- The cell phone carrier Kajeet announced that its Making Learning Mobile program will look at Android tablet use in Virginia’s Fairfax County Public Schools and Chicago Public Schools during the 2012-13 school year.
- The project is sponsored by Qualcomm Inc.’s Wireless Reach initiative.
- Kajeet hopes to better understand student and teacher needs through their research.
From the article:
Tablets—with their lightweight portability and interactive touch screens—have been hailed as the next “must have” as schools move toward mobile computing. But questions linger: How much network access do students need? How can schools ensure that students will use the devices appropriately? Does more time using mobile devices translate into better academic performance? ...