12 awesome digital and mobile learning resources

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Digital and mobile learning can invigorate a dull classroom, boosting student engagement and motivating students to immerse themselves in learning. As with any tech-based instruction, the technology is just a tool for a highly-qualified teacher to use to augment a lesson and link learning to real life. Related content: Mobile apps for students with special needs. Curate your own space filled with everything you can’t wait to learn.

The Fabulous Field Trip Guide: Mobile Learning and QR Codes

Teacher Reboot Camp

As I venture to more museums, landmarks and national parks, I have noticed how these sites are making their exhibits more engaging by adding a mobile component. Before planning your next field trip, discover ways the site is integrating QR codes, mobile apps, and. Teachers and Learning to Go. Many sites and museums have mobile apps for exploring the site. Museum Hunt – an iOS/Android app that get students to learn while playing a game.

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Asking the Right Questions About Mobile Learning

A Principal's Reflections

As of late I have been engaged in a great amount of work either assisting districts and schools as they begin to implement mobile learning ( 1:1, BYOD ) or helping them get their programs on track. Thus, many lessons were learned the hard way. The success of mobile learning relies on proper planning, reflection, and evaluation to improve. Have you developed a strategic plan to ensure the initiative will positively impact student learning ?

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.

Recent Mobile Learning Findings

The Mobile Native

iPad/iPod Resources 4. Mobile Learning Integration 5. iPad in Education Resources Worth Exploring 7. 50 Resources for iPad Use in the Classroom 9. 32 iPad Tips and Tricks Smart Phones (Mobile Learning Devices) : 1. Marys City Schools Mobile Learning Technology 3. Mobile Learning Portal 4. Learning in Hand 5. 100 Mobile Tools for Teachers BYOD : 1. Katy ISD: A New Vision for Mobile Learning 3.

November 2019 Guide: Digital & Mobile Learning

eSchool News

We are excited to bring you the second in a series of eSchool News Guides, which are full of resources, tips, trends, and insight from industry experts on a variety of topics that are essential to the classroom, school, and district. Guides apps classroom classrooms district eSchool News Funding grants Grants and Funding instruction learning learning apps news resources robotics school

Exploring the Future of Mobile Learning

EmergingEdTech

What Might Mobile Learning Look Like in 2027? I had the pleasure of sitting in on another fun Future Trends Forum discussion recently, this one exploring what mobile learning might look like a decade. Making the case for Education Technologies Mobile Learning ResourcesPlease click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Mobile learning: The good and the bad

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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.

The 3 key ingredients for mobile learning success

eSchool News

Don’t forget these keys of mobile implementations. Why are some mobile learning implementations successful while others struggle? When it comes to mobile learning success, leaving out just one key ingredient can ruin an otherwise perfect recipe. One leadership component that is often missed by districts is to have a very clear vision for why they are implementing mobile learning.

Verizon Mobile Learning Academy

The Mobile Native

New National Research Indicates Teacher Professional Development Program to Integrate Mobile Technology May Have Positive Impact on Students’ Standardized Math Test Scores Verizon, the Program’s Creator, and its partner, International Society for Technology in Education, to Launch Verizon Mobile Learning Academy to Train More Teachers Nationwide NEW CARROLLTON, Md. – ISTE Mobile Learning

eSchool News launches Digital & Mobile Learning Guide

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eSchool News Guides are full of resources, tips, trends, and insights from industry experts on a variety of topics that are essential to the classroom, school, and district. The November Guide, the eSchool News Digital & Mobile Learning Guide , offers expert insight on the reasons digital and mobile learning support students’ academic achievement and build the skills they’ll carry with them into the global economy.

20+ Emoji Activities and Resources for Teaching Math, Science, and English

Teacher Reboot Camp

Today is World Emoji Day and to celebrate I’m sharing 20 emoji activities, my slide presentation, and resources to engage your learners. Discover more ideas, tips, and free resources for teaching with emojis here. Learn Emoji. Activities and Resources.

20+ Emoji Activities and Resources for Teaching Math, Science, and English

Teacher Reboot Camp

Today is World Emoji Day and to celebrate I’m sharing 20 emoji activities, my slide presentation, and resources to engage your learners. Discover more ideas, tips, and free resources for teaching with emojis here. Learn Emoji. Activities and Resources.

5 Can’t Miss Mobile Learning Resources

The Mobile Native

Guest Post for BrainPop Mobile Learning Integration via @kylepace If you are looking to integrate iPads and iPods into your classroom curriculum, this is the site for you! Mobile Learning Portal This resource provides a vast array of mobile learning information. It also has sections on mobile learning books, articles, journals and conferences. Tony Vincent is a pioneer in the mobile learning community.

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. The ninth annual E-Rate Trends Report from Funds For Learning shows that the federal E-rate program is still critical in establishing broadband connectivity for schools and libraries. Related Content: eSchool News Digital & Mobile Learning Guide.

Lesson Ideas for Mobile Learning

Educator Innovator

New media educator Howard Rheingold interviews educator Shelly Terrell about her new book, which highlights the power of students’ mobile devices to drive learning in and out of the classroom. I knew that I had to talk with Shelly Sanchez Terrell again when I learned through the tweetvine that she had a new book out about mobile learning ( Learning to Go: Lesson Ideas for Teaching with Mobile Devices, Cell Phones, and BYOT ).

Audio Projects for Digital Learners: 30+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

One of the safest ways to integrate technology is to get students to record their thoughts, ideas, or learning with web tools and mobile apps. In my digital book, Learning to Go , find editable handouts and rubrics for creating audio projects. Enjoyed these resources? Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. The focus should be on primary resources, which is why I like to have students conduct audio interviews.

