K-12 Mobile Classroom - Newsletter Archive

THE K-12 Newsletter: K-12 Mobile ClassroomMobile technology is rapidly transforming society, business, popular culture—and education. T.H.E. Journal’s latest electronic publication, K-12 Mobile Classroom, offers a compendium on all the news, information and insight K-12 educators will need to stay current on the best ways to serve their students and their communities. Published monthly, 2nd Thursday of each month in HTML and text formats.

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New Bluetooth Spec Delivers Longer Range, Faster Speed (12/13/16)

Iowa District to Use $54K Google Grant for VR Hardware (12/06/16)

Report: Flipped and Mobile Helping to Drive Growing Momentum in E-Learning Content and Courses (11/29/16)

New Documentary Explores Impact of Mobile Devices on Teens' Lives (11/15/16)

South Dakota College Students Use Pokemon Go to Teach STEM to Fourth Graders (11/08/16)

U.S. Ed Department Launches Free Online Tool to Rapidly Evaluate Ed Tech Products (11/03/16)

PBS Kids Launches Tablet with Educational Content and Parental Controls (10/18/16)

How Teachers Leverage Mobile Technology (10/11/16)

Lifeliqe Debuts Virtual Reality Museum (10/04/16)

New MOOC Uses Augmented Reality to Teach About Water Cycle and More (09/27/16)

Worldwide Public Cloud Services to Grow 17 Percent in 2016 (09/20/16)

Research: Robots Give Chronically Ill Kids Valuable Social Ties with School (09/13/16)

Samsung Recalls Millions of Galaxy Note 7s Over Fire Issue (09/06/16)

Teachers Want Mobile-Friendly Resources, Survey Says (08/30/16)

Google Updates Education Apps for Back to School (08/23/16)

Teachers Spend up to $4,000 Out of Pocket on Classroom Gear for Back to School (08/09/16)

Worldwide Tablet Shipments Drop More Than 12 Percent in Second Quarter (08/02/16)

Code.org Takes Precautions to Protect Student Data (07/26/16)

Survey: Video Usage in Ed Continues Ramp-up (07/19/16)

K12 and California Virtual Academies Settle with State (07/12/16)

The Possibilities for VR to Transport Students Appeal to Teachers (07/05/16)

Google Expeditions in Full Rollout, iOS Version to Follow (06/28/16)

Report: Virtual Charter Schools Require Reform (06/21/16)

K-12 Mobile Classroom: New Huddle Room Package Eases Real-Time Videoconferencing Collaboration (06/14/16)

Global Personal Computing in K-12 Market Expected to Slow in 2016 (06/07/16)

Enhance the Classroom with Chrome Extensions (05/31/16)

Tough Tech Choices: Laptops, Tablets, Chromebooks, BYOD? (05/24/16)

Oculus Launches Virtual Reality Program in High Schools (05/17/16)

Q&A with Digital Innovator Andrew Smith (05/10/16)

Tablet Market Slides Worldwide, Though Detachables See Continued Growth (05/03/16)

What Is the Teacher’s Role in the 1-to-1 Classroom? (04/26/16)

Ed Tech Spending Increases by 7 Percent (04/19/16)

Report: Digital Citizenship Should be a Key Component of Classroom Technology Initiatives (04/12/16)

5 Online Discussion Tools to Fuel Student Engagement (04/05/16)

Report: Wearable Shipments To Top 10 Million Units in 2016 (03/29/16)

Small California District Grows Into 1-to-1 Program (03/22/16)

3 Awesome Free Apps for Going Paperless (03/15/16)

Wearables See Triple-Digit Growth (03/08/16)

Report: Innovating World Language Education Through Technology (03/01/16)

iPhone Dips as Android Extends Lead in Smart Phones (02/23/16)

Chromebooks: Things we Love, Things We Love Not So Much (02/16/16)

iPad Shipments Plummet as Detachable Tablets Double (02/09/16)

Reinventing Curriculum: The Underlying Challenge to Moving Education Forward (02/02/16)

Apps Are Free for a Reason (01/26/16)

