News tagged with student mobility

Schools using smart phone technology against sex assaults

The same technology that keeps kids glued to their smart phones is being used by some schools as protection against sexual assaults . Using apps, victims and bystanders can alert school officials, police or parents to trouble. ...

dateMay 22, 2017 in Other
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Anonymous app Yik Yak shuts down

Yik Yak, a mobile application which gained popularity for allowing users to make anonymous comments and which sparked debate on cyber bullying, has shut down.

dateMay 01, 2017 in Internet
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Augmenting the reality of ecology education

To prep for an Ecology 101 field trip, you might tell your students to strap on some hiking boots and grab a waterproof notebook. But how about a fully-charged smartphone? As mobile devices and computer programming become ...

dateSep 05, 2016 in Ecology
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Researchers make innovative use of LEGO

With even preschoolers using computers and video games, students at all levels now expect to modify and control their own experiments and receive immediate feedback. Responding to that trend, a trio of New York University ...

dateJun 17, 2015 in Engineering
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