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. Put that in the context of learning and what do you get? Mobile learning of course. Mobile learning is now a movement and it’s not just about picking up a tablet and off you go.

Creating Digital Books: 15+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

During one of my teaching internships, my mentor had us create books we read to children from the Boys and Girls Club. I still have my construction paper book with my poor drawings. This holiday season we can get them to create digital books that help others. Fortunately, several free web tools and apps help students quickly and easily create and publish digital books. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. More Book Ideas.

Lesson Ideas for Mobile Learning

Educator Innovator

New media educator Howard Rheingold interviews educator Shelly Terrell about her new book, which highlights the power of students’ mobile devices to drive learning in and out of the classroom. I’ve learned a great deal from her.

10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently I presented a webinar for Simple K12, 10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Active Learning. There are so many more activities and ideas I share in the slides to help you ignite curiosity and get your students moving and learning! Scan and Learn!

Mobile learning and blended interaction

Learning with 'e's

The advent of mobile communication has expanded this taxonomy still further. In this post I explore how the use of mobile (cell) phones is liberating learners to interact in many new ways and in many different contexts. Consider the benefits of learning while on the move.

Creating Digital Books to Help Others: 20+ Apps, Tools & Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

During one of my teaching internships, my mentor had us create books we read to children from the Boys and Girls Club. I still have my construction paper book with my poor drawings. This holiday season we can get them to create digital books that help others. Fortunately, several free web tools and apps help students quickly and easily create and publish digital books. Students can learn math, science and literature while helping feed others by creating cookbooks.

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Assessment and Mobile Learning Questions

Education with Technology

Technology can play a critical role in the learning process. Here are some questions about assessment and mobile learning to think about as you plan for your mobile learning. Who/ What will assess the students’ mobile learning? A) the same mobile app that the student worked on. B) a different mobile app. D) an online program evaluates learning. assesses the learning.

Creating Digital Books to Help Others: 20+ Apps, Tools & Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

During one of my teaching internships, my mentor had us create books we read to children from the Boys and Girls Club. I still have my construction paper book with my poor drawings. This holiday season we can get them to create digital books that help others. Fortunately, several free web tools and apps help students quickly and easily create and publish digital books. Students can learn math, science and literature while helping feed others by creating cookbooks.

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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.

BookWriter: Turn your Digital Storytelling into Printable Books!

Kleinspiration

Book Writer: Innovative app to make multimedia books What it is? Book Writer ($3.99) is an educational iOS app designed for the iPad/iPhone for creating multimedia digital books. A user can add video, images, music, and even record their own voice to narrate a book.

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Mobile Learning in ELT: Survey 2013

Nik Peachey

In 2010, after buying my first iPad I decided to do some research into how teachers were using mobile devices in their classrooms and their teaching. Whether you use technology, mobile learning or avoid it please find time to answer these 20 questions and share your ideas, opinions and reflections and I will once again publish the results for all to share. Mobile Learning in ELT 2013 Survey Many thanks for your help and participation.

20+ Emoji Activities and Resources for Teaching Math, Science, and English

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you like these ideas, take one of my courses or check out one of my books. Learn Emoji. Duolingo offers a free course for anyone to learn emoji in 5 minutes. These web tools and resources have a free version and work on multiple devices, except for the books mentioned.

20+ Emoji Activities and Resources for Teaching Math, Science, and English

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you like these ideas, take one of my courses or check out one of my books. Learn Emoji. Duolingo offers a free course for anyone to learn emoji in 5 minutes. These web tools and resources have a free version and work on multiple devices, except for the books mentioned.

Offline Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

“You can see an evident shift from formal curriculum-based learning to informal just-in-time learning, and this is just the beginning!” ~ Pooja Jaisingh. Even without an Internet connection students learn a lot with mobile devices, laptops, and other technologies. Students carry these powerful learning tools in their pockets and can capture the learning all around them. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

Implementing Mobile Devices With a Focus on Learning

A Principal's Reflections

The following post is a modified excerpt from Uncommon Learning. Mobile learning provides enhanced collaboration among learners, access to information, and a deeper contextualization of learning. Koole (2009) No one will deny the impact that mobile is having on the world.

8 Cool Resources for Students to Use to Conduct Interviews

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of this critical eye is learning how to gather knowledge from reputable sources. We can help our students learn this important process by getting them to conduct interviews with peers or experts. Conducting interviews and piecing together a newscast is one of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

DIY Video Lesson to Illustrate Process Analysis

Teacher Reboot Camp

My students learn nine different types of essay forms in one semester. Creating video tutorials is the first mission in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions.

Visualize Learning with Photo Challenges and Projects

Teacher Reboot Camp

Learners can use these photos in projects, digital stories, or other learning projects to provide an authentic voice and to show the learning that is taking place all around them. Students go on a mission to take a photo that represents the learning they are doing in your class that they also see in their homes or environment. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Create articles with Sway , Adobe Spark , Canva, and Book Creator.

Pump Students Up with Digital Icebreakers

Teacher Reboot Camp

Find some of these icebreakers and other digital activities in my ebook, Learning to Go , which is currently $5.99. Learning to Go also contains editable handouts and rubrics that are mobile-friendly. Mobile Me Pictionary - Give each student 3 notecards.

