Mobile Learning and Indian Education System

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Students often show more interest in learning from mobile phones, palmtops, tablets and personal digital assistants. Blurring the lines between indoor and outdoor learning environment, mobile devices have become a prominent learning tool. This approach to learning enables accessible learning from anywhere, at any given time, encouraging students to participate in both physical and virtual learning. What Makes Mobile Technology Stand Out?

How to Empower Your Faculty in Mobile Learning Environment – From Jennifer Carey

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Introducing a new technology into the learning environment can be an intimidating experience, even for seasoned educators. Is the Technology on Your School or in your School Image Credit: Greg Kulowiec Greg Kulowiec , in his talks on iPads and other mobile devices, is fond of asking “Is your technology on your classroom or in your classroom?” Mobile devices are just that, mobile! Allow Time for Learning and Growth New devices come with a learning curve.

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50 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher

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50 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher by TeachThought Staff While Apple products are known for their integration in classrooms, increasingly Google is the choice for schools and districts looking for something organized, useful, and inexpensive that’s available on tablet, laptop, Chromebooks, desktop, smartphone, and more. In fact, the sheer diversity of Google […].

Offline Activities with Mobile Devices

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“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. Integrating technology in the classroom does not mean you need an Internet connection. 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.

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

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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. Yes, you can afford a few wearables or Google Cardboards in your class.

5 Steps to Get Started With Google Cardboard VR Viewer in Your Classroom

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At About $15 per ‘headset’, Google Cardboard Provides an Inexpensive Intro to Virtual Reality, Bringing Learning to Life in Your Classroom Two related technologies that are really. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Get Learners Moving With Mobile Devices

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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.

Translate Text on the Fly Using Your Phone and the Google Translate App. Brilliant!

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Image Source The Visual Translation Function Built Into Google Translate is Some #AwesomeTech Note to my regular readers: As you know, normally on Sunday I post a “Tweet Wrap” sharing. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Winter Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides

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The post Winter Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Let’s have some fun with Winter Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides! The first one was Collaborative Magnetic Poetry with Google Drawings. The second one was the Halloween version: Halloween Magnetic Poetry with Google Drawings. I love seeing pictures of these being used in the classroom. Google Drawings v. Google Slides. Shake Up Learning 2018.

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

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60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom. Google Classroom is quietly becoming the most powerful tool in education technology. It may not be as forward-thinking as we’d like here at TeachThought, but Google Classroom excels in providing solutions for a broad swath of teachers who have a variety of expertise and comfort level with education technology. It also uses Google’s familiar template that many teachers have used for years.

30 Apps to Spread and Enjoy Some Holiday Cheer

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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. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Mobile Holiday Apps for Spreading Cheer from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Tie this into learning vocabulary about parts of the body, clothing, or the weather.

Go On Incredibly Fun Learning Adventures With These Amazing Green Screen Ideas!

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A green screen in the classroom helps spark student creativity and imagination for any subject! With more preparation you can integrate green screen technology in much more imaginative and advanced ways that will send students your students on incredible learning adventures! Add a green screen in the classroom with green fabric, paint a wall green, make a green portable background, or get a normally white screen that you pull down for the projector that is green.

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Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

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Kasey Bell teaches us eight great ways to use Google Slides. From stop motion to video controls and cool add-ins for formative assessment and graphics, learn about this Swiss Army Knife of Google tools – Google Slides. Kasey Bell’s Google Certification courses are open for enrollment from May 28 until June 10, 2018. Just go to coolcatteacher.com/shake to learn more. Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides. We can keep learning more.

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Augmented Reality with Google Expeditions is Coming!!

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The post Augmented Reality with Google Expeditions is Coming!! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. credit: Google Expeditions Program. Google Expeditions Goes AR! Google Expeditions is super cool and allows us to take our students on virtual treks across the globe. But Google Expeditions is about to get a whole lot better! Google Expeditions with Augmented Reality is coming in the Fall of 2017. Shake Up Learning 2017.

