An Evolution in Mobile

A Principal's Reflections

The company was a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) app building company, where schools, like the one I used to be Principal of at New Milford High School in NJ, could build their very own app. This new type of classroom and mobile lab is one of a kind and I have yet to see anything like it.

6 Things Districts Want From Education Companies During COVID-19

Marketplace K-12

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4 Lessons Educators Can Teach Companies Amid Remote-Learning Shift

Marketplace K-12

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'Mobile-First' Is Everywhere — Except in K-12

The Journal

The biggest technology companies in the world are racing to position themselves as “mobile-first" because people are using mobile devices all the time, everywhere. Going mobile-first is in — except in K-12 education

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

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

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!

Credential Blockchains Could Help Student Mobility. These 4 Efforts Explore How.

Edsurge

Although research for the new report was largely conducted before the spread of COVID-19, its authors note that the pandemic will likely make learners even “more mobile, moving in and out of formal education as their job, health, and family situations change.”

6 Things Districts Want From Education Companies During COVID-19

Marketplace K-12

As the coronavirus crisis takes hold, companies reaching out to districts need to act with empathy, smarts, and sensitivity. The post 6 Things Districts Want From Education Companies During COVID-19 appeared first on Market Brief.

eSchool News launches Digital & Mobile Learning Guide

eSchool News

The November Guide, the eSchool News Digital & Mobile Learning Guide , offers expert insight on the reasons digital and mobile learning support students’ academic achievement and build the skills they’ll carry with them into the global economy.

How Tech Companies Are Selling Colleges on Mass Data Collection

Edsurge

Versions of that sales pitch echoed through the cavernous exhibit hall this week at one of the largest trade shows for tech companies selling to colleges. We walked the exhibit hall here looking for new ways that companies are offering this Big-Data-driven transformation.

This Company is Using AI to Change the World

EdNews Daily

Each company has incredible resources, and each is synonymous with technological innovation. But none will be the company that will change the world with AI. THIS IS THE COMPANY. And it may all be possible, thanks to a little-known company with a rather innocuous-sounding name.

7 mobile learning myths no educator should believe

eSchool News

Two researchers discuss myths associated with mobile adoption and use. By now, educators are familiar with the term mobile learning — or mLearning — having experienced its rush in classroom popularity starting as early as 2000.

Alexa Goes to ISTE: Edtech Companies—and Teachers—Debut New Skills for Learning

Edsurge

Across the massive, brightly colored expo hall at ISTE 2019 , the annual education technology conference where companies display and demo their latest gadgets, upgrades and software, several vendors showcased the new skills they have developed for Alexa-enabled devices.

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.

What Do Mid-Market and Enterprise Companies Really Think About Mobility?

eSchool News

Most companies agree that mobility will have a profound effect on their businesses over the next 10 years. Find out how these IT and line of business decision makers approach mobility and discover their unique perspectives on the future of mobile business models.

Verizon Surcharge Will Affect Other Education Companies—Not Just Remind

Edsurge

A new fee Verizon plans to impose on its business customers has galvanized educators this week to rally around the school messaging service Remind—so much so that the telecoms company agreed to make an exception and waive the impending fee for Remind’s K-12 users. 1, will be passed on to at least a dozen education companies—not just the one getting all the attention. But to pay for it, the company is charging an additional fee to all of its business customers.

Company provides a Windows desktop on Chromebooks

eSchool News

IT Management IT Newsletter Mobile Learning NewsWith Chromebook CX110 and Chrome app, NComputing provides millions of U.S. students with easy access to Windows. NComputing has launched the Chromebook CX110 and Chrome app , giving U.S.

Video Observation Company Introduces Low-Tech Tripod Tool

techlearning

“Whether educators are using smartphones or tablets for filming, the paper tripod is designed to work for most mobile devices popular today,” said Adam Geller, founder and CEO of Edthena

Dear Liberal Arts Major: STEM Companies Need Your Skills to Grow

Edsurge

But instead of a classroom, Wolochow now works on the Silicon Valley campus of a company that’s using technology to make learning more accessible to people throughout the world. More companies in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—or STEM—fields are hiring workers with liberal arts backgrounds, according to a recent report. “It’s Wong worked at several fintech firms before joining the mobile payments company.

