Mobile Computing

New App Gives Parents Real-Time Updates on Students' Math Progress

Optimized for iPhone and Android smartphones, Tabtor Parent Insights was created to help parents gain insights into their child’s performance and daily engagement with Tabtor Math, a tutoring program that delivers personalized teaching via iPads and Android tablets.

13 Keys to Successful Blended Learning

Educators share their best practices for tech-enabled pedagogy, from building capacity to implementing lessons to supporting teachers and students.

Is There an Uncrossable Chasm Between Research and the Classroom? Part 2

CCSS and NGSS are driving curricula and pedagogical change. Coding those new curricular materials, imbued with the best research, in HTML5 will enable those materials to run on virtually every BYOD computing device in the classroom. You read that right: every computing device!

Lenovo Scholar Network Grows to 30 Schools

Lenovo and the National Academy Foundation are tripling the number of institutions involved in its Lenovo Scholar Network program.

3 Ways Mobile Technology Is Transforming Learning Spaces

To support creativity and collaborative learning with digital tools, schools are creating flexible environments that give students ownership of the space and their learning.

Squirrels Releases New Screensharing App

The new Reflector Student mobile app allows students to view real-time content from teachers and peers on their smartphones and tablets.

Prologic Debuts Mobile Access for Teams ERP

Prologic Technology Systems has launched mobility tools for its Teams enterprise resource planning platform to provide administrators and teachers access to real-time student and teacher data via mobile devices.

New York Hall of Science Debuts Noticing Tools Apps

The New York Hall of Science has released a suite of five iPad apps designed to help students learn fundamental math and science concepts through everyday explorations.

There Are No Silver Bullets in Ed Tech

Over the past 20 years, boosters of several new technologies have promised to “revolutionize education.” In this week’s post, we review the various predictions about laptops, interactive whiteboards, iPads and Chromebooks. Ah, techies and their penchant for hyperbole....

Using Visual Storytelling to Teach Common Core ELA and Math

Stacie Isenberg, the technology integration coach at Blairsville-Saltsburg School District (PA), talks about helping teachers use the Shutterfly Photo Story app to teach to a variety of standards.