Mobile Computing


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.

Chromebooks Account for Half of K-12 Device Shipments

Shipments of Chrome OS-based devices to American K–12 schools increased more than 31 percent in the last year.

Evaluating the Privacy and Security of Ed Tech

When working with educational technology, responsible decision makers in schools recognize the need for solid security and privacy practice in software applications.

InFocus Intros Smartphone-Sized PC

InFocus today announced a new ultra-portable PC that can connect to an iPad, iPhone, PC monitor, display or projector.

Virtual Tour to Honor Shakespeare's Legacy

To commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, Discovery Education will host a free virtual field trip for students worldwide on April 22.

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