Social Identity and Mobile Technology

Connecting 2 the World

The focus of this post is on defining social identity as it relates to mobile technology. Cell phones and mobile technology has created a new level of social identity in which a person does not have to physically be present to categorize themselves or play a role expected when they perceive themselves as part of a group. In other words, mobile technology allows for a constructed social identity based on social asperations rather than physical social inclusion.

Shifting from Passive to Active Learning

A Principal's Reflections

2003; Clark & Mayer, 2008; Mayer, 2011). The primary takeaway from research on active learning is that student learning success depends much less on what instructors do than what they ask their students to do (Halpern & Hakel, 2003).

Nearly 60% of Teens Use Their Own Mobile Devices in School for Learning

The Innovative Educator

The ultimate learning experience for students is both highly collaborative and extremely personalized, supported by mobile devices and digital content, reports Project Tomorrow in their latest Speak Up report.

Our mutual friends

Learning with 'e's

Milgram''s question was, how many someones are in the chain?'' (Watts, 2003, p38.) 2003) Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age. education learning mobile phones Six Degrees social connection social media social ties Stanley Milgram theory Twitter

Separation and connection

Learning with 'e's

We are witnessing a time where a mobile world wide web of connections is proliferating, and in which social mores, human relationships and communication conventions have been irrevocably changed. 2003) Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age.

Smartphone Learning

IT Bill

For the past several years the Horizon Report has listed mobile learning, in one form or another, as an emerging educational technology (e.g. mobile computing, mobile apps, social media, BYOD, mobile learning). ANDERSON, T (2003). affordances of mobile Web 2.0.

Spirals of Innovation in Schools – From Pockets of Excellence to Sustained Change from Beth Holland

EdTechTeacher

And even if a teacher possesses the willingness to change their practice, without the support of their broader school community, that sustained change may not be possible (Zhao & Frank, 2003). This post originally appeared on EdTechResearcher.

When a college degree is no longer a ticket to the middle class

The Hechinger Report

trillion, according to the Federal Reserve, compared with less than $250 billion in 2003. This story about middle class mobility was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education.

Game-Based Learning Gains Steam in Higher Education: Triseum Raises $1.43 Million to Transform Educational Experiences for Students

EdNews Daily

Student graduation and thruput of students is dropping and our educational delivery method for our mobile, digitally driven next generation is failing. He worked on the 3D feature film Valiant in 2003, after which he worked on Ant Bully.

How to take online mentoring to the bright side

The Christensen Institute

Founded in 2003, Brightside is one of the largest online mentoring models, working with 10,000 young people across the UK every year. Julia: In our research we’re focusing on how relationships – or social capital – are critical levers for social mobility. I’m delighted to announce that this August I’ll be releasing a book on a new wave of disruption in education: innovations that deepen and expand students’ access to relationships.

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The New Media Consortium: its sudden death and what comes next

Bryan Alexander

I’ve known and worked with the NMC people since around 2003. Joe Murphy suggested reaching out to the Internet Archive: Do we need to try to mobilize @internetarchive to grab the current site before assets start disappearing?

U.S. K-12 Educational Technology Policy: Historical Notes on the Federal Role

Doug Levin

FY 2003 $700,500,000. The Effectiveness of Educational Technology: Issues and Recommendations for the National Study (Mathematica Policy Research, 2003). On November 22, 1996, U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W.

True pedagogy

Learning with 'e's

A wiser decision would be for schools to explore safe, appropriate and effective use of mobile personal technologies to maximise learning. 2003) 'One size does not fit all': The pedagogy of online delivery of VET in Australia. Pedagogy is not about directing children.

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model

techlearning

When we take the time to persuade our colleagues about adoption we are providing them with context-based application effective action which makes them more likely to mobilize greater effort than those who are not persuaded, but told. 2003). New York: Free, 2003.

New Markets Venture Partners Adds $30 Million, Former Gates Foundation Executive to Edtech Fund

Edsurge

From this second fund New Markets has already made several investments: Practice (formerly ApprenNet), a mobile video-based learning tool; Credly , a digital credentialing platform; and Noodle Partners. New Markets has supported 43 companies since its launch in 2003; edtech startups make more than 90 percent of its deals in the past five years, Palmer adds. New Markets is bringing back a familiar face to steer its next education investment fund.

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3 ways Fred Rogers (Mister Rogers) paved the way for edtech

eSchool News

Mobile apps and tablets have incredible educational potentials but continues to be a controversial topic, with many parents divided on how much access they should grant their children and at what ages.

With the Help of Google and SF Muni, A Bus Sets Off to Serve City's High School Dropouts

Edsurge

The organization made its mark in 2003 when they created the nation’s first county jail charter school. The idea for a mobile classroom started in 2015, as Good and his team become increasingly concerned about the conditions their students were learning in. How many students can you fit onto a school bus? Legally—72. But what if those students weren’t heading to school, but already there—desks, computers, steering wheel and all?

Most immigrants outpace Americans when it comes to education — with one big exception

The Hechinger Report

He worried that the descendants of present-day immigrants wouldn’t follow the same upwardly mobile trajectory as the descendants of earlier arrivals from Europe.

The future of intelligence

Learning with 'e's

In his seminal work, Natural Born Cyborgs (2003), Clark sees a future that combines the best features of human and machine, where we literally wear or physically internalise our technologies. 2003) Natural Born Cyborgs: Minds, Technologies and the Future of Human Intelligence.

