The Fabulous Field Trip Guide: Mobile Learning and QR Codes

Teacher Reboot Camp

As I venture to more museums, landmarks and national parks, I have noticed how these sites are making their exhibits more engaging by adding a mobile component. Before planning your next field trip, discover ways the site is integrating QR codes, mobile apps, and. Check out my recommended apps and tips below along with a slide presentation ( free to download ) and bookmarks. Teachers and Learning to Go. Many sites and museums have mobile apps for exploring the site.

Mobile learning: The good and the bad

Neo LMS

Everywhere we go, here and there, people always seem to have a mobile device in their hands, be it a smartphone or a tablet. It’s almost a sin not to own a mobile device. Our mobile devices are online 24/7. Put that in the context of learning and what do you get? Mobile learning of course. Mobile learning is now a movement and it’s not just about picking up a tablet and off you go.

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Mobile learning and personal metrics

Learning with 'e's

The rise is also due to people''s desire to develop their learning informally. There are formal contexts for mobile learning, but it is in the leisure time/travelling/down time that mobile learning still comes to the fore. The first principle in the article above relates to access, and states: "A mobile learning environment is about access to content, peers, experts, portfolio artifacts, credible sources, and previous thinking on relevant topics.

Audio Projects for Digital Learners: 30+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

One of the safest ways to integrate technology is to get students to record their thoughts, ideas, or learning with web tools and mobile apps. In my digital book, Learning to Go , find editable handouts and rubrics for creating audio projects. Additionally, find some ideas and tips below along with downloadable slides to get your students creating audio projects. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

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.

Pump Students Up with Digital Icebreakers

Teacher Reboot Camp

Find some of these icebreakers and other digital activities in my ebook, Learning to Go , which is currently $5.99. Learning to Go also contains editable handouts and rubrics that are mobile-friendly. Here are a few of the ideas I talked about during my presentation: Mobile Show and Tell - Divide students into small groups (3 to 5 students). Each student spends about 30 seconds sharing a personal photo from a mobile device and the anecdote behind the photo.

Learn With QR Codes! 22+ Apps, Web Tools and Activities

Teacher Reboot Camp

QR codes get learners out of their seat scanning to discover what the knowledge they will uncover with their mobile devices. Below are a few tips and resources to get your students started with learning with QR codes. Feel free to download the slides as a pdf and find the bookmarks here. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Learn with QR Codes from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Click to access that resource!

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Pair Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

Our learners love their mobile devices. However, many of our learners rarely use their mobile devices to communicate with others face-to-face or develop relationships with their peers. We can guide our learners to communicate and collaborate effectively with their mobile devices by pairing or grouping them to problem-solve and create. In my digital book, Learning to Go , you’ll find rubrics, handouts, and lesson plans for the activities listed below.

Are Students Off-Task in Class on Phones? There's an App for That!

A Principal's Reflections

Recently I recently learned about Pocket Points , an app that educators are using to promote better decision-making amongst students with the goal of keeping them off their phones when not being used to achieve learning outcomes associated with the class. I am a huge proponent of harnessing and leveraging mobile technology in the classroom. In Uncommon Learning , I detailed the necessary steps we took to ensure success. 1:1 BYOD BYOT mobile learning Pocket Points

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Digital Activities & Icebreakers for Gen Y

Teacher Reboot Camp

It lets people be creative … productive … learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.” Our students’ digital behavior influences our learning, language, rituals, values, routines, customs, and communication. It is important we help our students create meaningful messages and learn to effectively collaborate and respect their peers. Give them learning missions you grade with digital badges.

20 Web Tools and Apps for Learners to Create Fun Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

In my digital book, Learning to Go , I provide tips, resources, rubrics, and handouts to help your students storyboard their productions and create short commercials, films, trailers, broadcasts, digital stories, and public service announcements. Check out my slide presentation ( download for free ) below for more ideas and find over 1001 video production ideas here. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Click to access that resource!

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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.

15 Ideas and Tons of Resources to Try with Learners in 2017

Teacher Reboot Camp

You can click to download the pdfs of the slides and access my bookmarks. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Mobile Learning- Find activities in my book, Learning to Go ! Learning Missions- Check out my new book in 2017, Hacking Digital Learning: 10 Missions That Skyrocket Achievement in Any Class ! Problem Based Learning- For resources and ideas check out TeacherRebootCamp.com/pbl.

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Young people are reading and writing more than I ever did at their age, but they are doing it using their computers and mobile phones … The mobile is central, and will become even more so as time goes by.” The problem is we don’t nurture or facilitate digital learning enough in schools. Many schools lack Internet access. Feel free to slideshow (free to download) and bookmarks below. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

7 Digital Icebreakers for #BacktoSchool

Teacher Reboot Camp

If your students feel you care about them they will be more open to learning in your class. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Download the free slide presentation students you can adapt here. Mobile Show and Tell – Divide students into small groups. Each student spends about 30 seconds sharing a personal photo from a mobile device and the anecdote behind the photo. Digital Bingo – Click to download your copy.

50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning in 2015. If you’re interested in the possibility of video games for learning–that is, teaching and learning with video games to master both academic and non-academic content–than the following collection may be of interest to you. We’ve discussed before the logistics of how to teach with video games (especially for non-mobile games). 50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning. ?.

