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12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

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12 Principles Of Mobile Learning. Mobile Learning is about self-actuated personalization. As learning practices and technology tools change, mobile learning itself will continue to evolve. As mobile learning is a blend of the digital and physical, diverse metrics (i.e.,

A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

While this blog is based on verifiable data, some readers may be unhappy with my interpretation. They were ones created by organizations that the US Congress says have been tied to the Russian government starting in 2015. Social media is social but it’s also serious.

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5 Tips to Increase Parental Engagement in the 21st Century Classroom – From Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

As an administrator in the 21st century, I constantly think about ways to effectively communicate with our parents and the tools that our faculty can use to extend and expand the way we share academic, behavioral, and social data with the families of children whom we serve.

Trends to watch in 2015: education and technology

Bryan Alexander

Here I’d like to identify trends from 2015 which seem likely to persist or grow over the next year. Mobile : as humanity continues to migrate ever-increasing swathes of life into handhelds, educators slowly follow suit. Social media is something higher ed is ambivalent about.

Using @IFTTT For Better School Communications

The Web20Classroom

Mobile devices we can carry in our pockets are powerful. Weather, data, blog posts, controlling your lights, if you can think of something you want to happen when you do something there is probably a recipe for it. IFTTT Leadership PR Social Media

6 ways to create findable, useful website content

Perry Hewitt

Search engine optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM), and increasingly, paid social media placement can achieve remarkable results. mobile-optimized : Mobile matters not only to your users but to search engines that increasingly reward mobile-friendly sites.

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Others are encouraged to create their own #EmojiScience videos and share them on social media with the hashtag #EmojiScience. Get students to visualize their data and research by creating infographics with these free web tools and apps- Piktochart , Easely , Visme , Smores , EduBuncee , Canva , Tackk , or Biteslides. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities for any device with handouts.

On teens, their phones & shifting communications landscapes (new from Pew)

NeverEndingSearch

This week Pew Research Center released Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015 , a report that should have relevance to all of us who work with young people. The researchers noted that teens are diversifying–71% of teens use more than one social network site.

Protect Students. Secure Data.

eSchool News

eLearning , the adoption of mobility, social media, and online collaboration are the most significant changes to emerge for K-12 organizations. Date: Tuesday, April 28th. Time: 2:00 pm EST / 11:00 am PST. The shift in approaching these trends also opens a new frontier of threats that require a new way of thinking about IT solutions.

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Friday 5 — 8.28.2015

Perry Hewitt

HBR looks at how psychological response and social motivation drive video sharing. These include the autoplay video behavior on Facebook and Twitter that can cause involuntary viewing, and the phenomenon of a senseless murder planned expressly with social media in mind.

Friday 5 — 9.11.2015

Perry Hewitt

If you’re thinking about mobile as just another line item in your overall internet strategy, Benedict Evans will set you straight. Your digital footprint — gleaned from likes and comments on social media — may reveal more about you than you think.

The EdTech Disconnect

The Christensen Institute

This is the second post in the #WhoYouKnow blog series on the overlap of social capital, EdTech, and innovation. Children likewise rely increasingly on mobile technology and social media to stay in touch with one another.

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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.

Top 5 Apps for Educational Administrators to Use

Educational Technology Guy

Social Media - Social Media is an excellent resource for administrators. This way, they can be mobile and still have access to their data, information, and resources and be able to communicate more effectively and efficiently with staff, students, and parents. I recently wrote about " My most used/favorite Apps and how I use them ".

Resources from 25 Presentations at Miami Device 2015

Learning in Hand

Stephen’s Episcopal Day School hosted Miami Device , November 12 & 13, 2015. The conference featured awesome speakers, social gatherings, and quirky fun. I didn’t make as many infopics from Miami Device 2015 as I would have liked, but I did create a few.

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Must-have features in any LMS

Neo LMS

Developers might handpick a select number of users and judging from how they the features, they can collect data, squash bugs and make the experimental feature available for general use. Mobile apps and/or responsive design It’s standard nowadays for any platform to have an app that’s downloadable from the major app stores. Not only do they provide greater flexibility in terms of accessibility, but nowadays almost everyone owns a mobile device.

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STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Others are encouraged to create their own #EmojiScience videos and share them on social media with the hashtag #EmojiScience. Get students to visualize their data and research by creating infographics with these free web tools and apps- Piktochart , Easely , Visme , Smores , EduBuncee , Canva , Tackk , or Biteslides. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities for any device with handouts.

What’s next in technology? Gartner looks five years ahead

Bryan Alexander

I think their trends fall into three categories: advances in artificial intelligence; growth of the Internet of Things; mobile intelligence, or the first two categories mashed together. 3: mobile intelligence, i.e., 1+2 mashed up. How will computing change over the next few years?

