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Mobile Computing


Gartner Trends: Tech Realigning Human and Digital Life

Gartner has looked at the digital future and found it in flux. During its annual symposium and ITxpo in Orlando, the IT consulting firm presented 10 technology trends expected to have "strategic impact" in most organizations, which may mean disruption to the business, users or IT; which may call for "major investment"; or which may pose unforeseen risks if ignored.

Pictures of Blended Learning: This is Progress?

They say a picture is worth 1,000 words. Okay, instead of writing a diatribe on blended learning, in this week’s blog we will let four pictures from blended learning classrooms "speak for themselves."

SchoolDude's CrisisManager Puts Safety Plans on User Devices

Education technology company SchoolDude has entered the school security segment with the introduction of CrisisManager, an application that allows administrators to make emergency plans available on users' iOS and Android mobile devices.

Verizon Expands Innovative Learning Schools Program

Verizon has expanded its Verizon Innovative Learning Schools program to eight more middle schools in four states, bringing the total number of schools in the program to 32.

Microsoft Discounts Surface Pro 3 for Schools

Microsoft has launched a new education program for its Surface Pro 3 tablets, offering discounts on bundles that include the Type Cover keypad.

Casio Debuts Free Mobile App for Projectors

Casio has unveiled C-Assist, a new, free mobile application that lets educators display content from their tablet or smartphone on Casio projectors.

In K-12, iPads Are a Detour

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?

3 Lessons American Districts Can Learn From Foreign Schools

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.

PALS Marketplace Intros Assessment Tool for iPads

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.

iPad Declines as Samsung, Lenovo Tablets Push Forward

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.

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