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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.

Byte-sized Potential: Can Compassion & Citizenship Go Viral?

Teacher Reboot Camp

It lets people learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential. A thousand years ago, books were accessible to a select few. I feel incredibly blessed to live at a time when technological developments continue to strive to provide access to the entire world. The most powerful learning and communication tools are in the hands of millions worldwide. What are learners currently doing with their access? .

How a telepresence robot is changing some classrooms

eSchool News

Thanks to recent strides in robotics and mobile devices, telepresence technology has opened up numerous possibilities at both the K-12 and higher-ed levels, where remote observation and communication can come in handy. Using Kubi , from Revolve Robotics, users download an app onto a tablet and connect the tablet to Kubi using Bluetooth. IT Newsletter Mobile Learning News classrooms k12 robot telepresence

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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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.

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Young people are reading and writing more than I ever did at their age, but they are doing it using their computers and mobile phones … The mobile is central, and will become even more so as time goes by.” The problem is we don’t nurture or facilitate digital learning enough in schools. Many schools lack Internet access. Feel free to slideshow (free to download) and bookmarks below. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

Vernier app offers hands-on learning about thermal energy

eSchool News

Using the Thermal Analysis for FLIR ONE app, which is available for download in the App Store, as well as new investigations created by Vernier, students can measure temperature changes on the skin, illustrate convection, track heating due to friction, compare heat conduction in different materials, analyze the transparency of materials in infrared versus visible light, and more.

Evaluating authentic mobile apps for learning

Nik Peachey

I particularly encouraged them to think about 'authentic' apps rather than those made for learning. This is because in many ways I feel that most made for learning apps have made very little pedagogical progress beyond their roots in CALL from the last century. Check out my ebook As a result of that workshop and the research that developed from it I've now developed this list of criteria for evaluating mobile apps for educational purposes.

#GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe

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The post #GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Download Episode. This list will give you VIP access to early information about our podcast when the episodes will air, and special resources just for our Google Teacher Tribe!! Connect with Shake Up Learning. Click on any of the icons below to connect with Kasey Bell and Shake Up Learning on social media. Shake Up Learning 2017.

15 Ways for Students to Use Google Keep [infographic]

Shake Up Learning

The post 15 Ways for Students to Use Google Keep [infographic] appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Learn more about how to use Google Keep from my Google Keep CHEAT SHEET (free download) , and be sure to check out all of the Google Keep resources I am creating and curating. Download the Infographic. Click here to download a PDF version of the infographic. Students can keep their spelling and vocabulary lists and easily access it from any device to study.

Back to School with Google Chrome: The Complete Guide!

Shake Up Learning

appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I like to think of Google Chrome as the learning environment for all things Google! With Chrome, you can customize your learning environment to fit your needs and interests. Better yet, customize the learning environment to fit the needs of ALL learners! Click here to download the Google Chrome Cheat Sheet. Subscribe to Shake Up Learning to get ALL the Google Cheat Sheets for FREE! Mobile Devices.

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. Wright asked us to download an app called Nearpod, which is a relatively new app. An atmosphere of learning and collaboration will evolve.

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5 to 6 Hours of Basic Training on iPads? What?

EdTechSandyK

As iPads began making their way into our school district through different avenues last year, we felt it was important to make sure our teachers had a basic understanding of how to use the iPad before we even began to talk with them about using the iPad for teaching and learning. The same principles can apply to any tablet, laptop, or mobile device you are deploying to teachers. Have they learned time-saving gestures such as the five-finger pinch for closing an app? (I

Mobile gives the edge

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Smart mobile phones continue to disrupt our society. They are increasingly pervasive and accessible. For everyone of us who own them, mobile phones are changing our lives, influencing our decisions about how we interact with each other, how we access and consume information, how we work, entertain ourselves and purchase our goods. Most significantly for those who are immersed in schools, colleges and universities - mobile technology is disrupting education.

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. Now teacher can tell them it''s probably on their iPad and if they can''t find it they can download it again from the website. It''s part of them growing and learning.

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Creating audio-visual monologues

Nik Peachey

These can be put on the Internet, run form your computer desktop, or the Flash files can even be delivered to mobile phones. You could easily email the file to students with some instructions so they could listen at home or in a self access lab. Or put them on their phone or mobile device. The students could even download the software onto their computers at home and create their own materials to bring to class. animation audio fun mobile learning

Smartphone Learning

IT Bill

For the past several years the Horizon Report has listed mobile learning, in one form or another, as an emerging educational technology (e.g. mobile computing, mobile apps, social media, BYOD, mobile learning). Mobile technologies have changed over the years: from the early PDAs, Blackberrys and feature phones with texting capability and cameras, to tablets and eReaders to the ubiquitous smartphones of today. affordances of mobile Web 2.0.

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. It can access many cloud accounts including Dropbox and Google Drive. price only gives access to either the iPhone or iPad.

Learning management systems 101

Neo LMS

Today we’re going back to the beginning to discuss one of the basics tools in e-learning which is the learning management system, LMS, learning platform or whatever you like to call it. Most schools deploy learning platforms to do the heavy lifting of their e-learning. A learning management system is totally different from the usual school-based learning. The LMS is the bread and butter of e-learning.

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