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Why Mobile Learning Is The Future

The Game Agency

Mobile Gaming is and will continue to disrupt the L&D industry. M-Learning allows training to be readily available anywhere and everywhere. Training is at the tip of your fingers and here is why that’s important: The post Why Mobile Learning Is The Future appeared first on game.

Mobile Learning and Indian Education System

EdSense

Keeping up with this ideology, Indian education system has also spread its periphery, in order to accommodate widespread technology. They adopt and relate better to new technologies and screen based designs. Students often show more interest in learning from mobile phones, palmtops, tablets and personal digital assistants. Blurring the lines between indoor and outdoor learning environment, mobile devices have become a prominent learning tool.

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Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

From stop motion to video controls and cool add-ins for formative assessment and graphics, learn about this Swiss Army Knife of Google tools – Google Slides. Just go to coolcatteacher.com/shake to learn more. Vicki: Today we’re talking with my friend Kasey Bell from “Shake Up Learning” and author of Shake Up Learning: Practical Ideas to Move Learning from Static to Dynamic. How can educators progress and advance using Google with our kids?

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50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning in 2015. We’ve discussed the merits and utility of video games in the classroom before, so we won’t beleaguer the point. If you’re interested in the possibility of video games for learning–that is, teaching and learning with video games to master both academic and non-academic content–than the following collection may be of interest to you. BEST OF WORLD-BUILDING GAMES (iTunes).

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#iste17 trends: Google, Touch Screen Chromebooks and More

The CoolCatTeacher

An engaging, innovative, from the heart sharer who inspires educators while transforming their teaching with original, timely and use-tomorrow ideas for student choice, differentiation, and technology integration. Whether it is learning from home through online courses, professional development, conference workshops or as a keynote speaker Kasey is a relentless innovator of ideas and a devoted transformer of classrooms and teaching. Amazon Education Thought Leader.

Top 100 Sites/Apps of 2014

Technology Tidbits

As w/ the previous year''s list, more and more mobile apps are making the list as mobile learning continues to be the rising trend in education. However, that''s not to say that there isn''t a good amount of websites and Learning Management Systems showing up as well. Otus - A fantastic and easy to use 1:1 learning solution for mobile classrooms (i.e Rosetta Stone for Kids - A wonderful free iPad app for kids ages 3-7 learning how to read.

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Digital learning futures

Learning with 'e's

Digital Learning Futures View more presentations from Steve Wheeler As I write this blog post, the above slideshow has received almost 18,000 views in just 48 hours since it was posted up onto Slideshare. These slides accompanied my presentation during the Learning Technologies conference and exhibition held at London's Olympia on 25-26 January. I also discussed pedagogical issues such as deep and surface learning, creative thinking and the transformation of knowledge consumption.

?3 Types of Summer PD That Won’t Sacrifice Your Vacation

Edsurge

After a Master’s degree, 120-plus credits, and 30 years in education, I now understand that whatever I do and wherever I go, I am happiest when I’m learning. And if I can find an opportunity that allows me to further my learning without sacrificing my summer vacation—or better yet, enhances it—you can bet I’m going to be the first to sign up. The nice thing about summer learning is choice. Personalized Learning Through Gaming.

Digital classrooms

Learning with 'e's

This is Part 5 in my series of posts on the future of learning and technology. Everyone in the world of education it seems, has an interest in how technology is going to influence what we do in the classroom. There were sections on digital literacies and mobile learning, both of which we considered to be important for the success of education and learning in the future. Much more learning will be done outside of the classroom.

Sites/Apps Every Teacher should try for Back to School

Technology Tidbits

Regardless of if you're making a New Year's resolution to integrate new, more or better technology into your teaching in 2019, here are a few outstanding tools that almost every teacher should consider with school right around the corner: *In alphabetical order 30hands Learning - An excellent Learning Management System as well as digital storytelling app for 21st Century Learner. flipped classroom, project based learning, digital storytelling, etc.)

The Future of eLearning - 10 Trends To Be Aware Of

ViewSonic Education

Dusty blackboards, smudged overhead projectors, and over saturated photocopies - Surely this sounds like many people’s education experience. For those who don’t know what it is, eLearning refers to learning that utilizes electronic means to create a more dynamic and instructive learning environment. Rather than developing as niche concept in the education sector, eLearning is rapidly becoming the dominant means to pass on knowledge to those of all ages.

