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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.

A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

While this blog is based on verifiable data, some readers may be unhappy with my interpretation. These ads were released by the US Congress as being traced back to Russian origin, although they were liked and reshared by many Americans on social media.

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Make your LMS a social learning platform

Ask a Tech Teacher

Vivek Singh, education professional and contributor to Ask a Tech Teacher, has some interesting ideas on using your native LMS as a social learning platform. Education, thus, has its roots in the earliest social interactions. What makes your LMS a social learning platform?

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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.

Who else is collecting data about your children?

Securly

Digital footprints are not exclusive to online shoppers or avid social media users; everyone has one, including your 5-year-old child. However, “age limits” did not stop persistent pre-teens from joining social media and gaming sites.

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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.

ClassDojo - free classroom behavior system - announces iOS apps.

Educational Technology Guy

ClassDojo is a free online system that helps teachers promote positive behavior in their classroom by letting them track and share student progress and positive behaviors and areas of concern. ClassDojo automatically compiles all the data collected from each class into analytics reports, allowing teachers to monitor progress, track trends and share information with parents.

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How to Manage Student Devices for Remote Learning

Digital Promise

During this unprecedented time, districts need to have systems in place to manage these devices while students learn remotely for the foreseeable future. At Verizon Innovative Learning Schools , every student receives a device with a data plan to support learning in and out of the classroom.

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Dealing with digital distraction

The Hechinger Report

And all that mobile computing has turned us into a nation of multitaskers who do nearly everything while gazing at one or more screens. The constant checking of mobile devices has triggered a wavelet of recent classroom technology bans, especially at the collegiate level.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Haiku Learning is my Learning Management system. I just enter the data once. Great, stable system that the kids love. Crescerance and MAD-Learn (for Mobile App Development). Crescerance and MAD-Learn are my tools for mobile app development.

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K-12 Dealmaking: GreatSchools Acquires Schoolie; n2y, Thrivist Gain Funding

Marketplace K-12

In the latest dealmaking news, GreatSchools acquired a school data provider while ed-tech firms including n2y and Thrivist obtained funding. GreatSchools Acquires Schoolie: GreatSchools , an Oakland, California-based nonprofit education organization, has acquired school data provider Schoolie , according to a statement. GreatSchools said it plans to analyze the new Schoolie data to identify how many students gain exposure to high level courses vs. basic courses.

How We Turn Cybersecurity Concepts Into a Classroom Staple

Edsurge

The harsh truth is that all of us—along with our private data—are often the target, and we are constantly at risk for cyber-crimes, regardless of how blissfully unaware we remain of the threat. Education Technology Cybersecurity Data Privacy

Why your young students love e-learning

Neo LMS

Social media channels provide the digital alternative for the “traditional” social life and support communication within online communities non-stop. They turn to other social media sites , like Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, Yik Yak, or Twitter.

How to Build a Modern School – 6 Key Elements to Embed in Your Groundwork

ViewSonic Education

The process of rejuvenating an educational system set up a few hundred years ago will take generations to redefine. Creating a new system that will fit the needs of students for the next century will be a multifaceted endeavor. Systems.

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Schools and Communities Together

Digital Promise

Mountains of data indicate that summer learning should be an entitlement, not an accident of birth, yet we continue to ignore this need and thereby resign ourselves to continuing failure in education,” Reville and Weiss write. Social Media and Technology.

3 Techniques for Promoting Resilience in Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

During a recent trip to the doctor, the office’s affiliate hospital was in the midst of transitioning to a new electronic medical records system. At every single phase of my visit—from checking in, to the nurse evaluation, to accessing my chart for lab work—this new system wreaked havoc.

E-learning smarts: What students need to remember about cybersecurity

Neo LMS

The data also found that most victims were under the age of 7. A child’s personal information is considered a precious commodity to thieves as their social security records are “clean”. Educators can help by teaching about privacy settings and social media smarts.

IT leaders, admins still fear network attacks

eSchool News

Seventy-one percent of district administrators and IT leaders are concerned about the security of their network against malicious attacks or misbehavior, as outlined in the data , which comes from a collaboration between the nonprofit Project Tomorrow and cloud security provider iboss.

Education Technology and Data Insecurity

Hack Education

Pokémon Go, a free augmented reality game developed by Niantic (a company spun out of Google in 2015), became the most popular mobile game in US history this year. Pokémon Go generated more than $160 million by the end of July, hitting $600 million in revenue within its first 90 days on the market – the fastest mobile game to do so. Many students cannot afford the heavy data usage required by geofencing apps, for starters. To data about students’ sexual identity?