How to Find the Best iOS Apps for Your Classroom

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The post How to Find the Best iOS Apps for Your Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Finding the Best iOS Apps for Your Classroom! The App Store is NOT the best place to find apps for your classroom. The best way to find apps is to connect and learn from other teachers using apps in their classroom. Let’s go App Fishing and find some great apps for the classroom! Teach her how to find apps, she can facilitate learning for a lifetime.”

#GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe

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The post #GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, Matt and I interview Christine Pinto, a Kindergarten teacher, who shares how she uses Google with her littles. Christine explains how she uses G Suite, including Google Classroom in Kinder. We also have some Google news and updates and some other great resources to share. Episode 6 Show Notes: Google News and Updates.

23 Earth Day Activities, Resources, Web Sites, & Apps

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Below discover activities, resources, websites, mobile apps, and more to get your students to play an active role in caring for the Earth. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Primary Games has several online games for students to learn about Earth Day. Lessons, Projects & Classroom Resources. Find Google Earth Lesson Plans and Projects here. Learn about the environment through virtual field trips!

Tips for BYOD Equity

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With the growing access that students now have to technology at home, educators are seizing this opportunity to increase access in the classroom. For cash strapped districts BYOD seems like the logical solution to leverage the mobile devices students have to enhance learning, increase productivity, conduct better research, address critical digital literacies, and teach digital responsibility. After all, it is not about our (adult) learning, but our students.

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5 Reasons Students Want Technology in the Classroom

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It’s rare when anyone considers the other—and perhaps more important—angle: Students want to learn with technology. By empowering student learning with more opportunities for them to communicate with classmates, you’ll soon realize how important technology is in the classroom. These five reasons why students want to learn with technology can help you and your teacher-friends determine the right technology to implement. They want to learn at a comfortable speed.

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Google Apps for the iPad and iOS (The COMPLETE list!)

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The post Google Apps for the iPad and iOS (The COMPLETE list!) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Google Apps for iOS. The following is a list of Google Apps for iOS (from Google, Inc.). This list is exhaustive and includes several apps that are not on the infographic Guide to Google Apps for the iPad. Some of these have natural classroom integration, and some are more for personal or business use. Google . Google Calendar. Google+.

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Google Classroom 101

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Google Classroom integrates Google Apps for Education (GAFE) tools such as Google Docs, Gmail, and Google Calendar to name a few. Google Classroom with iPads too Google Classroom is not just for Chromebooks, it's a useful management tool for other platforms such as iPads as well. For instance, one great way to collect student creations and manage the workflow on iPads is through Google Classroom.

Back to School with Google Chrome: The Complete Guide!

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The post Back to School with Google Chrome: The Complete Guide! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Why not make the most of what Google Chrome has to offer and get you and your students ready for school with the best apps, extensions, tips, and tricks? I like to think of Google Chrome as the learning environment for all things Google! Like I’ve said before Google works best with Google! Get the Google Chrome Cheat Sheet.

#iste17 trends: Google, Touch Screen Chromebooks and More

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Today Kasey Bell @shakeuplearning sits down to talk about the hot trends at ISTE 2017 including lots of Google stuff, new AR news, Google Keep, touch Screen Chromebooks, and more news. Come by PowerSchool’s Classroom of the Future in 207A where they will be giving away Apple Watches, Microsoft Surfaces and Amazon Echos. For those of you are not at ISTE check out the Unified Classroom at PowerSchool.com/solutions/unified-classroom. . Google classroom.

Don’t Mess with Google Classroom Conference (with Alice Keeler and Kasey Bell)

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The post Don’t Mess with Google Classroom Conference (with Alice Keeler and Kasey Bell) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Don’t Mess with Google Classroom Conference. Are y’all ready to take your Google Classroom skills to the next level? Come learn from the Ah-mazing Alice Keeler and me at the Don’t Mess with Google Classroom Conference on October 21, 2017. Our focus is Google Classroom.