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Digital classrooms

Learning with 'e's

This is Part 5 in my series of posts on the future of learning and technology. Everyone in the world of education it seems, has an interest in how technology is going to influence what we do in the classroom. There were sections on digital literacies and mobile learning, both of which we considered to be important for the success of education and learning in the future. Much more learning will be done outside of the classroom.

Gamification in Education

Kevin Corbett

Below is a great infographic on Gamification in Education. It is from Knewton Learning. The Gamification in Education infographic emphasizes the amount of time spent by people playing games in other areas of life and begs the question of whether the intrinsic values of gamification can also be incorporated into education, to increase the engagement, graduation, and important skills needed by students in the future. See also: Gamification in Education: What?

Self-Paced E-Learning Market Evaporating, Report Finds

Marketplace K-12

Future revenue in the $33 billion e-learning market is expected to fall precipitously in the United States and internationally, but sales of other types of digital learning products are predicted to rise, according to a market research report released recently. based Ambient Insight, predicts a five-year compound annual growth rate, or CAGR, of negative 6.4 Unstable Economies Impact E-Learning Market. Educators Weigh iPad’s Dominance of the Tablet Market.

15 Tools for Self Paced Learning

Technology Tidbits

"Self-paced instruction or learning is any kind of instruction that proceeds based on learner response. This type of instruction is becoming increasingly popular as the education world shifts from the classroom to the internet ( Wikipedia )." self paced learning top 10

4 Ways To Grow Your Personal Learning Network This Week

The Web20Classroom

Social media allows us to connect, to learn, to grow and to reflect not only within ourselves but with each other. She has them write 3 things they need to improve their learning and 3 things they can give to improve the learning of others. Many educators still believe they have little to offer to improve the learning of their colleagues. Being a connected educator is more than just taking ideas from a Twitter chat or even this blog post.

30 Sites/Apps for Differentiated Instruction

Technology Tidbits

While there are lots of ways this can be done and lots of tools that educators can use to accomplish this, there are many sites that can help facilitate the process. Arcademics - One of my favorite sites for game based learning (K-8th grade) in a wide range of subjects.

Why PD is like piano lessons

edWeb.net

You’ll connect online with educators all around the country, and the world. edWeb.net is a community built especially for educators and provides free professional learning communities (PLCs) and webinars on a wide range of really forward-thinking topics like assessment, game-based learning, mobile learning, tech tools for the classroom, school gardens, digital citizenship, and much more.

Case Method 2.0 has been accredited under the WSQ system!

Playware Studios

is an innovative new approach designed specifically for corporate learning and adult lifelong education. The approach blends the decision-forcing case concepts of Case Method of Teaching and Scenario Based Role Play with the affordances of Mobile Learning. enables organizations to utilize emerging learning technologies and methodologies such as Mobile Learning, Game Based Learning, Alternate and Virtual Reality Learning and many more.

Top Learning Tools when School is Closed

Technology Tidbits

As with almost everything technology-based, remote teaching and learning has been on a steady increase in recent years. Answer Pad - Is a free visual and student based response system that educators use to blend learning and flip classrooms in real-time on browser based devices.

Top Go-to Sites for Teaching from Anywhere in 20-21

Technology Tidbits

My advice: pick one or two “go-to” tools ASAP that are easy for you and your students to use both within the classroom and remotely to start off and quickly become familiar with then continue using consistently throughout the year no matter where teaching and learning end up taking place.

7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

TeachThought - Learn better.

Tomorrow’s Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future. Utopian visions of learning are tempting, if for no other reason than they absolve us of accountability to create it right now, leading to nebulous romanticizing about how powerful learning could be if we just did more of X and Y. But the truth is, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to educate children in the face of such radical technological and pedagogical progression.

25 Reading Sites and Apps

Technology Tidbits

As a follow up to my recent list on Math Sites/Apps found here, I've decided to compile a list of my favorite learning tools for Reading. Again, Mobile Learning and BYOD make it easier for any student to learn any core subject, especially that of Reading. 25 Reading Sites and Apps ABCYa - A long popular site for finding educational games grades K-5 in Math and Reading.

