Mobile Learning: 1998, 2008, 2018

The Journal

In its first decade, 1998-2008, "mobile learning" was all about getting devices into the hands of K-12 students and teachers. Why didn’t mobile learning catch on, then Palms initially proliferated; then Pocket PCs. In those early days, there was plenty of excitement and energy — for good reason — amongst the early adopters.

Learning technology teacher development blog: Online Video: For Language Development

Nik Peachey

Learning technology teacher development blog. Tuesday, 16 December 2008. To find out more read: Subtitling your video clips LangoLab LangoLab is a video sharing website designed for anyone who want to learn or teach any language. Edublog Awards 2008. e-learning. (4).

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Goolge Maps for Directions

Nik Peachey

What I like about it Google maps is free and really simple to use If you have an i-pod touch or an i-phone, there is a fantastic Google Maps widget which you can install (great for mobile learning) Gives good clear instructions and easy to print maps (just use the 'Print' icon) A really useful 'real world' tool You can use it live if you have a computer room or data projector / interactive whiteboard in class, or just print up materials for use off line.

Creating multimedia stories

Nik Peachey

Photo Story 3 isn't a revolutionary piece of software by any means, but I'm sure it can be used to really engage your students in some enjoyable learning. audio education fun mobile learning multimedia second life videoI know that it's easy to be cynical about Microsoft, but every now and then they do produce great things for free! Photo Story 3 is one of those great things, and yes it is free!

Shifting from Passive to Active Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Tom Murray and I shared this thought in Learning Transformed : Educational technology is not a silver bullet. As the technology continues to evolve, the conversation must remain focused on learning and pedagogy—not on devices. 2003; Clark & Mayer, 2008; Mayer, 2011).

A one-to-one program done slowly—and right

eSchool News

Before the board of Vancouver Public Schools adopted the strategic plan for the district’s digital transformation in 2008, they did extensive public outreach to ensure that every community in the district had an opportunity to be heard.

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The demise of the full-time MBA

The Christensen Institute

As Clay and I wrote in BizEd in 2008 , students could hire a business education to help solve a “specific business problem or question; others [might] want to learn to be great general managers; many need credentials to obtain their next promotions; others want help switching careers. Education Blog disruptive innovation online learning digital learning higher education jobs to be done mobile learning mba management education

Using Cell Phones and Other Devices In and Out of the Classroom

The Mobile Native

Marys City Schools is the longest running mobile learning program in the country. Join us on November 8th for our community''s next webinar to see how smartphones (mobile learning devices) were successfully integrated into the curriculum at St. They will also recommend many resources and websites to help you in your own mobile learning efforts. Scott helped organize and participated in the first Mobile Learning Technology Conference in Ohio.

Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

The CoolCatTeacher

She authored Toys to Tools: Connecting Student Cell Phones to Education (published by ISTE in 2008), Cell Phones in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for the K-12 Educator (published by ISTE in 2011), Help Your Child Learn With Their Cell Phone and Web 2.0

10 steps to a better one-to-one experience

eSchool News

We’ve both been teaching with one-to-one in some capacity since 2008, and we also both coach our colleagues who are new to technology integration. Learn the nuts and bolts. Try searching for what you want to learn. Log in to your Learning Management System (LMS).

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Learning on the move

Learning with 'e's

It was nice to be invited to present a session for Sheffield Hallam University on mobile learning earlier today. Mobile learning is going to be very big indeed. Where to start with a subject such as mobile learning? The] mobile phone.

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Learning First, Technology Second #motivationmonday

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Liz Kolb @lkolb talks about how we can put learning first and a very important reason technology should be second. In today’s show, Liz Kolb talks about the role of learning and technology: What is the role of technology in learning. Learning first, technology second.

Video, Apps, Newsletters and Portals—Four Ways Technology Can Boost Parent Engagement


You ask your child, “What did you learn in school today?” A 2008 study , for example, found that parental involvement in middle school boosts both students’ engagement and performance. Reimagine blended learning with the Brightspace LMS, which helps reach every learner. How to enable mobile learning. Watch the webinar about how Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board is transforming lives with blended learning. Every parent knows the drill.

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The survival of Higher Education (5): Recommendations

Learning with 'e's

Recommendations Ultimately, to ensure that technologies are successfully adopted, institutions need to demonstrate that each is relevant and can be used effectively to support, enhance and extend learning beyond what is currently possible. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

Digital classrooms

Learning with 'e's

This is Part 5 in my series of posts on the future of learning and technology. It was published by Routledge in 2008 and is now also available as a Kindle reader version. We even mentioned the Semantic Web (or Web 3.0 ) as a potential horizon technology for learning.

Education Technology as 'The New Normal'

Hack Education

This talk was given today at CENTRO's symposium "Data, Paper, Scissors Tech-Based Learning Experiences for Higher Education" in Mexico City. Seymour Papert, an early promoter of the narrative that personal computers would transform learning, wrote in 1993 that he’d already seen the ways in which educational institutions had dulled computers’ radical potential. I fear that new normal, what it might really mean for teaching, for learning, for scholarship.

Digital classrooms

Learning with 'e's

This is Part 5 in my series of posts on the future of learning and technology. It was published by Routledge in 2008 and is now also available as a Kindle reader version. We even mentioned the Semantic Web (or Web 3.0 ) as a potential horizon technology for learning.