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Summer is nearly upon us. That means students and teachers alike will be out of the classroom. But there's a fact that you should remember: all those students and teachers will still be using their smartphones and tablets on a daily basis because, well, it's fun.
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The smaller tablet wars are heating up and classrooms around the world are going to be the big winners. Amazon just announced the new Kindle Fire and the most important feature to know about is, of course, the price. But there's another feature too. We'll get to that shortly.
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It's like the stuff from the Back to the Future movies. When I hear the term 'augmented reality,' images of Marty McFly running around the futuristic world of the year 2015 (I think we're going to fall short of expectations, by the way) pop into my head. But in reality (pardon the pun), there are apps that let you add a digital layer to what you see around you.
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Whatever it's going to be called, the next generation of the uber-popular iPad is going to be coming to classrooms around the world. Whether it's dubbed the iPad 2S, iPad 3, iPad HD, or the AwesomePad, the name isn't important. What IS important are a few of the rumors circulating around the interwebs right now.
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There are education apps for just about everything. But not all are very useful. Here's my wishlist of apps that we desperately need in education.
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I'm a huge fan of iPads. That's been documented quite frequently on this site. I've advocated for more classrooms to adopt them and even given a few away to teachers. That being said, the new OLPC (One Laptop Per Chil...
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Tablets are poised to become one of the most revolutionary education tools in a generation. They have streamlined various aspects of education in such a way that we couldn’t imagine just ten years ago, causing many parents and educators to reevaluate the old textbook and notepad standards.
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Got a tablet? Like Photoshop or web design? Now you will finally be able to create professional-grade digital products for a lot less money (ten bucks!) from the comfort of your couch in the teacher's lounge.
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Love it or hate it, Microsoft’s latest operating system is here to stay; for now at least. So here's a look at some Windows 8 computers now available.
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Waaaaayyy back when (in 2010) Apple released the iPad, it seemed like that was the only option for you if you were going to buy a tablet. That wasn't too far off from the truth - the iPad was the first commercially successful tablet, and at that point in time, there weren't really any other easy-to-use options available.
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The great Evernote experiment is underway in the UK. Adam Webster details how he went all-digital with the help of iPads and Evernote.
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The iPad has been heralded as the savior of news publications - but is it? Here's a quick look at how they're doing on the iPad and in the App Store.
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Educational aspects of the new Amazon Kindle Fire are endless, from basic applications to the most useful tools teachers can use in order to maximize their time with every student.
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If you've ever wondered about just how powerful the iPad is or what you can actually get out of an online school ... this one's for you. A new infographic details how and why you can get a college degree (or at least worthwhile education) right on your iPad.
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Did you know that a recent study by the University of Utah has found that people who use two monitors are as much as 44% more productive than those who are using a single monitor? If you're squinting at this blog post on your laptop, you may want to take note.
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Microsoft is bringing 10,000 Surface Tablets with it to ISTE this month. Here's how to make sure you get one of them!