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12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

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12 Principles Of Mobile Learning. Mobile Learning is about self-actuated personalization. As learning practices and technology tools change, mobile learning itself will continue to evolve. Access. The cloud is the enabler of “smart” mobility.

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. Twitter.

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10 Reasons Twitter Works In Education

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10 Reasons Twitter Works In Education. As a social media platform, twitter is extremely likeable. While all social media sites serve some useful niche or they’d likely disappear, twitter has significant potential for academic applications. 10 Reasons Twitter Works In Education.

Mobile Schools: The Next Generation in Communication and Engagement

A Principal's Reflections

As an early adopter of transformative technologies, I have been watching the mobile app space carefully to see how it can benefit all facets of education. My vision is for every high school around the country to have its own native mobile app.

Keep Accessibility in Mind for Modern Learning Environments

EdTech Magazine

Keep Accessibility in Mind for Modern Learning Environments. One way to increase the accessibility of classrooms is to remove any unnecessary distractions. Educators must consider additions to assignments to ensure they are accessible for all students.

The Problem With Expecting Student Access


This wide variety of lifestyle, income, and infrastructure can get in the way of student access to learning or our assessment of our students. and engage in deeper thinking during the school day, when they have access to their peers and their teachers. Yes, use technology.

5 Top Ways Technology Benefits Project Based Learning


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.

Beyond Twitter: Virtually Connecting at Conferences


Professionally, she helps develop and produce self-published eBooks, teaches Emerging Technologies and Instructional Design online, and programs eLearning modules (Articulate Storyline). By now, the concept of a Twitter backchannel at conferences has become familiar.

EPISODE 143: 10 Practical, Entertaining Ways to Teach with Mobile Devices [PODCAST]

The CoolCatTeacher

The Every Classroom Matters Show: Tony Vincent, Expert on Teaching with Mobile Devices Tony Vincent started using mobile devices in the classroom back in the days of Palm Pilots. Since then, he’s become an expert on everything mobile.

Mobile Technology: An instructor's viewpoint

Connecting 2 the World

I was a member of a panel at a recent CDETG conference on Mobile Technology. CDTEG is a group of people interested in integrating technology at the higher ed level. The group, started by a classmate of mine, is comprised of instructional designers, members of ITS, employees of educational technology developers, professors and instructors, and administrators/Educational Technology policy makers in upstate/northeastern New York state.

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. Twitter.

The Mobile Professor

Connecting 2 the World

The Mobile Adjunct Currently, I am involved in #adjunctchat, a community that meets on twitter at Tuesdays at 4:00 PM, New York time. She is not as open to new technology, but she does rely on a netbook to access student records, courses resources, and student communication. In addition, Rettie''s (2008) research suggests that there are different ways in which devises are used depending on the level of intimacy between people using mobile devises.

40+ Hashtags to Follow to Learn About the Latest Teaching Trends

Teacher Reboot Camp

Hashtags (text with a # sign front) are found all over social media on sites like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Vine, and GooglePlus. I tend to find the best resources with hashtags on Twitter. This is the official Twitter chat schedule here.

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Age of Learning launches new mobile app for early learners

Educational Technology Guy

Age of Learning just launched their new mobile app, a comprehensive online learning app for children ages 2 through 6+. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. free technology It’s perfect for parents who are looking for that engaging, educational, and fun app for their little one.

GAAD 2016: Raising Awareness About Accessibility


Today is the 5th annual Global Awareness Accessibility Day. The purpose of this day “is to get people talking, thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) accessibility and users with different disabilities.” Profession a11y accessibility gaad

New Verizon Fees Could Cut Off Access for Millions of Remind Users


Thousands of teachers have taken to Twitter this week to blast the telecommunications company and defend Remind , a school communication platform used for everything from announcing homework assignments to contacting parents when a student is sick. Messages on Remind can be sent through the company’s mobile app or directly to users’ phones as SMS messages. The company encouraged users to take up the issue on Twitter, using callouts like #ReverseTheFee and #NotSpam.

How Technology Can Improve Physical Safety in Schools

EdTech Magazine

How Technology Can Improve Physical Safety in Schools. They need a web of interconnected technologies that offer digital solutions for an emergency from start to finish. Some of the technologies and strategies highlighted include: • A public address system. Twitter.

More Accessibility in Google Apps for disabilities

Educational Technology Guy

Google Accessibility is a collection of resources that Google has to make Google''s products more accessible and usable by people with disabilities. Last year, Google added enhanced accessibility for Google Docs, Sites and Calendar , and continues to improve the features and resources for accessibility. You can read more about all of the improvements and new features here on the Google Accessible Group. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12

EdTech Magazine

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12. As technology is further integrated into the classroom, digital citizenship is an essential skill all students need to possess. . Twitter. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 09/13/2019 - 12:12.

Google Classroom updates - a mobile app, teacher assignments page, archiving classes!!

