Verizon Mobile Learning Academy

The Mobile Native

New National Research Indicates Teacher Professional Development Program to Integrate Mobile Technology May Have Positive Impact on Students’ Standardized Math Test Scores Verizon, the Program’s Creator, and its partner, International Society for Technology in Education, to Launch Verizon Mobile Learning Academy to Train More Teachers Nationwide NEW CARROLLTON, Md. – ISTE Mobile Learning

Top 100 Sites/Apps of 2014

Technology Tidbits

As w/ the previous year''s list, more and more mobile apps are making the list as mobile learning continues to be the rising trend in education. However, that''s not to say that there isn''t a good amount of websites and Learning Management Systems showing up as well. Otus - A fantastic and easy to use 1:1 learning solution for mobile classrooms (i.e Rosetta Stone for Kids - A wonderful free iPad app for kids ages 3-7 learning how to read.

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Devices Need to Support Learning

A Principal's Reflections

It really puts into perspective why we make many of the decisions that we do at New Milford High School as to why we decided to implement a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiative and don''t mandate the use of one specific tool to support learning. Let it support learning." When it comes to educational technology I often get the feeling that the learning is often secondary. Our motto is pedagogy first, technology second if appropriate when integrating mobile learning devices.

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Leaders Rank Mobile Learning the Top School Tech Priority for 2017

Leadership Lounge

For the first time, mobile learning is ranked the top priority by school IT leaders, according to findings released by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) in its 2017 K-12 Leadership Survey Report. Mobile learning is defined as the idea of 24/7 access, according to Paula Maylahn of Paula Maylahn Consulting and author of the survey. “Mobile learning doesn’t always mean 1:1, but we are seeing schools move away from the computer lab,” she said.

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New Answer Pad

Technology Tidbits

The Answer Pad the great student response system and mobile learning tool has just been updated w/ a brand new polished look. This is an excellent site/app that allows educators to turn their classroom paperless and do all testing/assessing on an iPad. Teachers are using this to differentiate instruction and assess learning in real-time as they push out their lessons on to student''s iPads and gauge their learning.

GoClass

Technology Tidbits

This is a fantastic solution for educators to be able to manage their classes/students and create dynamic lessons that can be shared on mobile devices. Students can login to a session on their mobile device and then follow the lesson following the "show-explain-ask" method. Teachers can then get instant real-time feedback on student engagement and learning as well as attendance. assessment flipped classroom mobile learning

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a fantastic new free learning tool for the mobile classroom. This is a innovative mobile learning environment that lets educators and students interact in a safe and easy way. There is a free iPad app for educators and one for students that lets teachers: assess, track students, poll, grade, browse the web and more. While students can do their assignments, take notes in real-time in split screen mode, and view instruction at home for Flipped Learning.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus the wonderful mobile learning environment available for students and teachers for the iPad, is now available to be used via the web on any browser based device (i.e. This is the perfect learning tool for the 1:1 environment and gives teachers an all-in-one place to manage, assign, and assess their students. As w/ any Learning Management System educators can take attendance, grade work, poll, and much much more. learning management system mobile learning

geddit

Technology Tidbits

geddit is fantastic free learning tool that is ideal for a 1:1 environment where educators can assess student''s learning/understanding in real-time. This is all done through a very easy to use visual interface where students use mobile devices to inform teachers of their understanding in private and real-time. assessment differentiated instruction mobile learning

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Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a innovative new mobile learning system for the iPad. W/ the free iPad app educators can track assignments, assess students, poll, browse the web, take attendance, and more. It is a complete all-in-one solution for the mobile learning environment. flipped classroom iPad learning management system mobile learning

FluencyFinder

Technology Tidbits

FluencyFinder the wonderful mobile app for assessing a student''s Reading/Comprehension level (grades 1st-8th) is now available for Android!! This is a great app that educators/parents are using everywhere to assess students w/ the simple tap of a button. Once the assessment is done a teacher can get instant real-time results. comprehension educational apps mobile learning reading assessment

Otus

Technology Tidbits

I must say after reading this tag line I was quite intrigued to give Otus a look and it IS a complete mobile learning environment for schools. As w/ most Learning Management Systems (LMS) Otus allows educators to create classes, manage attendance/assignments/grades, poll students, and more. books, videos, sites, etc) and assess students in real-time. mobile learning

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Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a innovative new mobile learning system for the iPad. W/ the free iPad app educators can track assignments, assess students, poll, browse the web, take attendance, and more. It is a complete all-in-one solution for the mobile learning environment. 1:1 mobile learning This is an excellent free easy to use tool that educators around the world are using to seamlessly integrate technology into their classroom.

