Dremel 3D Printer Adds Mobile Printing from iOS and Android Devices

The Journal

Dremel has rolled out two new mobile apps for its latest 3D printer that allow users to print 3D models and monitor printers remotely. The company will also launch a program to give free 3D printers to education "ambassadors

In the News: Educational Android Apps Improperly Track Children

Doug Levin

Thousands of Android Mobile Apps Improperly Track Children, Study Says.” … But from a practical perspective, said Levin of EdTech Strategies, the researchers have highlighted just how significant the children’s-online-privacy challenge is in the mobile age. “We know that young children are increasingly relying on mobile apps—even services that may not have expressly been designed for them—for learning,” Levin said.

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Celly Launches New Service and Android App for Building Mobile Social Networks

Educational Technology Guy

It is free to use (standard text messaging rates apply though) and anyone with a mobile phone or access to the web can use it. The new service allows users to build instant mobile social networks, called "cells" using text messages, QR Codes, email, web or the new Android App.

Mobile Schools: The Next Generation in Communication and Engagement

A Principal's Reflections

As an early adopter of transformative technologies, I have been watching the mobile app space carefully to see how it can benefit all facets of education. My vision is for every high school around the country to have its own native mobile app. we have a richly-featured mobile app.

Definitions of Vpn Android


The Way to Get Started with Vpn Android? The Android program isn’t difficult to use. Much like the remainder of the categories of Android programs, the sport programs open for the Android mobile are very diverse. Vpn Android Could Be Fun For everybody. You just have best vpns for windows 10 to be sure that are you really going to opt for a VPN that gives you a specific method pertaining to android os.

uHandy Mobile Microscope Duet review

Kathy Schrock

I have always loved the microscopic world, and even conducted research on blood cells for a pharmaceutical company for my senior project. uHandy ask me to review their Mobile Microscope Duet and, after taking a look at it online, I readily agreed to test it out!

Virtual Reality Headsets in the Classroom – All-In-One or Mobile?


However, these devices require a (typically) Android phone, which can be many hundreds of dollars. For EdTech companies, it is important to understand the requirement of the schools in order to provide the best learning experiences for students the world over.

How Tech Companies Woo Higher Ed (and What They Seek in Return)


But Christmas came early for some higher-ed institutions in the form of freebies and discounts from big technology companies. But these efforts are part of a longer-term strategy for these companies to train future workers in their technology. In October, the company and The Ohio State University announced a multi-part collaboration. In 1999 the company and the University of Pittsburgh opened an “Academic Java Center” meant to train and certify students in Java technology.

QuickOffice mobile office app launches new help site

Educational Technology Guy

It is available for Android, iOS, Symbian and webOS, with HD versions for Tablets. There are deals and specials at different times, and the Amazon App Store for Android has offered it as a free download in the past. It is a great app and the company has always been very responsive to user feature requests and help. Related: Android for Education resources and apps Essential Apps and Installs for Windows, Chrome, Android.

“After School:” Mobile SM App for High Schoolers Offers Potential Headaches for Educators

The 21st Century Principal

We also need to make clear that this app basically allows students to set up their own cyber community, totally disconnected from our schools, that is supposedly monitored by this company. What on earth would make us think that out there in cyberspace a company can do that better?

CUE and Touchjet partner for STEAMpunk Mobile Labs

eSchool News

The Touchjet Pond Projector , which turns any wall or table surface into an 80-inch interactive touchscreen, is now available as a five-pack technology kit as a part of CUE’s STEAMpunk Mobile Labs. New kit with interactive projectors is ready to ship to schools.

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Wearables for Learning! Oh My!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Pilot programs– Often big companies like MicroSoft or Verizon will want to run pilot programs worldwide and provide your school with tons of their devices. The Google Cardboard app for iOS and Android has different virtual reality adventures to explore nature and the world​​​. Teachers can download the free Google Expeditions Android app and take their students on virtual reality field trips around the world. Ingress is another free iOS/Android AR game.

Samepage - app to get more done with contextual collaboration

Educational Technology Guy

It can be used by people for personal projects and planning as well as by companies and groups for major projects. It is web based and there are mobile apps available for iOS and Android. Both mobile apps are now available globally.

This app is designed to reduce job burnout—and it’s free for educators

eSchool News

In its promotional materials, the company references a Gallup State of America’s Schools report that found nearly half of all K-12 teachers reported daily stress. The app, available for iOS and Android, offers simple strategies to tackle job-related stress and burnout.

Tablets and disruptive innovation

The Christensen Institute

It used to be that most devices in schools were desktop machines of either the Windows or Apple varieties, but recently many schools have been switching to mobile devices like the iPad or web-based devices like the Chromebook. In contrast, companies that succeed at disruptive innovations generally take the capabilities of the new technology as a given and look for markets that will accept the new definition of what’s good.

The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code

Shake Up Learning

modern browsers, iOS and Android. modern browsers, iOS and Android. Keep in mind–most of these curriculums are tied in with the tools of the companies that created them!). The post The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code appeared first on Shake Up Learning.

LeapFrog’s $140 tablet includes some adaptive learning features

eSchool News

According to the company, this includes more than 5,000 videos, images, websites and games “reviewed and approved by LeapFrog learning experts.” Digital Learning and Tools Leveraging the Power of Mobile Learning News Top News

Class Dojo real-time behavior feedback platform Apps get updates

Educational Technology Guy

They had launched an iOS app this past September, and an Android app after that, to help teachers be able to use their tool while moving around the room, and even access it when not in the classroom. of its Popular iOS and Android Apps ClassDojo 2.0

Age of Learning’s Latest Is a $100 Million Educational Game


The game, publicly available today, works on web browsers and iOS and Android mobile devices. Age of Learning is currently best known for ABCmouse, an online, early-learning program for children ages 2 to 8 used by 20 million children around the world, according to the company.