Teaching the Emoji Generation: 12+ Activities & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Part of the Mobile Learning category ! According to linguist, David Crystal (2012) , “… young people are reading and writing more than I ever did at their age, but they are doing it using their computers and mobile phones. The mobile is central, and will become even more so as time goes by.” Keep scrolling to find activities, icebreakers, apps, and resources for motivating your students to read and write using emoji!

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. Below, I have listed resources and web tools to help students practice conducting successful interviews.

Mobile Learning and the Common Core

The Mobile Native

55 Resources for meeting the Common Core 3. Common Core Mobile Learning Here are some links to get ready for the Common Core: 1. 5 Apps to Help Teachers & Students Adjust to the C.C. 3 Tools to Tackle Common Core Math Standards 4. Common Core: Assessments 5. Common Core Math 6. 11 Tech Tools to Teach the Common Core 7. 3 Useful Web Tools That Meet Common Core Standards 8. Common Core State Standards Initiative.

A new recipe for digital, mobile learning

eSchool News

CoSN resource highlights how leaders can best position their schools for digital and mobile success. The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) on March 6 unveiled two new resources for education leaders to take the digital leap in their schools. As leaders we need to stop re-inventing the wheel regarding mobile learning. Next page: How the digital and mobile guides help leaders focus on success.

Building the Right Infrastructure to Support Mobile Learning

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As they go “all-in” on digital learning, schools are demanding more from their networks. The shift to personalized and inquiry-based learning not only engages students more effectively, it depends on efficient technology. First as consumers and then as educators, schools are committing to mobile technology as their preferred method of digital interaction. They’ve grown up tech-savvy and prefer to do everything on mobile devices.

How to Empower Your Faculty in Mobile Learning Environment – From Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

Introducing a new technology into the learning environment can be an intimidating experience, even for seasoned educators. Is the Technology on Your School or in your School Image Credit: Greg Kulowiec Greg Kulowiec , in his talks on iPads and other mobile devices, is fond of asking “Is your technology on your classroom or in your classroom?” Mobile devices are just that, mobile! Look at restructuring learning spaces to be more conducive to your learning environment.

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. Millions around the world read, create, produce, direct, summarize, translate, edit, and share outside of learning institutions everyday on their mobile devices or through the web. Below, I have listed lesson ideas and resources to help you teach with Vine. 22+ Resources & Ideas.

Mobile Learning News and Updates

The Mobile Native

Mobile Devices Drive Creative Instruction Mobile Learning Programs Move Forward (UPDATED) Mobile Learning Resources and Links. BYOT Mobile Learning

Creating Digital Books: 15+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’ve included some ideas below and a slide presentation with tips and resources to get students creating digital books that help those around them while learning. Enjoyed these resources? Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Creating & Learning with Digital Books from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Students can learn math, science and literature while helping feed others by creating cookbooks.

Self actuated mobile learning

Learning with 'e's

This is a continuation of my short series of blog posts on mobile learning. In previous posts I have argued that mobile learning is increasingly popular as an informal activity, and that personalisation of learning is an important characteristic of smart phone use. We are a now mobile, itinerant society where tethered computing is becoming increasingly anachronistic. Self actuation is all about having control over your own learning.

Mobile Learning in Georgetown ISD

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Over the past year, the school district I work for has made tremendous strides in the realm of mobile learning. I am proud of all that our school board, administration, technology department, educational technology staff, and teachers have done and are continuing to do on a daily basis to move students'' educational experience forward through integration of district-owned and student-owned mobile devices. BYOD BYOT Georgetown ISD iPad mobile learning mobile technology

Comics for Engaging Students! 22+ Resources & Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

I wanted to share the resources from the presentation in case you can’t join us. Comics can be powerful learning tools. Creating comics engages students and encourages them to explore vocabulary, summarize information, and contextualize what they learn in a creative way. Download the slides and bookmark the following tips and resources. Don’t forget to join me for a free online technology learning day with other experts. Learn with Comics.

23 Earth Day Activities, Resources, Web Sites, & Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

They can share their ideas on social media to make people worldwide more aware and encourage people to make small and big changes to preserve resources and reduce waste. Below discover activities, resources, websites, mobile apps, and more to get your students to play an active role in caring for the Earth. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Digital Earth Day Activities, Resources, Web Sites, & Apps from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

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.

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. Below are the slides with example activities and resources. 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! Tips and Resources. Effective Technology Integration Mobile Learning Curiosity edtech mlearning mobile learning qr qr codes STEAM STEM

Come to the Mobile Learning Experience in September 2013

The Mobile Native

Cross Post from @TonyVincent "Learning in Hand" It''s my pleasure to be on the team organizing Mobile Learning Experience 2013. If you''d like to get a feel for 2012''s conference, then check out the Mobile 2012 Program and Mobile 2012 Speakers'' Resource Wiki. Mobile educators from across the country are gathering for three days to share, collaborate, and explore the many facets of mobile learning. BYOD BYOT Mobile Learning

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. Enjoyed these resources?

How—and Why—We Can Improve the Future of Mobile Learning

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When Massive Open Online Courses (or MOOCs) were first introduced, people quickly realized these platforms could help students learn more effectively at their own pace on their own schedule. This development, combined with tremendous growth in mobile device usage due to improved technology, naturally led to a shift in mobile learning patterns. Despite this promising beginning, the role of mobile devices in the classroom and in education overall is still rather limited.