3 essentials in a mobile learning environment

eSchool News

Related content: Digital teaching and learning in the smartphone era. Because robust filtering and reporting features come standard with Kajeet, we’re now able to ensure that students are using wi-fi for its intended educational purpose. Gary Lambert: Wi-fi at home and on the bus.

Verizon Mobile Learning Academy

The Mobile Native

New national research indicates that training teachers to integrate mobile technology into instruction may have a positive effect on students’ standardized test scores and academic achievement. ISTE Mobile Learning

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3 amazing findings about digital and mobile learning

eSchool News

In order to support digital and mobile learning, students in K-12 classrooms need access to sufficient bandwidth, scalable and affordable broadband infrastructure, and robust Wi-Fi.

6 ways the E-rate supports digital and mobile learning

eSchool News

Education leaders expect school internet needs to increase over the next several years, highlighting the need for increased bandwidth and resources to support growing digital learning demands on school networks. Related Content: eSchool News Digital & Mobile Learning Guide.

3 must-haves for a mobile learning environment

eSchool News

Because robust filtering and reporting features come standard with Kajeet, we’re now able to ensure that students are using wi-fi for its intended educational purpose. We believe the digital learning initiative has been a foundation for their success.

7 mobile learning myths no educator should believe

eSchool News

Two researchers discuss myths associated with mobile adoption and use. By now, educators are familiar with the term mobile learning — or mLearning — having experienced its rush in classroom popularity starting as early as 2000.

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.

Mobile Momentum: Internet Trends Report 2014

Kevin Corbett

MOBILE MOMENTUM GROWING. Mary Meeker has attained almost legendary status for her annual Internet Trends reports. The continued growth of mobile Internet usage is perhaps the most powerful theme from her INTERNET TRENDS 2014 REPORT.

Leaders Rank Mobile Learning the Top School Tech Priority for 2017

Leadership Lounge

For the first time, mobile learning is ranked the top priority by school IT leaders, according to findings released by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) in its 2017 K-12 Leadership Survey Report. Mobile learning is defined as the idea of 24/7 access, according to Paula Maylahn of Paula Maylahn Consulting and author of the survey. Learning is not just in the classroom — it comes home with you.”

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ASCD's #Empower18 Conference Report

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Attendees attended Learning Labs and Poster sessions facilitated by educators. The Expo Hall showcased even more edtech tools that are changing and enhancing today’s learning. Nearpod is a unique mobile learning platform designed for the synchronized use of mobile devices in education.

Report: Teens feel ‘addicted’ to mobile devices

eSchool News

A new report reveals that half of teenagers said mobile device addiction impacts their daily lives. One-third of participating families said they argue about mobile device use daily. Sixty-six percent of parents and teens said mobile devices are not allowed at the dinner table.

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.

8 Cool Resources for Students to Use to Conduct Interviews

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of this critical eye is learning how to gather knowledge from reputable sources. We can help our students learn this important process by getting them to conduct interviews with peers or experts. Conducting interviews and piecing together a newscast is one of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

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. News bytes- students report a current event, world news, local news, or school event.

Road Schooling: How to Homeschool from Your RV (Or Anywhere in the Country)

EmergingEdTech

Some reports claim this a growing trend. Mobile Learning Resources _ Miscellaneous Tools and TopicsIt is a controversial concept. But if families are going to do it, they need to try and do it well! These tips can help. – KW For many families, life on.

Go On Incredibly Fun Learning Adventures With These Amazing Green Screen Ideas!

Teacher Reboot Camp

With more preparation you can integrate green screen technology in much more imaginative and advanced ways that will send students your students on incredible learning adventures! Students can also animate their research (posters, book reports, or dioramas)!

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Pair Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

Our learners love their mobile devices. However, many of our learners rarely use their mobile devices to communicate with others face-to-face or develop relationships with their peers. We can guide our learners to communicate and collaborate effectively with their mobile devices by pairing or grouping them to problem-solve and create. In my digital book, Learning to Go , you’ll find rubrics, handouts, and lesson plans for the activities listed below.

