Using Facebook ‘Live’ In The Classroom Is A New, Exciting Learning Tool.

EdTech4Beginners

Facebook Live allows you to stream live video to a Facebook Page or Group. You must use a mobile device (Android or Apple) and the Facebook App needs to be installed. Here are a few opportunities for Facebook Live which I thought of: Sports activities / events i.e. football matches. Here is the video which is saved onto the wall of my school’s Facebook Page which I streamed from: Why was it effective to stream live?

Using Facebook ‘Live’ In The Classroom Is A New, Exciting Learning Tool.

EdTech4Beginners

Facebook Live allows you to stream live video to a Facebook Page or Group. You must use a mobile device (Android or Apple) and the Facebook App needs to be installed. Here are a few opportunities for Facebook Live which I thought of: Sports activities / events i.e. football matches. Here is the video which is saved onto the wall of my school’s Facebook Page which I streamed from: Why was it effective to stream live?

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Preserving ‘Academic Mobility’ for Afghan Students and Refugees

Edsurge

Soon all over Afghanistan, Instagram and Facebook accounts were being scrubbed, papers shredded and cellphones buried to hide them from Taliban searches. And it points to the need to preserve academic mobility for those in crisis. They’ve gone dark: Afghans who helped the U.S.

The Top 5 Shared Mobility Companies in Asia – 2021

AsiaTechDaily

Register With Asia being home to 60 percent of earth’s population, mobility will always be a challenge. With growing economies and increasing purchasing power, the cities have become over-crowded and overwhelmed with the mobility demands. Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark.

Rave Mobile Safety Launches Rave Collaborate for Tactical Incident Collaboration

eSchool News

Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the critical communication and collaboration platform customers count on when it matters most , announced the launch of Rave Collaborate , a new solution for Tactical Incident Collaboration. About Rave Mobile Safety.

10 quick thoughts on mobile phones in schools

Dangerously Irrelevant

A few quick thoughts… Most people realize that mobile phones are actually mobile computers. Students know that mobile phones are powerful learning devices. If we had Facebook, texting, Snapchat, and other avenues to alleviate our boredom, we would have turned to them as well. Banning and blocking does absolutely nothing to teach students about inappropriate or untimely mobile phone usage because it removes the decision-making locus from students to educators.

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning. Mobile Learning is about self-actuated personalization. As learning practices and technology tools change, mobile learning itself will continue to evolve. Technology like tablets PCs, apps, and access to broadband internet are lubricating the shift to mobile learning, but a truly immersive mobile learning environment goes beyond the tools for learning to the lives and communities valued by each individual learner.

Why is Facebook Marketing Important for Montessori Schools?

Hubbli

Look no further than Facebook. Through the magic of Facebook, you can reach over a billion people worldwide, although you won’t need to reach nearly that many. Even though you can reach a huge amount of people through Facebook, you can also scale it way down to appeal to select few families who will actually enroll in your school. Why should you focus on Facebook marketing when you should put all of your efforts into search engine optimization? Why Choose Facebook?

First-of-its-kind, all-electric mobile preschool

eSchool News

A first-of-its kind vehicle will be hitting the streets this autumn in Colorado as an all-new, all-electric, ‘Magic Bus’ Mobile Preschool will serve to put early-childhood education on wheels. The Magic Bus is a program of the Vail Valley Foundation’s YouthPower365 , and is a Winnebago Industries Specialty Vehicle – the first all-electric mobile preschool in the world. Uncategorized children Education free learning mobile preschool week world

Trox Launches New SHIELD Protection Program for Chromebooks and Other Mobile Devices

eSchool News

Trox , a leading North American provider of education technology and collaboration solutions, today announced the launch of its new proprietary Trox SHIELD SM Protection Program for Chromebooks and other mobile devices.

New Data from Rave Mobile Safety Shows Schools’ Top Safety Concerns About Returning to the Classroom

eSchool News

This year, ‘school safety’ has taken on an entirely new level of meaning, from meeting CDC standards to caring for the mental health of those in the building,” said Todd Miller, Chief Operating Officer, Rave Mobile Safety. About Rave Mobile Safety. Facebook.

Podcasting Microphones For Mobile Recording

TeacherCast

No matter which Facebook Group or Conference you go to, there is always someone asking the question: “How do I make my podcast better?” Facebook Group: Educational Podcasting Tips and Tricks. In this post, we are going to take a look at the Best Travel Microphones for Podcasting and share with you some tips & tricks of what to look for in a good Podcasting Microphone.

