Babies and Mobile Devices. Where Are YOU on the issue?

Kevin Corbett

Everywhere I turn I see babies, toddlers and young children with tablets/ipads and smartphones. Nor, it seems, do a number of advocacy groups that want it pulled off the market because they think iPads and babies are a dangerous combination. The post Babies and Mobile Devices.

TCEA 2011 Legislative Update Advocacy Panel

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Much smaller than the in-person mobilization to register the same number of people. Are tablets ready? Get PTA and booster clubs to mobilize. Notes from TCEA 2011 Panel. The speakers words flowed fast and I caputred/paraphrased them as accurately as I could. For an additional take on this event from someone else who also live blogged it, you can visit this post from Bryan Doyle.

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?Scaling Mobile Technology for Community College Students: 5 Tips for Entrepreneurs

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After three years of utilizing a BYOD (bring your own device) policy with my classes at Nassau Community College, I have seen how tools like tablets and laptops can lead to better academic engagement. It’s why mobile access has been one of the most important means of connecting students to their academic resources. These mobile messages keep students connected to course material and let students know we care about them, but the system is still too one-size-fits-all.

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Babies and Mobile Devices. Where Are YOU on the issue?

Kevin Corbett

Everywhere I turn I see babies, toddlers and young children with tablets/ipads and smartphones. Nor, it seems, do a number of advocacy groups that want it pulled off the market because they think iPads and babies are a dangerous combination.

The Key Role of Tech in Accessibility for All

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Coxsackie-Athens Central Schools is currently ranked first in the nation by the National School Boards Association for its digital conversion that includes providing a mobile device for every student in K-12 as well as shifting most back-office storage functions to the cloud.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 34 Edition)

Doug Levin

Yet, from my vantage point in the education policy arena (in leadership roles, for instance, at the National Association of State Boards of Education and the State Educational Technology Directors Association), the book and prediction drove widespread advocacy for changes in policy and practice. Tagged on: August 22, 2017 Children’s Learning With Tablet Technology is Often Too Passive | UT News → Joan Hughes writes: "Can tablets teach children basic math and reading skills?

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A Tiny Microbe Upends Decades of Learning

The Hechinger Report

Miami-Dade County Public Schools has distributed some 100,000 tablets and other mobile devices, and more than 11,000 smartphones that double as Wi-Fi hot spots. of the Aurora Institute, formerly known as iNACOL, an advocacy organization promoting competency-based education.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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COLLABORATE Space provides persistent space to store messages, documents, whiteboards, recordings, meeting minutes, or anything else exchanged on a specific topic or project during a call or meeting at anytime, and is accessible from any device, whether it be a mobile, desktop, or room appliance.

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

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Coxsackie-Athens Central Schools is currently ranked first in the nation by the National School Boards Association for its digital conversion that includes providing a mobile device for every student in K-12 as well as shifting most back-office storage functions to the cloud.

Going on the Offensive: Cyber Security Strategies for Schools

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Accessible from any computer, tablet or smartphone, ClassLink is ideal for 1to1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives. CoSN provides thought leadership resources, community, best practices and advocacy tools to help leaders succeed in the digital transformation.

Essential Elements for Moving to a 1:1 Environment

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During an edWebinar for the Empowered Superintendent series, “Leadership for Mobile Learning: Creating a Shared Vision,” the presenters said school leaders, though, often miss key parts of the planning process and end up with useless “hunks of plastic.” Step 1: Make a plan.

WHAT’S NEW

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Upon completion of the course, students receive an “Advocacy Plan,” which outlines their strengths and challenges and makes recommendations to consider and is shared with their educators.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

Kno was headed by Osman Rashid, the co-founder of the textbook rental company Chegg, and the tablet was aimed at the college market. According to Arrington, venture capitalist Marc Andreessen called the Kno tablet “the most powerful tablet anyone has ever made.”

Not all towns are created equal, digitally

The Hechinger Report

The students live in homes with multiple laptops, iPads, tablets, iPhones – iEverything. But many students live in threadbare mobile homes and modest, low-slung dwellings on the edge of town.

Worldwide, Online, and Free - The Library 2.013 Conference Starts Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

There are eight conference strands covering a wide variety of timely topics, such as MOOCs, e-books, maker spaces, mobile services, embedded librarians, green libraries, doctoral student research, library and information center "tours," and more! Examining Mobile Apps for Library Functions - Emily Krug, Emerging Technologies and Cataloging Librarian 10:00am KEYNOTE - NEIL PAKENHAM-WALSH: Healthcare Information For All (www.hifa2015.org ) 11:00am Become a library advocate with NPSIG!

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Learning Revolution Newsletter - Week's Events - GlobalEd Waitlist - CoSN - Google Forms - Breaking Down Library Walls - Better Than College - OZeLive Kudos

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Charles, IL Common Sense Media - 1-to-1 Essentials: A Roadmap for Schools , Learn about Common Sense Media’s 1-to-1 Essentials Program, a roadmap for schools implementing 1-to-1 tablets. Tuesday, March 4th at 12pm CST in Austin, TX Common Sense Media - Inspiring Advocacy through News and Digital Media , While technology provides exciting, innovative teaching opportunities, it also introduces tremendous challenges.

Hack Education Weekly News

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“ Microsoft Hopes to Revive Its Education Tablet Efforts With the New $399 Surface Go,” says Edsurge. ” (This is a good example of how ed-tech advocacy-posing-as-journalism operates – you get funded by an organization and then you get to “break the news” about that organization. The company provides “interactive lessons and content on a mobile platform to low-skilled workers.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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Winnie is a new mobile app that, according to Techcrunch , “helps parents find family-friendly places, share their experiences.” ” Via Education Week : “New federal data show a continuing deep gulf between the educational experiences of traditionally disadvantaged student groups and their peers on a broad range of indicators, findings that follow years of efforts by government and advocacy groups to level the playing field in U.S. Education Politics.

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