Building the Right Infrastructure to Support Mobile Learning

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As they go “all-in” on digital learning, schools are demanding more from their networks. The shift to personalized and inquiry-based learning not only engages students more effectively, it depends on efficient technology.

eSchool News launches Digital & Mobile Learning Guide

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The November Guide, the eSchool News Digital & Mobile Learning Guide , offers expert insight on the reasons digital and mobile learning support students’ academic achievement and build the skills they’ll carry with them into the global economy.

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6 ways the E-rate supports digital and mobile learning

eSchool News

Education leaders expect school internet needs to increase over the next several years, highlighting the need for increased bandwidth and resources to support growing digital learning demands on school networks. Related Content: eSchool News Digital & Mobile Learning Guide.

A new recipe for digital, mobile learning

eSchool News

CoSN resource highlights how leaders can best position their schools for digital and mobile success. The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) on March 6 unveiled two new resources for education leaders to take the digital leap in their schools.

3 must-haves for a mobile learning environment

eSchool News

Our initiative to address digital equity issues began with the rollout of Kajeet SmartSpots for students who needed home Internet access. To address both digital access and the district’s commitment to keeping students connected to school, we started looking at wi-fi on buses.

Digital Learning in Organizations

Learning with 'e's

The book is aimed at those working as learning and development professionals in industry, but will also be of interest to any, and all, those working in the world of learning technology, knowledge and education. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

16 educators share their digital learning strategies

eSchool News

Digital learning tools are invaluable when they’re used by confident educators. In fact, when used appropriately, digital and mobile learning resources engage students–and they can even help boost achievement.

Chromebooks, Classrooms, & Connectivity: The Age of Chromebooks

Kajeet

Schools across the nation have deployed (and continue to deploy) mobile learning initiatives. Digital Learning Chromebooks 1 to 1One device that is frequently mentioned for 1:1 programs or use in the classroom is the Chromebook.

How Academic Publishers Can Push the Boundaries of Digital Learning

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Digital learning platforms are not, however, simply a matter of reproducing a print-first approach via high fidelity ebooks. As the financial viability of printed textbooks declines little by little, the demand for alternatives like online learning content continues to grow. Digital learning platforms are not, however, simply a matter of reproducing a print-first approach via high fidelity ebooks. Create Courseware Using Learning Objects Seth's Reading List.

Digital learning is helping this school close achievement gaps

eSchool News

There’s a widening technology achievement gap for minorities, despite blacks and Hispanics having more interest in learning computer science. Today, 99 percent of the students at Digital Pioneers Academy (DPA) are on a free lunch program.

The digital learning challenge that still vexes schools

eSchool News

The latest Speak Up survey findings from Project Tomorrow reveal how far schools have come in making digital learning available to every student — and how far they still have to go to realize the full value of their edtech investment.

What is digital learning?

Learning with 'e's

Over the next two weeks I''m in New Zealand, doing a series of keynote presentations to teachers on the future of education and technology supported learning. It''s the huge potential and great possibilities to move learning beyond the traditional walls of the classroom.

Digital learning futures

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Digital Learning Futures View more presentations from Steve Wheeler As I write this blog post, the above slideshow has received almost 18,000 views in just 48 hours since it was posted up onto Slideshare. Here's to all the possible futures of learning!

4 Things You May be Doing Wrong With Mobile-Responsive Learning Design

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Suggestions to Heed if you Want to Make Sure Your Mobile App or Content is Easy to Use This post is geared primarily towards ed tech developers and technologists, as opposed to our typical articles.

1:1 iPads and Digital Learning in Belton ISD

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Lessons Learned from and Tips for 1:1 Implementations Staff Development is KEY!!! Teachers also had to transition from Windows PCs to Macbooks with only 1/2 day of training in addition to several days of learning about the iPads and integration approaches.

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Power Up Your Spaces

A Principal's Reflections

The USDOE’s Office of Educational Technology places emphasis on students and educators having access to a robust and comprehensive infrastructure when and where they need it for learning. Powerful learning devices. High-quality digital learning content.

Offline Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

“You can see an evident shift from formal curriculum-based learning to informal just-in-time learning, and this is just the beginning!” ~ Pooja Jaisingh. Even without an Internet connection students learn a lot with mobile devices, laptops, and other technologies. Students carry these powerful learning tools in their pockets and can capture the learning all around them. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

The 3 Secrets That Online Courses Can Teach Traditional Schools

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Brilliant or Insane When I first started learning to code using courses, I stayed up nights finishing lessons and working on building an app. I had no looming deadline for when I needed to learn the information. Innovation Mobile Learning Technology digital learning online courses

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8 Cool Resources for Students to Use to Conduct Interviews

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of this critical eye is learning how to gather knowledge from reputable sources. We can help our students learn this important process by getting them to conduct interviews with peers or experts. Conducting interviews and piecing together a newscast is one of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Screencast Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

Teaching others is one of the most powerful ways to learn and the first mission in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. What follows are a list of free web tools and apps to record a desktop, mobile screen, or whiteboard.