7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

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These aren’t single tools to “try,” but news ways to think about how learners access media, how educators define success, and what the roles of immense digital communities should be in popularizing new learning models.

Want To See Their Best? Then Let Them Play

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As blogs and social media exploded in popularity, they have subsequently de-credited major news media in the process. In Little Big Planet, developer Media Molecule created a brilliant digital sandbox for learners to “play” in. Social Media as a Sandbox.

50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers

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e.width){e.setAttribute("data-vertical", "true")}})(this);'' onerror=''(function(e){e.setAttribute("src", "https://media-cdn.list.ly/missing-image.png");})(this);'' Buffer - A Smarter Way to Share on Social Media. 50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers.

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What Happens When Teachers Connect

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Digital and social media have replaced the landscape for education. Everything–the tools, the audiences, the access to content, the data, the opportunity. They learn to socialize their thinking. What Happens When Teachers Connect. by Terry Heick.

The Real Problem With Multiple-Choice Questions

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This is a tone that is becoming increasingly important in the 21st century as access to information increases, as the updating of information happens more naturally, and as blended and mobile learning environments become more common. The Real Problem With Multiple-Choice Questions.

Viewing Comprehension Strategies: Watching Videos Like You Read A Book

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In lieu of these data, inter and intra-media interaction from texts, images, voice, video, and other existing and emerging digital and non-digital forms represents a significant opportunity for innovation and creativity. Identify media connections (e.g.,

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The Top 50 Best Books for Teachers – Professional Development

Fractus Learning

In Lean In, Sandberg digs into issues, combining personal anecdotes, hard data, and compelling research to cut through the layers of ambiguity and bias surrounding the lives and choices of working women. Winner of the 2015 Grawemeyer Award in Education!

What Kids Need for Optimal Health and School Engagement

MindShift

Copyright © 2015. Most likely not, but being inclusive, communicating your plan honestly and effectively, and supporting it with data will give you the best chance for success. For tweens and teens it can also include some time spent on social media.

Change The Conversation–It’s Not About The Thinking

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Use of data. Mobile learning. Social media in the classroom. It’s Not About The Thinking. by Terry Heick. It’s not the thinking behind an idea that should bother us, but rather the effect of the idea. edtech. Content-based academic standards.

The 9 essential elements of digital citizenship

eSchool News

According to a recent Common Sense Media’s study , the percentage of children ages eight and under who’ve used a mobile device nearly doubled from 2011 to 2013, from 38 percent to 72 percent. And about two in five children under the age of two have used a mobile device.

Testing Giving You The Blues? Get Creative with EdTech Formative Assessments

MSEDTechie

20 years ago we never would have imagined that the position as a Social Media Manager would be an actual job, and just about every company or organization would need to have someone manage their social media accounts.

Edtech Tools Get Creative With Formative Assessments

MSEDTechie

Our students now in elementary school have never had a time in their lives where mobile technology wasn''t present. The data and results that come from testing can show powerful trends about student achievement, but especially in an age when technology is constantly changing, have you ever wondered if there were other ways your students can creatively show their learning, in a timely, and efficient manner? EDpuzzle also collects data as students watch and interact with the video.

8 Characteristics of the Innovator’s Mindset (Updated)

The Principal of Change

Now though, many have taken the opportunity to take networks to a whole different level through the use of social media to share and develop new ideas. It is normal to have a notebook or use their mobile device to record ideas or thoughts around them and link them to their own ideas.

Districts move to single sign-on solution

eSchool News

Passwords help protect individual and school data, but they can also be a frustrating obstacle to accessing tools for student learning, classroom management, and school administration,” said Robert Iskander, general manager.

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The Most Beautiful Way to Assess, Poll and Engage: Typeform

Fractus Learning

Optimized to look stunning on all devices (desktop and mobile), Typeform is well worth exploring as your go-to tool for polling, quizzing, surveying and engaging students, staff and parents… Or anyone, come to think of it. Overview.

23 Tools For Students To Publish What They Learn

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It’s no surprise that’s no surprise that there are so many tools available for students to publish their ideas to in the year 2015. Google Developers is an infographic tool that depicts live sets of data. Social Media for Students.

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A guest post from AASL’s Banned Websites Awareness Day Committee

NeverEndingSearch

Its purpose is to raise awareness of how overly restrictive Internet filtering can impede student learning by blocking access to legitimate educational websites and participatory learning tools (including social media). Conduct research to explore the educational uses of social media platforms and assess the impact of filtering in schools. While you’re there, take a moment to check out that live data for yourself– it’s fascinating!