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

A Principal's Reflections

With a pedagogy first, technology second if appropriate, approach to instructional design, educators can begin to support and enhance lessons with an array of tools. Even though the cost of mobile devices has gone down, considerable purchasing challenges persist.

Meet NEO at BETT 2018!

Neo LMS

Considering how fast education technology is evolving, this could remain true when today’s students become grandfathers themselves. Bett Show 2018: Creating a better future by transforming education. Well, this video speaks for itself: Meet NEO at BETT 2018!

Expand Technology Integration and Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

adults ages 18–65—around 118 million—perform at or below the lowest proficiency levels in problem solving in technology rich environments ( National Center for Education Statistics, 2016 ). Learner access to computers at home is limited, while access to mobile phones is high.

Educators See Positive Impact of Mobile Devices in K–12

EdTech Magazine

Educators See Positive Impact of Mobile Devices in K–12. A new report from national education nonprofit Project Tomorrow says adding mobile devices to the classroom provides students with equity, empowerment and a better understanding of complex concepts.

Five Top Technology Trends In Special Education

Wisewire

(TNS) — Fueled by technological advances, changing state policies, and a continued push from advocates, ed-tech companies and researchers are crafting new tools and strategies to better serve students with disabilities. As a technology lover who is blind, Luis F.

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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.

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

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.

The Internet of Things in K-12

Kajeet

billion in 2018, while Statista estimates that there will be close to 31 billion connected smartphones, wearables, smart watches, cars, and other devices by the end of 2020. Mobile Broadband Technology Insight Data and Trends

Jumpstart Engagement with Interactive Whiteboard Classroom Technology

ViewSonic Education

The advent of interactive large format displays further expands the options for achieving the documented benefits delivered by this transformative classroom technology. Classroom display board technology is a powerful thing. Improvements in Interactive Whiteboard Technology.

12 Of The Best Learning Apps For 2018

TeachThought - Learn better.

12 Of The Best Learning Apps For 2018 by TeachThought Staff Ed note: This post has been sponsored by Kdan Mobile Software America, Inc., who asks us to create a list of our favorite learning apps for 2018, which we’ve done below. 12 Of The Best Learning Apps For 2018 1.

Tech That Won’t Survive 2018

Ask a Tech Teacher

I think you’ll enjoy his thoughts: Technology has permeated every pore of our lives today, and education has been no exception. While the latter is not going to take place, some shifts in education are bound to happen with old technologies giving way to new.

6 Super Science Edtech Ideas: Using Technology to Level Up Science Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Date: March 13, 2018. Leah, today, we’re going to talk about how to use technology to make science more exciting and more effective. So, Leah, what’s your first idea for using technology to engage kids in science? Is technology a distraction?

Massive "Mobile MakerSpace" Resource

Adjusting Course

Since we didn't have the luxury of designating an extra classroom as a “MakerSpace” we opted for a mobile-cart model. Fast forward to today, and we now have a fleet of 15-20 Mobile MakerSpace carts stored in our Media Center and surrounding hallways. This is not a technology initiative.)

Integrating Technology Meaningfully with Mission Minded Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

For many of our students, technology is just another aspect of their lives. They grew up with the Internet, social media, and mobile devices. Byte-Sized Potential Effective Technology Integration digital learning missions edtechmissions Learning Missions Mission minded learning

5 Top Ways Technology Benefits Project Based Learning

Wisewire

Most students who have their own mobile device are constantly connected, so much that they deem their devices as necessary as the shirt they are wearing. They wouldn’t walk out of the house without a shirt on, nor would they go anywhere without their mobile devices.

B2B Social Media Trends We are Going to See in 2018

Ask a Tech Teacher

And in 2018, B2B social media use is undoubtedly going to see similar exponential growth as new technologies and marketing tactics come into play. Stay ahead of the curve in the new year with these B2B social media trends for 2018. It is a must as we transition into 2018.

ISTE 2018 Cheat Sheet

techlearning

Attending this conference connects visitors to educators, technology leaders, innovators, and edtech products from around the globe. DO: Make a plan , but download the ISTE Mobile App to stay open to other possibilities.Now that you have attended ISTE once, you might know what to expect.