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Transition to Digital: Improving Access, Affordability and Achievement in Higher Education

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Original Image Source … and important steps to help you get there! With the increasing cost of a post-secondary education, many students opt to delay or completely forego purchase of required. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

52 Tools to Inspire Summer Learning with Photo and Video Challenges

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you have a website, blog, virtual learning site or messaging system like Remind to connect with your learners then you can motivate your students to continue the learning with photo and video challenges. Learners of all ages love taking pictures and videos, especially with their mobile devices. Often, they just need to be challenged to take a closer look, investigate their surroundings, capture their learning, and present it to others.

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6 Hands-On Tools and Activities for Teaching Web Literacy

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Educational Games & Gamification Free Tools & Resources iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources Project Based Learning free tools for learning web literacy free webinar education teaching digital learning day teaching students web literacy tools to teach web literacy

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Selfie Activities to Inspire Reflection on Digital Identity

Teacher Reboot Camp

This is why one of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom , is for learners to go on a selfie adventure. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Improving Self Concept & Digital Identity with Selfie Activities from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

The demise of the full-time MBA

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As Clay and I wrote in BizEd in 2008 , students could hire a business education to help solve a “specific business problem or question; others [might] want to learn to be great general managers; many need credentials to obtain their next promotions; others want help switching careers. Education Blog disruptive innovation online learning digital learning higher education jobs to be done mobile learning mba management education

12 Ways to Join the Twitter Party to Celebrate Digital Learning Day 2014

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Digital Learning Day raises awareness about the ways digital learning supports educators. Follow the official Digital Learning Day account @OfficialDLDay 2. engchat — Digital Learning Day (@OfficialDLDay) February 4, 2014 4.

30 Apps to Spread and Enjoy Some Holiday Cheer

Teacher Reboot Camp

To motivate them tie their learning into activities where they get to send some holiday cheer or celebrate the holidays. You can tie reading, writing, and digital skills to any of these activities. Mobile Holiday Apps for Spreading Cheer from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

Annotation with Digital Devices Motivates Learners to Dive Deeper

Teacher Reboot Camp

Getting students to care about seeking and spreading the truth is one of the key topics in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. My students annotate every reading in our class so that their brains learn the process.

Fun Video Project! Produce a TV Commercial for an Invention

Teacher Reboot Camp

In a previous post I outlined my 6 step process for implementing digital projects (1. Find out more about mission minded learning in my book, Hacking Digital Learning with EdTech Missions.

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5 ways connected school buses are on the rise

eSchool News

Digital Learning and Tools IT Management Mobile Learning Networking & Broadband NewsAs internet connectivity becomes a necessity for schools and students, there is a new call for the government to make school bus wi-fi eligible for federal E-rate funding.

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Chromebook takeover signals major shift in education…but not in the way you may think

eSchool News

classrooms (accounting for more than half the mobile devices shipped to schools) is signaling a “profound shift in American education;” and they’re calling it the “Googlification of the classroom.” According to the New York Times , the massive adoption of Google and its Chromebooks in U.S.

7 things Gen Z students say about educational technology

eSchool News

The survey from online learning service provider Quizlet seeks to outline how teachers and students, including Generation Z students (those born in 2001 or later), feel about technology in their classrooms. Digital Learning and Tools Featured on eSchool News Mobile Learning News

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Fun Video Project! Produce a TV Commercial for an Invention

Teacher Reboot Camp

In a previous post I outlined my 6 step process for implementing digital projects (1. Find out more about mission minded learning in my book, Hacking Digital Learning with EdTech Missions.

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Student Get to Know You Image Stickers Activity

Teacher Reboot Camp

Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat and other popular mobile apps make it super easy for users to add stickers and emojis to their images. Students post the image to their online class platform or Learning Management System (LMS) and let others know what the 3 stickers mean. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Need a fun way for students to get to know each other ?

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To put tech into any lesson, start with the lesson

eSchool News

How to use devices and apps to support specific learning objectives. We want students to use them to construct understanding, to demonstrate their learning within their courses of study, and to mess around with.