Verizon Mobile Learning Academy

The Mobile Native

New national research indicates that training teachers to integrate mobile technology into instruction may have a positive effect on students’ standardized test scores and academic achievement. ISTE Mobile Learning

3 must-haves for a mobile learning environment

eSchool News

Because robust filtering and reporting features come standard with Kajeet, we’re now able to ensure that students are using wi-fi for its intended educational purpose. In the past three years, our attendance rates have increased, along with our assessment scores in grades 3 through 8.

Video communication apps and mobile learning

Nik Peachey

One of the great things about mobile devices such as tablets, iPads and phones is that most modern devices have good quality cameras and microphones built in. Mailvu also provides mobile apps for iOS, Android an Blackberry.

ASCD's #Empower18 Conference Report

techlearning

Attendees attended Learning Labs and Poster sessions facilitated by educators. The Expo Hall showcased even more edtech tools that are changing and enhancing today’s learning. Nearpod is a unique mobile learning platform designed for the synchronized use of mobile devices in education.

Leaders Rank Mobile Learning the Top School Tech Priority for 2017

Leadership Lounge

For the first time, mobile learning is ranked the top priority by school IT leaders, according to findings released by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) in its 2017 K-12 Leadership Survey Report. Mobile learning is defined as the idea of 24/7 access, according to Paula Maylahn of Paula Maylahn Consulting and author of the survey. Learning is not just in the classroom — it comes home with you.”

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Video Projects to Engage Learners: 20+ Tools & Tips

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can create video tutorials, silent films, screencasts, lip dubs, commercials, news reports, music videos, documentaries, movie trailers, video diaries, vodcasts, soap operas, stop motion films, machinimas, claymation, talk shows, and game shows. In my digital book, Learning to Go , find editable handouts and rubrics for creating video projects. Find a storyboard your students can edit in Learning to Go. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers !

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Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus, the wonderful mobile learning solution and teaching and learning platform was hard at work this summer w/ over 50 updates. learning management system mobile learning

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus, the wonderful mobile learning solution and teaching and learning platform was hard at work this summer w/ over 50 updates. learning management system mobile learning

4 Ways to Use Video to Make Reading Exciting

Gaggle Speaks

Assign video book reports. Book reports are a great way to assess comprehension, critical thinking and of course, writing skills. But sometimes students dread the very thought of book reports. Mobile Learning Safe Learning Management

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Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on.

Answer Pad

Technology Tidbits

The Answer Pad is one of the best and easy to use free Student Response/Dialogue Systems for mobile devices. It is fantastic learning tool that is being used by classrooms all around the world that allows educators to assess their students in real-time on their mobile devices. The students then complete the assignment and the teacher is able to view/assess their work. assessment mobile learning student response system

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus the excellent and easy to use Learning Management System for schools has a sleek new design, that allows for easier functionality, a brighter customizable color interface, and real-time analytics and third party integration (i.e. learning management system mobile learning

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus the excellent and easy to use Learning Management System for schools has a sleek new design, that allows for easier functionality, a brighter customizable color interface, and real-time analytics and third party integration (i.e. learning management system mobile learning

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus the excellent and easy to use Learning Management System for schools has a sleek new design, that allows for easier functionality, a brighter customizable color interface, and real-time analytics and third party integration (i.e. learning management system mobile learning

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus the excellent and easy to use Learning Management System for schools has just released a new polished design for their free classroom mobile app and web portal. Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus the excellent and easy to use Learning Management System for schools has a sleek new design, that allows for easier functionality, a brighter customizable color interface, and real-time analytics and third party integration (i.e. learning management system mobile learning

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus the excellent and easy to use Learning Management System for schools has a sleek new design, that allows for easier functionality, a brighter customizable color interface, and real-time analytics and third party integration (i.e. learning management system mobile learning

GoClass

Technology Tidbits

GoClass is a amazing web tool/app for creating lessons that can done on mobile devices. This is all done through an innovative user interface where educators use the web to create their students/class/courses and then have students complete them on their mobile devices.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus the excellent and easy to use Learning Management System for schools has just released a new polished design for their free classroom mobile app and web portal. Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on.

WeLearnedIt

Technology Tidbits

WeLearnedIt is an excellent free iPad app for the mobile classroom, E-portfolios, and project based learning. Also, an educator generate detailed reports, grade/assess students, and interact completely w/ eduClipper.

