The Fabulous Field Trip Guide: Mobile Learning and QR Codes

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As I venture to more museums, landmarks and national parks, I have noticed how these sites are making their exhibits more engaging by adding a mobile component. Before planning your next field trip, discover ways the site is integrating QR codes, mobile apps, and. Teachers and Learning to Go. Many sites and museums have mobile apps for exploring the site. Museum Hunt – an iOS/Android app that get students to learn while playing a game.

How is mobile learning evolving in the digital world?

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With smartphones becoming the device of choice to consume content, they are being increasingly leveraged to deliver online educational courses by schools and colleges, and learning and development training by the corporate sector. Mobile apps are used to provide mobile learning.

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Free Educational eBooks to Download

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Open Culture has this incredible resource of free ebooks to download and read at your own pace. This collection contains 800 eBooks covering works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. You have.read more

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Assessment and Mobile Learning Questions

Education with Technology

Technology can play a critical role in the learning process. Here are some questions about assessment and mobile learning to think about as you plan for your mobile learning. Who/ What will assess the students’ mobile learning? A) the same mobile app that the student worked on. B) a different mobile app. D) an online program evaluates learning. assesses the learning.

5 Great eBook Libraries for Kids

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These are some popular eBook libraries where parents and.read more. eBook libraries for kidsNovember 15, 2016 Looking for some good places where you can search for and find children's books? The list below has you covered.

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Apps to Help Students Borrow eBooks from Local Libraries

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

With the closures of local libraries due to the current pandemic, book lovers experience what Concepción de León called 'literary withdrawal'. However, this does not have to be a crippling condition.read more

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Free Educational eBooks for Young Learners

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

International Children’s Digital Library (ICDL) is an iPad app that offers a plethora of free books specifically selected for kids and young learners. The app is a fruit of the partnership between.read more

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Creating Digital Books: 15+ Ideas & Resources

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I’ve included some ideas below and a slide presentation with tips and resources to get students creating digital books that help those around them while learning. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Creating & Learning with Digital Books from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Students can learn math, science and literature while helping feed others by creating cookbooks. Ebook Creation , by shellyterrell.

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

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I’ve included some ideas below and a slide presentation with tips and resources to get students creating digital books that help those around them while learning. Students can learn math, science and literature while helping feed others by creating cookbooks. Science experiments you can eat - students can learn the science behind making homemade ice cream, taffy, or fizzy potions. Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day!

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International Children's Digital Library Offers Tons of Free eBooks for Kids

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

eBooks for kids free ebooksJune 11, 2015 International Children’s Digital Library (ICDL) is an iPad app that offers a plethora of free books specifically selected for kids and young learners. The app is a fruit of the.read more.

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4 Things That Can Turn Students into Authors and Self-Publishers

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Mobile Learning Strategy eBooks kindle self-publishingBrilliant or Insane. Not so long ago, the hard part about publishing a book wasn’t writing it—it was getting it published. The process involved writing sample chapters, book proposals, contacting agents, submitting to publishing companies, and facing constant rejection. Too often, aspiring writers would just give up. But things are a little different now, thanks to companies like […].

Offline Activities with Mobile Devices

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“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.

Audio Projects for Digital Learners: 30+ Resources

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One of the safest ways to integrate technology is to get students to record their thoughts, ideas, or learning with web tools and mobile apps. In my digital book, Learning to Go , find editable handouts and rubrics for creating audio projects. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

Teaching the Emoji Generation: 12+ Activities & Resources

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Part of the Mobile Learning category ! According to linguist, David Crystal (2012) , “… young people are reading and writing more than I ever did at their age, but they are doing it using their computers and mobile phones. The mobile is central, and will become even more so as time goes by.” Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or my ebook, Learning to Go.

Visualize Learning with Photo Challenges and Projects

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Learners can use these photos in projects, digital stories, or other learning projects to provide an authentic voice and to show the learning that is taking place all around them. Students go on a mission to take a photo that represents the learning they are doing in your class that they also see in their homes or environment. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. “Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.”.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’ve included some ideas below and a slide presentation with tips and resources to get students creating digital books that help those around them while learning. Students can learn math, science and literature while helping feed others by creating cookbooks. Science experiments you can eat - students can learn the science behind making homemade ice cream, taffy, or fizzy potions. Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day!

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Pump Students Up with Digital Icebreakers

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Find some of these icebreakers and other digital activities in my ebook, Learning to Go , which is currently $5.99. Learning to Go also contains editable handouts and rubrics that are mobile-friendly. Here are a few of the ideas I talked about during my presentation: Mobile Show and Tell - Divide students into small groups (3 to 5 students). Each student spends about 30 seconds sharing a personal photo from a mobile device and the anecdote behind the photo.

Top 4 Teacher Apps for Reading eBooks on iPad

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

October 20, 2015 There are a number of apps out there to use on your iPad to read eBooks and most of them come with interesting features. However, when it comes to the ones that stand out from the.read more

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Here Is A Very Good App for Borrowing eBooks and Audiobooks for Local Libraries

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Libby is an excellent app that allows you to access your local library and borrow ebooks and audiobooks. The way Libby works is very simple: open the app, find your local library, use your library.read more. 2019 audiobooks iPad library apps

52 Tools to Inspire Summer Learning with Photo and Video Challenges

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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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Get Learners Moving With Mobile Devices

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Learning is not the product of teaching. Learning is the product of the activity of learners.” 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. In my digital book, Learning to Go , you’ll find rubrics, handouts, and lesson plans for some of the activities listed below.

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Wearables for Learning! Oh My!

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These technologies help engage learners by providing sensory learning and sparking curiosity and imagination. For your next classes, go beyond getting students to read and learn only from worksheets and books. Integrate virtual reality, augmented reality, or wearables to create meaningful learning experiments for students. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Learn more in this article.