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The Process of Change

A Principal's Reflections

Through my work I have seen in person, and through social media, some amazing examples of what education can and should be. However, these cases tend to be isolated pockets of excellence as opposed to systemic transformation evident across an entire system, district, or school.

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Teaching cybersecurity to your students: 3 basic tips

Neo LMS

Add to this the increasing number of potential cybersecurity risks faced by schools , and it’s obvious why it’s essential to teach at least the basics to those who are willing to learn and protect their personal data online. Read more: Digital security and safeguarding student and staff data.

Today’s Meet is Closed. What are your Alternatives?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Socrative is one of the most well known and widely used student response systems and for good reason. But more and more teachers are recognizing its value as an easy-to-use and quick-to-setup backchannel and student response system.

Overcoming The Barriers To Better School:Home Communications

The Web20Classroom

Even worse, no idea if they have good contact data on each and every of their students or not. It must be something that is constantly evaluated and refined to meet the ever-changing needs of a more mobile society. The goal is to collect demographic data on every student.

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10 Options for Polls and Forms in Your Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

data on parents and students. For many, JotForm is the gold standard for forms creation whether on PCs, Macs, or mobile devices. Completed forms are shared via a link, social media, or integrated into DropBox, Google Docs, and other popular platforms.

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Top 5 Apps for Educational Administrators to Use

Educational Technology Guy

Social Media - Social Media is an excellent resource for administrators. This way, they can be mobile and still have access to their data, information, and resources and be able to communicate more effectively and efficiently with staff, students, and parents. They can take notes, email, check the student information system, and more. I recently wrote about " My most used/favorite Apps and how I use them ".

Awareness, Assessment, and Access: Improving Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

There are over 100,000 individuals of working age in Rhode Island who lack a high school credential or who speak little to no English; out of those, only 6,000 are being served by the system, according to Jill Holloway, the Director of the Rhode Island Adult Education Professional Development Center , the agency that trains adult education teachers in the state. RIFLI offers 25 classes in 12 locations, five days a week, to try to reach individuals not served by the system.

Must-have features in any LMS

Neo LMS

Developers might handpick a select number of users and judging from how they the features, they can collect data, squash bugs and make the experimental feature available for general use. Learning platforms features are standardized because users expect each platform to have the same basic features, such as integrating a school’s grading system in the LMS. Not only do they provide greater flexibility in terms of accessibility, but nowadays almost everyone owns a mobile device.

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Digital Media Has a Misinformation Problem—but It's an Opportunity for Teaching.

Edsurge

Research has shown that 50 percent of college students spend a minimum of five hours each week on social media. These social channels feed information from news outlets, private bloggers, friends and family, and myriad other sources that are often curated based on the user's interests. But what really makes social media a tricky resource for students and educators alike is that most companies don’t view themselves as content publishers.

Online Learning During COVID-19

edWeb.net

Using data, stories, and observations collected during research done by Project Tomorrow, Evans talked about the three phases of online learning during K-12 school closures. Lastly, lean on your support system, engage in social media communities, and utilize resources and publications.

E-learning in times of crisis: The CARE2 Framework

Neo LMS

As a country annually visited by earthquakes, typhoons, and other natural hazards and by various kinds of human-induced disasters, the country’s educational system is prone to disruption. Lessons may be emailed or shared via the cloud or other data-sharing platforms.

Districts move to single sign-on solution

eSchool News

Schools extend access to multiple web resources with a single sign-on system using one user ID and password. In addition, SchoolMessenger Passport supports access to student information systems, family portals, school social media tools and more.

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The Human EdTech for Diversity

EdNews Daily

Technology that is leveraged to allow the ingestion of the data students need to master, while letting them participate in a real experience obtaining it, has the promise to bring the mind-expanding freedom sought more efficiently, and with exceptional personalization. By LeiLani Cauthen.

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Livestreaming and Podcasting in the Classroom

edWeb.net

What social media do you use regularly for communicating with your students and parents? Many platforms let you promote events via several social media channels, but some are meant for a specific channel. What type of data do you need to collect?

The EdTech Disconnect

The Christensen Institute

This is the second post in the #WhoYouKnow blog series on the overlap of social capital, EdTech, and innovation. Children likewise rely increasingly on mobile technology and social media to stay in touch with one another.

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School Work and Surveillance

Hack Education

I don't want to come off today as making broad sweeping statements about all of education everywhere when I'm very much talking about the education system in the US and the education technology industry in the US. Some track location data, pinpointing where the student is working.