Mobile Computing


Mobile Learning Handbook Offers Tips on Choosing Apps for Education

The handbook includes practical advice on creating applications for education and advises parents and educators on how best to use mobile learning resources in class and at home.

Network Speed: How Fast is Fast Enough?

Three years ago, SETDA published capacity targets for both external and internal connections. Have districts gotten up to speed?

The 3 Educational Benefits for Students Collaborating Synchronously

In this post we first describe, based on research, what a productive (synchronous) collaborative interaction is, and then we identify the three benefits to the students from engaging in a productive collaborative interaction.

Google Revs Chromebook Pixel, 'Fastest Chromebook Yet'

Google has released a new version of its high-end Chromebook Pixel, two years after the introduction of the first Pixel.

Quick Key Mobile Releases Scanner App for Android Devices

Quick Key is a mobile assessment tool that transforms mobile phone and tablets into optical scanners to grade quizzes, tests and surveys.

A Laptop in Every Backpack

Connectivity is an absolute necessity, but it isn’t enough. The Internet is merely a river of information. In order to drink from it, each student needs his or her own cup.

Lego Demonstrates New Robot-Programming App

The combination of a Mindstorms Education EV3 robot and the app is designed to allow teachers and students to get started in robotics within a 45-minute classroom period.

Report: Changes Coming to the Way iPads Are Deployed in Schools

iPad deployments in education environments may soon be easier, according to a recent report in MacRumors.

Slowdown Expected in K-12 Mobile Device Growth for 2015

The market for mobile computing devices in K-12 worldwide has grown by 18 percent, according to new analysis by Futuresource Consulting.

Why Has Technology Failed To Substantially Improve Student Achievement?

Using the “productivity paradox” from the business world, we can understand why student achievement has not benefitted from technology use.

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