Mobile Computing

A New, Free App Helps Students Explore Social Learning

The latest, free app in the Co.llaboration Suite of collabrified apps, Co.Xplore supports students in learning with each other by sharing the photos they take on their mobile devices.

LAUSD 'Extremely Dissatisfied' with Pearson and Apple, Demands Refund

The story of Los Angeles Unified School District's beleaguered $1.3 billion 1-to-1 iPad program has taken a new twist: The district is now demanding a refund from Apple and has told the company it will not spend any more money on the Pearson software installed on the devices.

3 Reasons Chromebooks Are Shining in Education

For districts looking to get the most bang for their ed tech buck, devices that fall somewhere between tablets and traditional laptops can be just the right fit.

The Missing — But Critical — Educational App

With zillions of apps in Apple's App Store and the Google Play store, how could there be an educational app that is not there? As you will read in this week’s blog post, there is an app that needs to be built — an app that we built for the Palm Pilot and PocketPC 10 years ago — that needs to be resurrected now!

Saint Paul Schools Adds Communication Tools To Improve Parent, Community Egagement

Minnesota's Saint Paul Public Schools has adopted a new set of communication tools in an effort to more effectively engage with parents and the community.

Exo U Launches 1:1 Management Platform

Exo U has launched the Exo U Digital Education Platform, a tool designed for management of 1:1 and BYOD initiatives.

4 Super Sustainability Apps for Students

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of the best apps to teach students about sustainability, biodiversity and ecosystems.

New High School Study App Now on Android Market

Brightstorm has released a new mobile app, Studystorm, with 5,300 videos to help high school students study for tests and college entrance exams.

The 4 Cs of Technology Integration

An instructional technologist says that mobile devices in the classroom should help students with creation, consumption, curation and connection.

Showbie Classroom Assignment App Updated to iPhones and Web Browsers

classroom app that allows teachers to assign, collect and review student work has been updated.