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.

New York District Goes 1:1 with Chromebooks

Batavia City School District in New York will provide every student in the high school with a Chromebook beginning in fall 2016.

Learnings from a Traumatic Professional Development Experience

This week’s blog post is about how CN un-traumatized ES after his professional development "experience." Without CN, he presided over a 50-minute session on how to use our Collabrify Apps in the K-12 classroom, at a one-day professional development event at a regional high school. ES thought that telling teachers how to use technology in their classrooms was a '90s strategy — not a today's strategy.

Report: Wearable Shipments To Top 10 Million Units in 2016

Global sales of wearable devices will top 10 million this year, up 32.8 percent over 2015, according to a new forecast from International Data Corp.

Wisconsin District Goes 1-to-1 with iPads

The Marshfield District School Board has voted to spend $4.3 million over the next 10 years to give every student in its eight schools an iPad.

Scientific Learning Launches Reading Assistant iPad App

Scientific Learning has launched an iPad version of its reading support tool, Reading Assistant.

3 Awesome Free Apps for Going Paperless

These standout apps make managing classroom workflow a snap.

Small California District Grows Into 1-to-1 Program

A school district in the Central Valley of California is gradually working its way toward a district-wide 1-to-1 program.

NWEA Launches MAP Assessment iPad App

The Northwest Evaluation Association has launched a new iPad app, called MAP Testing, that is designed to let students use a touchscreen to take the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) and MAP for Primary Grades assessments.

Report: Detachables To Drive Tablet Growth Through 2020

Detachable tablets will nearly quadruple, as a share of the tablet market, from 8 percent to 30 percent in 2020, according to a new forecast from International Data Corp.

Rhode Island HS Adds 3D Viewing System

A small network of public high schools in Rhode Island has added zSpace virtual reality technology to its student technology offerings.

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