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Personally, I find myself in agreement with Brian Winston (2003) who views the Web as a facet of gradual evolution rather than symptoms of sudden revolution. What roles will online games and mobile, personal technologies play in developing the skills young people need to study independently?

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

Personally, I find myself in agreement with Brian Winston (2003), preferring to view social applications as a facet of gradual evolution rather than symptoms of sudden revolution. 2003).

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The New Media Consortium: its sudden death and what comes next

Bryan Alexander

I’ve known and worked with the NMC people since around 2003. Joe Murphy suggested reaching out to the Internet Archive: Do we need to try to mobilize @internetarchive to grab the current site before assets start disappearing?

What Kids Need for Optimal Health and School Engagement

MindShift

Activities such as sports, visual and performing arts, community service, journalism, and academic clubs can be sources for positive playtime for teenagers (Mahoney, Cairns, & Farmer, 2003;Mahoney, Larson, & Eccles, 2005). 2003).

How Learning Science Is Catching Up To Mr. Rogers

MindShift

“The whole idea,” he told CNN in 2003, “is to look at the television camera and present as much love as you possibly could to a person who might feel that he or she needs it.” The show is streamed millions of times a month, mostly on mobile devices.

Makerspace Starter Kit

The Daring Librarian

Here's an example of an EARLY (2003) video production called Bookfellas, featuring some Guy Ritchie-esque film direction techniques. We also have a new Courtesy Mobile Device Charging Station in the MHMS Daring School Library Media Center!

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Humanizing technology

Learning With Lucie

Remember that this was in 2003, several years before iPads and other tablet computing had been invented). This comment definitely informed my process of making that I'm going through with this emerging project idea - "a mobile studio for creating and making collaboratively".

Senate committee approves Betsy DeVos, “Thoughtless proponent of the privatization of American education”

The Hechinger Report

I understand that virtual charter schools may have a highly mobile population of students, but in most graduation accounting schemes, students discharged to other schools will be removed from the denominator of the graduation rate, and not count against the school.

Human 2.0

Learning with 'e's

He suggests that we already have expanded memories (search engines of the web) and remote ears and eyes (mobile phones and webcams). 2003) Natural Born Cyborgs: Minds, Technologies and the Future of Human Intelligence. Post human.

“If everything in life is a game, then we need to choose the games we play carefully.” – Szymon Machajewski, USA

Daily Edventures

A team of students in my Mobile Applications Development and Security course participated in an experiential learning competition called the Armen Awards ,” says Machajewski. “We A recent report by the US Department of Education showed that 48 percent of bachelor’s degree students between 2003 and 2009 left the STEM fields. I developed a mobile app to track experience points in an introductory STEM course, which facilitates detailed feedback on failure and exploration of content.

Personal Stories: How Teens Connect with StoryCorps and Podcasts

MindShift

Isay began StoryCorps in 2003 after years of producing radio documentaries that relied on dialogues for content. A StoryCorps mobile recording booth in front of the New Jersey State Library.

‘We’ve failed them’: How South Carolina education policy hurts ‘Dreamers’ — and costs taxpayers

The Hechinger Report

He works full-time at a T-Mobile store to pay the rest of his tuition, as his immigration status prevents him from taking out student loans. Victor Perez had to leave South Carolina to be able to pursue higher education. Photo: Emrys Eller for The Hechinger Report.

Final Schedule for Tomorrow's "Digital Literacy & Fake News" Mini-Conference - Plus Bonus

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices. (To

Needing students, Appalachian colleges reach out to fast-growing Hispanic population

The Hechinger Report

to go too far from the mobile home park where she’s grown up in Conover, North Carolina, when she goes to college. It’s less than four miles from the Paradise Valley Mobile Home Park, where the Cantus and other mostly Hispanic Catholic families live. Maria Cantu (l.)

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Library 2.017: EXPERTISE, COMPETENCIES, AND CAREERS

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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"Digital Literacy & Fake News" Keynote Panelists Announced + First Sessions for Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices. (To

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via the Coursera blog : “New mobile features: Transcripts, notes, and reminders.” Via Mark Guzdial’s Computing Education Blog : “University CS graduation surpasses its 2003 peak, with poor diversity.” Education Politics. From the Department of Education’s press release : “U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Chief of Staff and Additional Staff Hires.”

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Final Schedule - Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices.

Amplify’s Been Quiet. Here’s Where CEO Larry Berger Says It’s Going in 2018

Edsurge

Teachers do them on a mobile device or a laptop, or they do them one-on-one with kids. And that’s the thing we started doing back in 2003, which has grown and evolved. In the education technology business, Larry Berger is considered—if not the smartest guy in the room, then certainly one of the wiser ones. With more than 20 years in the industry, Larry has seen the ups and downs, twists and turns.

“When technology becomes the ‘air and water’ we need in innovative instruction, and learning exists in a seamless and transparent way, then we know we’ve done well for our students. – Dr. Melanie Wiscount, USA

Daily Edventures

Since 2003, I have enthusiastically immersed my instruction and students into technology,” she says. “It In this way, the culture transforms to a point where the mobile technology is not about distractions or disruptions, but, refreshingly, it provides the foundation for creation, collaboration, content, and learning. When you’ve been teaching for more than 30 years like Dr. Melanie Wiscount has, you have seen a lot of changes.

Register Now for the Open Mini-Conference on Library "Expertise, Competencies, and Careers"

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