager 4.0 with the addition of configuration profiles and other new features.

Teachers Who Blog About Technology: Reflective Practitioners

In this week's blog we recognize the profession of teaching. We introduce our readers to the blogs of two teachers — a veteran blogger and a newbie blogger. Both are demonstrating the highest of professional skills: reflection. If you are a teacher-blogger, tell us about it, please!

One-Third of U.S. Students Use School-Issued Mobile Devices

New research indicates virtually all middle and high school students have access to mobile devices and are using them for schoolwork. And nearly a third of them are using mobile devices issued by their schools.

Survey: Most Mobile Device Deployments Are Not 1:1

Three-quarters of schools and districts implementing mobile devices are doing so in specific grades or content areas rather than as part of 1:1 computing initiatives, according to a new survey from Mimio.

Kensington Debuts Charge and Sync Cabinet For Tablets in Rugged Cases

Kensington has released a new Charge and Sync Cabinet designed to hold 10 tablets with most commercially available rugged cases.

Report: As PC Shipments Continue To Lag, Android Dominates

Global device shipments will improve 6.9 percent over the previous year to reach 4.8 billion units in 2014, according to a new report from market research form Gartner.

Wildlife Acoustics Introduces Bat Detector

The Echo Meter Touch is a key-fob-sized, ultrasonic module that plugs into an iPhone or iPad and works with a free app to allow students to listen to and record bats in real time.

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