25 creative ideas for using mobile devices in school

Ditch That Textbook

Whether you have iPads, Android tablets or a bring your own device policy for students, mobile devices are a great way to engage our students. DitchBook Twitter chat Ed Tech Teaching ipads in the classroom mobile devices in the classroom teaching with mobile devicesAnd the best part is that these devices encourage our students to get up and moving because they are made for using on the go. So how can we utilize […].

Offline Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. This summer I will be publishing my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom , which describes the process of teaching with learning missions in more detail.

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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.

Why students’ ability to mobilize relationships is an essential back-to-classroom competency

The Christensen Institute

To ensure students like Maria are equitably supported for success, her ability to mobilize relationships in service of her needs is essential. . Do students have the skills and mindsets to mobilize diverse relationships to expand their career opportunities?

Get Learners Moving With Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. Check out my slide presentation ( download for free ) and the bookmarks below for pair work activities with mobile devices. Active Learning with Mobile Devices from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Plastic bags protect mobile devices from getting wet and dirty.

Pair Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

Our learners love their mobile devices. However, many of our learners rarely use their mobile devices to communicate with others face-to-face or develop relationships with their peers. We can guide our learners to communicate and collaborate effectively with their mobile devices by pairing or grouping them to problem-solve and create. Check out my slide presentation ( download for free ) and the bookmarks below for pair work activities with mobile devices.

Google Classroom Mobile App

Teacher Tech

Install the Google Classroom App If you are a Google Classroom user and do not have the mobile app you are missing out. One of the advantages to using Google Classroom is the ability to interact with students anywhere. […]. The post Google Classroom Mobile App appeared first on Teacher Tech. Beginner Classroom GoogleThe apps do not have all the same features of the browser version, but pretty close.

Discovering the Unexpected Elements of Classroom Mobility

EdTech Magazine

Hardware Mobile Apps Mobility NotebooksBy Amy Brown Tablets, notebooks and, yes, even smartphones can improve learning outcomes, but only if schools plan deployment carefully.

How to use Google Classroom’s secret productivity tool: the mobile app

Ditch That Textbook

The education world is starting to get used to Google Classroom. Since then, the updates have come fast and furious, and as of January 2017, Google Classroom has more than 70 million users: students, teachers and others. Ed Tech edtech educational technology feedback g suite for education google apps for education google classroom googleedu mobile app notificationsIt was released in August 2014 to much fanfare and basic features.

10 Mobile Google Classroom Tips

Teacher Tech

10 Mobile Google Classroom Tips The mobile app for Google Classroom is a must!! Here are 10 tips to get the most out of teaching with Google Classroom. 1) View Notifications The 3 lines in the upper left show you the Google Classroom menu. The post 10 Mobile Google Classroom Tips appeared first on Teacher Tech. A red dot on the lines indicates that you have notifications. […].

The challenges of mobile learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

While the physical structure of a classroom with students sitting at desks in rows may look familiar to most, the explosion of Internet-accessible, mobile devices in the hands of those students has definitely changed the way students interact with each other, with their teachers, with the greater education community, and with instructional materials. Mobile students. Young students do pretty well in terms of mobile devices ownership. Finding the value of going mobile.

Classroom Device Management Empowers Teachers to Integrate Tech

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Digital Content Management Mobile Device Management Mobility SoftwareBy Joe McAllister Educators can keep students on task with tools from Google and GoGuardian.

Implementing Mobile Devices With a Focus on Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Mobile learning provides enhanced collaboration among learners, access to information, and a deeper contextualization of learning. Hypothetically, effective mobile learning can empower learners by enabling them to better assess and select relevant information, redefine their goals, and reconsider their understanding of concepts within a shifting and growing frame of reference (the information context).” — Marguerite L. Academic achievement in BYOD classrooms.

10 quick thoughts on mobile phones in schools

Dangerously Irrelevant

A few quick thoughts… Most people realize that mobile phones are actually mobile computers. Students know that mobile phones are powerful learning devices. Classroom management stems from good instruction. Banning and blocking does absolutely nothing to teach students about inappropriate or untimely mobile phone usage because it removes the decision-making locus from students to educators.

Special Education Teachers Want to Use Mobile Tech, but Lack Training

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Mobile Apps MobilityBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez Kent State University researchers address the need for more knowledge and professional development.

Students Want Access to More Online Classes and Mobile Learning

EdTech Magazine

Access Points Bring Your Own Device Classroom Mobility Networking Online LearningBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez A new study finds that students are using tech for self-directed learning outside of school.

Google Classroom Mobile Apps get even more Great Features!

Educational Technology Guy

Google Classroom is Google's learning management system, allowing teachers and students to share assignments and communicate online. Google announced some great additional features last month and has just announced some new features for the mobile apps: Teachers can now create and edit assignments, make copies of attachments and attach photos to assignments as well as grade assignments on their mobile devices. google classroom Google for Educators

Georgia Power Learning Power Mobile App

eSchool News

The recently launched mobile game app supports Learning Power’s STEM-based classroom energy lessons, all aligned with the Georgia Standards of Excellence.

New Data from Rave Mobile Safety Shows Schools’ Top Safety Concerns About Returning to the Classroom

eSchool News

The report also addresses what learning will look like once everyone does return to classrooms and managing a hybrid learning environment. About Rave Mobile Safety.

