Asking the Right Questions About Mobile Learning

A Principal's Reflections

As of late I have been engaged in a great amount of work either assisting districts and schools as they begin to implement mobile learning ( 1:1, BYOD ) or helping them get their programs on track. Thus, many lessons were learned the hard way. It is important to remember that change has to be treated like a process as opposed to one single event. The success of mobile learning relies on proper planning, reflection, and evaluation to improve.

3 must-haves for a mobile learning environment

eSchool News

Some students spend up to an hour on the bus getting to and from school each day, and school-sponsored athletic events often require a commute of an hour-and-a half-each way. We believe the digital learning initiative has been a foundation for their success. Featured on eSchool News IT Management mobile environment Mobile LearningGary Lambert: Wi-fi at home and on the bus.

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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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Flypost: Keeping up With Events on Campus

EmergingEdTech

At larger schools and institutions, keeping up with upcoming events and sharing information across campus can be challenging. iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning ResourcesCommunicating notices, updates, and reminders for classes, deadlines, and. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

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.

30 Apps to Spread and Enjoy Some Holiday Cheer

Teacher Reboot Camp

To motivate them tie their learning into activities where they get to send some holiday cheer or celebrate the holidays. Find ideas for activities in my slide presentation, Mobile Holiday Apps for Spreading Cheer. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Mobile Holiday Apps for Spreading Cheer from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Tie this into learning vocabulary about parts of the body, clothing, or the weather.

App of the Week: Daily news and events, just for kids

eSchool News

Teachers and kids can read five current events articles daily, answer questions, chat with classmates about the stories, and send comments or questions to the editor. Bottom line : Engaging, high-quality news stories help students learn about the world. App of the Week Featured App of the Week app current-events digital literacy iPad mobile learning news-o-maticnote: App of the Week picks are now being curated with help from Graphite by Common Sense Media.

6 Second Learning with Vine: 22+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the Byte-sized Potential and Mobile Learning categories. Most of our students love learning and creating even if they do not express this in our classes. Millions around the world read, create, produce, direct, summarize, translate, edit, and share outside of learning institutions everyday on their mobile devices or through the web. Students choose a live event or experiment to record.

Power Up Your Spaces

A Principal's Reflections

The USDOE’s Office of Educational Technology places emphasis on students and educators having access to a robust and comprehensive infrastructure when and where they need it for learning. The essential components of an infrastructure capable of supporting transformational learning experiences include the following: Ubiquitous connectivity. Powerful learning devices. High-quality digital learning content. but it is a necessity if the goal is to support learning.

Annotation with Digital Devices Motivates Learners to Dive Deeper

Teacher Reboot Camp

Getting students to care about seeking and spreading the truth is one of the key topics in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. Many free mobile apps and web tools allow students to digitally mark up, highlight, and jot down quick thoughts about what they are reading. My students annotate every reading in our class so that their brains learn the process.

An Evolution in Mobile

A Principal's Reflections

Over the past two years the way we deliver content and other features through mobile has evolved and Beeonics has also evolved by starting a new journey. Recently, Beeonics re-branded itself to Gadget Software and has focused its business to develop mobile software specifically to schools – with a product called SchoolBuilder. This new type of classroom and mobile lab is one of a kind and I have yet to see anything like it.

Digital Ways to Appreciate Super Dads! 30+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

What a great time to inspire young people to create and learn with some cool web tools and apps by encouraging them to express their appreciation for an important father figure or male role model. Not only do students learn how to edit and design with technology; more importantly, they also experience the joy of using technology to uplift others. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

Digital Notetaking to Stimulate Their Minds

Teacher Reboot Camp

Google Drive for all devices- I can document all events offline and it automatically updates when I get an Internet connection. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day! I am not a teacher, but an awakener. – Robert Frost.

Teach with Comics! 15+ Tips & Tools

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. Students can do the following with their comics: Retell a historical event. Comics for Learning , by shellyterrell. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers !

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Awesome Free Science & Geography Virtual Field Trip – From the Rainforest to the Desert! April 8th

EmergingEdTech

Free Tools & Resources Future of Education Technology Mobile Learning Resources _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics Biomes (temperate rainforest desert) How water affects people and how people affect water live science event virtual field trips for schools education water quality Where does your water come from

Comics for Engaging Students! 22+ Resources & Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. Students can do the following with their comics: Retell a historical event. Learn with Comics.

Digital Notetaking to Stimulate Their Minds

Teacher Reboot Camp

Google Drive for all devices- I can document all events offline and it automatically updates when I get an Internet connection. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day! I am not a teacher, but an awakener. – Robert Frost.

