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.
Samueli Academy, a public charter high school in California, has implemented virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) technology to let students access computer-aided design software from their Chromebooks.
San Diego Unified School District has gone public with its work related to running 1-to-1 programs for 47,000 of its 132,000 students.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
MasteryConnect has added an evidence capture feature to the teacher app it released in July.
The mobile app that allows access to the open source learning platform has launched a new version, 3.1.3, that makes it easier to use in areas with little or no web access.
IBM is launching its first education app for iPads. IBM Watson Element for Educators is designed to enable a new level of engagement for teachers by providing a more comprehensive view of each student, including data on interests, accomplishments, academic performance, attendance, behaviors and learning activities.
A new, free virtual reality program allows users to explore just what happens as climate change kills off coral reefs.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Apple has teamed up with Wonder Workshop to teach students Swift, Apple's easy-to-use programming language.
Vidku, the Minneapolis-based mobile video messaging company that serves educators and businesses, has renamed itself Flipgrid in recognition of its flagship platform.
We (CN &ES) took a deep dive into a popular "personalized learning" programs for K–8 mathematics instruction. While we have not been particularly supportive of personalized learning in the past, to put it mildly, in this week’s blog we describe what impressed us about this particular math program that used concept-based practice and differentiated instruction.
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Girls Who Code has launched its Girls Who Code Loop app, available on iOS and Android for free. The platform serves as a community forum for questions and announcements on coding, college, jobs and internships.