The challenges of mobile learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

This is especially evident over the decade, as schools have increasingly adopted mobile learning as a signature initiative using BYOD and 1:1 programs and investing in tablets to provide their students with access to a wealth of relevant educational content and learning opportunities.

Verizon Mobile Learning Academy

The Mobile Native

New national research indicates that training teachers to integrate mobile technology into instruction may have a positive effect on students’ standardized test scores and academic achievement. and Niemes Elementary School (Cerritos, Calif.). ISTE Mobile Learning

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How to Empower Your Faculty in Mobile Learning Environment – From Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

Introducing a new technology into the learning environment can be an intimidating experience, even for seasoned educators. Mobile devices are just that, mobile! Look at restructuring learning spaces to be more conducive to your learning environment.

The Mobile Learning Imperative in Higher Education

Kevin Corbett

The Mobile Learning in Higher Education [ INFOGRAPHIC ]. 72% of best selling apps in 2012 were aimed at PREschoolers and children in elementary school. With mobile devices being used at younger and younger ages, what are the implications for Higher Education?

A Practical Way to Increase Access to Mobile Technology Regardless of Age

A Principal's Reflections

We still have a long way to go in many places, but the increase in access provides kids with an array of innovative learning opportunities that continue to evolve. Even though the cost of mobile devices has gone down, considerable purchasing challenges persist.

BYOD in Elementary Schools

EdTechSandyK

Image Used With Permission Have you implemented BYOD in an elementary school setting? We''re about to launch a pilot at one of the K-5 elementary schools in my school district, and I''d like to collect stories of elementary BYOD implementation, links to videos and anecdotes, training materials and ideas - essentially, anything that has to do with BYOD in the elementary classroom. But elementary school is a different animal!

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How Gamification Through Mobile Apps Can Improve Student Engagement

EmergingEdTech

Elementary education in the 19th century was just about teaching children some basic learning, usually the ability to read. Educational Games & Gamification iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources

The NEW app @TellAboutThis Offers: A Creative Way to Inspire and Capture Children's Ideas or Stories!

Kleinspiration

From the start of the design process we worked with several parents, preschool educators and early elementary teachers to find out what content and features were most important for kids.

Awesome Apps for EDU:

Kleinspiration

Learning in Hand If you''re looking for a great mobile learning blog, I highly recommend stopping by Tony Vincent''s site: Learning in Hand ( click here ). My district brought Tony in for a day of learning a few years ago.

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Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

The CoolCatTeacher

She authored Toys to Tools: Connecting Student Cell Phones to Education (published by ISTE in 2008), Cell Phones in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for the K-12 Educator (published by ISTE in 2011), Help Your Child Learn With Their Cell Phone and Web 2.0

Young Authors go Mobile with @WriteAboutThis - A Creative Digital Writer's Notebook & Portfolio!

Kleinspiration

apps for education Brad Wilson elementary apps mobile learning Robert Armbrister Write About This writing app writing workshop app Young Writers Get Creative with Technology!

20 Tech Tips to Shake Up Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

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. Digital Innovation in Learning Award Winner in “Sharing is Caring”.

LEGO’s WeDo 2.0 teaches science, coding

eSchool News

New wireless, tablet-ready robot-based learning system for elementary science curriculum teaches science and coding in a hands-on way. a hands-on science solution designed for elementary classrooms using a robot-based learning system.

50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning in 2015. 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.

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Teaching Generation Z? Start by engaging their parents—here’s how we did it

eSchool News

I currently serve as the principal at Max Larsen Elementary, a K-1 building with 516 students. Bloomz took the most important parts of those platforms, made them accessible on any mobile device, and refined them in ways to target parents specifically.

School district invents custom charging solution for all schools

eSchool News

As Denton Independent School District (ISD) prepares for future ready classrooms with technology and builds new schools, the Texas district is partnering with LocknCharge to create a new mobile device charging cabinet – the Carrier 15 Charging Station™.

30+ iPad Resources

The Mobile Native

Elementary iPad Apps 15. 10 Apps for More Organized Project-Based Learning 19. 30 Of The Best Apps for Group Project-Based Learning 27. The Quick-Start Guide for iPads for Learning 29. iPads Mobile Learning Resources Only One iPad in the Classroom?

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The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code

Shake Up Learning

The post The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The philosophy is simple but significant: every student deserves the opportunity to learn computer science. Anyone can learn the basics of computer science in a fun and easy way!