6 Second Learning with Vine: 22+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the Byte-sized Potential and Mobile Learning categories. Most of our students love learning and creating even if they do not express this in our classes. If students are learning about geometric shapes, then their videos should be close-ups of these shapes.

52 Tools to Inspire Summer Learning with Photo and Video Challenges

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you have a website, blog, virtual learning site or messaging system like Remind to connect with your learners then you can motivate your students to continue the learning with photo and video challenges. Learners of all ages love taking pictures and videos, especially with their mobile devices. Often, they just need to be challenged to take a closer look, investigate their surroundings, capture their learning, and present it to others.

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Audio Projects for Digital Learners: 30+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

One of the safest ways to integrate technology is to get students to record their thoughts, ideas, or learning with web tools and mobile apps. In my digital book, Learning to Go , find editable handouts and rubrics for creating audio projects. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Screencast Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

Teaching others is one of the most powerful ways to learn and the first mission in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. What follows are a list of free web tools and apps to record a desktop, mobile screen, or whiteboard.

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Get Learners Moving With Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

Learning is not the product of teaching. Learning is the product of the activity of learners.” Unlike many other technologies, mobile devices can support physical health along with learning. With a mobile device students can create, problem solve, critical think, and engage with the world around them. In my digital book, Learning to Go , you’ll find rubrics, handouts, and lesson plans for some of the activities listed below.

Byte-sized Potential: Can Compassion & Citizenship Go Viral?

Teacher Reboot Camp

It lets people learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential. A thousand years ago, books were accessible to a select few. The most powerful learning and communication tools are in the hands of millions worldwide.

10+ Halloween Apps to Spook The Learning Out of ‘Em

Teacher Reboot Camp

As an educator or parent that has a mobile device you can capitalize on this time to help kids learn while celebrating the holiday. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Have the students write stories to accompany their books.

8 Education Books For The Digital Age: The Connected Educator Series #CorwinCE

The Web20Classroom

My book, The Relevant Educator ships today. But if you ask teachers who have never used a social network, blog, or mobile device for learning in their classrooms to discuss connected education, you are likely to be met with blank stares, furrowed eyebrows and shrugged shoulders.

The 7 C’s of Meaningful Learning Begin with Citizenship

Teacher Reboot Camp

These are ideas I shared in my recent keynote for ICEIndiana, Byte-sized Potential and Learning with the 8 C’s (Compassion, Communication, Creativity, Courage, Critical Thinking, Curiosity, Collaboration, and Citizenship ). Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

Selfie Activities to Inspire Reflection on Digital Identity

Teacher Reboot Camp

This is why one of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom , is for learners to go on a selfie adventure. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Students can learn about different animals around the world and explore their habitats.Get them to research who took the picture and why.

Learn With QR Codes! 22+ Apps, Web Tools and Activities

Teacher Reboot Camp

QR codes get learners out of their seat scanning to discover what the knowledge they will uncover with their mobile devices. Below are a few tips and resources to get your students started with learning with QR codes. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Learn with QR Codes from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Scan QR codes on your mobile device with the I-nigma app, which allows students to scan QR codes with an iOS, Android, or Windows phone.

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Digital Ways to Appreciate Super Dads! 30+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

What a great time to inspire young people to create and learn with some cool web tools and apps by encouraging them to express their appreciation for an important father figure or male role model. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

Give Your Traditional Syllabus a Needed Makeover!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Plus, the best kind of learning is when we meet the unexpected. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Find out more about mission minded learning in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom.

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Wearables for Learning! Oh My!

Teacher Reboot Camp

These technologies help engage learners by providing sensory learning and sparking curiosity and imagination. For your next classes, go beyond getting students to read and learn only from worksheets and books. Integrate virtual reality, augmented reality, or wearables to create meaningful learning experiments for students. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Learn more in this article.

Fun Video Project! Produce a TV Commercial for an Invention

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you like these ideas, take one of my courses or check out one of my books. Find out more about mission minded learning in my book, Hacking Digital Learning with EdTech Missions. The Book That Reads You (Animoto).

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30 Apps to Spread and Enjoy Some Holiday Cheer

Teacher Reboot Camp

To motivate them tie their learning into activities where they get to send some holiday cheer or celebrate the holidays. Find ideas for activities in my slide presentation, Mobile Holiday Apps for Spreading Cheer. Mobile Holiday Apps for Spreading Cheer from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

20+ Apps Your Students Will Scream About This Halloween!

Teacher Reboot Camp

As an educator or parent that has a mobile device you can capitalize on this time to help kids learn while integrating these spooky themes. Don’t forget to download the slide presentation below and explore my other Halloween post, Frightful Learning! Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Frightful Learning! Halloween Origami (Android)- With this great app, kids learn to create various spooky creatures in origami.

15 Ideas and Tons of Resources to Try with Learners in 2017

Teacher Reboot Camp

Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Mobile Learning- Find activities in my book, Learning to Go ! Learning Missions- Check out my new book in 2017, Hacking Digital Learning: 10 Missions That Skyrocket Achievement in Any Class ! Problem Based Learning- For resources and ideas check out TeacherRebootCamp.com/pbl. Sketchnoting- Syliva Duckworth has a new book with her sketchnotes.