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Answer Pad

Technology Tidbits

Answer Pad is one of the best free (per 1 teacher - 8 groups & 200 students) tools around for mobile devices. This is a easy to use graphical student response system that helps turns a classroom paperless by allowing for all testing/assessing to be done on mobile devices. This allows them to guide learning, differentiate instruction, and assess students in real-time. assessing differentiated instruction mobile learning student response system

GoClass

Technology Tidbits

GoClass is a beautiful looking LMS that is ideal for mobile learning. It allows educators to create engaging lessons and then conduct sessions on their mobile device (Android/iOS). Best of all, teachers can view what each student is doing on their mobile device and assess them in real-time while recording each session. This is perfect for creating a dynamic digital portfolio, as well as for project based learning and guided/differentiated instruction.

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GoClass

Technology Tidbits

GoClass is a excellent mobile learning solution that is redefining classrooms worldwide. This fantastic simple to use combo web tool/mobile app (Android/iOS) allows educators to create and manage student accounts, while sending them engaging lessons to complete on their mobile device. This is ideal for Guided/Blending Learning and Flipping a Classroom. Also, GoClass allows educators to assess student data in real-time and differentiate instruction.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

I must say after reading this tag line I was quite intrigued to give Otus a look and it IS a complete mobile learning environment for schools. As w/ most Learning Management Systems (LMS) Otus allows educators to create classes, manage attendance/assignments/grades, poll students, and more. books, videos, sites, etc) and assess students in real-time. iPad mobile learning

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Otus

Technology Tidbits

I must say after reading this tag line I was quite intrigued to give Otus a look and it IS a complete mobile learning environment for schools. As w/ most Learning Management Systems (LMS) Otus allows educators to create classes, manage attendance/assignments/grades, poll students, and more. books, videos, sites, etc) and assess students in real-time. learning management system mobile learning

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Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a wonderful mobile learning environment that is ideal for a 1:1 iPad classroom or school. Educators can take attendance, manage class/students, do grades, assess students, create polls, browse the web, and much much more, while using this easy to use app. learning management system mobile learning These free apps blend perfectly together to give teachers the tools to host all their student data and needs on their iPad.

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GoClass

Technology Tidbits

GoClass is a fantastic educational tool (site/app) that allows educators to share their lessons in mobile environment. Teachers can use the GoClass web interface (site) to manage and create interactive lessons for students and then share them to their mobile devices. Also, they can create courses, track students, assess, and more. GoClass uses the formula of Show, Explain, and Ask to teach and reinforce learning. flipped classroom mobile learning

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a innovative and free Learning Management System for the 1:1 classroom environment. Otus allows educators to use a single Google login to hand out/in assignments, track/assess/monitor/grade students, poll and browse the web, annotate, and so much more in a safe mobile environment. Best of all, Otus is free, can be used in a number of different, and works in real-time for taking attendance, assessing students, and getting instant feedback through polling.

GoClass

Technology Tidbits

GoClass is a fantastic learning tool for the mobile classroom. This is a free site/web app that allows educators to conduct lessons on student''s mobile devices (iOS/Android), track their learning and progress, and so much more. Best of all, GoClass records all lessons that are being conducted and educators can assess students in real-time to differentiate instruction as well share an interactive whiteboard for learning.

GoClass

Technology Tidbits

GoClass is a excellent free all-in-one solution for Mobile Learning or the mobile (1:1) classroom. This is an innovative way to integrate technology into the classroom by using their free app on their mobile devices. The students then use their mobile devices to complete the assignment and interact w/ the teacher/lesson. Best of all the teacher can view and assess in real-time what each student is doing on their mobile device.

