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Smartphones in Education: Redirecting Distraction with Mobile Learning

ViewSonic Education

As mobile learning becomes more and more popular, so does the potential for distraction in the classroom. With so many captivating apps and games, it is easy to see how students would have a hard time putting their smartphones and other mobile devices away. Learn more >.

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On the Go: Mobile Learning Solutions for IT Teams

EdTech Magazine

Since the shift to virtual learning, K–12 IT leaders have learned to leverage technology for increased flexibility. Device portability has proved key to supporting the new learning environment. Whether they’re learning in class or at home, students need access to devices.

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Mobile Learning with Google (GTT032)

Ditch That Textbook

The mobile devices so many students are equipped with have plenty of processing power — and plenty of potential to amplify learning. Google Teacher Tribe cell phones edtech educational technology g suite Google Apps google teacher tribe googleedu gsuiteedu gttribe mobile learningStudents carry these high-tech devices to school in their pockets all the time. Cell phones.

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Students Want Access to More Online Classes and Mobile Learning

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez A new study finds that students are using tech for self-directed learning outside of school. Access Points Bring Your Own Device Classroom Mobility Networking Online Learning

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How is mobile learning evolving in the digital world?

Kitaboo on EdTech

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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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.

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10 engaging ways to use mobile devices in the classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Mobile devices are everywhere. More people interact with digital media through mobile now than through desktop computers, and that number continues to grow. Seventy five percent of kids under eight have their own mobile device. [.]. Ed Tech byod byot cell phones edtech educational technology mobile devices mobile learning samsungAdults and children are using smartphones, tablets, e-readers and more to interact with each other and the web every day.

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Best EdTech Tools That Helped Me During my PhD Journey

Educators Technology

I learned a great deal from it and I am seriously contemplating writing a short book about my doctoral journey. Both Evernote and Google Keep are available as mobile apps that work across different devices. I wish I learned this when I first started my PhD.

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10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently I presented a webinar for Simple K12, 10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Active Learning. There are so many more activities and ideas I share in the slides to help you ignite curiosity and get your students moving and learning! Scan and Learn! Create a basic QR code easily even on your mobile device that leads to a link, a message or any text, your contact details, or your location.

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7 Surprising Places Learners Use Mobile Devices

Brilliant or Insane

No, really, do you use mobile devices inside your closet? This infographic from litmus.com makes a strong case for leveraging the power and omnipresence of mobile devices for learning. Not only are 80 percent of our learners using mobile devices, they take them everywhere. The post 7 Surprising Places Learners Use Mobile Devices appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Featured Infographics Mobile Learning edtechBrilliant or Insane.

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9 EdTech Ideas to Use Now

The CoolCatTeacher

Teachers are looking for easy and helpful resources, and right now with so much going on searching for the best solutions can be overwhelming, and Rachelle is a great resource to tap into for all things EdTech. several other learning communities.

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EdTech’s Top Blogs to Follow–Yep, We’re On It

Ask a Tech Teacher

EdTech Review’s EdTech Blogs You Must Follow is a comprehensive review of the top blogs that will keep you plugged into everything happening in the education technology world. Education Technology and Mobile Learning. You can find her resources at Structured Learning. Among their recommendations– Ask a Tech Teacher (that’s us). 19 more. Click here for the complete list and details. etr_in.

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4 Key EdTech Activities for The First Day of School

Educators Technology

It is a time when we get to meet our new students and help them get ready for a successful start of a lifelong learning experience. The first day of school is always special.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

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.

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10 Great EdTech Websites for Teachers and Educators

Educators Technology

One of the key elements in an effective integration of technology in education is having access to appropriate EdTech resources. This is not easy particularly for teachers who, because of their.read more

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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. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

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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Selfie Activities to Inspire Reflection on Digital Identity

Teacher Reboot Camp

This is why one of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom , is for learners to go on a selfie adventure. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Students can learn about different animals around the world and explore their habitats.Get them to research who took the picture and why.

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Game-Based Learning Is Set To Be The Next Big Thing In U.S. Classrooms

TeachThought - Learn better.

One form of edtech that has shown significant and impactful growth in recent months, with no signs of slowing down is game-based learning. The post Game-Based Learning Is Set To Be The Next Big Thing In U.S.

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Instagram Reels: What They Are and Suggestions For Classroom Use

EmergingEdTech

Free Tools & Resources iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources Social Media & Social Learning Story Telling & Timelines

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How Ed Tech Supports Children’s Creativity, Communication, and Collaboration

EmergingEdTech

More children are learning in remote environments than ever before, and skills like penmanship and public speaking are being replaced with digital. Collaboration & Brainstorming Digital Literacy Mobile Learning Resources Social Media & Social Learning Student Centered Learning

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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.

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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 !

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What Role Does Speech Recognition Technology Play in Advanced Learning?

EmergingEdTech

iPhones and Smartphones Making the case for Education Technologies Mobile Learning Resources Special Needs Students _ Miscellaneous Tools and TopicsIf you have a smartphone, chances are you’re engaging with speech recognition technology daily.