Top 20 Sites for Creating a Quiz

Technology Tidbits

This is especially useful considering schools are closed right now during the pandemic and remote learning is in effect. Gimkit - A wonderful game based learning solution where educators can create quizzes for students.

50 Alternatives To Lecturing

TeachThought - Learn better.

Ed note: This post is promoted by SEU’s Master of Education program, who asked to write about how learning is changing, and let you know about their Master of Education and Educational Leadership program, which can you read more about here. Lecture likely has a place in education. In the background knowledge-building phase of learning, for example. Learning Models. Self-directed learning. Learning through play. Mobile learning.

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Top 50 Sites/Apps of 2015

Technology Tidbits

The reason for this as not as many new learning tools came out this year compared to years past, while more current tools focused on regular updates. However, that does not mean there are not a lot of new items to look through, as sites/apps for programming/coding, Math/STEM, and Game Based Learning played a predominant role in this year's list. Code Kingdoms - One of my favorite sites for learning how to program (Javascript) by drag-n-dropping blocks of code (i.e

20 Questions Every Parent Should Ask Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

One of the most significant challenges facing formal education in the United States is the chasm separating schools and communities. While schools (hopefully) work to update themselves and the way students learn within them, many parents have to work with what’s available to them. Armed with some kind of answer–even a basic one–parents can then decide which non-superficial actions they can impart to truly support the learning of their child.

Video for learning: Today and tomorrow

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Vladimer Shioshvili on Flickr Educators have been using video for decades. My fellow students and I watched avidly - I can't recall what the topic was, but I do remember the thrill of the experience - it was fresh and new to be able to watch television in a formal education setting. We recorded micro-teaches - usually a 10 minute lesson - and then played back the footage to the students so they could see and hear themselves and learn from the experience.

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The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015

TeachThought - Learn better.

If there was ever a doubt that education twitter chats were kind of a big deal, this television guide-style document should set things straight. At their best, twitter chats are dynamic, digital, and easily curated cells of professional connected learning. Twitter is like reading a living, breathing magazine written by your peers that entertains and informs you while building your capacity as an educator. The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015. by TeachThought Staff.

The future of learning spaces is open ended

eSchool News

What is the future of learning spaces? note : This post, the first of a three-part series, was originally published on SmartBlog on Education. I looked at the arrangement of desks and thought, “ what game is this ?” It was a game I would play for the rest of my developing years. We look inside current learning spaces and look at the world; there is a big disconnect. These are the questions of an educational space designer.

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers. Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large. Audience: K-12 & higher ed educators, researchers, institutions, and organizations globally. A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology.

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Learning Revolution Conference Schedule - Online and Free NEXT WEEK

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our first-ever Learning Revolution Conference kicks off this coming Monday, April 20th, online and free, with a terrific set of keynote and distinguished speakers and a full day of conference sessions on Thursday, April 24th. The LearningRevolution.com project has over 200 partner organizations and bridges schools, libraries, museums, and the work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Our theme for this conference is "What Are We Learning About Learning?"

15 Sites for Differentiated Instruction

Technology Tidbits

"Differentiated instruction and assessment (also known as differentiated learning or, in education , simply, differentiation ) is a framework or philosophy for effective teaching that involves providing students with different avenues to acquiring content; to processing, constructing, or making sense of ideas ; and to developing teaching materials and assessment measures so that all students within a classroom can learn effectively, regardless of differences in ability."

50 Math Sites and Apps

Technology Tidbits

Mobile learning and BYOD (bring your own device) is making it easier students to learn, especially in the subject of Math. 50 Math Sites and Apps 4 Dice: Fraction Games - A great iOS app for learning how to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions. This game meets Common Core Standards and has blue tooth capabilities to allow for two players across multiple devices. AplusMath - A nice site for Math games, worksheets and flashcards.

15 Sites for Differentiated Instruction

Technology Tidbits

"Differentiated instruction and assessment (also known as differentiated learning or, in education , simply, differentiation ) is a framework or philosophy for effective teaching that involves providing students with different avenues to acquiring content; to processing, constructing, or making sense of ideas ; and to developing teaching materials and assessment measures so that all students within a classroom can learn effectively, regardless of differences in ability."