Using Facebook Stories in the Classroom

Gaggle Speaks

” This is certainly true of the Stories feature on social media—made popular by Snapchat—which has recently been implemented by Facebook. On Facebook, users now can post updates that are only visible to other users for 24 hours , at which point they’re gone forever (or so it seems). It would be unreasonable to think that Facebook or Snapchat have the knowledge, experience and sensitivity to deal with issues like bullying and harassment.

Why is Facebook Marketing for Montessori Schools so Important?

Hubbli

Look no further than Facebook. Through the magic of Facebook, you can reach over a billion people worldwide, although you won’t need to reach nearly that many. Even though you can reach a huge amount of people through Facebook, you can also scale it way down to appeal to select few families who will actually enroll in your school. Why should you focus on Facebook marketing when you should put all of your efforts into search engine optimization? Why Choose Facebook?

How mobile technology and facebook is changing how we communicate

Connecting 2 the World

I have also noticed that some of the comments on my kids' facebook seem almost cruel in their brevity, communicating something that can be misunderstood. After doing some quick analysis, I realized that those messages that stood out as being "different" were sent from mobile technology. After a little more investigation, I realized that the way in which facebook is being used is changing as more and more people have mobile devises that interact with the internet.

Parallel webs: actually having good discussions on Facebook

Bryan Alexander

I’m writing this post with some embarrassment, because these discussions have occurred on Facebook. Yes, despite Facebook being a vast and inhumane company, in spite of its callous exploitation of our privacy, besides it setting up a walled garden against what I love on the open Web, and the other enumerated problems, these conversations have occurred. I’ve been on Facebook for a while, since around the time it opened up to the public.

Parallel webs: actually having good discussions on Facebook

Bryan Alexander

I’m writing this post with some embarrassment, because these discussions have occurred on Facebook. Yes, despite Facebook being a vast and inhumane company, in spite of its callous exploitation of our privacy, besides it setting up a walled garden against what I love on the open Web, and the other enumerated problems, these conversations have occurred. I’ve been on Facebook for a while, since around the time it opened up to the public.

Nonprofits, Schools Can Receive Free AT&T Wireless Internet Service, Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspots for At-Risk K-12 Students

eSchool News

Connected Nation (CN) is launch today an online application for the AT&T K-12 connected learning program, which is focused on closing the homework gap for at-risk students by providing free AT&T wireless internet service and mobile Wi-Fi hotspots to students nationwide.

Do mobile devices stunt social-emotional skills?

eSchool News

And, ownership of smartphones — mobile devices with an internet connection — has tripled in recent years among young people. Their daughters use iPads, but ”they don’t have access to Facebook … and they can message us,” Mr. Friess said. As more of our lives are consumed with digital technology — social media, texting and smartphones — is it any wonder that our children are growing up with electronic gadgets as companions?

How schools can keep students safe, and on Facebook

eSchool News

In addition to complying with regulations such as the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA), K-12 administrators have to deal with concerns like cyberbullying, cyberstalking, and students accessing inappropriate video content on a host of devices—a problem made more challenging by the increasing adoption of mobile devices on school networks through one-to-one initiatives and BYOD policies. Facebook can be a great tool for collaboration amongst students.

Mobile Schools: The Next Generation in Communication and Engagement

A Principal's Reflections

As an early adopter of transformative technologies, I have been watching the mobile app space carefully to see how it can benefit all facets of education. I had them come down and meet with several student leaders and me this past spring where I shared my vision of having a mobile app for New Milford HS , which could also be shared with other schools. My vision is for every high school around the country to have its own native mobile app.

Quick List Of Mobile Apps For Administrators

The Web20Classroom

When it comes to mobile learning there are loads of great sites for apps for kids and teachers. And you can share what you read via Twitter, Facebook and email. Check out this post to learn more about how you can get more mileage out of your mobile learning device. Everything from apps organized by Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy to apps organized by grade level and subject area.

Yes, teens are addicted to mobile devices — but so are adults

eSchool News

Infographic shares realities behind today’s mobile device addiction. By the time students hit high school, many are accustomed to texting in the hallways or even sneaking a peek at Facebook during dinner. See also: Report: Teens feel ‘addicted’ to mobile devices. As kids get older, cries for strict limits on their screen time tend to taper off.