Hour of Code: How Students Can Build Their Own Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

App developers can work for software companies, retailers, in healthcare, in the travel industry, for the entertainment industry, or in financial services. Students do need to set up their mobile device to run the app.

Guest Post: A Revolution In Language Practice


The Android & iOS versions continuously promising to significantly increase learning effectiveness and motivation through several new and exciting features.

5 Ways Adobe Premiere Rush Encourages Creativity in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

I love that this works with their individual mobile phone cameras. Additionally, even if we are only working on mobile devices, students can make a full video with b-roll and music on any of their devices.

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Thunkable Launches Cross-Platform App Maker That Lets Kids Drag, Drop and Build


Making an app that works across different mobile platforms was once unthinkable for novice programmers. But Thunkable , a company with roots in MIT, is rolling out a new platform where even kids can build games and safety apps across different devices. Today, the San Francisco startup is launching a cross-platform app builder, dubbed “Thunkable X,” that offers a drag-and-drop interface for users to build and deploy apps natively on both Android and iOS devices.

Adobe unveils 2015 Creative Cloud release

eSchool News

Adobe’s 2015 release of Creative Cloud includes major updates to Adobe’s desktop tools, including Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, Premiere Pro CC and InDesign CC; as well as new connected mobile apps for iOS and Android.

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Why collaboration is a bad idea for developing personalized learning teachers

The Christensen Institute

What’s less known, however, is that PC makers tried for roughly a decade ahead of Apple to launch mobile tablets. No one company had enough scale across PC components to make a complete touch screen device, so companies like HP and Lenovo worked on the overall hardware architecture; Microsoft made the operating system; and a host of other companies supplied the central processors, hard drives, etc.

My thoughts on the iPad2 after using it for a while

Educational Technology Guy

webOS is the slickest mobile OS in terms of user interface and multi-tasking. For mobile use, I use my Android smartphone, an HTC Droid Incredible 2 , most of the time and then use my TouchPad for some things. Android and webOS have menu buttons for every app.

Friday 5 — 11.20.2015

Perry Hewitt

Google just made a big improvement to finding in-app content on mobile. On Android devices, Google will now launch the app if you have it installed, or stream the content to you if you don’t.

Scholastic Makes Misleading Privacy, Security Claims in Services Directed to Children

Doug Levin

In surveys of educators, the company is generally held in high regard. However, despite the maturity and public perception of the company, Scholastic fails to provide even rudimentary security protections for some of its publicly available digital products directed to children under 13. scholastic.com, as well as related mobile-specific apps. In fact, the games that have both online and mobile app versions point to different privacy policies.

iPad App Review: iCanConduct is a Great Tool For Teaching Pulse and Rhythm To Young Musicians | @beansinmyears


We feel that the proliferation of iPhone, Android and other mobile devices provides a unique opportunity to create fun, exciting, and educational applications that do more than occupy your child’s time.

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Microsoft’s Big Bett Updates: Free VR Curriculum and Using a Pencil as a Stylus


More than 600 exhibitors and 34,000 attendees are expected to descend on London this week for the annual Bett show , where some companies come with a barrage of updates befitting one of the biggest education technology trade shows in the world. But there’s a method to the all new devices, features and curriculum updates, say company officials: to reinforce Microsoft’s position in the education market with tools that make learning more affordable and accessible.

Why collective action is the wrong approach for developing personalized learning teachers

The Christensen Institute

What’s less known, however, is that PC makers tried for roughly a decade ahead of Apple to launch mobile tablets. No one company had enough scale across PC components to make a complete touch screen device, so companies like HP and Lenovo worked on the overall hardware architecture; Microsoft made the operating system; and a host of other companies supplied the central processors, hard drives, etc.

The Top Skills Employers Need in 2016, According to LinkedIn


1 in 2016—several billion data points, according to the company. The new list reads like a career page for any tech company—“web architecture and development framework” and “network and information security” make an appearance. The company grouped these competencies into several dozen categories—Android and iOS would fit into “mobile development,” for example.

And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.


First, mobile learning. Sure, there were lots of devices released in 2014 and the years before, but 2015 was the mobile age. It was the age where almost everyone owned a smartphone - whether it was Android, Apple or Windows Phone. And learning platforms are starting to get mobile developers to publish mobile apps and have them updated on a regular basis. It’s December, it’s almost the end of the year and it's time to talk about the 2016 e-learning trends.

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What the Future of Tech Skills Education Could Look Like


As one of the biggest, most successful tech companies, Google can hire pretty much anyone it wants. Accordingly, the company tends to favor Ph.D.s Bootcamps are designed to teach cutting-edge technical skills like being a web developer or a mobile-app developer.

TITAN Raises $5.2M in Series A to Scale Its School Nutrition Solution


Several years later, in 2015, Blankenship founded TITAN School Solutions , a company that provides cloud-based services around nutrition and meals to K-12 school districts. On Tuesday, the company announced it had raised $5.2 For example, if a student goes to lunch and remembers their account was running low on funds yesterday, they can quickly pull up the TITAN mobile app (available on iOS and Android) and check their balance.