What U.S. Companies Should Know About Asia's Edtech Market

Edsurge

After a summer of market research and competitor analysis, the company eventually signed off on a collaboration with a Chinese partner, TAL Education. company that has eyed Asia as the next big market. But their story is not a blueprint that will make sense for every company. Between the drastic variations in business culture, social norms and day-to-day education affairs, there are a lot of differences companies should know about (along with a few similarities).

Chinese Gaming Company to Acquire Ed-Tech Provider Promethean

Marketplace K-12

based company that put interactive whiteboards in U.S. schools is being purchased by NetDragon Websoft, a developer of online games and mobile Internet platforms. The U.K.-based

Mobile Classrooms Bring STEM Where Students Need IT

EdTech Magazine

Mobile Classrooms Bring STEM Where Students Need IT. Educators are utilizing education technology to repurpose old trailers and buses to create mobile education spaces , classrooms on wheels where students are able to experience what STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) has to offer. With the education spotlight on mobility and education equity , these roving resources may be the next step in using technology integration to narrow the education gap among K–12 students.

Brightwheel Acquires MyChild, Targets Early Education With Mobile App

Edsurge

San Francisco-based startup Brightwheel today acquired MyChild, a Lisbon company making an engagement system for parents and schools. million in seed funding to build a free mobile application for parents to stay updated with their little ones at daycares and classrooms — everything from what they ate at snack time to what number they counted to that day.

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.

These bold Nigerian companies are targeting nonconsumption, and winning

The Christensen Institute

With an innovative business model that allows customers pay a subscription fee that’s cheaper than their current energy spend, local companies are able to easily adopt Arnergy’s solution. is addressing the significant nonconsumption of mobility in the country—and the strategy is paying off.

IBM Watson Launches First Mobile App For Education

Edsurge

The app is IBM Watson Education’s first education app, and the company, along with Apple, approached Coppell Independent School District in Coppell, Texas, to help build and pilot the app about a year ago. Marilyn Denison, the district’s assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, met with the company product teams every week to give feedback on the app. IBM Watson proved on Jeopardy it can process and “learn” information much faster than humans.

Mobile learning and personal metrics

Learning with 'e's

There are formal contexts for mobile learning, but it is in the leisure time/travelling/down time that mobile learning still comes to the fore. Such large data sets can conceivably be sold on for a sizeable profit to companies who are interested.

Mobile Device Carts and Spaghetti Power Cords

There is no box

Mobile carts are a necessary evil in classroom 1:1 programs. The clip is a decent solution for Adults, but if you stop and watch how kids handle the in and out of devices in mobile carts, you quickly realize, a bomb proof cart is not good enough, it has to be Superman proof.

Peer editing in digital and mobile environments

Nik Peachey

Increasingly though I've been having problems with the reliability of the free services these companies provide and the lack of reliable compatibility with mobile devices. apps collaborative learning mobile learning process writing web 2.0

U.S. K-12 Market for Mobile Devices Remains Flat; Only 2 Percent Growth in 2018

Marketplace K-12

The technology companies powering the devices are finding ways to integrate their products with more partners and by offering new solutions, according to Futuresource Consulting. K-12 Market for Mobile Devices Remains Flat; Only 2 Percent Growth in 2018 appeared first on Market Brief.

Blackboard Co-Founder Urges ‘Disarmament’ Between Edtech Companies and Academics

Edsurge

Matthew Pittinsky wants the equivalent of disarmament talks between edtech companies and colleges. You recently offered some advice for entrepreneurs starting an edtech company in today’s landscape. Given social, mobile, data-driven algorithms, and all the ways in which the general technology world has changed, I’m surprised that learning management teams still look, feel and taste the way they did back in the day. You mentioned Parchment, your new company.

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

Veative

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

India’s Mobile Learning App Byju’s Reaps New Venture Capital, and CZI Makes Partial Exit

Marketplace K-12

The mobile learning app Byju's continues to attract investor attention, even as the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, one of its most prominent backers, sold off some of its share in the company. The post India’s Mobile Learning App Byju’s Reaps New Venture Capital, and CZI Makes Partial Exit appeared first on Market Brief.

Mobile Interactivity That Won’t Break the Bank

A Principal's Reflections

After reading these tweets, I realized that not only was this potential setup mobile, but it was also very cost-effective. Image credit: [link] Our new interactive, mobile whiteboard project has now been in use for over a month and it has received rave reviews from teachers. Mr. Craig Hawkins (Math) - Some of the ways I have used the mobile iPad projector include drawing/solving math problems on screen and having students draw/solve them on the iPad.