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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.

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


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.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

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If you are managing the chat or behind the scenes–you could use Tweet Binder to get data on the statistics of the chat. Mobile Learning. Here are more of the best twitter chats for teachers in 2015. A Lesson Using Twitter must Have a Social Component.

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

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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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.

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.

Friday 5 — 6.5.2015

Perry Hewitt

69% of adults expressed concern that their social media usage will not remain private, and 40% think that social media sites they use shouldn’t save data about their activity. Friday Five Friday5 mobile photo privacy product productivity research

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


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.

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.

Friday 5 — 9.25.2015

Perry Hewitt

Their latest mobile order and pay initiative (MOP?) This bouncy animation uses Social Security data to calculate the likelihood you will live to see next year. Friday Five advertising analytics culture facebook Friday5 marketing mobile research social video vr

Must-have features in any 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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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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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.

Education Technology and Data Insecurity

Hack Education

Pokémon Go, a free augmented reality game developed by Niantic (a company spun out of Google in 2015), became the most popular mobile game in US history this year. Pokémon Go generated more than $160 million by the end of July, hitting $600 million in revenue within its first 90 days on the market – the fastest mobile game to do so. Many students cannot afford the heavy data usage required by geofencing apps, for starters. Is all that data secure?

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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 ".

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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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.

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.

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?

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.

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", "");})(this);'' Buffer - A Smarter Way to Share on Social Media. 50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers.

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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.

13 Ways Education Could Change In The Next 13 Years

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Modern learners must consume, evaluate, and integrate constantly changing data in highly-dynamic and visible contexts. Math, science, social studies, and literacy have been the pillars of modern education for over a century. 13 Ways Education Could Change In The Next 13 Years.

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.

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!

“If that’s where they are, it’s where I must be, too.”

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They’re on social media during meetings and conventions. Looking up census data.” Today, many parts of the world and certain demographics are skipping right to mobile phones. A gradebook without integration or a mobile app?

Trends to watch in 2016: technologies

Bryan Alexander

Privacy and surveillance Late 2015 saw an ISIS- and tv news fueled panic about terrorism, which turned to technology. Mobile ecosystems We continue our migration into the mobile world, with ever-growing use of smartphones and changes in web design.

What Kids Need for Optimal Health and School Engagement


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.

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.