Mobile Computing

MobyMax Debuts Early Reading Curriculum for Tablets

MobyMax has released a new subject, Early Reading Trio, in its Touch Curriculum series for tablets.

Personalized Learning 3.0 — Creating Personalized 'Bicycles for the Mind'

On the way to Personalized Learning 3.0, we may well need to “pass through” Personalized Learning 1.0. But we mustn’t tarry! Educational automation is not an interesting goal! The vision of a personalized “bicycle for the mind” for each and every child must drive us to "informate" – to create Personalized Learning 3.0 environments!!

2 Vermont Middle Schools Go 1-to-1

Edmunds Middle School and Hunt Middle School in Burlington, VT, have implemented 1-to-1 initiatives to provide every student with mobile tablets and high speed data plans so they can access online learning resources at any time from anywhere.

Scientific Learning, Kiko Labs Partner on School Prep

Scientific Learning and Kiko Labs have partnered to release Kiko's Thinking Time, a new iPad app designed to help improve school readiness for pre-K learners.

Mobile, PC Slowdown Contributing to Decline in Semiconductors

Semiconductors are being revised downward, falling into negative territory for the first time since 2012, an indication of an ongoing decline in smart phones, tablets and traditional computing devices.

Mac and Windows PCs Climb in U.S. as Worldwide Shipments Tank

Even as shipments of traditional computers tumble around the world, shipments of OS X- and Windows-based computers managed to climb slightly in the United States in the third quarter.

Modo Labs' Kurogo Platform Gets an Update

Mobile engagement company Modo Labs today unveiled version 2.5 of its Kurogo platform, technology that allows both technical and non-technical users to create mobile apps.

Wearable Device Can Make Any Space Interactive

The Bird, which can be attached to a user's finger, reflects the wearer's position in space, pointing direction, hand posture, voice commands and pressure levels.

'Modeled Sustained Silent Reading' Is Spreading Like Wildfire Internationally

Without question, children need to develop reading fluency. Commonsensically, having kids read lots and lots should help in developing such fluency. Well, the data from U.S. classrooms on methods such as “Sustained Silent Reading” and its cousin, “Drop Everything and Read” are equivocal, that’s not stopping the Taiwanese. In 3 short years, 10 percent of its 2,700 elementary schools have adopted the “Modeled Sustained Silent Reading” Program! The data be hanged! Commonsense is winning in Taiwan.

High Schools Deliver Monthly Social Education via Mobile Devices

Two high schools in New Jersey are the first to test out an online service to help students navigate problems such as bullying, sexual assault and health and wellness.