Microsoft has released the Azure Toolkit for Android, providing an SDK and native libraries to support storage and authorization for its Windows Azure cloud-based development platform. This will give Android developers a way to write applications...
Presentation page of the DataDroid Android library...
A high end description of what's coming with Datadroid. It's exciting for me because of the open architecture developers have to build applications to suit local solutions. In this case it might be an android app for your school's student management system.
LeapFrog is known for their amazing educational toys and now they have created an educational tablet for kids.
Personally, I'm waiting for an education library to be available for schools and students to share and download apps for themselves on reasonably priced tablets. At least the tide in going in the right direction though.
With Internet in the palm of our hands, educators are looking to mobile as the next big tool for schools.
United Nation’s International Telecommunication Union estimated that there were 5.3 billion mobile phone subscriptions worldwide at the end of 2010 — and that a full 90% of the world population now has access to a mobile network. In contrast, only about 2 billion people have Internet access.Students around the world are increasingly bringing their own mini-computers (or some connected device) to class. Whether this creates a distraction or a boon to learning is debatable, but these four uses of mobile phones in education — and countless others — could one day help prove the latter.
The Federal Communications Commission has released an order that will require schools to educate students about Internet safety in order to comply with the federal E-Rate program, which provides funding for schools to achieve online connectivity.
The requirement comes from language in the Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act, which was signed into law as a part of the Broadband Data Improvement Act in October 2008.
Globally schools face the same issues. Is legislation the way to solve it? Perhaps.
Does mobile learning need interactivity? Even more so, says Janhavi Padture, one of the invited speakers at Washington Interactive Technologies Conference, hosted by SALT (Society of Applied Learning Technologies).
I really love Sony for trying something different. Between this foldable Tablet P and the company's indescribably-shaped (but very palmable) Tablet S they are genuinely trying to leave the hardware pack mentality behind.
New research finds that students adapt mobile phones to creative learning tools Announcement Highlights: Even in schools with advanced technology, hardware is largely going unused by teachers Students primarily use their...
Gather objective data while observing teaching practices and student behavior. Nine very easy to use timer, counter, checklist, and scale tools included with more available. Additional information about data-based observations and eCOVE Software at www.ecove.net.
Have been looking for IEP apps for individalised student learning, this is the best I've found so far. Any suggestions are welcome.