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.

Mobile Learning: Now In the Hands of Teenagers

The Journal

While "mobile learning" may be overshadowed these days by other tech trends, make no mistake: in the hands of today’s youth, mobile learning is huge! Using their "phones" teens are absolutely exploring "socially-based, un-tethered and digitally rich learning

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning by Terry Heick Ed note: This post has been updated and republished from a previous Mobile Learning is about self-actuated personalization. As learning practices and technology tools change, mobile learning itself will continue to evolve. For 2018, the focus is on a variety of challenges, from how learners access content […]. The post 12 Principles Of Mobile Learning appeared first on TeachThought.

Benefits of Mobile Learning in Distance Education

WizIQ Education & Technology

The number of smartphones is projected to reach the 5 billion dollar mark in 2019, which means that 67% of the world’s population will own a mobile phone.

Mobile Learning and Indian Education System

EdSense

Students often show more interest in learning from mobile phones, palmtops, tablets and personal digital assistants. Blurring the lines between indoor and outdoor learning environment, mobile devices have become a prominent learning tool. New Learning Paradigms.

Building the Right Infrastructure to Support Mobile Learning

techlearning

As they go “all-in” on digital learning, schools are demanding more from their networks. The shift to personalized and inquiry-based learning not only engages students more effectively, it depends on efficient technology.

20+ Emoji Activities and Resources for Teaching Math, Science, and English

Teacher Reboot Camp

Learn Emoji. Duolingo offers a free course for anyone to learn emoji in 5 minutes. Students can learn the periodic table of elements by representing each element with an emoji and explaining the connection.

20+ Emoji Activities and Resources for Teaching Math, Science, and English

Teacher Reboot Camp

Learn Emoji. Duolingo offers a free course for anyone to learn emoji in 5 minutes. Students can learn the periodic table of elements by representing each element with an emoji and explaining the connection.

Mobile learning: Now in the hands of teenagers

FETC Converge

Online learning. Flipped learning, personalized learning. Mobile LearningMobile learning. FETC thought leader and featured presenter Dr. Julie Evans of Project Tomorrow shares data on how students are really using technology for learning. Uncategorized Mobile learning Online Learning Student devices technology useYes, yes!

Why is Digital Curation so Important for Educators in 2018?

EmergingEdTech

Free Tools & Resources Making the case for Education Technologies Mobile Learning Resources Professional Development _ Miscellaneous Tools and TopicsImage Source I’ve been working with schools, colleges and universities for nearly 8 years. Working to promote entrepreneurship and digital skills to make young people more employable and teach them. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

A Practical Way to Increase Access to Mobile Technology Regardless of Age

A Principal's Reflections

We still have a long way to go in many places, but the increase in access provides kids with an array of innovative learning opportunities that continue to evolve. Even though the cost of mobile devices has gone down, considerable purchasing challenges persist.

Power Up Your Spaces

A Principal's Reflections

The USDOE’s Office of Educational Technology places emphasis on students and educators having access to a robust and comprehensive infrastructure when and where they need it for learning. Powerful learning devices. High-quality digital learning content.

8 Cool Resources for Students to Use to Conduct Interviews

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of this critical eye is learning how to gather knowledge from reputable sources. We can help our students learn this important process by getting them to conduct interviews with peers or experts. Conducting interviews and piecing together a newscast is one of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

Digital Ways to Appreciate Super Dads! 30+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

What a great time to inspire young people to create and learn with some cool web tools and apps by encouraging them to express their appreciation for an important father figure or male role model. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

Fun Video Project! Produce a TV Commercial for an Invention

Teacher Reboot Camp

Find out more about mission minded learning in my book, Hacking Digital Learning with EdTech Missions. In a previous post I outlined my 6 step process for implementing digital projects (1. Evaluate an example, 2. Assign the mission, 3. Students carryout the mission, 4. Peer edit, 5.

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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. This is the epitome of active learning in my opinion.

34+ Nonsense Apps, Web Tools and Resources to Wake Up the Brain Cells!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Humor also engages students and keeps their minds open to the learning when implemented appropriately! Using Humor to Enhance Student Learning. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Children love to learn with Toca!

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Student Get to Know You Image Stickers Activity

Teacher Reboot Camp

Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat and other popular mobile apps make it super easy for users to add stickers and emojis to their images. Students post the image to their online class platform or Learning Management System (LMS) and let others know what the 3 stickers mean. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Shelly Sanchez (@ShellTerrell) February 6, 2018. odette arauzo (@odette_arauzo) February 15, 2018.

