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12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

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. As mobile learning is a blend of the digital and physical, diverse metrics (i.e.,

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

NeverEndingSearch

Using everyday digital content, the COR paper and online assessments directly connect to the questions posed in SHEG’s study and engage learners in credibility decision-making around three COR Competencies: Who’s behind the information? Social studies teachers will adore these!

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. People in a café now usually ask the staff for the Wi-Fi password, and if there’s no Wi-Fi one can always tap the power of cellular data and stay connected to friends. Mobile learning of course.

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

I just enter the data once. Crescerance and MAD-Learn (for Mobile App Development). Crescerance and MAD-Learn are my tools for mobile app development. The kids are programming apps and using the MAD (mobile app development) Learn platform.

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Awareness, Assessment, and Access: Improving Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

Assessment. This is not the case when assessing its students’ digital literacy levels. Tashjian and her staff offer mixed-level classes for now, but the educators must spend more time assessing the needs their students have as they walk in the door. Without an affordable data plan, a tablet has limited usefulness. Awareness, assessment, and access: these are the three things that RIFLI have in mind at all times.

5 Tips to Increase Parental Engagement in the 21st Century Classroom – From Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

As an administrator in the 21st century, I constantly think about ways to effectively communicate with our parents and the tools that our faculty can use to extend and expand the way we share academic, behavioral, and social data with the families of children whom we serve.

Education Technology and Data Insecurity

Hack Education

Pokémon Go, a free augmented reality game developed by Niantic (a company spun out of Google in 2015), became the most popular mobile game in US history this year. Pokémon Go generated more than $160 million by the end of July, hitting $600 million in revenue within its first 90 days on the market – the fastest mobile game to do so. Many students cannot afford the heavy data usage required by geofencing apps, for starters. To data about students’ sexual identity?

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Tools to Help Become a Tech Savvy Educator

A Principal's Reflections

21st Century Leadership Shift Happens (must see video for any educator unfamiliar with the tends and impacts associated with technology and social media. Principals can use social media for communication, public relations, branding, professional development, and opportunity.

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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). affordances of mobile Web 2.0.

The Most Beautiful Way to Assess, Poll and Engage: Typeform

Fractus Learning

Optimized to look stunning on all devices (desktop and mobile), Typeform is well worth exploring as your go-to tool for polling, quizzing, surveying and engaging students, staff and parents… Or anyone, come to think of it. On-Device Quiz and Assessment. Overview.

Visualizing Learning with Infographics: 23 Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

When learners create their own infographics they are telling a story of what their data, information, research and facts mean. They are creating a meaningful connection with the data, which is a powerful way to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).

Testing Giving You The Blues? Get Creative with EdTech Formative Assessments

MSEDTechie

There are so many ways that kids can creatively show you their learning in a timely and efficient manner, and ways teachers can conduct assessments that take away the testing anxiety that plagues so many kids. Creative Formative Assessments Can Help: Save time assessing students.

6 ways to create findable, useful website content

Perry Hewitt

Search engine optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM), and increasingly, paid social media placement can achieve remarkable results. mobile-optimized : Mobile matters not only to your users but to search engines that increasingly reward mobile-friendly sites.

How to Build a Modern School – 6 Key Elements to Embed in Your Groundwork

ViewSonic Education

For example, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls not only empathize intellect but also social skills in their mission statement. Figuring out how to do modern assessments. There are many kinds of assessments on the educational landscape. Formative Assessment.

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Digital classrooms

Learning with 'e's

We talked for instance about how technology would streamline assessment, and how the curriculum might be impacted by new technologies. Blogs and wikis and other social media made an appearance, even though at the time they were still fairly nascent in compulsory education.

10 Options for Polls and Forms in Your Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

data on parents and students. They can also be tools that are easily integrated into warm-ups, exit tickets, and/or formative assessments such as these popular examples: Socrative. For many, JotForm is the gold standard for forms creation whether on PCs, Macs, or mobile devices.

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The Real Problem With Multiple-Choice Questions

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This is a tone that is becoming increasingly important in the 21st century as access to information increases, as the updating of information happens more naturally, and as blended and mobile learning environments become more common. The Real Problem With Multiple-Choice Questions.

Digital classrooms

Learning with 'e's

We talked for instance about how technology would streamline assessment, and how the curriculum might be impacted by new technologies. Blogs and wikis and other social media made an appearance, even though at the time they were still fairly nascent in compulsory education.

Is Technology Bad for the Teenage Brain? (Yes, No and It's Complicated.)

