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New Survey Reveals How Much Time Kids Really Spend on Mobile Devices

Edsurge

kids live in a house with some form of a mobile device—and those smartphones and tablets are gobbling up a greater portion of kids' screen time than ever. That’s one of the key findings in a just-released Common Sense Media survey tracking media habits among children aged 0-8, which also found a narrowing but significant digital divide among lower-income households, and the first signs that virtual reality and internet-connected toys are finding their way into American homes.

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Celly Launches New Service and Android App for Building Mobile Social Networks

Educational Technology Guy

It is free to use (standard text messaging rates apply though) and anyone with a mobile phone or access to the web can use it. The new service allows users to build instant mobile social networks, called "cells" using text messages, QR Codes, email, web or the new Android App.

Technology won't replace teachers, but.

Learning with 'e's

"Technology won't replace teachers, but teachers who use technology will probably replace teachers who don't" This was just one of the contentious and thought provoking statements made at Learning Through Technology this week in Glasgow.

Top 10 BYOD concerns — and how to overcome them [Part 1]

Neo LMS

More and more schools adopt BYOD policies and allow students to bring their own mobile phones, tablets, eBooks, and other devices in the classroom, and use them as tools to enhance learning. The thing is, change is not an event; it’s a process. BYOD deepens the digital divide.

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Navigating the Digital Transformation Journey

Digital Promise

When we started thinking about how to support schools working to close the Digital Learning Gap , we knew we wanted school leaders to feel just as confident and prepared as athletes ready for a race. We call it “The Digital Promise Journey.” Digital Literacy and Responsibility.

3 Digital Tools To Keep Parents Up to Date

Ask a Tech Teacher

It works on all platforms and can be used to send weekly reports, instant messages, photos, invitations, and a timeline of personal events for each student. It straddles the digital divide between those with the tech-infused family and those who feel pretty plugged in just having a phone.

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State Leadership Working Towards Broadband Access for All

edWeb.net

After all, schools are preparing them for their future careers, which will include using some aspect of online technology. They collaborate to make sure the technology and services are meeting their current and future needs.

NBC's censoring of the Olympics: Social media and lost opportunities

Connecting 2 the World

Then the Broadcasters learned that they could get better viewing numbers (and thus higher advertising rates) if they saved the most popular events until primetime (7-11PM). Soon, only certain events were available for viewing. Only events in which American won were shown. In addition, NBC had migrated some of the events I was interested in on to their cable channels. I was so excited when I heard NBC had a special app to view the Olympics on mobile technology.

Digital Equity: It’s More Than Just Student Access

techlearning

Digital equity is one of the most complex and urgent issues facing 21st-century educators. Digital equity is one of the most complex and urgent issues facing 21st-century educators. Sean Wybrant, Digital Media Studies Teacher, in his classroom with students at William J.

No Teacher is an Island – Mary-Joyce Arekion, Mauritius

Daily Edventures

But by weaving technology into her teaching, Arekion is bringing the unfamiliar to her students in living color. “We Technology has played a key role in Arekion’s own learning. I was enthralled by what I saw educators do with technology. In 2011, Arekion became an MIEE national winner with her project “Bridging Digital Divide,” and she continues to seek the best ways to engage her students in 21 st century learning.

Shaping the future

Learning with 'e's

Some would suspect this is a reference to the digital divide, the haves and have nots in our society. There are randomly variable events. We know what technologies we can use to create excellent learning opportunities for the students in our care. Welcome to the future?

Learning Revolution Free PD - Angela Maiers Tonight - LOTS of 2014 Global Education Conference Updates - Proposal Deadline, Keynotes, and Volunteering

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Mahatma Gandhi The Learning Revolution Project holds online and physical learning events, and highlights professional development opportunities from a network of 200 partners in the learning professions. The great majority of these events are free to attend. Updates Partner Spotlight Partner Announcements Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings NMC Navigator Top Stories Conversations Updates GlobalEdCon 2014 - Call for Proposals Open Until November 1st.