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

eSchool News

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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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.

A Commitment to Digital Learning

A Principal's Reflections

New Milford High School proudly joined 37 states, 15,000 teachers, and over 2 million students on February 1 for the inaugural Digital Learning Day. In math, Mrs. Chellani began the lesson with mobile learning devices and Poll Everywhere to review prior learning.

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.

6 Hands-On Tools and Activities for Teaching Web Literacy

EmergingEdTech

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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How Academic Publishers Can Push the Boundaries of Digital Learning

Edsurge

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.

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. 52 Web Tools and Apps.

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

EmergingEdTech

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.

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.

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.

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

EmergingEdTech

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.

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.

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. Below, I have listed resources and web tools to help students practice conducting successful interviews.

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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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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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.

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. Mission – Improve a tool or invention you currently use to make people’s lives easier then produce a short television commercial selling your product to your intended audience.

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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. Below, find free web tools/apps to spread cheer and create holiday gifts. You can tie reading, writing, and digital skills to any of these activities.

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.

20 Tech Tips to Shake Up Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Whether it is learning from home through online courses, professional development, conference workshops or as a keynote speaker Kasey is a relentless innovator of ideas and a devoted transformer of classrooms and teaching. Digital Innovation in Learning Award Winner in “Sharing is Caring”.

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.

Incredible: Growth of this technology crushes Apple, Microsoft in K-12 classrooms

eSchool News

The report from Futuresource Consulting notes that annual mobile PC shipments in the K-12 education market grew 18 percent year-on-year in 2016. The steady growth is due in part to school districts expanding one-to-one learning programs and technology initiatives.

DIY Video Lesson to Illustrate Process Analysis

Teacher Reboot Camp

My students learn nine different types of essay forms in one semester. Creating video tutorials is the first mission in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions.

Create a class of GPS explorers with geocaching

eSchool News

Geocaching is a location-based technology treasure hunting activity that combines the great outdoors with technology and learning. Digital Learning and Tools Featured on eSchool News Innovation Corner Mobile Learning: Effective Anytime, Anywhere Education Top News Uncategorized

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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. Mission – Improve a tool or invention you currently use to make people’s lives easier then produce a short television commercial selling your product to your intended audience.

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State offers laptops as trade-in for school iPads

eSchool News

Digital Learning and Tools IT Management IT Newsletter McClatchy Mobile Learning NewsStudents, teachers cite increased game-playing on iPads and ask for laptops to use for educational purposes.

Digital Activities & Icebreakers for Gen Y

Teacher Reboot Camp

It lets people be creative … productive … learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.” Our students’ digital behavior influences our learning, language, rituals, values, routines, customs, and communication. This example illustrates the power of our digital acts and choices. Below are slides, resources, and bookmarks to help you get your students to reflect effectively on their digital acts.

LeapFrog’s $140 tablet includes some adaptive learning features

eSchool News

New tablet adjusts learning to young learners’ needs. According to the company, this includes more than 5,000 videos, images, websites and games “reviewed and approved by LeapFrog learning experts.”

Digital Ways to Appreciate Super Dads! 30+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

What a great time to inspire young people to create and learn with some cool web tools and apps by encouraging them to express their appreciation for an important father figure or male role model. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

Do one-to-one laptop programs improve learning?

eSchool News

Digital Learning and Tools Mobile Learning News ResearchA Michigan State University study found surprising results when researchers analyzed laptop programs.

Why one district gave students a virtual learning day

eSchool News

Students, teachers executed a virtual learning day to develop online learning and working skills. gave its 500 7-12th graders the option to stay home as part of a planned virtual learning day. Digital Learning and Tools Mobile Learning News Top News

Digital divide hits small towns hard

eSchool News

In New Mexico, educators and policymakers are working to close the digital opportunity gap. Unfortunately, the digital divide is a very real barrier to success in our community,” said Audra Bluehouse, an English teacher at Hatch Valley High. “We

HP launches new education Chromebook

eSchool News

“The popularity of Chromebooks in the classroom offers a simple, secure, and manageable solution to enable technology-based learning,” said Gus Schmedlen, vice president of Worldwide Education, HP. Digital Learning and Tools Mobile Learning News Top News