Offline Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. Play I Spy with my Mobile Device , which is in my book Learning to Go ! Challenge: Try one of these activities to get students learning with their mobile devices. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

2 Ways to Publish eBooks from G Suite

EdTechTeacher

While most student work within G Suite stays in the original format of a document or slide, there are two methods that take advantage of exporting options from within Google Drive and allow students to publish their creations as eBooks. ePub is a universal file type that can be read as a digital book on most mobile devices, MacBooks with the iBooks App, and even Chromebooks with ePub reader-apps installed.

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Free eBooks – From Jen Carey

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With the rise and prominence of eBooks have come a number of resources for educators and students to access free content on virtually any device. Once you have the apps installed on your device, there are many resources you can use to find free eBooks. Nook Books – Barnes and Noble curates a list of free eBooks on this site. Goodreads – In addition to being a social media site for readers, Goodreads also publishes a list of free eBooks in ePub format.

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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.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Pair Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. Check out my slide presentation ( download for free ) and the bookmarks below for pair work activities with mobile devices.

English Common Core Mobile Activities ebook

Education with Technology

English Common Core Mobile Activities. I recently published English Common Core Mobile Activities ebook. Use these 150+ different mobile activities to guide your students in learning and demonstrating the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Anchor Statements in Language, Speaking and Listening, Reading, and Writing. Many of these mobile activities can be implemented immediately in the classroom.

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. Many sites and museums have mobile apps for exploring the site. Challenge: Use one of these resources to get learners engaging with exhibits using their mobile devices. “You have brains in your head.

Will eBooks Replace Physical Textbooks in Higher Education

Kitaboo on EdTech

A decade ago, education publishers were faced with a dilemma where they had to choose between paper books and eBooks. And that is the reason why a lot of education publishers have shifted towards eBooks. eBooks have a lot more to offer than physical books. The purpose of eBooks in schools and universities is to make learning more engaging and reading more comfortable for the users. Students can carry just one eBook reader which contains all their syllabus contents.

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The Importance of eBooks in a Flipped Classroom

Kitaboo on EdTech

Many articles have been written on how the idea of a Flipped Classroom has gained currency with the advent of eBooks and digital learning content. However, the concept of a Flipped Classroom is not restricted to reading eBooks or consuming digital content on the subject before the classroom session. eBooks and eBook readers have a powerful role to play in helping instructors and students flip the classroom.

5 Free Edtech and ELT eBooks

Nik Peachey

This is just a quick post to share 5 very short ebooks that have been taken from my award winning ebook - Digital Video - A Manual for Language Teachers. Winner of the 2016 British Council Award for Innovation in Teacher Resources The ebooks come from chapter 9 of the manual which contains 12 more entries like these. Each ebook is available either as PDF from Payhip or from the iBooks Store. I hope you enjoy these free ebooks and find them useful.

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

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ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Effective Technology Integration English Language Teaching English Lessons Mobile Learning digital books ebook creation holidays literacy math mobile apps for education reading science STEAM STEM Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day!

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Why Should Students and Publishers Adapt eBooks in STEM Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

Over the last few years, eBooks have become synonymous with flexible learning. eBooks can work very well in sync with STEM-rich programs, providing the right amount of engagement and interactive learning opportunities. Therefore, eBooks make for the perfect study material to deliver STEM courses. In this blog we will look at how educational publishers and students can benefit by creating and using eBooks for STEM learning. And eBooks offer the necessary engagement.

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Creating Digital Books: 15+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Ebook Creation , by shellyterrell. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Effective Technology Integration English Language Teaching Mobile Learning book apps book creation tools digital books digital literacy digital storytelling ebooks literacy storybooks textbooksRecently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers !

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Effective Technology Integration English Language Teaching English Lessons Mobile Learning digital books ebook creation holidays literacy math mobile apps for education reading science STEAM STEMIncluded in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day!

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English +Common Core +Mobile = Success (ISTE2014 Poster -details)

Education with Technology

Here are the ten examples I showed at my English + Common Core + Mobile ISTE 2014 Poster Session: Based on CCSS Anchor Statements: L.2 Take a Conventions Mobile Online Quiz to pick the incorrect sentence from four choices (capitalization). Evaluate audio recording of a book chapter on mobile and predict for next chapter. Tell about a mobile picture of a place far from your home by using space organization. Integrate mobile content.

Assessment and Mobile Learning Questions

Education with Technology

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. E) the teacher assesses the students’ paper, presentation or project that incorporates learning from the mobile device. Technology can play a critical role in the learning process.

Evaluating authentic mobile apps for learning

Nik Peachey

Check out my ebook As a result of that workshop and the research that developed from it I've now developed this list of criteria for evaluating mobile apps for educational purposes. Will it work across all / most mobile platforms and also work within a desktop web browser? The safest way to ensure this is to check to see if the app also has a browser based version, so that students without up-to-date mobile devices will still be able to participate.