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Why mobile learning? -- an inspiring video

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

mlearning autism edtech iPad This is so inspiring. Thanks to Thomas Whitby @tomwhitby for adding this to The Educator''s PLN Ning. (??? ? ) @mauilibrarian2 This post was originally published at mauilibrarian2 in Olinda.

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The Science of Reading and COVID-19: A Perfect Storm for Ed Tech

EmergingEdTech

Making the case for Education Technologies Mobile Learning Resources _ Miscellaneous Tools and TopicsIf you’re in the field of education, unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past several years, you’ve probably heard the term “Science of Reading” being tossed about.

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Important EdTech Updates Teachers Should Be Aware of

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The world of EdTech is constantly evolving as more and more new updates and tools are being released almost on a daily basis. Back to school resources EdTech updates

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Teaching through the camera lens: 10 activities with photos and video

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech cameras cell phones edtech educational technology mobile learning photosOnce, it was so handy to carry one of those disposable film cameras around in our pockets. Once, we were so thankful for our point-and-shoot digital cameras because they made instant photography so much easier. Today, so many of us carry cameras around in our pockets. We pull them out at a moment’s notice. Many [.].

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12 ways to use Google Cardboard in your class

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech edtech educational technology gafe google cardboard mobile learning virtual reality vrVirtual reality used to be the thing of science fiction books and movies. Now, it’s inexpensive, works with the technology we carry in our pockets, and can transform us to real and imaginary places. I remember watching Marty McFly sit at his table in “Back to the Future Part 2”, watching TV with virtual reality [.].

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3 Ways Teachers Are Using Social Media to Engage Students

Brilliant or Insane

Social Media Technology edtech mobile learningBrilliant or Insane. 3 Ways Teachers Are Using Social Media to Engage Students by Brittni Brown The battle between teachers and social media accounts for student attention has been one in which teachers seem quite likely to lose. High schools have banned phones, established site blocks, and multiple other strategies to reduce student abilities to gain access to […].

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EdTech Acronyms Explained

EdTech4Beginners

BLearning – Blended Learning (using a range of multimedia and strategies). BYOL – Bring Your Own Learning. FL – Flipped Learning ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ). LMS – Learning Management System (software that runs and manages educational programs). MLD – Mobile Learning Devices. MLearning – Mobile Learning. NGDLE – Next-generation Digital Learning Environment. PBL – Project Based Learning ( click here for my guide ).

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EdTech Tools for Inclusive Classrooms

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

One of the key strengths of learning technologies and more specifically assistive technologies is that they help students with disabilities tap into their full potential and provide inclusive.read more

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EduGems: Edtech Updates, Google Tools, & More

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you enjoyed these finds, you may want to get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities and handouts. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Edchat Cool Sites Tech Tips What Did They Tweet edtech education technology edugems GAFE Google infographics mobile learning pln tips sketchnotes teachers to follow tweets Twitter web tools

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10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Screencast Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

Teaching others is one of the most powerful ways to learn and the first mission in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. What follows are a list of free web tools and apps to record a desktop, mobile screen, or whiteboard. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Check out this awesome graphic by Tony Vincent to learn more!

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6 Essential EdTech Tools for Teachers in 2021

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

EdTech tools for teachersThe current pandemic has definitely created 'new realities' for us teachers and educators, as is the case for everybody else. It has shaped the way we teach in transformative ways, to say the least.read more.

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Helpful EdTech Rubrics for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

As you strive to enhance your online teaching and optimize your students' learning experiences, rubrics are particularly helpful in this process. They, together with other EdTech resources we covered.read more

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New! 30+ EdTech Resources Series

The Mobile Native

30+ BYOD and BYOT Resources 30+ iPad Resources 30+ QR Code Resources 30+ Mobile Learning Resources. BYOD BYOT iPads Mobile Learning QR Codes

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4 Ways to Integrate Today’s Education Technology

Brilliant or Insane

Secretary of Education has been pushing for American schools to emulate the model of South Korea, ramp up education technology and abandon printed textbooks for mobile devices in classrooms, states eSchool News. Mobile Learning Social Media Technology edtech Brilliant or Insane. 4 Ways to Integrate Today’s Education Technology by Roy Rasmussen Over the past few years, the U.S.

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10 EdTech Tools to Help Teachers Create Interactive Media-rich Lessons

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Interactive lessons have the power to engage students, hold their focus, and motivate them to become actively involved in their learning. Adding interactive layers to your lessons helps makes.read more. Tools for creating interactive lessons

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60+ Great Educational Websites

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

That's how volatile the nature of the EdTech world is. That said, through my decade-long experience blogging and reviewing EdTech resources, I come to notice a common trend that I call 'outlier EdTech'.

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38 EdTech Tools for A Productive New School Year (2021-2022)

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Back to school resources EdTech resourcesThe start of the new school year 2021-2022 comes amidst exceptional times as the entire world is still struggling to contain the nefarious effects of the current pandemic. Apparently, the.read more.

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Effective Uses of EdTech: Practicing Spaced Repetition for Improved Memory

EmergingEdTech

The best uses of education technology are not about the technology – they're about teaching and learning. Educational Games & Gamification iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Making the case for Education Technologies Mobile Learning Resources Student Centered LearningTechnology can be a powerful tool, but it's all about how its used. There have been a. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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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 !