Mobile Computing

Teaching Common Core Math to K–2 Students

Lori Woods, an instructional support teacher at Greenbrook Elementary in South Brunswick, New Jersey, discusses her approach to teaching CCSS-aligned math to her youngest learners.

Nearpod Adds Google Classroom Integration

Nearpod, a company that provides tools to sync learning resources and content across devices, has integrated its technology with Google Classroom.

Research: Why Your Smart Phone Loses Power Even When the Screen's off

A team of researchers from Purdue University and Intel are on a mission to double the life of smartphone batteries. Recently, they came up with an energy optimizer that promises to cut certain types of battery usage by nearly 16 percent.

5 Fundamental Apps for STEAM Classrooms

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of apps that every STEAM classroom must have.

MindConnex Launches Shakespeare in Bits for Android

MindConnex has made its Shakespeare in Bits series available for Android devices via the Google Play store.

Miami-Dade Transports Learning with School Bus Wi-Fi

A major Florida school district is piloting a new mobile hot-spot service on its school buses.

Splashtop Adds Airplay Receiver for Mirroring iOS Devices

Splashtop has launched Mirroring360 Airplay Receiver to allow users to mirror media from iOS devices to any other device.

The Uber-izing of K-12 Is Underway

Charter schools, vouchers and now venture capital! Uber is the model: Squeeze out cost relentlessly, use software and everything will be wonderful! Where do teachers fit into this model?

LA Unified Police Pack iPads for School Safety Assessments

Los Angeles Unified School District has begun the long haul of assessing the safety of its 1,200 campuses with the help of specially trained "school site evaluators," iPads and a mobile school assessment tool.