#4: What does research really say about iPads in the classroom?

eSchool News

Popular mobile devices may come and go, but the iPad has remained a hit in the K-12 classroom. It’s probably not giving much away to say that the most important learning outcome we found was that experience is the greatest teacher.

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How to Find the Best iOS Apps for Your Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Find the Best iOS Apps for Your Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The best way to find apps is to connect and learn from other teachers using apps in their classroom. Teach her how to find apps, she can facilitate learning for a lifetime.”

The Seeds of Innovation

A Principal's Reflections

It being, that technology, if used responsibly is a great asset for teachers to improve instruction and for students to enhance their learning. I believe helping students to apply what they learn in the classroom to the real world is arguably the greatest responsibility of a teacher.

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. We can keep learning more.

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The 4 essential elements of any successful one-to-one program

eSchool News

It is important that any plan to increase levels of access to technology to students does not move forward as a “technology for technology’s sake” effort, but that is integrated as part of the district or school vision for teaching and learning. Mobile device implementation.

iPad Basic Training for Teachers

EdTechSandyK

The purposes for this initiative were to give teachers an additional tool for teaching and learning and to familiarize teachers with mobile devices in anticipation of more iPads being purchased for classroom use and a grades 6-12 BYOD program coming in the next school year.

Learning First, Technology Second #motivationmonday

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Liz Kolb @lkolb talks about how we can put learning first and a very important reason technology should be second. In today’s show, Liz Kolb talks about the role of learning and technology: What is the role of technology in learning. Learning first, technology second.

14 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom

Edutopia

Monica Burns Mobile Learning Edutopia blogger Monica Burns presents a wealth of iPad apps to transform daily math lessons for elementary students Photo credit: Kathy Cassidy via flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

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1:1 iPads In A Third Grade Classroom

EdTechSandyK

Laura Wright, a third grade teacher at Eanes Elementary School , gave a wonderful presentation with many practical tips for implementing the use of 1:1 iPads in an elementary setting. An atmosphere of learning and collaboration will evolve.

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The Progression of our Lower School Technology Integration

Tech Helpful

The process of learning through that period really gave me a burden to help our school see the benefits of technology integration- not always technology for technology sake and not stand alone. I wanted them to learn that technology was a tool for their learning.

Mobile Connections and Resources

The Mobile Native

SIGML Wiki @sigml SIGML is an ISTE special interest group for mobile learning. This wiki provides mobile learning resources, webinars, discussions and a place to connect with other educators. This site is designed to promote the networking and integration of Mobile Learning into classrooms around the world. If you want to keep up with news in the field of Mobile Learning, stay tuned to the NewsRoll to get current highlights.

Mobile use rises, but school wi-fi stagnates

eSchool News

Pearson/Harris Poll reveals new findings on mobile device ownership and how wi-fi access impacts learning in school. In 2015, nearly 80 percent of surveyed elementary students reported using a tablet regularly compared with 66 percent in 2014.

Putting the “T” in STEM! 60+ Resources for Teaching Children with Technology!

Teacher Reboot Camp

One of the best things about teaching very young learners is that they are super excited to learn! They also love technology, but we must ensure that children learn early on balance and digital safety. Brain Pop has awesome videos, learning games, and other resources.

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4 ways forward-thinking districts are inspiring more students to code

eSchool News

Administrators build in regularly scheduled coding for students in select elementary schools, with students utilizing Code.org curriculum to enhance and deepen their critical thinking skills. The focus of the activities will involve building computer science skills and project-based learning.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Here, we provide an umbrella for these people and these organizations to network and to learn from each other. For me, it’s a deep passion belief in the value of and the importance of global in our own personal learning.

30 Sites/Apps for Digital Storytelling

Technology Tidbits

Educators can use digital storytelling w/ almost any subject and can even "flip" their classroom by using mobile apps. 30 Sites and Apps for Digital Storytelling 30hands Learning - A fantastic user-friendly iOS app for creating a story by adding a narration to photos.

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12 Ways to Join the Twitter Party to Celebrate Digital Learning Day 2014

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Digital Learning Day raises awareness about the ways digital learning supports educators. Follow the official Digital Learning Day account @OfficialDLDay 2. engchat — Digital Learning Day (@OfficialDLDay) February 4, 2014 4.