How Gamification Through Mobile Apps Can Improve Student Engagement

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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 ResourcesWhen the 20th century came, the education system changed and was centered. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

4 Questions Every Teacher Should Ask About Mobile Learning

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4 Questions Every Teacher Should Ask About Mobile Learning. Untethered from desks, a tablet represents personalized learning potential for a student in ways we’re just catching up to. Truly; the promise of mobile is extraordinary. With every historical date ever needed for World History 101 suddenly contained in the back pocket of your average American eighth grader, we find ourselves in a new environment for learning. iPad Technology ipads mobile learning

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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?

The Mobile Learning Imperative in Higher Education

Kevin Corbett

The Mobile Learning in Higher Education [ INFOGRAPHIC ]. With mobile devices being used at younger and younger ages, what are the implications for Higher Education? More on Mobile Learning. The post The Mobile Learning Imperative in Higher Education appeared first on | elearning, mobile learning, gamification and more. Infographic Mobile Learning #highered Higher Education infographic mlearning smartphones in college

5 Fun Apps to Help Younger Children with Math

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A Handful of Gamified Math Apps to Make Learning Fun! Educational Games & Gamification iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources fun math apps gamification of math math apps for young learners math apps for young studentsIt’s sometimes hard to encourage children to become interested in academics, and math seems to be one of the trickiest subjects for many.

Effective Uses of EdTech: Practicing Spaced Repetition for Improved Memory

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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.

Q&A With STRATUP: A Multi Player Role Playing Business Simulation Game

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Educational Games & Gamification Mobile Learning Resources Social Media & Social LearningThe folks at STRATUP reached out recently to discuss their multi-player business simulation application. I had some questions and they answered them. Join me for this dialogue with Sandeep Rambhatla, [Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Science Backed Learning Techniques Make Learnia a Powerful (and Fun!) App

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The author of this site recently wrote an excellent article in an attempt to encourage emerging edtech tools to follow a more scientific approach to learning. The article identifies 8 learning. Educational Games & Gamification Free Tools & Resources iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Making the case for Education Technologies Mobile Learning Resources Social Media & Social Learning

Mobile Learning Stats That Will Blow Your Mind (INFOGRAPHIC)

Kevin Corbett

The post Mobile Learning Stats That Will Blow Your Mind (INFOGRAPHIC) appeared first on | elearning, mobile learning, gamification and more. Infographic Mobile Learning

Why Consider Mobile Learning? (Infographic)

Kevin Corbett

2015 80% of people will be accessing the Internet from mobile devices. 2012, 65% of workers declared their mobile devices to be their “most critical work device.”. 4.99% of mobile learners believed the format and presentation enhanced their learning. 5.75% of mobile learners praised the convenience and time management benefits. 6.46% of mobile workers would pic a smartphone over a tablet or a laptop as their favorite device. Infographic Mobile Learning

6 Hands-On Tools and Activities for Teaching Web Literacy

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Educational Games & Gamification Free Tools & Resources iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources Project Based Learning free tools for learning web literacy free webinar education teaching digital learning day teaching students web literacy tools to teach web literacy

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Parents Thoughts on Mobile Learning [INFOGRAPHIC]

Kevin Corbett

What Are Parents Thoughts on Mobile Learning [ INFOGRAPHIC ]. What are YOUR thoughts on Mobile Learning? More on Mobile Learning. The post Parents Thoughts on Mobile Learning [INFOGRAPHIC] appeared first on | elearning, mobile learning, gamification and more. Uncategorized early childhood education infographic k-12 education mlearning Mobile Learning

5 New iPad Games To Keep Learning Alive This Summer

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Image Source Games for younger and older students can provide a means to keep the mind engaged and learning So many kids these days really love technology. Educational Games & Gamification iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning ResourcesIt’s easy to hand them the iPad and let. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

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Very Cool! Free Embeddable Interactives for Teaching and Learning

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Educational Games & Gamification Free Tools & Resources Future of Education Technology Mobile Learning Resources best computer interactives for smart board IWB embeddable computer interactives for teaching and learning find and embed a teaching learning interactive for free free computer interactives for math and science Fun Interactive Tools for Math, Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies that you can Embed in any Web Page!

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

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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!

Technology won't replace teachers, but.

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"Technology won't replace teachers, but teachers who use technology will probably replace teachers who don't" This was just one of the contentious and thought provoking statements made at Learning Through Technology this week in Glasgow. Both events had several common threads, including the new roles of education professionals, the impact of technology on education and the ways students are appropriating new tools to support their learning.

The Future of eLearning - 10 Trends To Be Aware Of

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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. Adaptive Learning. Adaptive learning is a style of education where resources, activities, projects, and assignments are tailored to each student’s individual needs. Social Learning. Video learning. Gamification. Mobile Learning. Learning Management Systems.

