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.

Assessment and Mobile Learning Questions

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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.

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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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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.

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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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.”.

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.

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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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 […].

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.

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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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 !

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.

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.

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 !

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.

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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20 Web Tools and Apps for Learners to Create Fun Videos

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In my digital book, Learning to Go , I provide tips, resources, rubrics, and handouts to help your students storyboard their productions and create short commercials, films, trailers, broadcasts, digital stories, and public service announcements. Check out the bookmarks for several more web apps, tools, and resources to get your students learning by producing their own short videos. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go.

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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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40+ Hashtags to Follow to Learn About the Latest Teaching Trends

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This summer learn more about teaching trends by exploring hashtags. Hashtags are the key for educators to learn about the latest teaching trends and find lesson ideas and free resources from teachers who put these trends into practice. To learn more about the hashtags shown below and access the resources, check out my post on Noodle Education, Stay on Top of Teaching Trends with These 36 Hashtags. . Get your copy of Learning to Go or The 30 Goals for Teachers.

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11 Apps to Learn with Poetry

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Writing poetry can be difficult for students, but the engaging apps below will help your students create and learn with poems. For more ideas and activities, see the slide presentation, Learning with Poetry , and the bookmarks below for more ideas and resources. Get your copy of Learning to Go and The 30 Goals for Teachers. Learning with Poetry: Activities and Resources from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. “Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.”

Teach with Comics! 15+ Tips & Tools

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Comics can be powerful learning tools. Creating comics engages students and encourages them to explore vocabulary, summarize information, and contextualize what they learn in a creative way. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Comics for Learning , by shellyterrell. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

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Digital Notetaking to Stimulate Their Minds

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ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Cool Sites Effective Technology Integration English Language Teaching Mobile Learning What Works for English Language Learners digital research graphic organizers note-taking notes notetaking notetaking apps sketch notes Social Bookmarking stickynotes visual mapping Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day!

Digital Notetaking to Stimulate Their Minds

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ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Cool Sites Effective Technology Integration English Language Teaching Mobile Learning What Works for English Language Learners digital research graphic organizers note-taking notes notetaking notetaking apps sketch notes Social Bookmarking stickynotes visual mappingIncluded in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day!

23 Earth Day Activities, Resources, Web Sites, & Apps

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Below discover activities, resources, websites, mobile apps, and more to get your students to play an active role in caring for the Earth. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Primary Games has several online games for students to learn about Earth Day. Learn about the environment through virtual field trips! ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

20+ Incredible Digital Research Apps

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“Technology is enabling our need to be mobile. We want to ensure that learning matches our lifestyle.”- Our learners live in a connected world and daily use their devices to learn about the world around them. Tons of free mobile apps engage our students in the research process, which includes planning, searching for information, note-taking, evaluating information, and disseminating their research. ”- Tony Bingham.

Comics for Engaging Students! 22+ Resources & Ideas

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Comics can be powerful learning tools. Creating comics engages students and encourages them to explore vocabulary, summarize information, and contextualize what they learn in a creative way. Don’t forget to join me for a free online technology learning day with other experts. Get your copy of Learning to Go and The 30 Goals for Teachers. Learn with Comics. Word Origins – Learn about different phrases and idioms with this comic.

15 Ideas and Tons of Resources to Try with Learners in 2017

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Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Mobile Learning- Find activities in my book, Learning to Go ! Learning Missions- Check out my new book in 2017, Hacking Digital Learning: 10 Missions That Skyrocket Achievement in Any Class ! Problem Based Learning- For resources and ideas check out TeacherRebootCamp.com/pbl. “Technology is just a tool.

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.