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. Over the last few years of the Speak Up survey, more students and administrators have signaled the importance of being able to access mobile devices in the classroom, whether through Bring Your Own Device policy consideration and implementation or through school-provided technology.

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.

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Shifting from Passive to Active Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Today’s devices are powerful tools. 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). When doing so let them select the right tool for the task at hand. Learning Learning Transformed mobile learning devices pedagogy Return on Instruction Tom Murray

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

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Many parents were worried about exposing their children to the emerging new technology, and definitely did not view it as an educational tool. 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. “Every one of us—no matter how much money we have—needs to know that there’s something about us worth giving.” – Fred Rogers.

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

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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. Video games are inherently a learning tool. We passionately believe that tool can provide authentic and engaging experiences for students and educators.

How to take online mentoring to the bright side

The Christensen Institute

But our research into technology tools designed to connect students to online mentors tells a different story. 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.

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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.

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model


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.

True pedagogy

Learning with 'e's

Pedagogy is about ensuring that students are motivated to succeed in their learning, and it is about providing them with the best possible tools, resources and contexts in which this can be realised. Students already carry the tools to be able to do this. Banning these tools from the classroom has a similar effect to removing an artist's paint and brushes. 2003) 'One size does not fit all': The pedagogy of online delivery of VET in Australia.

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

Daily Edventures

“Teaching and learning today involve tools, which are online,” says Machajewski. I use Twitter, YouTube, Blackboard, and other tools to create collaboration in engaging learning environments. Young professionals in most fields, not just the technology area, must adopt online tools to create personal learning networks and pursue learning throughout their careers. Favorite Microsoft product, tool, technology: Minecraft.

How Learning Science Is Catching Up To Mr. Rogers


“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. For the Duct Tape Craft Cubby, I used a spring loaded curtain rod to hold the duct tape rolls, bought a bright blue colored shower caddy for the scissors and other tools. We also have a new information tool in the library! (OK, We also have a new Courtesy Mobile Device Charging Station in the MHMS Daring School Library Media Center!


What Kids Need for Optimal Health and School Engagement


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). In fact, friends are of the utmost importance to tweens and teens and understandably so (Berscheid, 2003; Gifford-Smith & Brownell, 2003). offer the timewheel tool in Figure 8.1

The future of intelligence

Learning with 'e's

The argument is that we are becoming increasingly dependent on search engines and other tools, that trivialise knowledge and simplify what we learn. Futurologist Ray Kurzweil's argument looks beyond these issues, holding that the tools we have available to us as a result of networked social media and personal devices, actually enable us to increase our cognitive abilities. That's if we accept that ultimately, the success or failure of such tools is really down to us and us alone.

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. tools. 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. 2006) Wikis, blogs and podcasts: a new generation of Web-based tools for virtual collaborative clinical practice and education.

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. Finally, we cannot afford to ignore the growing influence of mobile phones and apps as a disruptive force and the capability they have of enabling any time, any place learning. One of the most popular and easy to use tools in the wiki – a shared website which anyone can edit. 2003).

Personal Stories: How Teens Connect with StoryCorps and Podcasts


— invite them to reflect on what they want from life, and provide them tools to navigate what’s ahead. 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. Classmates can spend much of their waking lives alongside each other, taking notes, completing projects and participating in events.

Humanizing technology

Learning With Lucie

Remember that this was in 2003, several years before iPads and other tablet computing had been invented). The tools distributed power so that everyone had ownership to the piece (anywhere, anytime). 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". Humans are the object and technology is a tool to "DO SOMETHING ELSE".

“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 It is exciting how every year there are new tools, technologies, and trends which keep my instruction and my students’ learning and assessments in constant renewal.”. Favorite Microsoft product, tool, technology: Presently I really enjoy Sway and so do my students.

Human 2.0

Learning with 'e's

Computer scientist and philosopher Andy Clark, in his 2003 book Natural Born Cyborgs, argues that humankind has an innate need to interface with technology: What the human brain is best at is learning to be a team player in a problem-solving field populated by an incredible variety of nonbiological props, scaffoldings, instruments and resources (p 26). He suggests that we already have expanded memories (search engines of the web) and remote ears and eyes (mobile phones and webcams).

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

What tools and understanding can library professionals bring to a world that seems to be dominated by fake news? WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices. (To

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

What tools and understanding can library professionals bring to a world that seems to be dominated by fake news? WEBINAR PLATFORM : The sessions will be held in Blackboard Collaborate , and can be accessed live from any personal computer and most mobile devices. (To

Google+ Teacher Academy, Seattle!

The Daring Librarian

But I *have* been preaching the Google message since 2003. I was at ISTE11 in the Denver convention center - right before going onstage with our huge Learning Tools Family Feud preso when my dear friend Linda Dougherty aka Eleanor Anderton alerted me that the GTA emails notifications had been sent!

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Don Buckley Co-founder Tools At Schools Design and Maker Thinking - how can they be part of our Everyday in Education The focus of this presentation is to investigate the teaching and learning of design and maker thinking in schools. Most recently Don has just co-founded Tools at Schools with design partner aruliden, who''s mission is to make design thinking our everyday. Jaime evangelizes the power and potential of the web, technology, and Google tools in education.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“Researchers say removal of an IRS tool for financial aid applicants may have slowed FAFSA submissions, while college aid groups warn that affected students could already be losing out on aid,” Inside Higher Ed reports. Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via the Coursera blog : “New mobile features: Transcripts, notes, and reminders.” Via Desmos : “The Desmos Geometry Tool.” Education Politics.

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It’s Pedagogy Go With Location-Based Mobile Learning At The University Of South Australia

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“Pedagogy on the go: Roger Edmonds of the University of South Australia outlines how his institution are turning phones into central pedagogical tools”. Mobile phones are in the hands of young people everywhere, so it is quite natural that teaching and learning opportunities are progressing towards the mobile domain. managing, operating and applying ICT) as they conceptualized, developed and implemented their own ideas into a mobile learning environment.