NEW UPDATES: Google Classroom – Go Mobile

Teacher Tech

Tweet Google Classroom announced some exciting new features today for the Mobile App. If you have not downloaded the Google Classroom app yet for your phone or tablet it is available for free on iOS or Android. New Google Classroom Mobile App Features Grade Assignments Quick feedback for students is key for student learning […]. Classroom Google classroom google

Mobile Classrooms Bring STEM Where Students Need IT

EdTech Magazine

Mobile Classrooms Bring STEM Where Students Need IT. Educators are utilizing education technology to repurpose old trailers and buses to create mobile education spaces , classrooms on wheels where students are able to experience what STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) has to offer. Future Teachers Are On Board for Mobile Classrooms. Mobile Makerspaces Provide Kids with Skills for the Future.

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

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. Technology like tablets PCs, apps, and access to broadband internet are lubricating the shift to mobile learning, but a truly immersive mobile learning environment goes beyond the tools for learning to the lives and communities valued by each individual learner.

12 awesome digital and mobile learning resources

eSchool News

Digital and mobile learning can invigorate a dull classroom, boosting student engagement and motivating students to immerse themselves in learning. Related content: Mobile apps for students with special needs. We’ve gathered a handful of popular digital and mobile learning apps, websites, and resources for you or your team of educators to try in the classroom. Related Content: eSchool News Digital & Mobile Learning Guide.

A Practical Way to Increase Access to Mobile Technology Regardless of Age

A Principal's Reflections

Even though the cost of mobile devices has gone down, considerable purchasing challenges persist. Since the kids weren’t bringing in the devices, I inquired as to how they made it into the classroom. Regardless of your position, think about reaching out to your family and friends to acquire mobile devices before they are ready to upgrade. For more mobile learning resources check out this Pinterest board.

Podcasting Microphones For Mobile Recording

TeacherCast

In this post, we take a look at our favorite portable microphones that work great in classrooms or on the road when attending educational conferences. The post Podcasting Microphones For Mobile Recording appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network.

Educators See Positive Impact of Mobile Devices in K–12

EdTech Magazine

Educators See Positive Impact of Mobile Devices in K–12. A new report from national education nonprofit Project Tomorrow says adding mobile devices to the classroom provides students with equity, empowerment and a better understanding of complex concepts. The efficacy of mobile devices for education has been hotly debated from classrooms to Congress. Mobile Devices Encourage Further Classroom Equity.

Finding Balance in Today's Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

Maybe the 45-minute commute had a little to do with it, but the main culprit was how I used available time in the classroom. The science department invested in mobile carts outfitted with television sets. Balance has always been a challenge for teachers.

Recent Mobile Learning Findings

The Mobile Native

103 Interesting Ways to Use iPads in the Classroom 3. Mobile Learning Integration 5. 50 Resources for iPad Use in the Classroom 9. 39 Sites for Using iPads in the Classroom 10. 32 iPad Tips and Tricks Smart Phones (Mobile Learning Devices) : 1. Cell Phones in the Classroom 2. Marys City Schools Mobile Learning Technology 3. Mobile Learning Portal 4. 100 Mobile Tools for Teachers BYOD : 1. Katy ISD: A New Vision for Mobile Learning 3.

November 2019 Guide: Digital & Mobile Learning

eSchool News

We are excited to bring you the second in a series of eSchool News Guides, which are full of resources, tips, trends, and insight from industry experts on a variety of topics that are essential to the classroom, school, and district. Guides apps classroom classrooms district eSchool News Funding grants Grants and Funding instruction learning learning apps news resources robotics school

Secure Mobile Wi-Fi Extends Learning Beyond the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

The answer: turn the school bus into an extension of the classroom by enabling the fleet with Wi-Fi. How do you expand educational time without expanding school hours? It’s a solution that a growing number of school districts are turning to, particularly those in rural areas where bus rides can add more than an hour to student commutes.

Secure Mobile Wi-Fi Extends Learning Beyond the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

The answer: turn the school bus into an extension of the classroom by enabling the fleet with Wi-Fi. How do you expand educational time without expanding school hours? It’s a solution that a growing number of school districts are turning to, particularly those in rural areas where bus rides can add more than an hour to student commutes.

Secure Mobile Wi-Fi Extends Learning Beyond the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

The answer: turn the school bus into an extension of the classroom by enabling the fleet with Wi-Fi. How do you expand educational time without expanding school hours? It’s a solution that a growing number of school districts are turning to, particularly those in rural areas where bus rides can add more than an hour to student commutes.

Secure Mobile Wi-Fi Extends Learning Beyond the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

The answer: turn the school bus into an extension of the classroom by enabling the fleet with Wi-Fi. How do you expand educational time without expanding school hours? It’s a solution that a growing number of school districts are turning to, particularly those in rural areas where bus rides can add more than an hour to student commutes.

Secure Mobile Wi-Fi Extends Learning Beyond the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

The answer: turn the school bus into an extension of the classroom by enabling the fleet with Wi-Fi. How do you expand educational time without expanding school hours? It’s a solution that a growing number of school districts are turning to, particularly those in rural areas where bus rides can add more than an hour to student commutes.

Secure Mobile Wi-Fi Extends Learning Beyond the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

The answer: turn the school bus into an extension of the classroom by enabling the fleet with Wi-Fi. How do you expand educational time without expanding school hours? It’s a solution that a growing number of school districts are turning to, particularly those in rural areas where bus rides can add more than an hour to student commutes.