Incredible: Growth of this technology crushes Apple, Microsoft in K-12 classrooms

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The report from Futuresource Consulting notes that annual mobile PC shipments in the K-12 education market grew 18 percent year-on-year in 2016. The steady growth is due in part to school districts expanding one-to-one learning programs and technology initiatives. The report also attributes Chromebooks’ growth to their affordability, available productivity tools, integration with third-party platforms and tools, and Google Classroom tools.

Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar)

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The post Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom. Below is a webinar that I gave on August 2, 2016, with Texthelp, the makers of Read & Write for Google and Fluency Tutor. Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom #GAFE Click To Tweet. The Golden Treasures of Google!

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Search for Mobile Apps Using Google

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Yesterday I learned from a TCEA Tweet that Google has launched an app search feature. What a cool tool for those of us working in mobile learning environments - whether they be individual teacher devices, pods of classroom devices, 1:1, or BYOD - to use to explore app possibilities without having to log into an app store first! If you have any other ideas for using Google''s new app search, please share below in the comments.

Chromebook takeover signals major shift in education…but not in the way you may think

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According to the New York Times , the massive adoption of Google and its Chromebooks in U.S. classrooms (accounting for more than half the mobile devices shipped to schools) is signaling a “profound shift in American education;” and they’re calling it the “Googlification of the classroom.” But is Googlifiction spurring a much bigger shift in today’s K-12 classrooms than simply switching devices?

50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning

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50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning in 2015. We’ve discussed the merits and utility of video games in the classroom before, so we won’t beleaguer the point. If you’re interested in the possibility of video games for learning–that is, teaching and learning with video games to master both academic and non-academic content–than the following collection may be of interest to you. 50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning. ?.

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Give Your Traditional Syllabus a Needed Makeover!

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“In an effective classroom students should not only know what they are doing, they should also know why and how.” 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.

Google Spotlight Stories: 360º Immersive Stories for Android and iOS

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Google Spotlight Stories Explore interactive stories that take students into a fully 360-degree immersive environment that doesn't require a special VR viewfinder. I am really excited to see where this technology will take us, and more importantly how we can leverage this for learning in the classroom. Not all of the stories that I explored are appropriate for the classroom, so please review the material before sharing with students.

Students Learning by Creating Digital Gifts

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We want our students leaving our classrooms knowing the power of technology to uplift others. See my slideshow and infographic below with ideas, mobile apps, and resources. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Find a Google Draw template to edit here and a coupon generator here. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

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20 Top #ISTE2015 Influencers to Follow on Twitter

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Hop on Twitter and follow these folks to see what they’re learning and sharing. Connected learning. Co-Founder of Powerful Learning Practice. Executive Director of Professional and Digital Learning, Math and Tech Geek! Author, Speaker, Google Certified Teacher, Disruptor of Ridiculousness. . Best teacher blog winner * Mom * Speaker * AUTHOR Reinventing Writing * HOST Every Classroom Matters * a @Mashable Top Teacher on Twitter.

Why my students are real world-ready with nothing but a device

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Just as few modern-day workers could function in their jobs without a cellphone, a laptop, or periodic trips to Google, I want my students to learn how to solve problems using devices that will likely be similar to ones they will encounter for the rest of their lives. I strongly believe in the power of technology to transform learning and the lives of my students. In fact, I’m not sure where my classroom would be without it.

6 tips for making the most of your Chromebooks

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In exchange for exclusive use of this Chromebook cart, I agreed to provide professional development on the Google for Education platform to the rest of our small staff and to simply use the devices in my classroom every day. I was ecstatic about the possibility of transforming my classroom into a nearly paperless learning environment. With no other teachers on campus using either Chromebooks or the Google for Education platform, I found myself a paperless pioneer.