14 Tips to Make BYOD Programs Work for You (01/19/16)

Rethink How You Teach Romeo and Juliet with These 4 Apps (01/12/16)

Best Apps, Games and Sites of the Last Year (01/05/16)

Analysts: Chromebooks Pass Up All Other Devices Combined in U.S. Schools (12/08/15)

Blended Learning Meets the Ghost of Textbooks Past (12/01/15)

4 Thought-Provoking Tools for Persuasive and Argumentative Writing (11/17/15)

A Digital Storytelling Playground (11/10/15)

What Obstacles Prevent Teachers from Using Technology? (11/03/15)

It's Not the Device; It's What the Device Can Do (10/27/15)

Rural Oklahoma High School Students Get College Access via Distance Learning (10/20/15)

Wearable Device Can Make Any Space Interactive (10/13/15)

4 Fantastic and Free Professional Learning Networks for Teachers (10/06/15)

Google Seeks Teachers to Pilot 3D Virtual Field Trips (09/29/15)

4 Ways a Mobile LMS Enhances Teaching and Learning (09/22/15)

5 Fundamental Apps for STEAM Classrooms (09/15/15)

The Uber-izing of K-12 Is Underway (09/08/15)

Is There an Uncrossable Chasm Between Research and the Classroom? (09/01/15)

There Are No Silver Bullets in Ed Tech (08/25/15)

A New Platform for Connecting the Physical and Digital Worlds (08/18/15)

How Virtualization and BYOD Help Students Learn Anywhere, Anytime (08/11/15)

6 Must-Have Apps for Teachers' Back-to-School Toolkit (08/04/15)

Mobile Data Usage To Reach 52 Million Terabytes This Year (07/28/15)

7 Apps for Building Global Awareness in the Classroom (07/21/15)

3 Unexpected IT Issues in 1-to-1 Districts (07/14/15)

Survey: Technology Vital to Student Success (07/07/15)

Some Educational Apps Go Missing as Apple Purges Images of Confederate Flags from the App Store (06/30/15)

Survey: 93 Percent of Teachers Believe That Personal Devices Connect Students to Real-World Learning (06/23/15)

Is the 'App Mentality' Killing Students' Creativity? (06/16/15)

8 Absorbing Apps and Websites for Informal Learning (06/09/15)

Report: Cellular-Connected Tablets Gaining Popularity While Overall Tablet Market Declines (06/02/15)

4 Ways Digital Tech Has Changed K-12 Learning (05/26/15)

Helll-ooo! Watching Videos Does Not Necessarily Lead to Learning (05/12/15)

5 Making/DIY Apps and Websites (05/05/15)

How One School Supports BYOT With a Parent University (04/28/15)

LAUSD 'Extremely Dissatisfied' with Pearson and Apple, Demands Refund (04/21/15)

3 Reasons Chromebooks Are Shining in Education (04/14/15)

4 Super Sustainability Apps for Students (04/07/15)

Smartphones To Account for Nearly 4 of 5 Smart Connected Devices by 2019 (03/31/15)

App Security: Yet One More Thing Teachers Are Being Held Accountable For (03/24/15)

The 3 Educational Benefits for Students Collaborating Synchronously (03/17/15)

Why Has Technology Failed To Substantially Improve Student Achievement? (03/10/15)

The 11 Barriers to Technology Adoption (03/03/15)

10 Things Students Should Know About Tech by Fifth Grade (02/24/15)

8 Schools Win Verizon Innovative App Challenge (02/10/15)

Apple Pushes Back Against Android as Smart Phone Market Surges (02/03/15)

Augmented Reality Brings a New Dimension to Learning (01/27/15)

5 Productivity Skills Every Educator Must Have (01/20/15)

Tablet Adoption To Continue To Slow in 2015 (01/13/15)

What's Hot and What's Not in Ed Tech for 2015 (01/06/15)

The 5 Most Popular Educational Apps of 2014 (12/18/14)

4 Coding Apps for Kindergarten and Elementary School (11/20/14)

Report: Students Lack Wireless Access to Digital Learning Resources at School (10/16/14)

5 Study Aid Apps for Middle and High School Common Core (09/18/14)