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The challenges of mobile learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

This is especially evident over the decade, as schools have increasingly adopted mobile learning as a signature initiative using BYOD and 1:1 programs and investing in tablets to provide their students with access to a wealth of relevant educational content and learning opportunities.

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

I just enter the data once. Crescerance and MAD-Learn (for Mobile App Development). Crescerance and MAD-Learn are my tools for mobile app development. The kids are programming apps and using the MAD (mobile app development) Learn platform.

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A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

It also provides immediate feedback—someone is definitely going to read and respond to the tweet, and teachers feel like they are part of something—a dialog that is much bigger and more powerful than a meeting in the school library. Mobile Learning.

6 Must-Have Mobile Device Apps for the School Administrator

The 21st Century Principal

Ask yourself what makes an app on a mobile device useful, and the answer is that the most useful apps have these four characteristics: The app is available for and syncs across multiple devices. Because of this feature, data created or stored by the app is available on any one of the devices used. This rule applies to any software, but most especially to mobile apps. The app facilitates the easy sharing of data stored or generated.

Nearly 60% of Teens Use Their Own Mobile Devices in School for Learning

The Innovative Educator

The ultimate learning experience for students is both highly collaborative and extremely personalized, supported by mobile devices and digital content, reports Project Tomorrow in their latest Speak Up report.

Debunking 3 myths about BYOD in the classroom

Neo LMS

Not long ago, mobile devices were considered perfect for any past-time activity, and had no place in the classroom. Students can play games, watch stupid videos, browse inappropriate websites, spend time on social media, or catch up on the latest episodes of their favorite series.

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See What Facebook (Thinks It) Knows About You

ProfHacker

Today offered a vivid reminder that social networks are (also) surveillance machines, as SnapChat published heatmap of students participating in National Walkout Day. We’ve posted before about ways to understand better what’s going on with your social media accounts.

The Human EdTech for Diversity

EdNews Daily

By definition, it’s the “motion” of “e.” Second, social-emotional learning is the single biggest tech trend in software. . Now equity means mobile access with machines allocated, internet, and abundant resources for all. By LeiLani Cauthen.

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10 Ways Pokémon Go Augments Real-World Education & Student Learning

The ASIDE Blog

mobile game ever, surpassing Twitter in daily active users and crashing its Niantic host server. Map Decoding - The only way to succeed in the game is by following a colorful map, which by definition necessitates a proficiency with direction, navigation, and geography.

The End of the Promise of Personalized Learning?

EdNews Daily

Take a look at the definition of “targeted marketing” in the bill and start to sweat, because it means the use of any image, any message, that targets any minor child. Here’s the thing: schools profile students as a core function to cause learning, and they definitely promote their service and not only their own lesson-plan products, but those of thousands of publishers.

The Problem With Expecting Student Access

CUE

While their peers who have access to high speed internet and tech spend an awful lot of time practicing digital fluency in social media (and yes, that is definitely practice), the tech-less kids spend their free time away from a keyboard.

10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Nearpod is described as a mobile app that allows teachers to create and share interactive multimedia presentations in 1-to-1 device classrooms. and make it super easy for teachers to instantly gather student data on any given subject. Math teachers: This is for you.

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Will giving greater student access to smartphones improve learning?

The Hechinger Report

And when I peer into classrooms, I see students tuning out their peers and teachers and focusing instead on YouTube and social media. He also wrote that much “student disruption and conflict centers around cell phones in schools and ease of access to social media.”.

The Digital Transition: When Will Schools Be Transformed?

EdNews Daily

Or the teacher allows the students to log into outside services that are collecting huge amounts of student data. These big data analytics are rarely transparent even if they are public. By Leilani Cauthen.

10Q: Martin Weller - the battle for open

Learning with 'e's

blogs, social media, learning objects, OERs, MOOCs, etc in this period. I think the hype is definitely over. MOOCs made a lot of noise, but compared with the impact of the web 2.0/social media developments of the late 00s this was quite small scale.

