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.

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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.

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.,

Form+: A Data Collection Tool For Educators.

EdTech4Beginners

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.

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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.

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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.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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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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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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.

How Tech Companies Are Selling Colleges on Mass Data Collection

Edsurge

CHICAGO—Big Data will save you. Another exhibit promised “no more silos” in the data that colleges routinely collect in digital form. Southern Mississippi’s efforts are a good example of the reality on many campuses starting to get into Big Data.

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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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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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.

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

Kajeet

Mobile Broadband Data and Trends

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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?

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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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.

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

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.

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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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.

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 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.

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.

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online

EdTech Magazine

Why K–12 Students Need to Be Taught to Guard Their Data Online. A recent McAfee survey of 1,000 college students and recent graduates ages 18 to 25 revealed some startling statistics on how little this tech-savvy cohort knows about data security. Shockingly poor data hygiene.

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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.