THE Journal's Mobile Computing + Augmented & Virtual Reality Resources
Here you'll find articles covering 1-to-1 computing, BYOD, augmented and virtual reality and all things mobile! Topics range from strategies for managing devices to news and reviews about new hardware and software.
The new initiative provides students with VR equipment to create short films on social issues.
ReadWorks, a provider of reading comprehension curricula, is producing free summer reading packets for K-12 students.
NComputing has launched the Chromebook CX110 and Chrome app, paving the way for American schools to easily run Windows applications on their Chromebooks.
Dremel has rolled out two new mobile apps for its latest 3D printer that allow users to print 3D models and monitor printers remotely. The company will also launch a program to give free 3D printers to education "ambassadors."
As director of digital innovation in North Carolina’s Rowan-Salisbury School District, Andrew Smith and his team have successfully implemented a 1-to-1 iPad program for 20,000 students at 35 schools. He did it in less than a year.
The evidence drought is over! A recent methodologically rigorous meta-analysis shows that in 1-to-1 classrooms, there is an increase in student achievement. Yay! Here’s the justification for all those 1-to-1 Chromebook roll-outs!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Speakaboos, the New York-based ed tech company that promotes learning and reading through interactive, kid-friendly media, has launched a national marketing campaign for its multi-platform reading app for children ages 2 to 6.
An elementary school in Southern California will be the first to experience an online state park program that uses a tablet-outfitted mobile studio.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
HP and Google have collaborated to produce the new HP Chromebook 13, an ultra-thin laptop powered by the sixth generation Intel Core processor. The all-metal Chromebook 13 is only 12.9 millimeters (0.5 inches) thick when closed and weighs 2.86 pounds.
The University of California, Davis recently brought an augmented reality (AR) sandbox to students at Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science to help them learn about Earth science and watersheds.