The Guilford County School district in North Carolina has purchased over 21,000 Amplify tablets as part of a personalized learning initiative. The district’s director of Instructional Technology shares his goals for mobile learning and how the district is preparing teachers to rethink insturction.
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Manage Mobility and Smith Micro Software have partnered on a mobile device management solution called Connection Manager. It allows school administrators to prioritize wireless networks and offer CIPA-compliant filtering. Connection Manger also alerts students when they are approaching their device’s data limits.
Jon Bergmann, a pioneer of the flipped classroom, sits down with TechDecisions to talk about founding the flipped learning movement in K-12. The advantages, disadvantages and misconceptions of a flipped classroom, tips for making effective videos, how to overcome the digital divide and more.
As mobile learning becomes increasingly popular, the role of IT director is changing. IT pros need to be familiar with tablets like the iPad, the Google Nexus and the Samsung Galaxy. They also need to know about apps that can be integrated into the classroom. It will become the job of the It department to weed through and find the best apps for education.
10 best lighting apps for iOS and Android mobile devices. From light beam calculations to general lighting reference information, this collection is tried and true.
Making the choice between mobile device management and virtualization depends on your organizations needs and goals. Application availability, bandwidth requirements and device size are just some of the factors you need to take into account when developing your BYOD solution.
i2 Control is an app that turns your iOS or Android mobile device into a panel for controlling leading control and automation systems, AV equipment and media servers with full 2-way communication. Control lighting, climate, curtains, security systems, audio and video equipment and any other equipment through TCP/IP, RS232, IR. i2 Control work with KNX, AMX, Crestron, Audio/Video, Domintell, Helvar
The West Morris Regional High School District in New Jersey uses Gmail and Google Apps for Education to share documents, collaborate on homework assignments, create websites, video chat, instant message and more. Since the apps work with any operating system you can use them on any mobile device and in a BYOD environment.
A K-12 IT pro and a social media expert shares tips on how to use distance technologies like Web videos, videoconferencing, lecture capture and learning management systems to create alternative learning environments.
Chad Halvorson of thisCLICKS, a company that develops web, mobile and touchscreen technologies for companies, shares his thoughts on the mobile market and gives insight on four mobile apps that he depends on for managing his business on the go.