Category: Mobile learning


‘Unauthorised’ Apps: How To Avoid Them

We’ve spoken in the past, here on Newsanywhere, about educational apps – and how they can improve learning. Apps are big business now – and almost everything, from recipies to your favourite magazine, has been turned into an app. However, this week it was discovered that ‘unauthorised’ apps are costing parents £30million, according to this…

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5 simple ways to use a smartphone in the classroom

Smartphones are often the bane of teachers’ daily classes by causing pupils to be distracted. However, rather than banning them, teachers can harness this piece of sharp technology to their advantage. With a vast range of exciting applications, students can learn about their surroundings in more detail. They could use a map application, navigate around…

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Kenya’s practical app designers

The digital economy is experiencing rapid growth worldwide. The benefits are not only being seen in the west. The development of applications are supporting the economic prosperity of countries in East Africa. According to a recent report by the BBC, Kenya is seeing a rapid rise in the number of mobile phone apps built by…

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Brains online – Einstein in digital

Earlier this week, Einstein’s brain was released as an interactive iPad app! Steve Landers, consultant for the National Museum of Health and Medicine Chicago and designer of the app comments, “I’d like to think Einstein would have been excited!” Princeton Hospital pathologist, Thomas Harvey removed Einstein’s organ during an autopsy in 1955 without permission. He…

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eBook vs Buch, e-Reader aus einem Bücherregal ziehen

e-Book vs paper book

At one time there were fears that the cinema would kill the theatre, and then that television would kill the cinema.Yet as we look around, it is plain to see that they coexist. We can compare this to the advance of e-books overshadowing paper books. Will e-books completely wipe out the use of paper books…

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