Get Learners Moving With Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

Learning is not the product of teaching. Learning is the product of the activity of learners.” Unlike many other technologies, mobile devices can support physical health along with learning. With a mobile device students can create, problem solve, critical think, and engage with the world around them. In my digital book, Learning to Go , you’ll find rubrics, handouts, and lesson plans for some of the activities listed below.

Creating Digital Books: 15+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Keep scrolling to access my bookmarks of free web tools and apps for creating digital books on any device. I’ve included some ideas below and a slide presentation with tips and resources to get students creating digital books that help those around them while learning. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Creating & Learning with Digital Books from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers !

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Creating Digital Books to Help Others: 20+ Apps, Tools & Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

Keep scrolling to access my bookmarks of free web tools and apps for creating digital books on any device. I’ve included some ideas below and a slide presentation with tips and resources to get students creating digital books that help those around them while learning. Students can learn math, science and literature while helping feed others by creating cookbooks. Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day!

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Digital Notetaking to Stimulate Their Minds

Teacher Reboot Camp

They can include stickers, images, links, videos, drawings, and documents. They can keep these notes in the cloud so they can access them anywhere or on the go and they can also share them with others or create notes collaboratively with their peers. Google Drive for all devices- I can document all events offline and it automatically updates when I get an Internet connection. Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day!

Digital Notetaking to Stimulate Their Minds

Teacher Reboot Camp

They can include stickers, images, links, videos, drawings, and documents. They can keep these notes in the cloud so they can access them anywhere or on the go and they can also share them with others or create notes collaboratively with their peers. Google Drive for all devices- I can document all events offline and it automatically updates when I get an Internet connection. Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day!

Creating Digital Books to Help Others: 20+ Apps, Tools & Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

Keep scrolling to access my bookmarks of free web tools and apps for creating digital books on any device. I’ve included some ideas below and a slide presentation with tips and resources to get students creating digital books that help those around them while learning. Students can learn math, science and literature while helping feed others by creating cookbooks. Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day!

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5 tech devices that should be part of all classrooms

Neo LMS

Kids today learn about this myth and know better than the most civilized people in the ancient world. There are a lot of aspects to learning and a lot of dedicated people that work together for a better education system. While the human touch in the process of learning may never be replaced with a virtual one, some tech devices could be used even today for a better and more performant classroom. Mobile devices and WIFI. Document cameras.

20+ Incredible Digital Research Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Technology is enabling our need to be mobile. We want to ensure that learning matches our lifestyle.”- Our learners live in a connected world and daily use their devices to learn about the world around them. Tons of free mobile apps engage our students in the research process, which includes planning, searching for information, note-taking, evaluating information, and disseminating their research. ”- Tony Bingham.

6 tips for making the most of your Chromebooks

eSchool News

I was ecstatic about the possibility of transforming my classroom into a nearly paperless learning environment. I knew the potential for creativity, differentiation, and student-directed learning that one-to-one Chromebooks would offer my teaching, and I was lucky to have an administration that supported experimentation and innovation. Curriculum eClassroom News Featured on eSchool News How-to Mobile Learning Professional Development

The Riddle Of Meaningful iPad Integration

TeachThought - Learn better.

In lieu of being incredible pieces of hardware with significant learning potential, iPad adoption has produced uneven learning results thus far. This is series is the result of a collaboration between The Tabula Project and TeachThought in pursuit of better learning results with the iPad. Directories and files could be accessed from the handful of workstations scattered across classrooms on campus as well from in the lab. The Riddle Of Meaningful iPad Integration.

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6 Ways to Make Edtech Affordable on Any Budget

Gaggle Speaks

Although the benefits of technology in the classroom and the need to equip today’s students for the modern workforce are well-documented, schools often cite cost and budget constraints as the reason more technology isn’t yet available to their students and teachers. While the benefits of technology in the classroom seem straightforward, it’s important to remember that the core goal of all digital and blended learning programs is to improve student engagement and learning outcomes.

10 steps to a better one-to-one experience

eSchool News

It will take a few years before you and your students are completely comfortable with a range of digital tools and the ways they can enhance learning. Learn the nuts and bolts. Try searching for what you want to learn. Log in to your Learning Management System (LMS). If you have access to your LMS over the summer, try logging in and looking around. We use Dropbox to share documents we have created, graphic organizers, and student activities.

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Learning Shouldn't Stop When the Last Bell Rings

A Principal's Reflections

The end result was the formation of a pilot program where students and a teacher would be given a tablet device and then be tasked with developing a plan to extend learning beyond the school day. Each of the ten tablets (5 iPads and 5 Samsung Galaxy tabs) came with 3G access for the duration of the pilot program. After signing an acceptable use and liability form, each student was challenged to utilize their respective device to improve learning and achievement.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Toolbox: Otus functions as an open, interoperable educational ecosystem allowing teachers to integrate and quickly access the third party apps and content that they use everyday in their classroom. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Toolbox: Otus functions as an open, interoperable educational ecosystem allowing teachers to integrate and quickly access the third party apps and content that they use everyday in their classroom. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content.

1:1 Computing: Five Critical Questions

Gaggle Speaks

At this point, the conversation about one-to-one computing should be informed by what has been learned during the 20 years of experience. Let’s take a look at five key questions that pertain to one-to-one learning. Does one-to-one computing raise student achievement and student engagement in learning? Technologists can learn a lot by talking with counterparts in other districts who have implemented a program. Mobile Learning Safe Classroom Management Staying Complian

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Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Toolbox: Otus functions as an open, interoperable educational ecosystem allowing teachers to integrate and quickly access the third party apps and content that they use everyday in their classroom. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Toolbox: Otus functions as an open, interoperable educational ecosystem allowing teachers to integrate and quickly access the third party apps and content that they use everyday in their classroom. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content.