Educational Technology Guy

The first one is that they have launched a mobile app for both Android and iOS (also available in Google Play for Education ). The mobile app allows students and teachers to take a photo and attach it to their assignment (really useful), attach images, PDFs and web pages from other apps to their assignments, and offline access to their assignments and streams. This page gives quick access to all assignments and status across all classes.

Scan QR Codes from Chrome Mobile

The Electric Educator

QR codes provide a quick way for someone with a mobile device to visit a web site. The problem is that mobile devices don't come pre-loaded with a QR code scanner. If mobile phones would come with a built-in QR code reader this technology would be far more accessible and helpful.

Students Invited to Take a Peek into the Future of Mobility


Tuesday, October 23, 2018) – Rather than take a bus on a field trip, this October, Toyota and Discovery Education will bring the latest in automotive technology to students in their classrooms. Virtual Reality STEM Artificial Intelligence k12 education The Wire Classroom Technology Science

Keep Adaptive Technology Top of Mind in MLE Planning

EdTech Magazine

Keep Adaptive Technology Top of Mind in MLE Planning. Create Accessibility-Friendly Classroom Environment by Decluttering. A way schools can transition learning environments into a more accessible space is by purposefully removing certain classroom items. Twitter.

5 Reasons Students Want Technology in the Classroom

Gaggle Speaks

Conversations about technology in education always seem to be focused on the reasons why students need this or that technology. It’s rare when anyone considers the other—and perhaps more important—angle: Students want to learn with technology.

Celly Launches New Service and Android App for Building Mobile Social Networks

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It is free to use (standard text messaging rates apply though) and anyone with a mobile phone or access to the web can use it. There is a full web console to control and monitor things and you can either create a Celly login or login with Facebook or Twitter.

How—and Why—We Can Improve the Future of Mobile Learning


This development, combined with tremendous growth in mobile device usage due to improved technology, naturally led to a shift in mobile learning patterns. Despite this promising beginning, the role of mobile devices in the classroom and in education overall is still rather limited. Instead, they are an extremely convenient way for students to access the information that is critical to their success both inside and outside school.

QuickOffice mobile office app launches new help site

Educational Technology Guy

TheConnected File Manager offers integrated access to Google Docs™, Dropbox , Evernote , Catch, Egnyte, Huddle™, Box, SugarSync , and MobileMe™, so you can access, share and manage files on your device and the cloud. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. QuickOffice technology help QuickOffice is an excellent app that allows you to read, view, edit, and create documents, spreadsheets and presentations.

Entering the world of "Twitter"

Connecting 2 the World

As many of my loyal readers know, I'd do "twitter". In fact, I don't think I can teach CMC without looking at the type of communication used in twitter and facebook. So for the next few weeks, I will be setting up a twitter account and blog about my journey in trying to figure out 1) how to use twitter; 2) communication strategies for twitter; and 3) how to incorporate it into my class. This is why so many who use twitter connect to a webpage or blog.

6 Must-Have Mobile Device Apps for the School Administrator

The 21st Century Principal

Ask yourself what makes an app on a mobile device useful, and the answer is that the most useful apps have these four characteristics: The app is available for and syncs across multiple devices. This rule applies to any software, but most especially to mobile apps. Being able to share using app has rapidly become an expectation, especially with mobile device apps. Evernote is accessible on my deskop, the web, my iPad, my Droid phone and even my Kindle Fire.

Twitter vs. Blogging

Connecting 2 the World

But I wanted to address the rising popularity of twitter. Honestly, for my personal web based habits, I don't see the importance of Twitter. One thing that has been needling me over the last couple of months was a blog report I read that said the African Americans are more apt to use twitter, while the majority of Americans use facebook. Finally, I received the answer from one of my student groups in a presentation they gave on group technology use.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking


Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. News on Twitter : Students consider tweets and determine which is the most trustworthy.

How Technology Should Have Already Changed Your Teaching

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How Technology Should Have Already Changed Your Teaching. A little bit of technology doesn’t change much. Tacked-on learning technology can do this. But deep integration of technology–real at-the-marrow fusion of learning model, curriculum, and #edtech?

Nuts and Bolts of twitter

Connecting 2 the World

So I now have been using twitter for almost 4 weeks now. This post is meant for those that don't use twitter (or use it regularly). After using twitter for a while, I figured out how most people use this. Retweets allows you to pass information (or questions) on to those that may not have access to all of those within your social network. Communicating Using Twitter Twitter was originally designed for mobile technology.

Technology I use on a Daily Basis - 2016 Version

Educational Technology Guy

In the past, I've written about the technology I use on a daily basis (see bottom of page for links). In this role, I work with schools on selecting and implementing technology solutions to improve teaching and learning. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

Digital Activities & Icebreakers for Gen Y

Teacher Reboot Camp

“The number one benefit of educational technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. GET YOUR COPY OF THE 30 GOALS FOR TEACHERS OR LEARNING TO GO , WHICH HAS DIGITAL AND MOBILE ACTIVITIES AND HANDOUTS. You will find hashtags used on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Vine, and many other social networks. You need to get parents on board with your technology integration. Mobile Show and Tell - Divide students into small groups (3 to 5 students).