10 engaging ways to use mobile devices in the classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Mobile devices are everywhere. More people interact with digital media through mobile now than through desktop computers, and that number continues to grow. Seventy five percent of kids under eight have their own mobile device. [.]. Ed Tech byod byot cell phones edtech educational technology mobile devices mobile learning samsungAdults and children are using smartphones, tablets, e-readers and more to interact with each other and the web every day.

Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: BYOD ISTE Sessions for Tuesday

Teacher Reboot Camp

This year Cori helped oversee the BYOD sessions. Cori gives a quick overview of Monday’s BYOD sessions. I have included a list of BYOD sessions you could attend today, Tuesday, with times listed and room numbers. Tuesday BYOD Sessions. Experience a “Breakout” Exclusively on a Mobile Device (B334). GeoGebra Online and Mobile Math Apps for Your Classroom (B336). Conference Highlights #ISTE2017 #NOTATISTE byod edtech ISTE ISTE 2017

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Assessing the evidence for edtech

Ed Tech Now

The widespread criticisms of the recent LSE and OECD reports are poorly founded and do nothing but undermine the argument for serious edtech Continue reading → Academic research BYOD edtech education technology Louis-Philippe Beland LSE mobile phones in schools PISA Richard Murphy

EdTech Acronyms Explained

EdTech4Beginners

BYOD – Bring Your Own Device. MLD – Mobile Learning Devices. MLearning – Mobile Learning. Tagged: acronym , acronyms , edtech , education , exxample , learning , tech , technology , terms. education acronym acronyms edtech exxample learning tech technology termsThe amount of new acronyms in the educational technology world is staggering… and often overwhelming for educators.

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New! 30+ EdTech Resources Series

The Mobile Native

30+ BYOD and BYOT Resources 30+ iPad Resources 30+ QR Code Resources 30+ Mobile Learning Resources. BYOD BYOT iPads Mobile Learning QR Codes

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

Securly

Will more schools embrace student-centric mobile devices? Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement. But, how does the 2010 vision for edTech match what’s actually happening today? “There will be more momentum for mobile devices in classrooms with an eye toward affordable alternatives to traditional 1:1 rollouts.” Globally, edtech spending is predicted to reach $252 Billion by 2020.

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10 Pros And Cons Of A Bring Your Own Device Scheme.

EdTech4Beginners

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) schemes have got more and more popular over recent years. They are when students are asked to bring in their own mobile device and use them in their learning. Below I have listed 10 pros and cons of BYOD: PROS: 1) The devices are excellent learning tools which bring a lot to the classroom. 5) BYOD leads to more copying and pasting. Do you have a BYOD scheme?

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools. Bans on mobile device use in schools are rapidly falling , and school districts are starting to draft BYOD policies that manage smartphone use.

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What will the active learning classroom look like in the not-so-distant future?

IT Bill

These trends include mobile technologies (BYOD), improved wireless connectivity, and an increased demand for flexible learning spaces. Educational Techology - EdTech Emerging Technologies BYOD emerging technologies flexible learning spaces hci Innovation iPad learner engagement learning technologies mobile paradigm smartphone sustainability tablets

Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives

edWeb.net

Strategic planning for edtech is an endless journey—and not just because of constantly evolving hardware and software. In the edWebinar, “ Strategic Technology Planning and Investment,” which is part of CoSN’s Empowered Superintendent series for edWeb, three superintendents who’ve been in the trenches for all aspects of district edtech plans discussed effective financial planning for technology. The post Planning for the Total Cost of Edtech Initiatives appeared first on edWeb.

Your Essential Back to School EdTech Checklist

Fractus Learning

Switching to mobile devices? BYOD? Check the mobile carts – are the devices charging? Currently the Director of Professional Development at Presentation High School in San Jose, he provides a wide variety of edtech integration training for many organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area, and sits on the board of Balefire Labs, an edtech startup. by Karen Larson and Gene Tognetti.

Power Up Your Spaces

A Principal's Reflections

Over the years we have seen more embracement of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and 1:1 device rollouts. The National EdTech Plan goes on to state the following: Preparing students to be successful for the future requires a robust and flexible learning infrastructure capable of supporting new types of engagement and providing ubiquitous access to the technology tools that allow students to create, design, and explore. Times are a changing in case you haven’t noticed.

Using Cell Phones and Other Devices In and Out of the Classroom

The Mobile Native

Marys City Schools is the longest running mobile learning program in the country. Join us on November 8th for our community''s next webinar to see how smartphones (mobile learning devices) were successfully integrated into the curriculum at St. They will also recommend many resources and websites to help you in your own mobile learning efforts. Scott helped organize and participated in the first Mobile Learning Technology Conference in Ohio.

Working out the Worksheet

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Now that the digital revolution is in full swing, I am trying to devise means for moving to a paperless and digital classroom while facing the following challenges: Availability of technology: there is a reason why I''m focused on BYOD with this blog; I do not teach in a 1:1 district. Practical & free BYOD resources are a must. And how many of these tools can be used with BYOD? Delivery is easy, but assessment via BYOD is more problematic.

Tell Me All About it with Tellagami

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Tellagami is a mobile app that lets users create a short animated video using any mobile device. This is a cool tool for BYOD students and teachers to use for animated project videos. Ideas for Use For use in the classroom, students could take a picture of a project with their mobile device and upload the picture as their background image. BYOD BYOT digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass

Webinar #2 Debrief: School DNS Architecture & MDM Solutions

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In Webinar #2, our very own Group Policy and MDM Jedi Brandon Duckworth explains different types of DNS architecture used by schools and various MDM (Mobile Device Management) solutions to keep students from getting around your filters. Webinar #3 – BYOD & Guest Network Best Practices – will take place on April 27, 2017 at 11AM PST. For more information about the edtech world, subscribe to our newsletter: .

