Mobile Computing


Ohio's Largest Charter School Loses Attempt to Block Attendance Audit

Ohio’s largest charter school and largest online K-12 school, the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT), lost an attempt in court Monday to block a state audit of its attendance and state funding.

Modo Labs Introduces New Messaging Platform

Mobile engagement company Modo Labs has released Modo Communicate, an extension to its mobile platform that can simultaneously deliver push notifications, in-app banner messages, text messages and e-mail from a central administration system.

Spectrum Intros Mobile Device Cart/Lectern Combo

Spectrum Industries has introduced a two-in-one Flex Lectern that combines an instructor workstation with a mobile device cart.

Blackboard Introduces Moodlerooms 3.0

Blackboard has unveiled Moodlerooms 3.0, with enhancements designed to improve teaching and learning experiences for teachers, students and administrators.

Low but Steady Engagement in Online Courses Better Than Diminishing Engagement

Wisconsin high school students who engaged in online courses for two or more hours per week had better outcomes than students who engaged less than two hours per week, according to a study by REL Midwest and the Virtual Education Research Alliance.

Acer Introduces TravelMate X3 Notebook

Acer today announced the TravelMate X3 series of commercial notebooks, designed for productivity on the go.

Tech Purchases Dominate Back-to-School Shopping

Back-to-school shopping is already underway, and parents this year plan to spend the bulk of their increased back-to-school budgets on tech-related items, according to a recent survey by Rubicon Project, a Los Angeles-based online advertising technology company.

Mobile Learning: No Longer About the Technology, but About the Learning

A transition, quietly but most assuredly, has occurred: Today, in 2016, discussions under the heading "mobile learning" are becoming more about how "all-the-time, everywhere learning" can be supported with "mobile" technology than about mobile devices and apps. That transition has huge pedagogical implications!

Top 5 Highlights from ISTE 2016

About 20,000 people attended ISTE 2016 in Denver this year. Here are the main takeaways.

Extreme Makeover School Edition

Since technology is allowing the paradigm to shift from instructor-centered learning to student-centered learning, the design of the classroom is in flux as well. So what should the learning space of the 21st century look like?

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