Digital Poets! Web Tools, Apps, & Lesson Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

Imagine students learning about the food chain by hearing a reading of “ Damselfly, Trout, Heron ” by John Engels. In the slide presentation and bookmarks below, I share ideas and resources for getting students to learn through poetry. Teaching Poetry in Vday Resources / Holidays & Events / ELT 2 / English Language Teaching. Effective Technology Integration English Language Teaching Mobile Learning edtech mlearning poetry writing writing with technology

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Students Explore Space in the Palm of Their Hands

A Principal's Reflections

Students created a timeline of the key events that helped shape space exploration, answered questions using the Padlet website, and created travel brochures of a planet of their choosing within our solar system - using the NASA website and additional resources to obtain information from. educational technology mobile learning mobile learning devices New Milford High School science

The Week Magazine Provides Teaching Resources for Digging Deeper into News While Building Skills

EmergingEdTech

Questions, Ideas, and Rich Activities Ready to Use to Dig Into Current Events and Explore Them With Your Students Every day we are assailed by stories about the world around us. Digital Literacy Mobile Learning Resources _ Miscellaneous Tools and TopicsNews media come at us. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. Global Projects- Skype or do a Youtube live event with classes worldwide. “Technology is just a tool.

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Don’t forget to check out my recent post about my keynote at ICEIndiana, Byte-sized Potential and Learning with the 8 C’s. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Assign students a different part of something needing to be labeled, such as the human skeleton , and create QR codes their peers scan and learn! Play I Spy which is in my book Learning to Go ! Learn through cooking!

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

“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.” The problem is we don’t nurture or facilitate digital learning enough in schools. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Help students learn how to give and receive constructive feedback during the peer editing stage.

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. We’ve discussed before the logistics of how to teach with video games (especially for non-mobile games). 50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning. ?.

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Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

I have also listed some other free events I am going to try to attend that look like great opportunities to meet other passionate educators that do not require ISTE badges. If you are hosting a free event let me know and I’ll add it to the list. You will be able to create incredible memories with teachers at various events if you step out of your comfort zone and keep attempting to meet new people. I am excited to meet you and hope to spot you at one of these events.

Social Listening: A Powerful, Free Classroom Learning Resource

EmergingEdTech

At Your Fingertips: Live (Free) Feeds With Insights Into any Topic From, Resources Across the World If you want to know what the buzz is about current events, politics, sporting events, or anything. Facebook (classroom and instructional uses) Free Tools & Resources Mobile Learning Resources Social Media & Social Learning Twitter hootsuite for social listening learning social listening as learning tool social listening in classroom social media as research tool

How school IT pros can use BYOD principles to ace the BYOA test

eSchool News

Video streaming, word processing, and other online learning tools are all apps, and they’re increasingly being used to both supplement and even replace traditional forms of learning in all grades and education levels. These same techniques and strategies can be applied to mobile applications monitoring. That’s important, especially if teachers are using bandwidth-hogging video applications in their learning environments.

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

Kleinspiration

Brad is constantly thinking about how to make learning more Eventful and also enjoys working to empower teacher and student voices through the #MichED movement and podcast. apps for elementary Brad Wilson Dreambition education iPad mobile learning nwp slide 2 learn TAT teaching Tell About This Write About This writing apps writing project

Global Leadership Week Starting! Event List + Join Us in Boston on Friday

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Global Leadership Week (GLW) is a week-long convening of virtual and face to face events designed to celebrate leadership through global action in K20 education. GLW is an opportunity for education leaders to learn from one another and share effective principles in leadership, particularly within the context of an interconnected, global age. EVENTS (Go HERE for connecting details, to see in your own time zone, and for any event additions or updates.)

20 Top #ISTE2015 Influencers to Follow on Twitter

Gaggle Speaks

Hop on Twitter and follow these folks to see what they’re learning and sharing. Connected learning. Co-Founder of Powerful Learning Practice. Executive Director of Professional and Digital Learning, Math and Tech Geek! ISTE Mobile Learning @ISTE_MLN. ISTE’s Mobile Learning Network, Our PLN is an advocate for mobile learning that promotes the meaningful integration of mobile devices in learning & teaching.

Learning Revolution Free Events - Future of Museums Conference Announcement - #EdTechMonth Events Today and Thursday - The Fallacy of Linearity

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update May 13th Nine tenths of education is encouragement. Anatole France The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution. You can join the network to stay informed as we add more details to the event. Learn more and register here.

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Why my students are real world-ready with nothing but a device

eSchool News

Just as few modern-day workers could function in their jobs without a cellphone, a laptop, or periodic trips to Google, I want my students to learn how to solve problems using devices that will likely be similar to ones they will encounter for the rest of their lives. I strongly believe in the power of technology to transform learning and the lives of my students. Curriculum eClassroom News Featured on eSchool News How-to Mobile Learning One-to-one Technologies

Using Cell Phones and Other Devices In and Out of the Classroom

The Mobile Native

Marys City Schools is the longest running mobile learning program in the country. Join us on November 8th for our community''s next webinar to see how smartphones (mobile learning devices) were successfully integrated into the curriculum at St. They will also recommend many resources and websites to help you in your own mobile learning efforts. Scott helped organize and participated in the first Mobile Learning Technology Conference in Ohio.

Byte-sized Potential: Can Compassion & Citizenship Go Viral?

Teacher Reboot Camp

It lets people learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential. The most powerful learning and communication tools are in the hands of millions worldwide. In addition to having access to incredible learning, we have the potential to impact the world through social media. Part of the category, Byte-sized Potential.

Gearing Up for the Hour of Code – SULS040

Shake Up Learning

The post Gearing Up for the Hour of Code – SULS040 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!