Edsurge

Social interactions? The data that do exist point to some barely-there trendlines, fortunately. Social media, contrary to its reputation, actually seems to improve certain prosocial behaviors—empathy, to name one—in teenage populations. Researchers in one study followed a group of 10-14-year-olds for a year, tracking their use of use social media, primarily Twitter and Facebook. Scores actually improved the more the kids used social media.

Group Texting Programs: The Next Big Wave?

Education with Technology

David Murphy wonders if group texting is shaping up to be the next big battleground between the Web’s social (or search) superstars. Students and teachers will not be charged texting units against their data plan since the class texting generates so many texts. – The texting program will connect to or allow easy transfer to other social media. My ebook, 90 Mobile Learning Modern Language Activities , is available at [link].

The emerging landscape of testing

Bryan Alexander

EdTechDigest was kind enough to publish them as a column, “The New Politics of Educational Data” Reproduced below: As winter gives way to spring in the northern hemisphere, we are witnessing the emergence of a new politics of educational data. On the one hand there is a drive to reshape assessment, which we could call Testing 2.0, Opposed to this is a nascent movement in favor of student autonomy and ownership of data as empowerment strategies.

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Managing Smartphone Distractions in the Classroom

edWeb.net

Laptops, Chromebooks, iPads, and even cell phones are providing students with opportunities to access the internet for researching, communicating and social learning. Technology has become an integral element in our students’ educational journey.

Digital Media Has a Misinformation Problem—but It's an Opportunity for Teaching.

Edsurge

Research has shown that 50 percent of college students spend a minimum of five hours each week on social media. These social channels feed information from news outlets, private bloggers, friends and family, and myriad other sources that are often curated based on the user's interests. But what really makes social media a tricky resource for students and educators alike is that most companies don’t view themselves as content publishers.

5 Ways to Use JotForm Cards With Your Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

One of the fastest growing technologies in education is forms–to gather information, curate data, test students, and much more. There are lots of platforms available but for many, JotForm is the gold standard whether on PCs, Macs, or mobile devices.

Today’s Meet is Closed. What are your Alternatives?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Polls, forms, and surveys are great options when teachers need to create sign-up sheets, push out formative assessments, auto-grade quizzes, and more. For many, JotForm is the essential forms creation tool whether on PCs, Macs, or mobile devices.

The Human EdTech for Diversity

EdNews Daily

It can do so with encouraging highlighting or instant pop-up formative assessments that are welcomed because they could mean more “points” for a student. Second, social-emotional learning is the single biggest tech trend in software. . By LeiLani Cauthen.

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The future of classrooms

Learning with 'e's

This is due to the rapid proliferation of mobile technology, the disintermediation of traditional teacher and student roles, new trends such as MOOCs and the upsurge of user generated content on social media sites - all of which take learning away from previously familiar territory.

The EdTech Disconnect

The Christensen Institute

This is the second post in the #WhoYouKnow blog series on the overlap of social capital, EdTech, and innovation. Children likewise rely increasingly on mobile technology and social media to stay in touch with one another.

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3 ways to revamp lessons for the interactive learner

eSchool News

Most of them grew up playing video games, and ever since they can remember, they’ve been in constant contact with friends via social media platforms and text messages. Students can provide answers using a keypad that comes with the software or an app on their mobile phones.

Want To See Their Best? Then Let Them Play

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As blogs and social media exploded in popularity, they have subsequently de-credited major news media in the process. In Little Big Planet, developer Media Molecule created a brilliant digital sandbox for learners to “play” in. Social Media as a Sandbox.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition)

Doug Levin

Ever wonder how stories promoted by ‘thought leaders’ on social media get selected? Tagged on: March 10, 2017 Frederick County Public Schools using social media in the classroom | Your4State.com → Frederick County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Theresa Alban says that she's considering incorporating social media into the classroom. This from the school district that is still reeling from a major student data privacy breach.

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The Problem With Expecting Student Access

CUE

This wide variety of lifestyle, income, and infrastructure can get in the way of student access to learning or our assessment of our students. With this awareness, I ask myself some questions when choosing instructional materials and assessments.

TOP TIPS for Classroom Management in the Digital Age

EdTechTeam

I would argue more paper is used with 1:1 environments, but believe it will change as more and more teachers learn to assess in the cloud.

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The Digital Transition: When Will Schools Be Transformed?

EdNews Daily

Or the teacher allows the students to log into outside services that are collecting huge amounts of student data. Most of the education industry is consumed with testing and assessment. These big data analytics are rarely transparent even if they are public. By Leilani Cauthen.

10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Nearpod is described as a mobile app that allows teachers to create and share interactive multimedia presentations in 1-to-1 device classrooms. As its name suggests, Formative is an online tool that teachers can use to create formative assessments (you see what they did there?)

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