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

eSchool News

This year, ‘school safety’ has taken on an entirely new level of meaning, from meeting CDC standards to caring for the mental health of those in the building,” said Todd Miller, Chief Operating Officer, Rave Mobile Safety. About Rave Mobile Safety.

Mobile Learning: Now In the Hands of Teenagers

The Journal

While "mobile learning" may be overshadowed these days by other tech trends, make no mistake: in the hands of today’s youth, mobile learning is huge! Data to back that claim up — and more like it — are in this week’s blog post, where we interview Dr. Julie Evans, CEO — and Diva Extraordinaire — of Project Tomorrow.


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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?

Economic Mobility Pathways in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky: Building Networks for Frontline Talent Development

Digital Promise

It wasn’t until a group of local leaders from across education, business, nonprofit, government, and philanthropic communities came together to identify challenges and collectively design solutions that real pathways toward income mobility began to emerge for the area’s adult learners.

Preserving ‘Academic Mobility’ for Afghan Students and Refugees


And it points to the need to preserve academic mobility for those in crisis. To that end, Watenpaugh is mobilizing Afghanistan’s students to use the Article 26 Backpack program as refugees arrive in Sacramento, where thousands are expected to resettle.

Rave Mobile Safety Launches Rave Collaborate for Tactical Incident Collaboration

eSchool News

Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the critical communication and collaboration platform customers count on when it matters most , announced the launch of Rave Collaborate , a new solution for Tactical Incident Collaboration. About Rave Mobile Safety.

Two new reports shed new light on social networks to support social mobility

The Christensen Institute

Frimpong and his colleagues from Brookings published what was really a first of its kind study, titled How We Rise , on how social networks impact economic mobility in 4 cities across the United States – Charlotte, Racine, San Francisco, Washington D.C.

How Vincent Low Co-Founder And CEO OF Potato Play Raised $2.25M To Build Mobile Games From Asia To Worldwide Through Data-Driven Publishing


Register Vincent Low is the Co-Founder And CEO Of Potato Play , an exciting new mobile games publishing start-up with solid financing. Inspired by their situation, Vincent came up with the idea of Potato Play, a data-driven publisher that brings quality games from Asia to global markets.

Benefits of Mobile Learning in Distance Education

WizIQ Education & Technology

The number of smartphones is projected to reach the 5 billion dollar mark in 2019, which means that 67% of the world’s population will own a mobile phone. There is an impressive data[1] on the. eLearning Trends Mobile Learning Online Education Teaching Online Teaching Trends and Best Practices distance education mobile learning in education mobile learning technology mobile technology in education mobile training

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.

Form+: A Data Collection Tool For Educators.


With an intuitive and user-friendly form builder, Form+ is a service that allows you collect data (including files) easily using web forms. Data is stored in your Google Drive and you always have access to it. You can also easily share this data with other collaborators easily. It also offers a wide variety of input choices, including file uploading directly from your computer or mobile device. Data Validation : Setting the type of data is easy and straightforward.

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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. Drawing on the data gathered, Evans points to three key ideas to take away from the report: .

How we reduced mobility and improved outcomes in low-performing schools

eSchool News

With high poverty and high mobility, finding solutions to address the needs of this community required out-of-the-box thinking, good data, and community support. Solution: Rapides Parish identified 12 buildings and roughly 10,000 students that were in a high-mobility, high economically disadvantaged area. The Parish broadened the attendance zones, made each building grade-specific to reduce disruption and mobility, and created community zones.

How SEL can inspire data-driven instruction

eSchool News

Our diverse student population has a high mobility rate based on family financial and employment situations, so a number of our students move from school to school during the year. To get the complete picture, we must look at—and act on—multiple valid, reliable sources of data.

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The challenges of mobile learning in the classroom


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.

New data: Even within the same district some wealthy schools get millions more than poor ones

The Hechinger Report

It’s the first time this kind of data has been compiled and analyzed nationally, and some of the spending gaps are extreme. Hechinger’s analysis of state and local spending by school included nearly 700 districts (those with 15 or more schools) from 40 states that made the data available.

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Mobile learning: The good and the bad


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.

The AgriTech Club – Impact Terra – Offering Mobile Technology For Agriculture In Myanmar


Register Impact Terra is a company based in Myanmar, leveraging data to help farmers gain better yield out of their efforts. . They leverage data to allow farmers access to news and information regarding key factors that affect their work. Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark.

Kajeet® Launches New Distance Learning Devices and Managed Data Plans


Kajeet has released a new generation of managed and filtered mobile hotspot devices with unlimited data plan options

School Is Hard for Mobile Students. These Districts Want to Help.


a mostly working-class suburban city just across the Mystic River from Boston—high student mobility used to be a challenge without a clear solution. Not all mobility is bad. And student mobility is nothing new here. Being the new kid in school is never easy.