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8 Characteristics of the Innovator’s Mindset (Updated)

The Principal of Change

Now though, many have taken the opportunity to take networks to a whole different level through the use of social media to share and develop new ideas. It is normal to have a notebook or use their mobile device to record ideas or thoughts around them and link them to their own ideas.

Education Technology and the New Behaviorism

Hack Education

As support services get axed and the social safety net becomes threadbare, our well-being – our economic and emotional well-being – becomes more and more fragile. ” Of course, when all these narratives about “social emotional learning” get picked up by education technologists and education entrepreneurs, they don’t just turn policy mandates or even into TED Talks. Don’t let the dearth of data fool you though.

Final Schedule for Tomorrow's "Digital Literacy & Fake News" Mini-Conference - Plus Bonus

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Then we will have 14 practitioner-led sessions that look deeply at the foundational relationship of libraries and librarians to media, information, and digital literacy. What does “digital literacy” mean in an era shaped by the Internet, social media, and staggering quantities of information?

Errors in Innovation and Call-Out Culture of Edtech

RafranzDavis.com

We stick too closely to our embedded social media norms to use the tool that personally connects us to those creating for our classrooms. Or maybe we’re the only community that needs the FCCs Lifeline for mobile support). Definitely will be purchasing this for our domain.

Producing Infopics

Learning in Hand

The message might be a summary, quote, definition, notes, data, weblink, hashtag, or other informational tidbits. Pixlr is a mobile app (iOS, Android, Fire) and web app. Posts that are photogenic get more attention on social media.

Resources from 25 Presentations at Miami Device 2015

Learning in Hand

The conference featured awesome speakers, social gatherings, and quirky fun. An infopic's message might be a summary, quote, definition, notes, data, weblink, or other informational tidbits. Stephen’s Episcopal Day School hosted Miami Device , November 12 & 13, 2015.

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The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

Among the major trends Meeker identified for 2017: mobile advertising, gaming, and healthcare. There are, after all, only so many times you can put “mobile” on your list of “what’s on the horizon” before folks begin to suspect your insights might not be that… insightful. ” She posits gaming as the new site for “modern learning,” with an emphasis on skills training and data-driven self-improvement.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The Independent : “13-year-old girl arrested after contacting clown on social media and asking him to kill her teacher.” Via Edsurge : “ Salesforce Announces Mobile App for Advising at Dreamforce.” Data, Privacy, and Surveillance. Via the Stanford press office : “ Stanford explores case for code of ethics to tackle big data’s deluge in higher ed.” ” Definitely no one I trust more on this topic, no siree.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Partner Announcements Center for Teaching Quality : Share your definitions of what #TeachingIs to honor teachers this Teacher Appreciation Week! Wednesday, April 30th at 7pm Reinventing the Classroom Preconference Keynotes , Join us at Wednesday evening for three amazing keynotes: 7pm Vicki Davis on "Reinventing Writing," 8pm Anne Mirtschin on "The Amazing e-Classroom," and 9pm Travis Allen on "Becoming a Mobile Learner." Monday, May 5th at 8pm TL Virtual Cafe - Show Me The Data!

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Take advantage of Robert’s expert tips for explaining frequently misunderstood science topics; gathering student data; and helping students think scientifically. Is your library mobile friendly? The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 8th Play is the highest form of research.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Partner Announcements EdTechReview : Introducing New EdTechReview: The new website is mobile friendly and responsive. Spread the word about World Read Aloud Day on social media to help us grow the movement. Saturday, March 8th at 9am PST in San José Silicon Valley CUE Technology Event: T3 Teach Through Technology , Common Sense Media’s free 1-to-1 Essentials program offers schools a customizable roadmap for 1-to-1 planning.

8 Tried and True Edtech Tools to Try in 2018

The CoolCatTeacher

It kind of defies definition. It almost defies definition, but it’s a way to publish something almost like a blog except that it is actually interactive. Steve Dembo is also a dynamic speaker on the capabilities of social networking, the power of educational technologies and Web 2.0