Mobile learning: The good and the bad

Neo LMS

Everywhere we go, here and there, people always seem to have a mobile device in their hands, be it a smartphone or a tablet. It’s almost a sin not to own a mobile device. Our mobile devices are online 24/7. Put that in the context of learning and what do you get? Mobile learning of course. Mobile learning is now a movement and it’s not just about picking up a tablet and off you go.

Video communication apps and mobile learning

Nik Peachey

One of the great things about mobile devices such as tablets, iPads and phones is that most modern devices have good quality cameras and microphones built in. Mailvu also provides mobile apps for iOS, Android an Blackberry.

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Buncee iPhone App

Technology Tidbits

Buncee the award winning site for creating stunning presentations, digital stories, flipping a classroom, and much much more, has recently released their latest iPhone app that is ideal for mobile learning.

Mobile Learning in ELT: Survey 2013

Nik Peachey

In 2010, after buying my first iPad I decided to do some research into how teachers were using mobile devices in their classrooms and their teaching. Whether you use technology, mobile learning or avoid it please find time to answer these 20 questions and share your ideas, opinions and reflections and I will once again publish the results for all to share. Mobile Learning in ELT 2013 Survey Many thanks for your help and participation.

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

Why Using SMS Texting in the Classroom can be a Great Idea

EmergingEdTech

Students are more involved in their own learning, having the necessary space to discover solutions. Free Tools & Resources iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning ResourcesTexting CAN be an Educational Tool Teaching has changed in the last years.

Catering to Today’s Learners with Mobile Apps for K-12 eLearning

EmergingEdTech

K-12 education today needs to cater to the learning style of Gen Z, the generation of “digital natives.” Future of Education Technology iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources

10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently I presented a webinar for Simple K12, 10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Active Learning. There are so many more activities and ideas I share in the slides to help you ignite curiosity and get your students moving and learning! Scan and Learn!

Effective Uses of EdTech: Practicing Spaced Repetition for Improved Memory

EmergingEdTech

The best uses of education technology are not about the technology – they're about teaching and learning. Technology 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.

LearnPick Recommends 6 Of The Best Science Apps For Kids

EmergingEdTech

Your smartphone can be your most powerful learning tool provided you can use it the right way. Educational Games & Gamification iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources

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How Text Messages Could Help You Tailor Your Content To Each Student

EmergingEdTech

iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning ResourcesIn many cases, cell phones in the classroom can be a hassle and a distraction. However, writing them off completely ignores the fact that they are a uniquely-suited tool for communication between.

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How to Keep the Human Element in Distance Learning

EmergingEdTech

Telepresence: Helping to Overcome the Limitations of Distance Learning Over the last few years, we’ve seen technology redefine the traditional student/teacher dynamic, creating opportunities.

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Leveraging Social Media in Higher Education to Connect Students and Give them Voice and Choice

EmergingEdTech

Free Tools & Resources iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources Social Media & Social Learning Student Centered Learning Twitter

Do Text Message Nudges Improve Academic Performance?

EmergingEdTech

Education Technology Success Stories iPhones and Smartphones Making the case for Education Technologies Mobile Learning Resources

The Best Resources, Sites, and Apps for Your Student Based on Their Learning Style

EmergingEdTech

While there may be growing evidence that the idea of “learning styles” is a myth, Christine from CalPac has put together a great set of resources, and gone well beyond the traditional.

Project Chimera: a Live Virtual Classroom Mixing Face to Face and Distance Learning

EmergingEdTech

Combining Virtual and Face-to-Face Learning is the Ultimate ‘Blended Learning' Imagine teaching in a face to face classroom that includes a few monitors that display students connected.

2025: Imagining the Future of Mobile Apps in Higher Education

EmergingEdTech

Students are Likely to Have an Unprecedented Level of Flexibility and Functionality in the Mobile-Enabled Higher Ed World of Tomorrow The folks at Anagram Interactive have partenered with Radar.io

Back to the Basics: 4 Effective Technologies For Teaching and Learning

EmergingEdTech

Administrative Solutions Free Tools & Resources iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources Podcasting, Vodcasting, & Video Hosting

15 Tips and Online Resources That Will Help Students Improve Their Writing

EmergingEdTech

Free Tools & Resources iPhones and Smartphones Making the case for Education Technologies Mobile Learning ResourcesWhile this is a topic that gets covered on education blogs with some frequency, I haven't tackled it here in a while, and it is such a vital skill.

