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. The cloud is the enabler of “smart” mobility.

State Leadership Working Towards Broadband Access for All

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If the workday of an adult typically requires seamless broadband access, then it’s reasonable that today’s students need the same access during their school day. The key is the state leadership to make broadband accessible to all.

Leaders Rank Mobile Learning the Top School Tech Priority for 2017

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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. 2 priority is broadband and network capacity. 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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What's the Future for Mobile Devices in the Classroom? [#Infographic]

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Frank Smith Mobile devices are more prevalent in K–12 classrooms than ever. A new survey on mobile learning from Project Tomorrow shows that today's schools are relying increasingly on students having experience with devices like smartphones and tablets to engage in modern curriculum.

5 ways connected school buses are on the rise

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3, New Mexico Senator Tom Udall sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler asking the FCC to use its authority to help close the homework gap where students still need broadband access in order to complete homework assignments.

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Alabama district puts wi-fi on buses

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McClatchy Mobile Learning Networking & Broadband News Top NewsPlan for digital conversion prompts district to examine Wi-Fi availability.

Kajeet honors ‘Action Heroes’ closing the Homework Gap

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Kajeet, a provider of safe mobile student internet connectivity, has launched its 2016 campaign to highlight the “real action heroes” in school districts working to close the Homework Gap for their students. The Homework Gap refers to the number of school-age children who don’t have broadband access at home and cannot complete their school assignments. To learn more about the Homework Gap and the Real Action Heroes, visit [link].

This is how your infrastructure should look before your next tech rollout

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Most educational organizations want the classroom to change; to improve teaching and learning by leveraging technology. The terms blended and flipped learning are touted extensively as useful educational goals. A robust and feature rich LMS (Learning Management System).

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Idaho’s virtual charter schools have a 20 percent grad rate

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McClatchy Mobile Learning Networking & Broadband News Top News charter charter schools districts Education failure graduation graduation rate graduation rates help high school high school graduation rate high schools leaders news schoolThe state’s education leaders said they are looking into strategies to help virtual charters improve performance.

Digital divide hits small towns hard

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While 96 percent of Americans in urban areas have access to fixed broadband, only 70 percent of New Mexicans have broadband access at home. Others spend long hours studying in the computer labs at the Doña Ana Community College Hatch Learning Center, adjacent to the high school.

Mobile use rises, but school wi-fi stagnates

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Pearson/Harris Poll reveals new findings on mobile device ownership and how wi-fi access impacts learning in school. High school students also saw a very modest gain in using smartphones for learning of only 3 percent from 2014 to 2015 (from 75 percent to 82 percent).

3 Resources to Help Connect Students and Families

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Students were excited about learning. “What you find out very quickly as teachers is not just the power of using technology in the classroom, but the power to extend learning, to carry it beyond just the school day,” says Brian Nicol, communications coordinator and, until recently, a teacher at the Wisconsin school district. The funds will go toward purchasing MiFi devices, which provide mobile broadband access, so that 15 percent can connect at home for free.

What You Need to Know About E-rate

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A recent order to modernize E-rate , the first update to the plan in nearly two decades, doesn’t increase the annual cap, but it does promise extra money for Wi-Fi and broadband access, two priorities of the Obama administration. Riverside Unified School District in California and Piedmont City School District in Alabama both used Learning On-the-Go , a pilot program through E-rate, to connect students at home, too. Look closely at your next cell phone or Internet bill.

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Miami schools install wi-fi on buses

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Wi-fi-on-the-go program targets anytime, anywhere learning. The district’s “Wi-Fi-on-the-Go” program aims to provide students the opportunity for mobile learning on the school buses. IT Management IT Newsletter Mobile and Handheld Technologies News Top News

#LearningIs mobile

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Much was discussed during the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week in Paris. Significant problems include a lack of broadband connectivity in various parts of the world. Many more people now own mobile phones, but a large proportion of these are non-smart (i.e.

What's on the Horizon (Still, Again, Always) for Ed-Tech

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The New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative have released the latest NMC Horizon Report for Higher Education. Adaptive Learning Technologies. Mobile Learning. Blended Learning Designs. Collaborative Learning. Redesigning Learning Spaces.

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Smartphone Learning

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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.

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The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 21st, 2014 In a gentle way, you can shake the world. Mahatma Gandhi The Learning Revolution Project holds online and physical learning events, and highlights professional development opportunities from a network of 200 partners in the learning professions. To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution. Do you co-learn with a classroom across the globe?