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Smartphones in the classroom: friend or foe?

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The combination of students and mobile devices in the classroom has long been a debate topic among education professionals. The use of mobile devices during classes is often regarded as an element of distraction for students. But with today’s smartphones, can this still be the case?

How to Use Digital Textbooks in the Classroom

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The use of digital textbooks in classrooms is growing in the face of the easy availability of smartphones and the Internet. Digital textbooks are, on the other hand, available for use on smartphones and tablets. Digital Publishing Textbooks | Reasons Students Prefer Digital Reading.

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8 Reasons to Create Interactive Textbooks for Engaging K-12 Students

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Are you still looking for reasons to create e-textbooks for students? For K-12 students, interactive textbooks/ebooks act as a learning companion, as it offers constant interaction. Once published, the etextbooks should be easily accessible by the users.

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Five Ways Teachers Can Use—and Create—Augmented Reality Experiences

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A fourth-grade student at Mendez Elementary in San Marcos, Texas, held an iPad out in front of her. Zombies had taken over the school library, and she and her fellow students had to work together to answer various questions about books—such as identifying where the index is located. If your students ever played Pokemon GO, they experienced AR when they roamed the streets looking for tiny monsters that appeared on their screens.

10 Experts’ Predictions for Education and Technology in 2016

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I believe more schools worldwide will find the funds and way to have their students learn with technology. We need more focus on providing the room for experimentation and testing of ideas several times without students having to worry it will have high stakes on their grades, admission into college, and future. Students should have room for testing ideas without worrying about grades or harming their futures.” There will be a shift in focus from the teacher to the student.