Offline Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

Integrating technology in the classroom does not mean you need an Internet connection. Even without an Internet connection students learn a lot with mobile devices, laptops, and other technologies. Offline activities with mobile devices from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Field Research – students observe an object, environment, or animal and documents what they have learned. Play I Spy with my Mobile Device , which is in my book Learning to Go !

Get Learners Moving With Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

Unlike many other technologies, mobile devices can support physical health along with learning. With a mobile device students can create, problem solve, critical think, and engage with the world around them. Check out my slide presentation ( download for free ) and the bookmarks below for pair work activities with mobile devices. Active Learning with Mobile Devices from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Plastic bags protect mobile devices from getting wet and dirty.

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Economic Mobility Pathways in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky: Building Networks for Frontline Talent Development

Digital Promise

It wasn’t until a group of local leaders from across education, business, nonprofit, government, and philanthropic communities came together to identify challenges and collectively design solutions that real pathways toward income mobility began to emerge for the area’s adult learners.

The Qualitative Formative Assessment Toolkit: Document Learning with Mobile Technology

Edutopia

Reshan Richards Formative Assessment To assess your students'' ongoing awareness of what and how they''re learning, consider using cameras, screenshots, video, and screencasting as everyday classroom tools

Document Learning Made Visible with the Super Note App

Brilliant or Insane

The post Document Learning Made Visible with the Super Note App appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Featured Mobile Learning Technology visible learning Brilliant or Insane.

Two Apps for Scanning Documents with your Smartphone

Educational Technology Guy

I''m one of those people who loves to be paperless and scan in any paper documents I have. I scan documents, posters, memos, receipts, business cards and more. Here are two apps that you can use for document scanning on your Smartphone, and they are both free.

Five Top Technology Trends In Special Education

Wisewire

(TNS) — Fueled by technological advances, changing state policies, and a continued push from advocates, ed-tech companies and researchers are crafting new tools and strategies to better serve students with disabilities. As a technology lover who is blind, Luis F.

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Filechat - collaborate on documents, pictures and videos in GDrive and Dropbox

Educational Technology Guy

Filechat is a new, free service that allows you to collaborate on documents, photos and videos in Dropbox or Google Drive. Instead of just commenting on a document or file, users can chat, like and vote on any of their files in Drive or Dropbox.

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Evernote Tips and Tricks Series - #10 - scanning documents and business cards

Educational Technology Guy

Tip #10 - Scanning Documents and Business Cards Another great feature of Evernote is the ability to scan and then easily organize and search documents and business cards. Once captured, text in the document is searchable. It also scans both sides of document at the same time.

Is mobile the key to physics instruction?

eSchool News

$5 million NSF grant initiative leads to mobile physics instruction module. While no data exist to document their success at the college level, it is already apparent that improvements are being made. Mobile and Handheld Technologies News STEM Top News

Jumpstart Engagement with Interactive Whiteboard Classroom Technology

ViewSonic Education

The advent of interactive large format displays further expands the options for achieving the documented benefits delivered by this transformative classroom technology. Classroom display board technology is a powerful thing. Improvements in Interactive Whiteboard Technology.

?Scaling Mobile Technology for Community College Students: 5 Tips for Entrepreneurs

Edsurge

It’s why mobile access has been one of the most important means of connecting students to their academic resources. This is not to say that the mobile medium provides a better learning experience ; however, students' work schedules often prohibit them from dedicated time in front of a stationary computer. These mobile messages keep students connected to course material and let students know we care about them, but the system is still too one-size-fits-all.

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5 Top Ways Technology Benefits Project Based Learning

Wisewire

Most students who have their own mobile device are constantly connected, so much that they deem their devices as necessary as the shirt they are wearing. They wouldn’t walk out of the house without a shirt on, nor would they go anywhere without their mobile devices.

The AVer U70 Document Camera – Portable, Practical and Powerful

Fractus Learning

Hi-spec and real bang for your buck, the AVer U70 USB Document Camera ticks all the boxes for an everyday classroom document camera. AVer U70 Document Camera – In the box. AVer U70 Document Camera. AVer U70 Document Camera – Compact and Portable Design.

InFocus releases new ultra-mobile projectors 

eSchool News

InFocus Corporation has introduced its new IN1116 and IN1118HD WXGA and full HD ultra-mobile projectors, which are compact and light enough to pack and bring anywhere. News TechnologiesSeries includes the brightest lumens-per-pound full 1080p HD projector on the market.

How Education Technology Will Revolutionize Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

The advent of the internet and the popularization of digital devices brought a new context for teachers and school administrators, since students started to bring technology to the school routine. Some educators may think that the rise of technological tools is replacing professionals.

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Peer editing in digital and mobile environments

Nik Peachey

Increasingly though I've been having problems with the reliability of the free services these companies provide and the lack of reliable compatibility with mobile devices. apps collaborative learning mobile learning process writing web 2.0

Free Range Teaching and the Technology Teachers ‘Beg For’

Edsurge

When Central Coast Grammar School (CCGS) refurbished a block of classrooms recently, it installed wireless screen mirroring technology in every room. Cooper calls wireless screen mirroring a game changer, and he likens it to the introduction of the mobile phone. “It

Top 10 K–12 Educational Technology Trends

techlearning

2 Mobile Devices —Mobile devices in education can be controversial. Some benefits of mobile devices include the ability to view textbooks, research, participate in Internet-based class assignments, and create media-rich projects.