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Do one-to-one laptop programs improve learning?

eSchool News

With the price of some laptops now falling below $200 and schools in the United States and other countries using more computerized assessments, a growing number of schools are considering implementing individualized laptop programs. Material from a press release was used in this report.

Top 100 Sites/Apps of 2014

Technology Tidbits

As w/ the previous year''s list, more and more mobile apps are making the list as mobile learning continues to be the rising trend in education. However, that''s not to say that there isn''t a good amount of websites and Learning Management Systems showing up as well.

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Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus the excellent and easy to use Learning Management System for schools has a sleek new design, that allows for easier functionality, a brighter customizable color interface, and real-time analytics and third party integration (i.e. learning management system mobile learning

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.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on.

15 Sites for Differentiated Instruction

Technology Tidbits

"Differentiated instruction and assessment (also known as differentiated learning or, in education , simply, differentiation ) is a framework or philosophy for effective teaching that involves providing students with different avenues to acquiring content; to processing, constructing, or making sense of ideas ; and to developing teaching materials and assessment measures so that all students within a classroom can learn effectively, regardless of differences in ability."

Research Reveals Factors That Help Students Achieve Learning Gains with Education Apps; Findings Outlined in New Research Brief from SmartEdTech

techlearning

March 20, 2018 — Schools are spending billions of dollars on Chromebooks, tablets, and other digital devices to support the delivery of personalized learning opportunities for students based on assessment data and analytics, but are they achieving a learning return on this investment?

Learn Why Edsby Is A Great Learning Management System For Your School | @Edsby

TeacherCast

Edsby is a robust, cloud-based, mobile learning management system that incorporates social learning, course planning, assessment management, and much more into a simple, easy to use package for the entire school community.

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15 Sites for Differentiated Instruction

Technology Tidbits

"Differentiated instruction and assessment (also known as differentiated learning or, in education , simply, differentiation ) is a framework or philosophy for effective teaching that involves providing students with different avenues to acquiring content; to processing, constructing, or making sense of ideas ; and to developing teaching materials and assessment measures so that all students within a classroom can learn effectively, regardless of differences in ability."

Innovation In E-learning In The Last 10 Years

EdTech4Beginners

E-learning has seen a broad positive shift in the last couple of years. The new E-learning technologies keep on evolving, and a lot of companies are investing in it to yield efficient employees. Let’s take a look at the some of the innovation in E-learning industry in the last 10 years: The Usage of Smartphones. Using mobile for educational purposes is a slightly new concept. However, it has taken the e-learning industry by storm. Wearable E-Learning Gadgets.

The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Changing Role Of The Teacher In Personalized Learning Environment. Today’s students are studying and learning differently – a change confirmed by the widespread adoption of digital studying. Further, research validates the use of mobile technology in education.

Need an LMS next year? Here are three to consider

Ask a Tech Teacher

An LMS — Learning Management System — is a digital tool that tracks a wide variety of student-teacher interactions such as homework, grading, sharing of resources, parent communication, assessments, and more. Critical to a successful LMS is that it’s easy to learn, intuitive to use, dependable, contributes to the learning experience (rather than just another digital tool that must be juggled before learning happens), and it saves time.

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10 Sites Teachers Really Love

Technology Tidbits

https://www.emaze.com/education/ ) BoomWriter — Using a unique collaborative writing and peer assessment platform, BoomWriter features interactive tools for fiction writing, vocabulary development, and assignments across grades 2-12 for all subject areas. project based learning top 10 Web 2.

25 Reading Sites and Apps

Technology Tidbits

As a follow up to my recent list on Math Sites/Apps found here, I've decided to compile a list of my favorite learning tools for Reading. Again, Mobile Learning and BYOD make it easier for any student to learn any core subject, especially that of Reading.

Educators Discuss Keeping Student Data Safe

Gaggle Speaks

” Backed by a study from the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), Dr. Ryan pointed out that IT priorities, such as assessment readiness, wireless access and mobile learning, led 57% of school IT leaders to indicate that privacy and security are more important to them than a year ago.

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20 Questions Every Parent Should Ask Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

While schools (hopefully) work to update themselves and the way students learn within them, many parents have to work with what’s available to them. How are assessments designed to promote learning rather than simple measurement? What learning models do you use (e.g.,