GoClass

Technology Tidbits

GoClass is an excellent all-in-one mobile learning solution for classroom. This is a fantastic free site/app for educators to create digital lessons, assign them to students, then to assess them in real-time. All this is done in combination w/ a web portal for creating student accounts and lessons and then having them using mobile devices to join and complete the lesson. mobile learning

30hands Learning

Technology Tidbits

30hands Learning is a company I''ve blogged about many times for their spectacular free mobile iOS app for digital storytelling/presentations. However, they also have a fantastic LMS (Learning Management System) that is an online community for educators and students. Educators can use this space to publish (public/private) to create courses, share lessons, assess/grade student projects, and more. digital storytelling learning management system mobile learning

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Resources from Miami Device

Learning in Hand

Stephen’s Episcopal Day School hosted Miami Device , a conference held on their campus November 6 & 7, 2014. Felix Jacomino , the school’s Director of Technology, managed to lead a team that pulled off an incredible learning event. I had a great time encouraging educators to give students as much ownership over their devices and learning as possible. Learn about the many creative ways teachers can use Google Forms with their classes. Come play along and learn how.

GoClass

Technology Tidbits

GoClass is a amazing web tool/app for creating lessons that can done on mobile devices. This is all done through an innovative user interface where educators use the web to create their students/class/courses and then have students complete them on their mobile devices. Finally, educators can then assess students work and in real-time while archiving and generating reports. classroom management mobile learning

GuidedVideo

Technology Tidbits

This can work for any subject or curriculum and great for Guided Learning and assessing students. guided learning mobile learning video creation GuidedVideo is a excellent iPad app that is free right now (normally $30) for creating video lessons for students. This is done by recording yourself asking a question and then use your own photos as buttons for the answers to the questions.

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WeLearnedIt

Technology Tidbits

WeLearnedIt is an excellent free iPad app for the mobile classroom, E-portfolios, and project based learning. This is a state of the art learning system that allows educators to create classes, add students, and then create assignments (containing video, audio, images, etc) and digital portfolios. Also, an educator generate detailed reports, grade/assess students, and interact completely w/ eduClipper.

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Why PD is like piano lessons

edWeb.net

edWeb.net is a community built especially for educators and provides free professional learning communities (PLCs) and webinars on a wide range of really forward-thinking topics like assessment, game-based learning, mobile learning, tech tools for the classroom, school gardens, digital citizenship, and much more. edWeb provides just-in-time PD by educators and for educators that accelerates learning for everyone!

Answer Pad

Technology Tidbits

The Answer Pad the great student response system and mobile learning tool has just been updated w/ a brand new polished look. This is an excellent site/app that allows educators to turn their classroom paperless and do all testing/assessing on an iPad. Teachers are using this to differentiate instruction and assess learning in real-time as they push out their lessons on to student''s iPads and gauge their learning. assessment student response system

Giving Students a Voice in App Selection

Education with Technology

More importantly, they learned the critical vocabulary for the topic from the app so they were ready to use the vocabulary in their communicating about the topic. My ebook, 90 Mobile Learning Modern Language Activities , is available at [link]. Android App choice ipad MLearning Mobile Modern Language Student Uncategorized World Language learning Mlearning mobile Selection Traditionally, teachers research apps for their class.

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Making as Professional Development

Learning With Lucie

But it is a way of learning that is capturing the attention of many and for me I want to SHOUT from the rooftop - “It’s about TIME you notice!” This summer I created a professional development opportunity for teachers around this concept - called Create Make Learn. So last year, we focused our ‘Making” to the topic of Making Mobile Media and became ambassadors to use tablets to CREATE not just to consume.

Fresh Resources For The Taking 07/09/2014

The Web20Classroom

Anywhere Learning tags: ascd literacy favorite Teacher Talent Toolbox | TNTP tags: toolbox leadership favorite Life of an Educator: 10 Steps for Educators New to Twitter. tags: twitter favorite Infographics - Kathy Schrock''s Guide to Everything tags: infographics assessment favorite 6 ways to use mobile learning in your class today | Mobile Learning Blog tags: MobileLearning favorite Reflect…Reflecting…Reflection.

Learning Revolution Conference Schedule - Online and Free NEXT WEEK

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our first-ever Learning Revolution Conference kicks off this coming Monday, April 20th, online and free, with a terrific set of keynote and distinguished speakers and a full day of conference sessions on Thursday, April 24th. The LearningRevolution.com project has over 200 partner organizations and bridges schools, libraries, museums, and the work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Our theme for this conference is "What Are We Learning About Learning?"