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.
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.
A professor of chemistry at Albion College in Michigan has developed a new iOS app to help her students learn about chemical bonding.
Arizona State University journalists will be able to take their reporting on the road with the acquisition of a mobile video transmitter.
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.
NYU's Stern School of Business transformed its student orientation process into a two-day program focused on collaborative learning and innovative tech tools.
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."