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!

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.

Colleges Reinforce Inequality Rather than Social Mobility, New Book Argues

Edsurge

Questioning Social Mobility Efforts Social mobility is a hot topic in education research. News on Monday published a new ranking of colleges that excel in social mobility. “It’s It’s important to look underneath the hood, look carefully at the data and how it affects things.”

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.

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.

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. As mobile learning is a blend of the digital and physical, diverse metrics (i.e.,

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.

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. With mobile wallets, we are confronted with such a situation. And that is where mobile wallets should be positioned.

National School Bus Safety Month

Kajeet

Mobile Broadband Data and Trends Bus WiFi SmartBusDid you know that September is officially designated National School Bus Safety Month from a unanimous U.S. Senate vote?

Report reveals surprising data about mobile broadband usage in schools

eSchool News

A recent Mobile Beacon report analyzing mobile broadband usage by non-profit organizations, including schools, finds that schools utilizing Mobile Beacon’s 4G LTE internet service indicate that the ability to supplement and/or extend existing school networks is the greatest benefit of the service.

CoSN 2019: CDW and Lightspeed Announce New Data Platform

EdTech Magazine

CoSN 2019: CDW and Lightspeed Announce New Data Platform. CDW and Lightspeed Systems introduced a new data analytics platform for K–12 schools at the CoSN 2019 conference in Portland on Tuesday.

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World Backup Day March 31st: Student data security

Neo LMS

These holes within school and other institutional databases can create vulnerabilities, exposing: IP addresses, location settings & browser data. Another thing you can do is to discuss student data privacy and digital security with PTA members, teachers, and school board administrators.

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The Changing Role of the Bus Driver

Kajeet

Mobile Broadband Data and Trends Bus WiFiSchool buses transport an estimated 26 million students each day , according to the American School Bus Council.

The Internet of Things in K-12

Kajeet

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.

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.

When Less Is More: Designing for Education’s Data Overload

Edsurge

The challenge stems, in part, from what is fast becoming data overload for school and district leaders, who struggle to make sense of data that is siloed, messy, and hard to find. In recent years, districts have spent millions on the integration of disparate data systems. Most districts can now find granular data on a wide range of metrics from school nutrition to student behavioral patterns and beyond—yet the data overload dilutes actionable insights.

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Citywide data partnership offers new ways to serve students

The Hechinger Report

Kansas City is the first community to try out Apricot 360, a platform developed by the software company Social Solutions and made more affordable by a $59 million commitment from the Ballmer Group, a nonprofit focused on improving economic mobility.

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Six Ways to Protect Student Data and Prevent Cyberattacks

Edsurge

Lurking in the shadows, cyber-gremlins wait for an opportunity to strike so they can capture sensitive data and wreak havoc with school systems. Making sure that every staff member is aware of potential dangers is the first step in keeping your school secure and safeguarding students’ data. If so, be aware that there may be hackers eavesdropping to try and gain entry to any two-party exchange you make so they can filter and steal data.

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Study Finds Data Analytics Help Lower Rates of Disciplinary Action in K–12

EdTech Magazine

Study Finds Data Analytics Help Lower Rates of Disciplinary Action in K–12. By combining data analytics and a new disciplinary pedagogy called Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports , the schools in the study saw a marked reduction in misbehavior among students. .

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3G, 4G, 5G: What the Ever-Evolving Wireless Networks Mean for K-12 Education

Kajeet

Mobile Broadband Data and Trends

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Google Mobile Apps Take Three!

EdTechTeam

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.

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. Three community zones were created in a part of the overall district that had low performance and high mobility.

The Mobile Learning Imperative in Higher Education

elearning, mobile learning, gamification and more

The Mobile Learning in Higher Education [ INFOGRAPHIC ]. 57% of college students use a smartphone (2013 data seems low to me). With mobile devices being used at younger and younger ages, what are the implications for Higher Education? More on Mobile Learning.

Who else is collecting data about your children?

Securly

Websites must (1) provide notice of what type of information is being collected and what it is being used for (2) obtain verifiable parental consent for collection/use of said information and (3) establish procedures to ensure confidentiality of data collected.

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[Infographic] Top Tech for School Buses

Kajeet

Mobile Broadband Data and Trends Bus WiFi SmartBusThe school bus is changing, welcoming new technologies that bring buses into the 21st century. But which technologies are education transportation professionals focusing on first?

Mobile gives the edge

Learning with 'e's

Smart mobile phones continue to disrupt our society. For everyone of us who own them, mobile phones are changing our lives, influencing our decisions about how we interact with each other, how we access and consume information, how we work, entertain ourselves and purchase our goods.

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.

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. Mobile and Handheld Technologies News STEM Top News

Self actuated mobile learning

Learning with 'e's

This is a continuation of my short series of blog posts on mobile learning. In previous posts I have argued that mobile learning is increasingly popular as an informal activity, and that personalisation of learning is an important characteristic of smart phone use.

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.

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.

The mobile agenda

Learning with 'e's

During the conference series, I worked closely with Denise Hudson-Lawson and Andrew Jacobs , two of the other invited speakers, in workshops on mobile learning. It also presents new challenges for organisations around interoperability, data protection/security, personal metrics and privacy.

3 Reasons to Start School Year Paperless with Adobe's Document Cloud

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Cloud Cloud apps Cloud Storage Curriculum Data Center Digital Content Digital Storage Mobile Apps Mobile Operating Systems MobilityFrank Smith Adobe's latest update to its Document Cloud can ease the stress of entering a world of paper.

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Data on faculty ownership of technology

NspireD2

News mobile devices teachinghigh percentages own tables and smartphones.

Activators and Summarizers with Mobile Devices

Kathy Schrock

Since many classrooms now have at least part time access to 1:1 mobile devices, whether on a cart, a BYOD environment, or a true 1:1 program, I thought I would showcase how some of these can easily be used with mobile devices. How can students use mobile devices for these activities?

The Mobile Professor

Connecting 2 the World

The Mobile Adjunct Currently, I am involved in #adjunctchat, a community that meets on twitter at Tuesdays at 4:00 PM, New York time. The Personal Communication Society Yesterday, while reading an article I am writing for contribution to a book a colleague is working on, I came across Campbell and Park''s (2008) idea of personal mobile communication. My first research will be on private , public , and personal in mobile communications. Mobilities, 3(2), 291-311.

Mobile learning and personal metrics

Learning with 'e's

There are formal contexts for mobile learning, but it is in the leisure time/travelling/down time that mobile learning still comes to the fore. Such large data sets can conceivably be sold on for a sizeable profit to companies who are interested.

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.

Why K–12 Districts Should Use HCI to Improve Their Data Centers

EdTech Magazine

Why K–12 Districts Should Use HCI to Improve Their Data Centers. K–12 schools need powerful data centers now more than ever as their infrastructures feel the increasing weight of new technology integrations, data analytics initiatives and the rising number of personalized devices.

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G Suite Top 10 Music Tools- Web and Mobile

EdTechTeam

Glogster Create glogs with this interactive visual platform in which users create a poster or web page containing multimedia elements including: text, audio, video, images, graphics, drawings, and data. Mobile Apps for Music Education Database of music teaching apps and creation resources selected from 1000's of tablet and smartphone apps for Android and iOS. VexTab Music Notation Input music directly into Google docs!