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Be Mobile, Don’t Travel: Tips for Surviving without a Classroom by H. E. James

TeacherCast

Instead of worrying about having to travel, think about being mobile, in more than one sense of the word. I didn’t teach in the age of mobile tech, which made it more difficult to be the mobile teacher I wanted to be instead of just “the teacher with the cart.”.

ScanSnap IX100 Review Wireless Mobile Scanning to your Tablet

My Paperless Classroom

The mission of My Paperless Classroom is primarily to discover the best uses of technology to support learning, and to save me from my own organizational shortcomings. Despite my love for scanners, I have not made much use of my iPad to capture documents.

QuickOffice mobile office app launches new help site

Educational Technology Guy

QuickOffice is an excellent app that allows you to read, view, edit, and create documents, spreadsheets and presentations. The free Quickoffice Lite allows you to view documents, but most people will want the full Pro version ($14.99 This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. QuickOffice technology help It is available for Android, iOS, Symbian and webOS, with HD versions for Tablets.

Creating Digital Books to Help Others: 20+ Apps, Tools & Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

Nature book - students work with the local park or campsites to document the plants, animal life, bugs, birds, and other species that visitors will be able to see. Many local parks have these documented on paper and could benefit from having a digital book that encourages people to spend time outdoors visiting the park. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

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Exploring medical technologies

Learning with 'e's

One of my earliest jobs back in the 1980s was managing the educational technology and learning resources for several nurse education centres across the South West of England. It was fascinating exploring these new technologies, and we all learnt a lot in those pioneering years.

6 Must-Have Mobile Device Apps for the School Administrator

The 21st Century Principal

Ask yourself what makes an app on a mobile device useful, and the answer is that the most useful apps have these four characteristics: The app is available for and syncs across multiple devices. This rule applies to any software, but most especially to mobile apps. Being able to share using app has rapidly become an expectation, especially with mobile device apps. While neither of these apps meet all of the criteria above, both of these apps make reading PDF documents easy.

Mobile Apps Are a Must to Attract and Engage Students—Here's How Colleges Can Build Them

Edsurge

With dwindling budgets and limited resources at higher ed institutions, mobile apps are filling the gaps. By supplementing in-person tours with a mobile tours app, colleges are able to reach more students without adding staff. If it didn’t work with our schedules, we had to resort to handing out paper documents with the names of all the buildings on campus and a description of the programs offered,” she says. “We More About Using Mobile Apps on Campus.

Teacher Zen with Google: 50+ Tips, Tools, & Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

You can accomplish so many time consuming tasks, such as grading, assessment, providing feedback, research, creating spreadsheets, and more with Google Apps for Education (GAFE) , Google mobile apps, extensions, add-ons, and scripts. You can empower spreadsheets, documents, presentations, Hangouts on Air, and more by using free add-ons. Download the separate mobile apps for gmail, docs, spreadsheets, photos, drive, search, slides, and more.

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Hindsight: How I *WISH* I had Supported Our Technology Rollout

Tech Helpful

Mobile devices in education have been a messy journey. Over the last few years, we have created a Technology Integration: Goals and Outcomes for Students document. According to wikipedia, the first iPad was released on April 3, 2010 ( [link] ).

Creating Digital Books to Help Others: 20+ Apps, Tools & Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

Nature book - students work with the local park or campsites to document the plants, animal life, bugs, birds, and other species that visitors will be able to see. Many local parks have these documented on paper and could benefit from having a digital book that encourages people to spend time outdoors visiting the park. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

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How Virtual Reality Technology is Changing the Way Students Learn

Digital Promise

For many years, schools and universities have had to change the way they work and teach in order to fit in with technology. The use of digital technologies sees some teachers and students presenting information using templates, which means much of the individual character of teachers’ practices can be lost. Only more recently are we seeing technology being designed and utilised specifically for education contexts, and it’s changing the way students learn and understand things.

How Technology Should Have Already Changed Your Teaching

TeachThought - Learn better.

How Technology Should Have Already Changed Your Teaching. A little bit of technology doesn’t change much. Tacked-on learning technology can do this. But deep integration of technology–real at-the-marrow fusion of learning model, curriculum, and #edtech?

15 Assistive Technology Tools & Resources For Students With Disabilities

TeachThought - Learn better.

15 Assistive Technology Tools & Resources For Students With Disabilities. One tool to help students with disabilities even in the face of a special education teacher shortage is assistive technology. Graphic organizers vary by type and technological sophistication.

Technology I use on a Daily Basis - 2016 Version

Educational Technology Guy

In the past, I've written about the technology I use on a daily basis (see bottom of page for links). In this role, I work with schools on selecting and implementing technology solutions to improve teaching and learning. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

Creating Digital Books: 15+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Nature book - students work with the local park or campsites to document the plants, animal life, bugs, birds, and other species that visitors will be able to see. Many local parks have these documented onpaper and could benefit from having a digital book that encourages people to spend time outdoors visiting the park. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

Spruce Up Your Centers with Technology

Learning in Hand

The collection of activities teachers provide their students at a center can be enhanced with technology, even if there’s only one computer or tablet available. Episode 31: Spruce Up Your Centers with Technology, recorded May 2015, happens now!