THE Journal's Mobile Computing + Augmented & Virtual Reality Resources

Here you'll find articles covering 1-to-1 computing, BYOD, augmented and virtual reality and all things mobile! Topics range from strategies for managing devices to news and reviews about new hardware and software.


CTL Debuts New Rugged Chromebook for Education

CTL has introduced a new Chromebook, the CTL NL6x Extra-Rugged Chromebook for Education.

DimensionU Enhances Curriculum-Based Games

DimensionU games can now be downloaded from Google Play or Amazon.

Ohio Schools Increase Chromebook Count

Almost 500 new Chromebooks have been acquired by an Ohio district specifically for use by students in grades 3-5.

Michigan District Successful in First Year of 1-to-1 Program

Nearly two years after voters in the Grand Haven (MI) Area Public Schools approved a $19-million bond issue to enhance the use of technology for its 6,200 K-12 students, every student in kindergarten through fourth grade has an iPad and every student in grade 5-12 has a Chromebook.

Theft Detection Software Helps Find Kids Too

Yes, theft technology can be a dandy tool for ensuring that a stolen computer gets returned to its rightful owner. But Absolute Software has also found itself involved in tracking down kids as well, who need other kinds of help.

Superplus Adds Gaming Features to Vocab App for Students with Special Needs

Superplus has updated its SuperSpeak vocabulary skill-building iOS app for students with special needs to include a new play feature designed to improve student engagement.

iPad Shipments Plummet as Detachable Tablets Double

Shipments of Apple tablets, including iPad and iPad Pro, dropped nearly 25 percent in the last quarter of 2015, leading an overall decline in the tablet market. Meanwhile shipments of detachable tablets — devices that include removable keyboards — actually doubled in the same period.

Integrate Arts in the Classroom with These 4 Free Tools

The ed tech experts at Common Sense Graphite profile four resources designed to help teachers bring the arts and literature to a wide range of disciplines, from geography and history to science and math, including resources for ELL and special needs students.

Bretford Debuts Modular Charge and Sync Carts

Bretford has debuted a new charging and storage cart, the CoreX, for mobile devices and another line, featuring the new "MiX Module System," for MacBooks and iPads.

zSpace Debuts VR Math

Students of all ages can now do math in an interactive 3D virtual environment, thanks to a partnership between GeoGebra and zSpace.

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