A Huge eBook Library for Kids 12 and Under

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It provides a huge library featuring over 20.000 eBooks designed specifically for kids 12 and under. May 29, 2017 Looking for some good summer reading books for your kid? Epic has you covered. The.read more. kids websites

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Learn With QR Codes! 22+ Apps, Web Tools and Activities

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QR codes get learners out of their seat scanning to discover what the knowledge they will uncover with their mobile devices. Below are a few tips and resources to get your students started with learning with QR codes. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Learn with QR Codes from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Scan QR codes on your mobile device with the I-nigma app, which allows students to scan QR codes with an iOS, Android, or Windows phone.

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New- Book Creator Lets You Publish and Read eBooks Online

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

May 6, 2017 Book Creator, one of our favourite ebook creators out there, has released some major updates which will definitely transform students book creation and reading experiences. Users are now.read more. iPad book creation apps

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20+ Apps Your Students Will Scream About This Halloween!

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As an educator or parent that has a mobile device you can capitalize on this time to help kids learn while integrating these spooky themes. Don’t forget to download the slide presentation below and explore my other Halloween post, Frightful Learning! Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Frightful Learning! Halloween Origami (Android)- With this great app, kids learn to create various spooky creatures in origami.

10+ Halloween Apps to Spook The Learning Out of ‘Em

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As an educator or parent that has a mobile device you can capitalize on this time to help kids learn while celebrating the holiday. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Halloween Origami (iOS/ Android )- With this great app, kids learn to create various spooky creatures in origami. This app would be great to encourage students to learn vocabulary then use in a story or poem. “There is magic, but you have to be the magician.

The 7 C’s of Meaningful Learning Begin with Citizenship

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These are ideas I shared in my recent keynote for ICEIndiana, Byte-sized Potential and Learning with the 8 C’s (Compassion, Communication, Creativity, Courage, Critical Thinking, Curiosity, Collaboration, and Citizenship ). Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. The 8 C’s of Learning Starting with Citizenship from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Find group roles and duties in my book, Learning to Go !

Flipsnack- A Great Tool to Create Interactive Flipbooks

Educators Technology

Using a simple drag and drop editor you can instantly design visually attractive magazines, newspapers, eBooks, resumes,read more. Flipsnack is a platform that helps you create interactive flipbooks.

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Teachers Starter Kit for Creating Interactive eBooks Using iBooks Author

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

May 21, 2015 iBook Author is an awesome free app that allows users to easily create stunning multi-touch textbooks for iPad. It provides all the tools one might need to start creating and publishing.read more. ibook author

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Pair Activities with Mobile Devices

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Our learners love their mobile devices. However, many of our learners rarely use their mobile devices to communicate with others face-to-face or develop relationships with their peers. We can guide our learners to communicate and collaborate effectively with their mobile devices by pairing or grouping them to problem-solve and create. In my digital book, Learning to Go , you’ll find rubrics, handouts, and lesson plans for the activities listed below.

Some of The Best Android Apps for Creating eBooks with Students

Educators Technology

March 8, 2016 After writing about iPad apps for creating story books, we received a couple of requests for featuring a similar list for Android users. Below are some of the apps we recommend for.read more. Android book creating apps

20 Tools, Apps, & Tips for Engaging Assessment

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Instead, assessment should help students celebrate the learning they’ve grasped and reflect on their journey achieving that learning. Formative assessment can help motivate students to continue their learning journeys and strive to learn more! Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. I Spy is a type of formative assessment in which students take photos to reflect their learning.

Digital Activities & Icebreakers for Gen Y

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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. It is important we help our students create meaningful messages and learn to effectively collaborate and respect their peers. Give them learning missions you grade with digital badges.

New- Book Creator Released A Wonderful Feature for Creating Comic eBooks for Your Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

October 14, 2015 The popular app Book Creator has recently released its latest update called Book Creator 4.0 which comes with amazing functionality that bring comic creation to schools and beyond.read more. book creator tools iPad comic strips creator

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The 7 C’s of Meaningful Learning Begin with Citizenship

Teacher Reboot Camp

These are ideas I shared in my recent keynote for ICEIndiana, Byte-sized Potential and Learning with the 8 C’s (Compassion, Communication, Creativity, Courage, Critical Thinking, Curiosity, Collaboration, and Citizenship ). Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. The 8 C’s of Learning Starting with Citizenship from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Find group roles and duties in my book, Learning to Go !

10+ Halloween Apps to Spook The Learning Out of ‘Em

Teacher Reboot Camp

As an educator or parent that has a mobile device you can capitalize on this time to help kids learn while celebrating the holiday. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Halloween Origami (iOS/ Android )- With this great app, kids learn to create various spooky creatures in origami. This app would be great to encourage students to learn vocabulary then use in a story or poem. “There is magic, but you have to be the magician.

A Wonderful Free Tool for Creating Interactive eBooks for Your Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

August 2, 2015 Kindle Textbook Creator is a free software application that allows you to easily convert your educational content saved in PDF format into Kindle books.These include textbooks, course.read more. book creator tools

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

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Learn with great passion. Learn with great enthusiasm.” 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. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. To get the most out of Google, learn to use add-ons for each product.

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Video Projects to Engage Learners: 20+ Tools & Tips

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In my digital book, Learning to Go , find editable handouts and rubrics for creating video projects. Find a storyboard your students can edit in Learning to Go. They can edit videos taken with their mobile devices with apps like Splice for iOS devices and VidEditor. Free mobile apps for adding special effects, include Quo Movie FX, Creature FX, Action Movie FX, Game Your Video iOS app, Directr.co Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers !

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