Khan Academy has launched a free new iPad app featuring interactive exercises, handwriting recognition and more.
The Los Angeles Unified School District is rebranding its troubled 1-to-1 program and putting new leadership in charge of device and curriculum decision-making.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
ClassDojo has updated its student encouragement app with improved tools for parent engagement, messaging and more.
WizIQ is offering what it says is the first-ever live mobile learning platform that will allow teachers and students to interact in real time via their smartphones.
Designed to help educators offer interactive teaching aligned to the Common Core State Standards, MimioStudio 11.3 classroom software and the MimioMobile 3 mobile app are available for free to current Mimio customers.
- By Christopher Piehler
Students and teachers can now access the Classroom LMS from anywhere at any time.
Mersive has updated its Solstice software to expand the mirroring capability of Apple iOS devices.
A study looking at the use of a collabrified text editor by fourth- and fifth-graders showed a small but positive effect in favor of the group using the collabrified text editor, with an interesting condition: The low SES students benefited more from working collaboratively than did the high SES students. VERY suggestive, indeed!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of the best news and current events apps for students.
- By Graphite by Common Sense Media
Cloud-based learning platform itslearning has created an app for iPhones and Android phones that lets students receive mobile notifications about assignments, events and grades, as well as messages from teachers and other students.