7 Fun and Creative Ways for Students to do Research Projects

EmergingEdTech

Free Tools & Resources iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning ResourcesGiving Student Choice Increases Their Motivation and Buy-in Students thrive when their work coincides with their interests. The great benefit of doing research projects is that it provides the.

Be That Cool Teacher- Mobile Learning in The Classroom 101

MSEDTechie

With the recent expansion of mobile learning through various teaching tools such as iPads, laptops, ipod touches, and various other tablets, it is important for educators to know how to strengthen their instructional practices using these practical tools.

Mobile is Changing Everything, and Education is no Exception

EmergingEdTech

Well Developed apps Provide Multi-modal Learning Pathways, Bridge Gaps, and Extend our Reach As the digital world gets more integrated with daily life, mobile apps are used as tools to get things.

Tonara – Connecting Music Teachers and Students In and Out of the Classroom

EmergingEdTech

Applications Makes Learning to Play an Instrument More Interactive and Productive for Students and Teachers I recently spoke with Ohad Galan, CEO of Tonara, a powerful application designed to provide.

10 Way to Use Twitter for Fun Assignments, Projects, Class Work

EmergingEdTech

Collaboration & Brainstorming Free Tools & Resources iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources Project Based Learning Twitter

If You Teach a Language, You Need to Know About the Extempore App

EmergingEdTech

iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources Student Centered LearningCreate speaking assignments and get your students talking in minutes with the speaking practice app™ I recently talked with Carlos Seoane, co-founder and CEO of Extempore. I've been aquainted with.

APPEd Review Roundup: Classroom Tools to Differentiate Math and English Lessons

EmergingEdTech

Free Tools & Resources iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources best ios iphone dictionary apps best reviewed math apps rubric assessed math english apps rubric assessed mathematics iphone ipad apps

Mobile Learning Experience 2012 - April 11-13 in Phoenix, Arizona

The Mobile Native

Cross Post From Tony Vincent''s Learning in Hand Interested in iPad, iPod touch, tablets, netbooks, laptops, phones, apps, podcasting, Android, iOS, and web-based tools? Excited about mobile technology for learning and teaching? Want to connect with other educators and learn from their successes and challenges? Then join me for Mobile Learning Experience 2012 April 11-13 in Phoenix, Arizona. Registration for Mobile Learning Experience 2012 is open.

4 Things You May be Doing Wrong With Mobile-Responsive Learning Design

EmergingEdTech

Suggestions to Heed if you Want to Make Sure Your Mobile App or Content is Easy to Use This post is geared primarily towards ed tech developers and technologists, as opposed to our typical articles.

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

EmergingEdTech

Facebook (classroom and instructional uses) iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources Social Media & Social LearningFree 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. As 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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Science Backed Learning Techniques Make Learnia a Powerful (and Fun!) App

EmergingEdTech

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.

Get Down and Dirty with These Immersive Apps for Science Class

EmergingEdTech

Hands-on experiences are second to none for learning, so this month’s Roundup is dedicated to. Chemistry, Biology, Geography, and More Will Come to Life With These Exciting, Highly Rated Apps! Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

5 Fun Apps to Help Younger Children with Math

EmergingEdTech

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 students

3D Creationist: Teaching Children to Build a Better Tomorrow

EmergingEdTech

3D Printing in Education iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources 3d design app 3d printing design apps tools easy apps for designing 3d print jobs

CrowdBeamer – A Self-Contained Portable, Interactive Wi-Fi Classroom In-a-Box

EmergingEdTech

iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources Presentation toolsFire up your Crowdbeamer and present interactively! Have you ever been in a situation as a teacher (or any other kind of presenter for that matter) where you wish you could just fire up your own. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

7 Reasons Why Mobile Apps Are Great for Vocabulary Boosting

EmergingEdTech

Mobile Apps Can be a Highly Effective Way to Discover and Learn New Vocabulary Think about how lucky students are these days. They can use different technologies to access knowledge at any time. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.