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

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.

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.

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

EdTechTeam

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.

Companies Partner to Launch “Be a Maker”Programming Companion App

techlearning

launch of Be a Maker, a new mobile application that teaches children how to code by allowing them to program their Jibo robot. Be a Maker was developed in partnership with everis, an NTT DATA company, and is a part of the organization’s CLOQQ initiative. Jibo, Inc.

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?

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

Edsurge

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.

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.

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

Edsurge

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.

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

Guest Post: A Revolution In Language Practice

EdTech4Beginners

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

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.

And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.

Neo LMS

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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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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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.

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.

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

TeacherCast

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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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.

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

Edsurge

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.

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

Edsurge

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.

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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.

How to Boost Classroom Engagement With the Tech Tool That 'Always Works'

Edsurge

She tried several options before jumping on a free trial of the wireless video streaming and screen mirroring technology by Vivi, an education-focused company founded in Australia. EdSurge: How has Vivi affected teacher mobility? And teacher mobility definitely encourages students to pay more attention to the learning and instruction that’s going on. teacher mobility definitely encourages students to pay more attention to the learning and instruction that’s going on.

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HoverCam brings full next-gen learning platform to ISTE 2019

eSchool News

The company will feature its Pilot Series of award-winning digital teaching stations; next-gen document cameras; and the debut of ClassFusion, a presentation and learning management software platform for today’s digital classrooms.

What the Future of Tech Skills Education Could Look Like

MindShift

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.

The Top Skills Employers Need in 2016, According to LinkedIn

Edsurge

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.

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

Edsurge

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.

11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Procedure for link shortening and mobile sharing: Copy the hyperlink for the page or lesson that relates to a particular page in my textbook. Android 4.2+ and higher so you can connect Windows devices and Android smartphones to Miracast-compliant receivers.

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Top 50 Sites/Apps of 2015

Technology Tidbits

Mobile App Top 50 Sites/Apps of 2015 * Seesaw - Excellent free mobile app (Android/iOS) for students creating digital portfolio w/ educational portal. Sketch Nation - A great free site/app (iOS/Android) for creating games. WhatsDue - A cool new free mobile app (iOS/Android) for keeping students and parents up to date on what is happening in the classroom. Zap Zap Math - A cool free mobile (iOS/Android) app for self paced learning in Math.

Learning Through Augmented Creation with 3DBear AR

EdTechnocation.com

3DBear AR is a mobile application that allows students to build their own augmented reality scenes using 3D models and their physical surroundings. 3DBear AR in the Classroom You and your students can use 3DBear AR for free on your mobile devices.

4 Geeky Gifts for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

But it is a pen — if you use the Bluetooth version — that will automatically hook into your iOS or Android device. When you start writing with the pen, it automatically then downloads that note to your iOS or Android device.

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How I Learned to Stop Resenting Blackboard and Start Using BB Grader

ProfHacker

Recently, however, my attitude changed (slightly) when a colleague introduced me to BB Grader, a free iPad app for Blackboard designed to make the grading process in Blackboard mobile-friendly. Unfortunately, if you have an Android device, there doesn’t seem to be an equivalent app.)

The demise of Google’s Project Ara and modularity in computing

The Christensen Institute

Compaq was a PC company founded on the premise that its computer could be transported. It was not initiated by the modular alternatives of Microsoft’s Windows Mobile or by early versions of Mobile Linux.