U.K. researchers found that banning cellphones effectively added an hour of instructional time per week. Low-achieving and at-risk students saw the largest benefits.
All Blog Posts With mobile learning Tag or Category
May 21, 2015
March 26, 2015
The Internet's effects on education, economics, and personal relationships are seen as largely positive by people in non-highly industrialized countries.
March 17, 2015
More than 80 percent of college students are now using mobile devices to study, and the growth in the use of those devices is shaping where and when postsecondary enrollees do academic work, a new survey from McGraw-Hill Education and Hanover Research finds.
January 30, 2015
Support for digital and online learning is a major focus of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's 2015 annual letter.
December 19, 2014
Guests Holly Clark and Kyle Pace debated Chromebooks versus iPads in an #EWedchat this week. Chat participants discussed the pros and cons of each device and shared resources for educators.
October 14, 2014
Definitions of "developmentally appropriate" technology use for early learners should consider more factors than just total screen time, according to the RAND Corporation.
September 08, 2014
More students are using mobile devices for schoolwork, but just one in six U.S. schoolchildren attends a school that provides all student with their laptop or tablet, according to a new survey from Pearson.
August 26, 2014
Schools Superintendent John Deasy said the district will launch a new bidding process and "no longer utilize our current contract" with Apple.
July 15, 2014
The Montgomery County Public Schools will purchase 40,000 digital devices for students for the coming school year.
July 03, 2014
In an interview with Education Week, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler vows to defend schools' access to a free and open Internet.