As part of a program to provide Apple iPads to all of its students, St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute has deployed software to manage the tablets.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Worldwide sales of smartphones rose to 51.8 percent to surpass sales of feature phones for the first time in the second quarter of 2013, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner.
New assessment function aims to help teachers better monitor student progress and outcomes.
It appears that Florida has gotten cold feel with regard to its participation in the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC).
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Joel Klein is heading up News Corp's new education division, Amplify. He shares his vision on education, 1-to-1, learning analytics, the MOOC phenomenon, and more.
Smart phone shipments increased by more than 50 percent in the second quarter of 2013, with the top 3 operating systems — Google's Android, Apple's iOS, and Microsoft's Windows Phone — all seeing double-digit gains.
Bretford's new mobile cart charges and stores up to 30 tablets.
Apple held onto the No. 1 slot among all tablet manufacturers worldwide, but its share continued to slip in the second quarter of 2013 as Samsung, ASUS, Lenovo, and Acer all saw triple-digit gains.
In Florida, computers and other digital devices have been added to the list of back-to-school gear that parents can purchase free of sales tax.
South Carolina's Anderson University is partnering with George Washington Carver Middle School in Spartanburg School District 7 to establish a Center for Excellence for Mobile Learning. The middle school will receive funding for the program for five years.