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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. As mobile learning is a blend of the digital and physical, diverse metrics (i.e.,

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

and a Link to a Free Resource with More Tips From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Crescerance and MAD-Learn (for Mobile App Development). Crescerance and MAD-Learn are my tools for mobile app development.

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Why your young students love e-learning


Some people even lobby for a right to technology for every student, in the hope of making the presence of laptops and tablets in classrooms as spread as that of blackboards and notebooks. They turn to other social media sites , like Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, Yik Yak, or Twitter.

How m-learning is transforming online education


That trend is called m-learning , otherwise known as Mobile Learning. Where they’re located, or whether a desktop or laptop computer is around, is now irrelevant. The rise of social networking as a learning tool.

Is Technology Bad for the Teenage Brain? (Yes, No and It's Complicated.)


Laptop? Social interactions? Social media, contrary to its reputation, actually seems to improve certain prosocial behaviors—empathy, to name one—in teenage populations. Researchers in one study followed a group of 10-14-year-olds for a year, tracking their use of use social media, primarily Twitter and Facebook. Scores actually improved the more the kids used social media. By “digital” I mean mobile devices, primarily texting.

11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Simple Updates to Your Classroom Procedures and Workflow sponsored by EdTech Software From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. This is important because you probably don’t want to share all of those pictures and videos on social media.

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Adobe Spark — All-purpose Desktop Publishing Tool for the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Project templates include social memes, mini websites, narrated tutorials, presentations, reports, posters, how-to videos, and more. The desktop app gives access to all three in one spot while a mobile device requires the download of three different free apps.

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Livestreaming and Podcasting in the Classroom

Do you need to have a desktop or laptop to get the most out of the platform, or would a smartphone work best? What social media do you use regularly for communicating with your students and parents? For instance, TwitCasting lets users stream video while commenting via Twitter.

Forging Ahead With Change

A Principal's Reflections

It is time to realize that social media, technology, and the change process are not the enemy. To this end, teachers and students are now routinely utilizing social media and other various Web 2.0

Following Through

A Principal's Reflections

During the meeting I challenged them to be active in the change process and provide ideas on how to make NMHS a better place academically and socially. In particular they emphasized the importance of accessibility to technology and the use of social media to improve communication in regards to school events, news, achievements etc. These will be added to the mobile iPod learning lab that currently houses 28 nanos. -

5 Must-have tools for Ed Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

Almost as bad is using one of those big clunky laptops. As you attend meetings, you can stay up on emails, check social networks, send materials to colleagues not attending, handle emergencies that won’t wait until you return to your home base.

Brainstorming and polling with AnswerGarden

Nik Peachey

Once the poll has been launched there are a number of other nice features including an automatically generated QR code to make the poll easy to access for students on mobile phones. You can also send it to Twitter or save it as a PNG.

Teens using tech: the latest from Pew Research

Bryan Alexander

Note that desktops and laptops remain the most relied upon technology, followed by gaming consoles. Race and technology : blacks and Latinos are more likely to use mobile devices and to use the internet in general than are whites.

Technology in Schools: What If We’ve Just Made Everything Worse

Fractus Learning

In my own school there is a significant change underway as we abandon our four-year iPad program for a return to students using laptops. Social Media and Mobile Devices. There is no doubting that students love their devices and social media in all its forms.

Trends to watch in 2016: technologies

Bryan Alexander

Now there’s a bipartisan interest in cracking down on social media ( thank you Trump and Clinton ), plus a drive to weaken encryption so the NSA can have better eyes with which to see you. Mobile is where Google and Apple continue their bitter struggle.

The Hottest Posts of 2015 - Holiday Reading

The Innovative Educator

Overall the most popular posts were those relating to research, bring your own device, and harnessing the power of social media in general and Twitter in particular. I was also happy that post #15 got a lot of attention and even inspired a Twitter chat. 19 points out my very favorite laptop device. Roundup of the most popular posts in 2015 on The Innovative Educator blog. Happy holidays innovative educators.


A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 10 Edition)

Doug Levin

Ever wonder how stories promoted by ‘thought leaders’ on social media get selected? Tagged on: March 10, 2017 As new technology is paramount, Robertson County gives students laptops | WKRN News 2 → "As new technology is paramount," Robertson County gives students laptops - funded through a special resolution (and not the regular budget). Filter bubbles are bad, including in educational technology.

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Giving a great presentation: some tips and advice

Bryan Alexander

I’ve had a blue screen of death manifest 6 minutes before one talk, an internet connection fail, a projector decide to rotate everything 90 degrees, three laptops in a row fail , and a shade-less window bathe my screen in all-obliterating light, among other last-minute crises.

ClassDojo - free classroom behavior system - announces iOS apps.

Educational Technology Guy

The free service also operates on the Web, allowing teachers to alternatively use a laptop, desktop computer, or any smartphone or tablet via Web browser. The platform has seen incredible viral growth with 20 thousand new teachers adopting the platform each month, as teachers spread ClassDojo by word-of-mouth and through social media channels. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Testing Giving You The Blues? Get Creative with EdTech Formative Assessments


20 years ago we never would have imagined that the position as a Social Media Manager would be an actual job, and just about every company or organization would need to have someone manage their social media accounts.

Producing Infopics

Learning in Hand

I added text on top of the screenshot and shared the final product on Twitter and Facebook with a link to the video. But you can certainly create infopics on a Chromebook, laptop, or desktop computer. Follow Jonathan on Twitter or Instagram.

Looking Back At 2010 And Looking Forward To 2011.

The Web20Classroom

There was a lot of buzz about it every now and then on Twitter but I still don''t see it''s widespread adoption as a great storytelling tool and feedback tool. They are moving more and more into the mobile market and now you can do video calls on the iPhone.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” “Frustrated with how colleges have handled their claims of sexual abuse , more students are turning to social media to publicize their cases,” Inside Higher Ed reports. “ Penn State president appalled at media frenzy over new Paterno allegations.”

My Administrator’s Complete iPad Apps List

The 21st Century Principal

This app allows me to show those presentations without using a laptop. and Social Media Apps BlogPress: BlogPress is an app that allows users to compose blogposts and post them directly from the iPad. For more information on the Friendly iPad app: Friendly iPad App Information Mobile RSS: I follow over 250 RSS feeds through my Google Reader account. It also allows me to share what I find through Twitter, Facebook, or by email.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Related: a Twitter thread from Leo Casey about the various connections the Success Academy chain has to Trump and his wealth right-wing backers the Mercers. ” Via Maine Public Radio : “ Do Laptops Help Learning? A Look At The Only Statewide School Laptop Program.” ” That’s the statewide laptop program in Maine – thanks Seymour! Via The West Australian : “ Mobile devices drive student suspensions.”