Science gets a new mobile device

eSchool News

New handheld science learning device helps students think and act like scientists with optimized science learning applications, digital content, and data collection tools. Next page: Tools and features on the new mobile device. Mobile and Handheld Technologies News STEM Top News When students think and act like real scientists, instead of just reading about science, they improve their understanding and develop strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

Positioning mobile wallets to target a “job to be done”

The Christensen Institute

According to data from the Federal Reserve, as of 2012, there were approximately 73.2 With mobile wallets, we’re possibly at the beginning of another change. Mobile wallets are applications designed to enable consumers to pay using their phones either by setting up their cards in the application or by adding a balance to them. With mobile wallets, we are confronted with such a situation. And that is where mobile wallets should be positioned.

Is mobile the key to physics instruction?

eSchool News

$5 million NSF grant initiative leads to mobile physics instruction module. In 2013, the most recent year for which data are available, about 84,000 ninth-graders took physics nationwide,” Chandrasekhar said. While no data exist to document their success at the college level, it is already apparent that improvements are being made. Mobile and Handheld Technologies News STEM Top News

Google Mobile Apps Take Three!


Want t o GO EVEN FARTHER in the classroom with EVEN MORE Google Apps on your mobile device? Google+ Explore your interests, group things you love into Collections, or join Communities of people around any topic right from your mobile device. Chrome Remote Desktop Securely access your computers from your mobile device. Check key metrics in built-in reports, compare date ranges and apply segments, monitor real-time data, and more.

Citrix Mobile Workspaces for Education

eSchool News

Mobile students need mobile workspaces with on-demand, secure access to the apps, data and services they require, expanding beyond traditional methods to promote independent and exploratory learning – without compromising security or compliance. To learn how to deliver personalized, mobile workspaces to students, faculty and staff, download the whitepaper.

Riverside Insights Launches Battelle Early Childhood Assessment with Updated Data Validity

eSchool News

The new BDI-3 has been completely redesigned with a modern, child-friendly look and feel to provide an engaging experience for young examinees and with a mobile data solution to save significant time for examiners.

Are America’s colleges promoting social mobility?

The Hechinger Report

Stories of upward mobility were once a key feature of American life. But upward mobility has stalled, according to Brown University economist John Friedman. “By In particular, they want to know which colleges in America are doing the most to promote upward mobility. With this data, Friedman and his colleagues have created a mobility report card for every college. The post Are America’s colleges promoting social mobility?

Using SEL to inspire data-driven instruction

eSchool News

Our diverse student population has a high mobility rate based on family financial and employment situations, so a number of our students move from school to school during the year. To get the complete picture, we must look at—and act on—multiple valid, reliable sources of data.

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The Changing Role of the Bus Driver


Mobile Broadband Data and Trends Bus WiFiSchool buses transport an estimated 26 million students each day , according to the American School Bus Council. But what that statistic really means is there are thousands of bus drivers responsible for getting those 26 million students to and from school each and every day.

Otus - LMS, Data Management and Assessment Management, all in one easy-to-use product

Educational Technology Guy

It combines the best features of a learning management system, assessment management and data management into one. And has a mobile app for educators, students and families. assessment data learning management system lmsOtus is an interesting product, created by educators. It is integrated classroom tools for students and teachers and powerful transparency for families and school leaders.

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Using Data-Driven Instruction and SEL to Make the Most of Assessments

EdNews Daily

We have so many great opportunities in our area, including Exxon Mobil, Lamar University, and Lamar Institute of Technology right in our own backyard. Our solution is a combination of strong data-driven instruction and social-emotional learning (SEL). Data-Driven Instruction.

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Evaluating authentic mobile apps for learning

Nik Peachey

Check out my ebook As a result of that workshop and the research that developed from it I've now developed this list of criteria for evaluating mobile apps for educational purposes. Will it work across all / most mobile platforms and also work within a desktop web browser? The safest way to ensure this is to check to see if the app also has a browser based version, so that students without up-to-date mobile devices will still be able to participate.

Quick List Of Mobile Apps For Administrators

The Web20Classroom

When it comes to mobile learning there are loads of great sites for apps for kids and teachers. So for the administrator, editing or viewing your school improvement plan, meeting agenda or walkthrough data can really increase productivity. Check out this post to learn more about how you can get more mileage out of your mobile learning device. Everything from apps organized by Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy to apps organized by grade level and subject area.

The Internet of Things in K-12


Mobile Broadband Technology Insight Data and TrendsFrom smart toys and clothing to smart homes and cities, the Internet of Things (IoT) is quickly becoming integrated into all aspects of our lives, and its influence and reach are only going to keep expanding. Gartner predicted that spending on IoT worldwide would reach $1.5

Credential Blockchains Could Help Student Mobility. These 4 Efforts Explore How.


The initiative aims to study whether and how decentralized digital ledgers can give students and workers more control over their academic and job records and improve the flow of data among schools, colleges and employers, leaders told EdSurge in February.