Considering Home Learning When Doing Mobile

Education with Technology

Many schools are going mobile or one-to-one. Schools sometimes make decisions without thinking about the full consequences such as mobile and home learning. If schools supply mobile devices to the students, do the students take the mobile devices home? If students do not take the mobile device home, then mobile is only considered an in-school learning tool. Teachers cannot assign at home mobile work.

World Language Students Use of Mobile Devices in the Classroom

Education with Technology

Students can use laptops and mobile devices to hear authentic language, read authentic texts, read tweets about famous performers, see up-to-the-moment culture, watch video clips, see tv shows, and communicate with native speakers (Tuttle, 2013). Often these mobile activities have built in context to help the students understand the language. How do your students use their mobile device in your world language class? Do world language students use technology n the classroom?

Map of Life goes mobile

NeverEndingSearch

Today, the Map of Life announced a very cool MOL mobile app available for Android at Google Play and for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch at the App Store. apps crowdsourcing ebooks Map of Life science technology field booksThis app is going to make travel, field trips, birdwatching and walks in the woods, on the beach and in the park way more fun. One of my very favorite examples of crowd-sourced reference sites has been Yale University’s Map of Life .

Importance of Assistive Technology

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For many students with disabilities, assistive technology (AT) is critically important in removing barriers to mobility, communication, socialization, and learning. White Paper White Papers and eBooks Guides and eBooks SymbolStix Prime Total Solution

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

Brilliant or Insane

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 […].

How will students’ mobile device be used for learning?

Education with Technology

How will the students’ mobile device primarily be used? What other ways can teachers have students use mobile devices to engage in learning? My ebook, 90 M0bile Learning Modern Language Activities , is available at [link].My Android cell phone ipad Mobile Mobile device Mobile learning tablet Teacher cellphone Classroom learning mobile mobile device Smartphone Tablet

Teaching the Emoji Generation: 12+ Activities & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

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.

Pump Students Up with Digital Icebreakers

Teacher Reboot Camp

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.

Audio Projects for Digital Learners: 30+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Effective Technology Integration Mobile Learning audio projects education technology mobile learning podcasting podcasts radio showsRecently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers !

4 Reasons You Need a Mobile Reading App on Your Smartphone

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Not only are we graced with libraries and bookstores full of all kinds of stories and information, but we also have the vast catalogues of online info and eBooks. It’s a great time to be a book lover. Any book you want to find, you can purchase and read within seconds. Many applications exist to help us access and read this information. These apps are available on many devices, including smartphones.

Visualize Learning with Photo Challenges and Projects

Teacher Reboot Camp

ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Mobile Learning images literacy mobile learning photo projects photography reading STEAM STEM visual learning visual literacy visual rhetoric“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.”. – Marc Riboud. Learners of all ages love taking pictures, especially with their phones.

Library 2.0 Sponsored Webinar - "Success for Struggling Readers: New Strategies Using eBooks" with Ann Fondren + Sarah Downing

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Presents: "Success for Struggling Readers: New Strategies Using eBooks" With: Ann Fondren + Sarah Downing Date + Time: Thursday, October 13th 3:00pm EDT for one hour (Click on the time link to see the event time in your own time zone.) Description: Join a seasoned educator and an eBook professional as they share strategies for using eBooks to help struggling readers succeed and gain new enjoyment from reading. Library 2.0

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Our favorite mobile apps: Appy Hour on the Future Trends Forum

Bryan Alexander

Instead, we hosted an “Appy Hour”, a session where we invited participants to simply share their favorite mobile app for learning. (The idea came up during the June 7th Forum discussion. Libby – an ereader app for reading ebooks hosted by Overdrive. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE. What are the best apps for education? What can their selection tell us about the evolution of technology?

English + Common Core + Mobile = Success in Learning Poster Session at ISTE 2014

Education with Technology

In my ISTE Sunday 8-10 am poster session, I demonstrate many diverse mobile activities to help students achieve the English Language Arts Common Core Anchor Statements through mobile devices. The mobile activities focus on free common tool apps that are available on both the Android and the iPad. Conventions Mobile Online Survey. Teachers ask their students to take a mobile picture from their home of a far away location. English Common Core Mobile Activities.

52 Tools to Inspire Summer Learning with Photo and Video Challenges

Teacher Reboot Camp

Learners of all ages love taking pictures and videos, especially with their mobile devices. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Effective Technology Integration English Language Teaching Mobile Learning Missions mobile learning apps photo apps photo projects student videos video video apps

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Resources for learning at home while we’re keeping each other safe

NeverEndingSearch

Let’s help our public library colleagues share the bounty and the joy of their easy-to-access collections of magazines, ebooks, audiobooks, and videos for all ages. The Libby App from Overdrive makes borrowing ebooks and audiobooks super easy.

11 Apps to Learn with Poetry

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ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. English Lessons Mobile Learning digital poetry mobile apps national poetry month poetry writing writing apps“Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.” ” – Rita Dove. April is National Poetry month. Poetry is a great way to inspire your learners to be creative and imaginative with a topic.