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6 Ways to Add Video to Your Classroom with Animoto

EdTech4Beginners

Animoto also has a free mobile app available for iOS and Android devices if you’ve got a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) classroom. Tagged: animation , animoto , edtech , education , teachers , teaching , teaching idea , tech tools , video editor. education animation animoto edtech teachers teaching teaching idea tech tools video editorStudents relate to video — it’s a growing part of how they share and how they absorb information.

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6 Pillars to Successfully Integrate Technology In Your 1:1 Classroom

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In addition, taking polls or mini quizzes using mobile devices before or after a lesson is a good way to assess student knowledge and retention rates. . Not all schools are built equally, but the coming years will see the rise of “digital classrooms” according to EdTech. This parallels robust and well designed infrastructure – make sure learning spaces are able to handle the introduction of mobile devices.

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iPad Basic Training for Teachers

EdTechSandyK

The purposes for this initiative were to give teachers an additional tool for teaching and learning and to familiarize teachers with mobile devices in anticipation of more iPads being purchased for classroom use and a grades 6-12 BYOD program coming in the next school year. This is why we had been reading everything we could via Twitter and blogs and attending every session we could at professional events about mobile learning and iPads for the past three years.

Putting Technology At The Center Of Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Is your school s till in the dark ages of # edtech ? Does your school teach students with edtech only through an ICT subject, or d oes your school have a dedicated edtech agenda, with a strong focus on integration into the curriculum in general? As an English teacher, I can only dream of the latter, because in all of the school s around the world that I have worked in (Australia, Spain, UK) , edtech takes a back seat every time. Technology #edtech

4 Tips for using accessibility features to promote inclusion

Neo LMS

Read more: 6 Awesome examples of EdTech for the visually impaired student. Instead of singling out specific students to use some of the accessibility features built into their laptop, tablet, or mobile device, offer as an option for every student.

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

It may lack the visual appeal of iPads, or the student credibility of a BYOD program. Design more mobile learning experiences for your students–in higher ed, for example. By accessing documents, YouTube channels, group communication, digital portfolio pieces and more on a BYOD device, students will have a chance to see their phone as something other than a purely for-entertainment device. Featured Google Technology #edtech google

PaperCut Announced as Google for Education Premier Partner

techlearning

Do you have an innovative edtech product? 3D Design Tool Promotes Curiosity, Experimentation ] PaperCut’s BYOD solution, Mobility Print, integrates with G Suite and lets users print from any device via its native interface, with no third-party apps to install or manage. PaperCut , a print management software provider, today announced it has joined the Google for Education Partner Program as a Premier Partner.

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This Trick Will Make You Twitter Famous & Why It Matters

The Innovative Educator

My favorite topics are student voice, the innovative educators I work with in New York City, bring your own device, education technology, mobile learning and homeschooling. Mine look like this: #NYCSchoolsTech #NYCSchoolsTechChat #StuVoice #BYOD #EdTech These are the tags I use often in my Tweets. Innovative educators who use Twitter know that it is one of the most powerful tools for learning and building your professional network.

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10 Experts’ Predictions for Education and Technology in 2016

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But that hasn’t stopped us from asking a number of experts in education and technology to gaze into their crystal balls and share their thoughts on one major EdTech trend we can expect to see lighting up learning and one major challenge that education will face in 2016. In 2016, I believe the world of edtech will explore new ways to create active learning environments that inspire engagement and innovative thinking. Mobile learning.

THANK YOU for 5 Amazing Years of Educational Podcasting! Thank You For Amazing Feedback!

TeacherCast

Information from A to Z on EdTech and teaching, it should you your go-to resource. Great February 15, 2015 by Fourth adventure from Canada Fantastic, excellent, Thank you Great edtech podcast February 15, 2015 by Corkforsam2012 from Ireland 10/10 Great site for help February 15, 2015 by Kellyam1 from United States Site is really good quick place to find help for teachers. A great place to learn new EdTech tools, and to build your PLN (Personal Learning Network)!

Essential Elements for Moving to a 1:1 Environment

edWeb.net

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.” However, the more successful schools focus on improving teaching and learning first with edtech being just one of the tools to support it. edWeb Blog CoSN CoSN Empowered Superintendent Program district leadership edtech

Q&A: Leila Nuland on How to Build Equitable Computer Science Curricula

EdTech Magazine

Edtech spoke with Leila Nuland, managing research director for K-12 at Hanover research to discuss some of the trends surrounding computer science in K–12 and how to overcome issues of accessibility and underrepresentation in certain populations. MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out how K–12 schools are incorpoarting computer science into their programs! EDTECH: What interest have you seen from educators on including computer science in curricula?

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May this Gobstopper (Now Called Curriculet) be Ever Lasting!

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

While students can create projects, take quizzes, write responses digitally via BYOD and 1:1 using Google forms and docs, I''ve been missing a digital method for close reading of texts in my bag of instructional tricks. I signed out the mobile lab and a class set of headphones, and assigned an act a day. Gobstopper is MOBILE! edtech #ELAFlip #flipclass #njed assessment assignments books common core digital citizenship feedback literature