Spotlight on Mobile Devices

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Mobile Devices


The Education Week Spotlight on Mobile Devices is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • Integrating mobile technology into instruction
  • Managing and regulating digital devices in schools
  • Implementing “school-to-home” policies for mobile devices
  • Considering student data privacy and security concerns

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

Crafting smart policies that outline privileges and restrictions will help keep schools on track for responsible yet dynamic use of student-owned tech tools.
February 6, 2013 – Digital Directions

The company acknowledges scanning the emails of Apps for Education users and faces allegations in a federal lawsuit that it built "surreptitious user profiles" for advertising purposes.
March 26, 2014 | Updated: May 1, 2016 – Education Week

But education leaders are wrestling with how to put measures in place to allow students to take school-issued digital devices home at the end of each day.
March 14, 2013 – Education Week


But school technology leaders don't expect much more funding to flow to technology over the next year, a new survey shows.
March 12, 2013 - Digital Education

A new survey finds that iPads are the most widely used form of mobile technology in schools today and that digital-textbook apps are in demand.
July 22, 2013 - Marketplace K-12

Rural school principal overcomes barriers to provide technology to students.
February 28, 2014 - Rural Education

America's first public school to convert to a charter is still running strong--see how.
October 4, 2013 - Education Futures: Emerging Trends and Technologies in K-12

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