Not 1:1? There's Still Hope for Implementing iPads! #iPlza13 #not121

EdTechSandyK

at the 2013 iPadPalooza Learning Festival in Austin, Texas. Below is our presentation as well as a folder of resource documents that schools implementing iPads in any way, shape, or form might benefit from. Also, if you have experience with or tips for deploying iPads in less than 1:1 environments, please share in the comments below so we can all learn together! You will see a larger version of the presentation and be able to access any notes made on the slides.

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Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Toolbox: Otus functions as an open, interoperable educational ecosystem allowing teachers to integrate and quickly access the third party apps and content that they use everyday in their classroom. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Toolbox: Otus functions as an open, interoperable educational ecosystem allowing teachers to integrate and quickly access the third party apps and content that they use everyday in their classroom. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Toolbox: Otus functions as an open, interoperable educational ecosystem allowing teachers to integrate and quickly access the third party apps and content that they use everyday in their classroom. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content.

Student Experiences in a 1:1 iPad Environment

EdTechSandyK

Forty teachers were also involved in the initiative, which challenged all parties to integrate mobile computing devices into teaching and learning. First, each student shared his or her favorite apps for learning. The students were very articulate, and I enjoyed learning about their experiences, both the positives and the negatives. Allows you to toggle between documents easily. WebDAV Nav - Access network shared folders from you iPad.

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1:1 iPads In A Third Grade Classroom

EdTechSandyK

Each student had access to an iPad, but the devices did not go home with the students. Wright provided a synopsis of all of her tips in a downloadable document. You should check these out; this teacher knows her stuff and I learned a great deal of practical, useful information from her. An atmosphere of learning and collaboration will evolve. If they are more comfortable with an app, they will use it better and learn better.

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Teacher Experiences in a 1:1 iPad Environment

EdTechSandyK

Teachers are no longer the keepers and disseminators of knowledge but become facilitators of learning. If the iPads are going to be out, what are we going to be doing with them that makes them useful to learning right now? Students are really forgiving as teachers are learning the iPads and like to help. Example: setting up correct servers for apps and WebDav (the app used to access shared network folders). There is a YouTube video for learning to use this.

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Quick List Of Mobile Apps For Administrators

The Web20Classroom

When it comes to mobile learning there are loads of great sites for apps for kids and teachers. My life is spent editing and creating documents, presentations and spreadsheets. I can edit, comment and view all my documents from this app, no matter where I am. The app gives you access to all your files stored in the cloud so you can retrieve them, email them, view them, and show them, again, no matter where you are.

3 Organizational Apps to Start the School Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

As each teacher downloads their favorites, students spend as much time learning the app as applying it academically. What became apparent as I researched was that GoodReader was one of several considered Best in Class because of its broad-based ability to read, manage, organize, access, and annotate a wide variety of file formats. With its tabbed interface, users can open multiple documents and click through them as needed. full access to Google Drive.

Quick List of Apps For Learners And Curators

The Web20Classroom

When it comes to mobile learning there are loads of great sites for apps for kids and teachers. It can be daunting to sort through all those apps to find the special ones for learning something new or curating information. My life is spent editing and creating documents, presentations and spreadsheets. I can edit, comment and view all my documents from this app, no matter where I am. I am mobile so I can do it from anywhere and still take part in the learning!

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Innovation In E-learning In The Last 10 Years

EdTech4Beginners

E-learning has seen a broad positive shift in the last couple of years. The new E-learning technologies keep on evolving, and a lot of companies are investing in it to yield efficient employees. Let’s take a look at the some of the innovation in E-learning industry in the last 10 years: The Usage of Smartphones. Using mobile for educational purposes is a slightly new concept. However, it has taken the e-learning industry by storm. Wearable E-Learning Gadgets.

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And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.

Neo LMS

It’s December, it’s almost the end of the year and it's time to talk about the 2016 e-learning trends. First, mobile learning. Sure, there were lots of devices released in 2014 and the years before, but 2015 was the mobile age. And learning platforms are starting to get mobile developers to publish mobile apps and have them updated on a regular basis. And mixing up gaming with learning makes the latter even more fun.

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60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

We’ll be updating this list as new ideas come in, the platform changes, and we learn more about its subtleties on our own. Share data with professional learning community. Design more mobile learning experiences for your students–in higher ed, for example. Have students curate project-based learning artifacts. Encourage digital citizenship via peer-to-peer interaction that is documented. Check which students have accessed which assignments.

Resources from Miami Device

Learning in Hand

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 how to use the iPad apps “Book Creator” and “Creative Book Builder” to create and share enhanced/multimedia eBooks using DropBox for free cloud storage/distribution. Come play along and learn how.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Toolbox: Otus functions as an open, interoperable educational ecosystem allowing teachers to integrate and quickly access the third party apps and content that they use everyday in their classroom. Any Otus user can access free third-party apps or content.

Turning ‘Google Maps for Education’ From Metaphor to Reality

Edsurge

But in the field of education, we don’t even have a complete set of static competency frameworks for digital data that are openly accessible and interoperable—to say nothing of dynamic data that support real-time pathway optimization. The IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee (LTSC) plans to update its existing standards based on this work. Open Registry of K-12 Learning Standards State academic standards help define the learning objectives for U.S.

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers. Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large. Form: An index of learning models, theories, forms, terminology, technology, and research to help you keep up with the latest trends in 21st century learning. Activity-Based Learning.