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Mobile Momentum: Internet Trends Report 2014

Kevin Corbett

MOBILE MOMENTUM GROWING. In it she highlights the aggressive momentum in mobile, the rapid emergence of new technology platforms, including wearable computing, and the staggering growth of the Internet in China. The continued growth of mobile Internet usage is perhaps the most powerful theme from her INTERNET TRENDS 2014 REPORT. Global mobile traffic as a percentage of total Internet traffic, which surpassed 15 percent this month, is growing at a rate of 1.5

The mLearning Moment in K-12 Education

Kevin Corbett

education system is having its mobile learning (mLearning) moment, with devices in some form in the majority of schools and more predicted in the next 1-2 years. At different paces using different model and depending on funds, districts across the country are making the digital transition and are working to provide students with 21st-century teaching and learning. However, regarding Implementing school-wide mobile tech initiatives isn’t without its challenges. The U.S.

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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!

6 E-learning trends currently shaping up the industry

Neo LMS

The e-learning industry is constantly evolving. With new learning technologies and techniques always emerging and evolving, it can be hard for anyone involved in creating and delivering learning materials to keep up. E-learning trends come and go. Some current trends that shape up the e-learning industry at the moment are rather new, others are currently under the spotlight, while others are proven tactics that will continue to lead to great results. E-learnin

Amazing Ways The Google Car Will Change the World

Kevin Corbett

The post Amazing Ways The Google Car Will Change the World appeared first on | elearning, mobile learning, gamification and more. or, then again…it could be like this: What do you think? Infographic Robotics Technology

mLearning That Works (INFOGRAPHIC)

Kevin Corbett

Mobile Learning That Works [ INFOGRAPHIC ]. Leading Experts estimate that over 70% of businesses will implement m-learning in the next 2 years. More on Mobile Learning. The post mLearning That Works (INFOGRAPHIC) appeared first on | elearning, mobile learning, gamification and more. Infographic Mobile Learning infographic mlearning

Self-Paced E-Learning Market Evaporating, Report Finds

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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. According to the document, “the recent steep declines in the e-learning industry essentially mean that the e-learning era is effectively over. Unstable Economies Impact E-Learning Market.

Speaker at the Global EdTech Summit 2017

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Gamification: Discover Innovative Ways to Engage Students through Gaming. Social Media Learning: How To leverage Social Media in the Classroom. Mobile Learning: Portable Classroom Interaction. I am very happy to have been asked to present at the Global EdTech Summit 2017. I have no doubt that it will be an excellent event – topics include: Digital Transformation In Higher Education.

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Digital learning futures

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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.

Anniversary edition: Top 10 posts of the NEO Blog

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This collaborative work has placed the NEO Blog in the first 20% of all e-learning blogs! From well-known subjects of education technology, like BYOD and gamification, to technical aspects regarding school LMSs, to trying to guess the future, the NEO Blog covered it all in its rather short existence. Besides these five trends of 2016, mobile learning, gamification and cloud integration have continued to be on the lips of ed tech people everywhere.

Innovation In E-learning In The Last 10 Years

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E-learning has seen a broad positive shift in the last couple of years. The new E-learning technologies keep on evolving, and a lot of companies are investing in it to yield efficient employees. Let’s take a look at the some of the innovation in E-learning industry in the last 10 years: The Usage of Smartphones. Using mobile for educational purposes is a slightly new concept. However, it has taken the e-learning industry by storm. Wearable E-Learning Gadgets.

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Digital classrooms

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This is Part 5 in my series of posts on the future of learning and technology. 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. We even mentioned the Semantic Web (or Web 3.0 ) as a potential horizon technology for learning. For students with mobility issues in particular, this may turn out to be an important leveler.

And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.

Neo LMS

It’s December, it’s almost the end of the year and it's time to talk about the 2016 e-learning trends. First, mobile learning. Sure, there were lots of devices released in 2014 and the years before, but 2015 was the mobile age. And learning platforms are starting to get mobile developers to publish mobile apps and have them updated on a regular basis. Second, the introduction of gamification. 2016 will be a big year in e-learning.

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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. 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. We even mentioned the Semantic Web (or Web 3.0 ) as a potential horizon technology for learning. For students with mobility issues in particular, this may turn out to be an important leveler.

10 Experts’ Predictions for Education and Technology in 2016

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But that hasn’t stopped us from asking a number of experts in education and technology to gaze into their crystal balls and share their thoughts on one major EdTech trend we can expect to see lighting up learning and one major challenge that education will face in 2016. I believe more schools worldwide will find the funds and way to have their students learn with technology. One of the biggest EdTech trends in 2016 and for the years to follow will be gamification.

50 Alternatives To Lecturing

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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. In the background knowledge-building phase of learning, for example. We were going to include several videos and frameworks, but that makes the post clumsy and slow-loading on smaller mobile devices. Learning Models.

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7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

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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. The good news is, many of the elements of a progressive learning environment—e.g., Tomorrow’s Learning Today: 7 Shifts Of Future Learning.

Robot Teachers at New International School

Kevin Corbett

Children can learn from scratch the science of assembling a robot. Robots can caputre a child’s imagination like no other tool by creating a fun, physical learning process. Kids recognise when they are learning something themselves — robots give them that,” says Larry Johnson, CEO, New Media Consortium, a US headquartered research organisation that specialises in educational technology.