Interview with Jon Samuelson, @JonSamuelson: Digital Reporters!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Each mission in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions , shares an example of the Mission in Action by a teacher I admire. Jon constantly strives to learn and share ideas with educators.

Self-Paced E-Learning Market Evaporating, Report Finds

Marketplace K-12

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.

Video Projects to Engage Learners: 20+ Tools & Tips

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can create video tutorials, silent films, screencasts, lip dubs, commercials, news reports, music videos, documentaries, movie trailers, video diaries, vodcasts, soap operas, stop motion films, machinimas, claymation, talk shows, and game shows. In my digital book, Learning to Go , find editable handouts and rubrics for creating video projects. Find a storyboard your students can edit in Learning to Go. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers !

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This app is designed to reduce job burnout—and it’s free for educators

eSchool News

In its promotional materials, the company references a Gallup State of America’s Schools report that found nearly half of all K-12 teachers reported daily stress. Those who did not use the app reported a less than 6 percent reduction in stress.

20+ Incredible Digital Research Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Technology is enabling our need to be mobile. We want to ensure that learning matches our lifestyle.”- Our learners live in a connected world and daily use their devices to learn about the world around them. Tons of free mobile apps engage our students in the research process, which includes planning, searching for information, note-taking, evaluating information, and disseminating their research. ”- Tony Bingham.

4 Ways to Use Video to Make Reading Exciting

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Assign video book reports. Book reports are a great way to assess comprehension, critical thinking and of course, writing skills. But sometimes students dread the very thought of book reports. Let students create a video book report instead of the traditional written report.

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34+ Nonsense Apps, Web Tools and Resources to Wake Up the Brain Cells!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Humor also engages students and keeps their minds open to the learning when implemented appropriately! Using Humor to Enhance Student Learning. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Children love to learn with Toca!

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Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on.

Campus Tech Leaders Report More Support for Free Educational Materials

Wired Campus

College technology leaders appear more optimistic these days about open-source textbooks and open educational resources — teaching and learning materials that can be used at no cost. And 38 percent report that their institutions encourage faculty members to use open-resource content, compared with 33 percent in 2014. But 74 percent also report that IT salaries are not competitive, and 26 percent report reduced IT staffing.

Incredible: Growth of this technology crushes Apple, Microsoft in K-12 classrooms

eSchool News

Chromebooks continued their steady growth in education, securing 58 percent of K-12 market share in 2016, according to a new report examining technology trends in the K-12 education market. Digital Learning and Tools Mobile Learning News

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. However, regarding Implementing school-wide mobile tech initiatives isn’t without its challenges. The U.S.

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Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on.

3 must-dos for caring for your mobile devices

eSchool News

In fact, many middle and high school students have access to mobile devices and are using those devices for schoolwork. And, according to a 2014 report by Project Tomorrow, almost a third of those students are using a mobile device issued by their schools.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus, the wonderful mobile learning solution and teaching and learning platform was hard at work this summer w/ over 50 updates. learning management system mobile learning

It’s time to update your school website for mobile

eSchool News

With more students, teachers, administrators, and parents toting mobile phones and tablets, an increasing number of K-12 schools are re-thinking their traditional website designs and incorporating responsive design strategies into their new, upgraded, and/or overhauled sites.

Sites/Apps Every Teacher should try for Back to School

Technology Tidbits

Answerables - An innovative cross between Learning Management System and Game Based Learning that can be integrated into any curriculum to teach any subject. Buncee - Buncee is a fantastic learning tool and digital canvas that educators are using in a wide variety of ways (i.e.

30+ Web Tools, Apps, and Resources to Engage With Humor

Teacher Reboot Camp

Humor makes learning fun, is a great way to ease the anxiety of preparing for tests, makes boring topics more bearable, and prepares the brain to learn difficult topics. Use these resources to spice up a lesson or get your learners to use them to present what they have learned in a fun way! Using Humor to Enhance Student Learning. Get your copy of Learning to Go and The 30 Goals for Teachers. Humor & Learning , by shellyterrell.