Funding Connectivity Through Community Partnerships

Kajeet

The number one challenge facing K-12 IT leadership for planning and implementing technology enabled environments is budget constraints and a lack of resources, reports the Consortium of School Networking (CoSN). Mobile Broadband SmartBus Ed Tech Inspiration

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)!].

Mobile Classrooms Bring STEM Where Students Need IT

EdTech Magazine

Mobile Classrooms Bring STEM Where Students Need IT. Educators are utilizing education technology to repurpose old trailers and buses to create mobile education spaces , classrooms on wheels where students are able to experience what STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) has to offer. Future Teachers Are On Board for Mobile Classrooms. Mobile Makerspaces Provide Kids with Skills for the Future.

10 of the most important stories about education research in 2018

The Hechinger Report

For my year-end post, I’m highlighting 10 of the most important Proof Points stories of 2018. The final story wasn’t quite as popular but its insights into innovation and technology are worth repeating.

The Connected Bus: 8 Technologies for the Next Generation School Bus

Kajeet

Mobile Broadband Bus WiFi SmartBusWhen you picture a school bus the first thing that probably comes to mind most likely is a big yellow bus driving around with noisy students in the back. Remember the kids who sat in the back of the bus?

3 Emerging Technologies that will Reshape Education in 2019

Edsurge

Education and cutting-edge technologies are core to the many programs at NYC Media Lab , where we lead university-corporate partnerships, communications and events. 5G technology and edge computing will reshape education with lightning speeds.

Bretford Unveils Expanded Suite of Mobile Device Charging Solutions at ISTE 2018

techlearning

Bretford is introducing additions and upgrades to its family of mobile device charging products at ISTE 2018. Check-In/Check-Out mode turns TechGuard Connect into a self-service kiosk, allowing users to check out available devices on a loaner-basis with existing RFID cards, use the mobile device for a set period of time, then check it back in. Mobile Device Management News Ed Tech Ticker ISTE

Mobile Learning and Indian Education System

EdSense

Keeping up with this ideology, Indian education system has also spread its periphery, in order to accommodate widespread technology. Children of this generation, are highly accustomed to modern technology. They adopt and relate better to new technologies and screen based designs.

Announcing the Kajeet Connect Suite: Reliable Internet Access Moves onto K-12 Campuses

Kajeet

Mobile Broadband Technology InsightKajeet has historically focused on closing the Homework Gap outside the classroom, but digital equity begins in school with reliable, safe Internet access.

Building the Right Infrastructure to Support Mobile Learning

techlearning

The shift to personalized and inquiry-based learning not only engages students more effectively, it depends on efficient technology. First as consumers and then as educators, schools are committing to mobile technology as their preferred method of digital interaction.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

Effective Technology Integration English Language Teaching Mobile Learning digital culture digital literacy emoji emoticons English ESL math mlearning mobile learning science TESOL

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. With new learning technologies and techniques always emerging and evolving, it can be hard for anyone involved in creating and delivering learning materials to keep up. Mobile learning.

Virtual Reality Headsets in the Classroom – All-In-One or Mobile?

Veative

It is a perfect platform where technology and content can come together to provide an unprecedented learning experience. The post Virtual Reality Headsets in the Classroom – All-In-One or Mobile?

Can technology unlock latent social capital on campus?

The Christensen Institute

In some cases, these technology tools offer far-flung connections to professionals. One such tool is Mentor Collective (until recently called Shearwater International), a technology and mentoring company that just raised $600,000 in a Series Seed-1 funding round.

Managing Student Devices in K-12

Kajeet

At the start of 2018, the U.S. market experienced a 10 percent year-over-year growth in mobile devices sold to K-12 schools, according to THE Journal. From tablets to laptops to smartphones, mobile devices have taken over education.

20 Tech Tips to Shake Up Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Kasey Bell shares her tech tips for helping teachers make progress with technology. Episode 337 with Kasey Bell From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. She also shares the biggest mistake she’s made as a teacher relating to edtech.