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Mobile learning: The good and the bad

Neo LMS

Everywhere we go, here and there, people always seem to have a mobile device in their hands, be it a smartphone or a tablet. It’s almost a sin not to own a mobile device. Our mobile devices are online 24/7. People in a café now usually ask the staff for the Wi-Fi password, and if there’s no Wi-Fi one can always tap the power of cellular data and stay connected to friends. Mobile learning of course.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Social Media : Students consider the sources of a tweet and the information contained in it in order to describe what makes it both a useful and not useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses.

10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

You can quickly and easily scan QR codes with an iPhone camera. Create a basic QR code easily even on your mobile device that leads to a link, a message or any text, your contact details, or your location.

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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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.

Friday 5 — 9.11.2015

Perry Hewitt

If you’re thinking about mobile as just another line item in your overall internet strategy, Benedict Evans will set you straight. Your digital footprint — gleaned from likes and comments on social media — may reveal more about you than you think.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Wish there were publicly available data to support this claim. Tagged on: April 2, 2017 Exclusive: Pisa data may be 'incomparable' | tes → Falls in Asian high-flyers' math scores could simply be down to switch to computer tests.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 13 Edition)

Doug Levin

Wish there were publicly available data to support this claim. Tagged on: April 2, 2017 Exclusive: Pisa data may be 'incomparable' | tes → Falls in Asian high-flyers' math scores could simply be down to switch to computer tests.

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How Parents Can Model Better Screen Time Behavior for Their Kids

MindShift

The mobile tech revolution is barely a decade old, and it brings special challenges to parents and caregivers, says pediatrician Jenny Radesky, who sees patients at the University of Michigan and is one of the top researchers in the field of parents, children and new media. Before you post a picture or share a cute story about your kids on social media, think twice and get their permission if possible. ” Check your privacy settings on all social media sites.

ClassDojo - free classroom behavior system - announces iOS apps.

Educational Technology Guy

The iOS app designed for iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices is an extension of the ClassDojo platform that leverages innovative and easy-to-adopt tools for teachers to create a comprehensive learning environment and reinforce character strengths – the same strengths that have been shown to be the best predictors of future success, happiness and health.

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Edtech Tools Get Creative With Formative Assessments

MSEDTechie

Our students now in elementary school have never had a time in their lives where mobile technology wasn''t present. Look at the most innovative technology we have today: iPhone, ChromeBook, Galaxy Note, iMac, or whatever your favorite tool might be. Students can use computers, laptops and mobile devices such as tablets and cell phones. EDpuzzle also collects data as students watch and interact with the video. This tool works on multiple platforms, and mobile devices.

“If that’s where they are, it’s where I must be, too.”

TeachThought - Learn better.

They’re on social media during meetings and conventions. Looking up census data.” Today, many parts of the world and certain demographics are skipping right to mobile phones. They look at platforms without an iPhone app with suspicion.

Testing Giving You The Blues? Get Creative with EdTech Formative Assessments

MSEDTechie

20 years ago we never would have imagined that the position as a Social Media Manager would be an actual job, and just about every company or organization would need to have someone manage their social media accounts.

Producing Infopics

Learning in Hand

The message might be a summary, quote, definition, notes, data, weblink, hashtag, or other informational tidbits. Jonathan likes to use the Mextures app on his iPhone to add textures, light, and color effects to his photos. Pixlr is a mobile app (iOS, Android, Fire) and web app.

AP: Libraries launch apps to sync with iPod generation

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

who uses the Orange County Library System''s iPhone app to discover foreign films. The latest national data from the American Library Association shows that library visits and circulation climbed nearly 20 percent from 1999 to 2008.

Memory Machines: Learning, Knowing, and Technological Change

Hack Education

Image and data credits are listed at the bottom of this post. But the data is flawed. Martin Cooper, a Motorola exec, made the first mobile telephone call in 1973, not 1983. This data is big data. It’s not really clear how we should count all this data.

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.” ” The phone was not a Samsung Galaxy Note 7, which have been recalled because of battery explosions, but an iPhone 6 Plus. Via Edsurge : “ Salesforce Announces Mobile App for Advising at Dreamforce.” Data, Privacy, and Surveillance. ” Spoiler alert: not enough access to data.

October 31 - Ed Tech News, Our Weekly Podcast, and the Hack Education Roundup!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Audrey is a writer for the NPR education technology blog MindShift , for the data section of O’Reilly Radar , and for the Edutopia blog. Politics and Policies Missouri governor Jay Nixon signed into law the revisions to the infamous Senate Bill 54 , a law that would have effectively banned any private teacher-student interaction on social media sites. New York''s Betaworks unveiled findings , another new social reading, sharing, and discovery platform.

9 Ways to Use Google Wave

The Electric Educator

I can see Wave applications for the iPhone and Android handsets in the very near future. We have a mobile lab onsite that is wired for high speed internet and close circuit observation back at the high school.