Scratch has a new sibling. The MIT Media Lab-developed programming environment intended for children recently welcomed ScratchJr into the world of kids' coding tools.
A professor of chemistry at Albion College in Michigan has developed a new iOS app to help her students learn about chemical bonding.
College Bound, a St. Louis non-profit that helps high schoolers with "under-resourced" backgrounds get into college and earn a degree, is piloting a new mobile app that nudges students at key stages to persist in their college efforts.
Arizona State University journalists will be able to take their reporting on the road with the acquisition of a mobile video transmitter.
NYU's Stern School of Business transformed its student orientation process into a two-day program focused on collaborative learning and innovative tech tools.
The University of Oklahoma's One University Digital Initiative is a technology strategy for a broad, sweeping campaign to ensure the university will take its place in the digital realm.
Duke University Libraries has launched a new service, called Duke OverDrive, which lets students, faculty and staff download e-books and audiobooks to their personal mobile devices, including iPhones, iPads, Nooks, Android phones and tablets and Kindles.
The University of Washington Tacoma is hoping to improve retention with a daily support message sent to each student's mobile device.
Technologies like Google Glass have great educational potential — with or without the high-priced hardware.
Gartner has unveiled a new report forecasting that cognizant computing, which the company says is the next phase of the personal cloud movement, "will become one of the strongest forces in consumer-focused IT" in the next few years to "have an immense impact across a range of industries, including mobile devices, mobile apps, wearables, networking, services and cloud providers."