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.

Reinventing Curriculum: The Underlying Challenge to Moving Education Forward

This blog post kicks off a new blog theme: Reinventing Curriculum. Like teacher and pedagogy, curriculum is one of the keys to a successful learning experience. Due to three trends, we will argue, curriculum – its development, its distribution, and its use — is in a state of real turbulence. The educational community, in general, and educational technology, in particular, needs to focus on the “next turn of the crank” in curriculum!

How to Create Keyboard Shortcuts for Special Characters in Windows 10

Your Windows mobile device doesn't have a numeric keypad, so how do you type characters like em dashes or bullets without having to open Word or Character Map?

Apps Are Free for a Reason

Introducing an educational app to the classroom can be dangerous, and the danger can be revealed at surprising times with startling images.

HP Launches New Chromebook for Education

HP has introduced a new Chromebook designed specifically for education, the Chromebook 11 G4 Education Edition.

Acer Intros Notebook for Education

Acer has launched a new notebook, the TravelMate B117, that company officials say is its first product designed specifically with students in mind.

Aerohive Debuts HiveSchool

Aerohive Networks has introduced HiveSchool, the company's new, free connected learning application for K-12 classrooms.

Pennsylvania District Turns to Outside Help To Prep 1-to-1 Devices

When a district in Pennsylvania faced the prospect of sending students from one of its middle schools in three directions while an extensive mold mitigation project replaced its facilities, the district chose to outfit the students with Chromebooks for digital learning.

Tablets to See Slow Resurgence

Tablet sales declined substantially in 2015, but they aren't down for good, according to one market research firm. Nevertheless, their short-term growth will be slower than previously expected.

14 Tips to Make BYOD Programs Work for You

Schools that experiment with bring-your-own-device policies have reduced their costs but must cope with a variety of student devices, some of which don't meet minimum standards for computer instruction.

TabPilot Unveils Teacher Tools for iOS

TabPilot has launched Teacher Tools for iOS, an app that allows teachers to control student iPads through an iOS device using TabPilot mobile device management.

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