Mobile Computing


ThingLink Debuts VR Content App for Schools

ThingLink has debuted a new virtual reality content app, VR lessons, designed for teachers, parents and students in elementary school.

Personalize Math Learning with Adaptive Tools

Check out these math learning websites, designed to build comprehension as well as confidence.

New Mobile App Aims To Hone K-12 Math Skills

A new mobile-based electronic game system has been launched to introduce critical math skills to children.

What Is the Teacher’s Role in the 1-to-1 Classroom?

On the one hand, the role of the teacher in a 1-to-1 classroom is relatively unchanged from what a teacher has always done. Now for “the but”: but on the other hand, 1-to-1 introduces a huge change in what teachers have always done! This week’s blog post discusses this critically important and timely dilemma.

Moodle 3.0 Available for Android and iOS

Moodle has released its 3.0 version for Android and iOS. The free app is now available on Google Play and in the App Store, and will allow users to browse wiki pages.

GoGuardian Offers Early Access to Chromebook Management Tool

GoGuardian, a company that develops digital learning software, has developed a new tool designed to help educators manage large numbers of Chromebooks.

Bedtime Math To Expand to 6 Cities

Bedtime Math, a nonprofit organization billing itself as a "math ambassador," will expand to a half dozen new cities following a pilot project at Newark Public Schools.

Amazon Wins $30 Million Contract to Sell E-Books to NYC Schools

Amazon.com has won a $30 million contract to sell e-books to New York City public schools. With the option to extend the contract for two more years, the deal could be worth more than twice the price.

Allowing Technology To Amplify Quality Teaching

Without question mobile devices and laptops have the potential to be effective learning tools. However, without quality adult supervision they are merely cognitive candy.

Blended Learning: A Common Sense, Teacher-Friendly Definition

The term “blended learning” accurately describes the pedagogical practices that are taking place in 1-to-1 classrooms. This week’s screed (aka blog post) describes the following unfortunate fact: the term “blended learning” is being used by some to mean “adaptive, personalized learning.” Grrr! Join us in keeping “blended learning” to mean the teacher-friendly, common-sense definition.

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