The Mobile Professor

Connecting 2 the World

The Mobile Adjunct Currently, I am involved in #adjunctchat, a community that meets on twitter at Tuesdays at 4:00 PM, New York time. The Personal Communication Society Yesterday, while reading an article I am writing for contribution to a book a colleague is working on, I came across Campbell and Park''s (2008) idea of personal mobile communication. My students interacted on facebook differently depending on what devise they used. Mobilities, 3(2), 291-311.

Turn your Site into an App for Mobile Devices

Kleinspiration

Simply scan in the QR Code with your Smartphone or iPad to get Kleinspiration on your mobile device. Then, open up your app, take a picture of the QR Code, and you will be connected to the Kleinspiration Mobile Site on your device! Conduit create an app develop an app Kleinspiration App make your site an app mobile app creator turn your blog into an app turn your website into an app Allow your audience to browse your site with ease: transform it into an App with Conduit !

The Post-LMS World: Social, Simple, Modern, Mobile and Student-centric

Edsurge

They need a learning technology that goes beyond Facebook and Instagram to link their learning world with their social world—essentially the content in their LMS combined with chat, video and all those other social tools they love. And of course, in the post-LMS world, learning technology is simple, modern and mobile. Students are on their mobile devices all the time, and the platforms they use most often are there, too.

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Aviary launches free mobile app photo editor for iOS & Android

Educational Technology Guy

A while back, Aviary launched an add-on for mobile devices that allowed you to use Aviary within mobile apps. Yesterday they announced that Aviary is now available as a free, stand-alone mobile app for iOS and Android. The Aviary mobile app is free and features an easy-to-use, intuitive interface with effects, stickers, color balance, crop and rotate, brightness, contrast, saturation, drawing, text, cosmetic tools and more.

Jussi Tähtinen- CEO And Co-Founder Of Nitro Games- Household Name For Shooter Games On Mobile

AsiaTechDaily

Jussi is a co-founder of Nitro Games , a Finnish mobile games company focusing on making free to play games for global distribution. Jussi Tähtinen: We do mobile games. Jussi Tähtinen: We’ve been focusing exclusively on mobile games since 2014. Bookmark( 0 ).

Let’s End the Administrator War on Mobile Devices

The 21st Century Principal

Mobile phones enable anytime, anyplace, anywhere engagement.” The days of complete mobile device bans are numbered, and administrators who want students to engage in authentic learning with those devices, are ending the war, and embracing their place as a learning device. But why should we end this war on mobile devices? In addition, they can be used to text threats, sext, and access Facebook when students should be otherwise engaged.

Exploring Messenger Kids – a Fun, Safe Messaging App Parents can Control with Ease

EmergingEdTech

Free New Video Messaging App for Kids is Safe and Fun The folks over at WeAreTeachers asked me to check out this new offering from Facebook. Facebook (classroom and instructional uses) iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources Social Media & Social LearningAs a fan of Facetime, I was intrigued from the get go, [Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

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How Travis Boatman CEO And Founder Of Carbonated Raised $8.5M To Build A LA Based Mobile Games Studio?

AsiaTechDaily

Travis Boatman is the founder and CEO of Carbonated , an LA based mobile games studio. A 25-year veteran of the game industry (19 years in mobile), Travis has also served as SVP Mobile at both Zynga and Electronic Arts, where he led global studios and mobile game strategy.

ThingLink Mobile App - Capture and Share Teachable Moments

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Now you can create and share multimedia rich interactive images on the go with the free ThingLink Mobile App for iPad and iPhone. Just take a photo, tag the image with video or text, and instantly share it through email, Twitter or FaceBook. The new ThingLink App provides mobile users with the ability to quickly embed video and text into any photo for a quick snippet of life as it is happening. Get the ThingLink Mobile App.

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.

10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. Attach the QR code to Twitter, Facebook, a location, websites, wifi passwords, email, bitcoin and more! Attach the QR code to Twitter, Facebook, a Tweet, Skype, a phone number, and more! Effective Technology Integration Mobile Learning Curiosity edtech mlearning mobile learning qr qr codes STEAM STEM

Distributed groups and mobile technology

Connecting 2 the World

How has mobile technology affected distributed groups? I can keep up with their work peripherally through the web , facebook, and linkedin. In a recent chapter I wrote about mobile technology, researchers (Ladner, 2008; Julsrud & Bakke, 2009) found that there is a blurring of the lines between work and home life. The mobile technology gave them agency to communicate and behave as required by their social/knowledge networks (distributed group) and context.