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6 E-learning trends currently shaping up the industry

Neo LMS

A version of this post was originally published on November 8, 2018, in OEB Insights. The e-learning industry is constantly evolving. E-learning trends come and go. AR, VR, MR. These two-letter acronyms are omnipresent lately in e-learning conversations. Micro-learning.

5G Wireless May be Harmful to Humans, so why is the US Rushing to Roll it Out?

EmergingEdTech

Mobile Learning Resources _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics5G wireless is going to require that we put antennas everywhere (it can't penetrate walls), which means we will all be significantly exposed to it. Science says 5G waves could be harmful. Other.

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

Fun Video Project! Produce a TV Commercial for an Invention

Teacher Reboot Camp

Find out more about mission minded learning in my book, Hacking Digital Learning with EdTech Missions. In a previous post I outlined my 6 step process for implementing digital projects (1. Evaluate an example, 2. Assign the mission, 3. Students carryout the mission, 4. Peer edit, 5.

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How to Keep the Human Element in Distance Learning

EmergingEdTech

Telepresence: Helping to Overcome the Limitations of Distance Learning Over the last few years, we’ve seen technology redefine the traditional student/teacher dynamic, creating opportunities.

2025: Imagining the Future of Mobile Apps in Higher Education

EmergingEdTech

Students are Likely to Have an Unprecedented Level of Flexibility and Functionality in the Mobile-Enabled Higher Ed World of Tomorrow The folks at Anagram Interactive have partenered with Radar.io

15 Tips and Online Resources That Will Help Students Improve Their Writing

EmergingEdTech

Free Tools & Resources iPhones and Smartphones Making the case for Education Technologies Mobile Learning ResourcesWhile this is a topic that gets covered on education blogs with some frequency, I haven't tackled it here in a while, and it is such a vital skill.

Do Text Message Nudges Improve Academic Performance?

EmergingEdTech

Education Technology Success Stories iPhones and Smartphones Making the case for Education Technologies Mobile Learning Resources

21 Things Every 21st Century Educator Should Try This Year (2018 Version)

techlearning

Seeing that the world and education has changed (especially in the areas of technology, privacy, etc), I thought it might be a good time to rewrite the post before the start of the 2018 school year. Build a maker-space for hands-on learning A maker space is not a new thing.

How m-learning is transforming online education

Neo LMS

That trend is called m-learning , otherwise known as Mobile Learning. Defined as a way to facilitate education through the use of devices like smartphones and tablets, m-learning is also a lot more than that. If someone has to learn, they can learn – period.

Top 10 Tools for Self-Paced Learning

techlearning

"Self-paced instruction or learning is any kind of instruction that proceeds based on learner response. Also, this is ideal to help users retain information in a low pressure place as well as supplement different learning styles. Top 10 Tools for Self-Paced Learning.

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20 Tech Tips to Shake Up Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Whether it is learning from home through online courses, professional development, conference workshops or as a keynote speaker Kasey is a relentless innovator of ideas and a devoted transformer of classrooms and teaching. Digital Innovation in Learning Award Winner in “Sharing is Caring”.

7 Fun and Creative Ways for Students to do Research Projects

EmergingEdTech

Free Tools & Resources iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning ResourcesGiving Student Choice Increases Their Motivation and Buy-in Students thrive when their work coincides with their interests. The great benefit of doing research projects is that it provides the.

Tonara – Connecting Music Teachers and Students In and Out of the Classroom

EmergingEdTech

Applications Makes Learning to Play an Instrument More Interactive and Productive for Students and Teachers I recently spoke with Ohad Galan, CEO of Tonara, a powerful application designed to provide.

Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

From stop motion to video controls and cool add-ins for formative assessment and graphics, learn about this Swiss Army Knife of Google tools – Google Slides. Kasey Bell’s Google Certification courses are open for enrollment from May 28 until June 10, 2018. Date: May 29, 2018.

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8 Online Writing Tools Your Teachers Might Not Tell You About

EmergingEdTech

Free Tools & Resources Mobile Learning ResourcesWriting assignments are an essential part of student life and polishing your skills is important. Writing can be time consuming, as a lot of thought goes into it. This is where online tools can come.

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If You Teach a Language, You Need to Know About the Extempore App

EmergingEdTech

iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources Student Centered LearningCreate speaking assignments and get your students talking in minutes with the speaking practice app™ I recently talked with Carlos Seoane, co-founder and CEO of Extempore. I've been aquainted with.