Mobile Learning and Worldwide Connectivity in Paris

CUE

Around the world, CUE continues to lead the way in 1:1 learning environments. Earlier this month, as TUSD Senior Director of Technology, I took time out from eating pan-a-chocolat, baguettes, and drinking cappuccinos to present at the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Annual Mobile Learning Week Symposium held March 8-11 in Paris, France. […]. The post Mobile Learning and Worldwide Connectivity in Paris appeared first on OnCUE.

eSchool News launches Digital & Mobile Learning Guide

eSchool News

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. In the guide, we take a look at the various factors present in successful digital and mobile learning initiatives. We explore this issue, which is vital to digital and mobile learning.

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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! Create a basic QR code easily even on your mobile device that leads to a link, a message or any text, your contact details, or your location.

Visualize Learning with Photo Challenges and Projects

Teacher Reboot Camp

Learners can use these photos in projects, digital stories, or other learning projects to provide an authentic voice and to show the learning that is taking place all around them. Students go on a mission to take a photo that represents the learning they are doing in your class that they also see in their homes or environment. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. “Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.”.

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.

Learn With QR Codes! 22+ Apps, Web Tools and Activities

Teacher Reboot Camp

QR codes get learners out of their seat scanning to discover what the knowledge they will uncover with their mobile devices. Below are a few tips and resources to get your students started with learning with QR codes. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Learn with QR Codes from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Scan QR codes on your mobile device with the I-nigma app, which allows students to scan QR codes with an iOS, Android, or Windows phone.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. Primary Games has several online games for students to learn about Earth Day. Learn about the environment through virtual field trips! ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

Creating Digital Books to Help Others: 20+ Apps, Tools & Ideas

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. Students can learn math, science and literature while helping feed others by creating cookbooks. Science experiments you can eat - students can learn the science behind making homemade ice cream, taffy, or fizzy potions. Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day!

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DIY Video Lesson to Illustrate Process Analysis

Teacher Reboot Camp

My students learn nine different types of essay forms in one semester. I think it’s important for students to learn the different types of writing forms and the processes associated with them so they can apply them to creating videos, infographics, multimedia presentations, podcasts, and other digital creations. Creating video tutorials is the first mission in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently, I was in Indiana presenting about teaching Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM) in ways that engage digital learners. 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. Play I Spy which is in my book Learning to Go ! Learn through cooking! STEAM STEM , by shellyterrell.

Roboticist and engineer Dr. Ayanna Howard to give STEM keynote at 2018 Future of Education Technology Conference

FETC Converge

The National Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) announced today that Dr. Ayanna Howard, an educator, researcher, and innovator noted for her ability to make STEM fun and accessible for children with disabilities, will deliver the closing keynote address on Friday, January 26, 2018, at the 38th annual event. Uncategorized artificial intelligence edtech trends FETC mobile learning devices robotics STEM

eSchool News launches eSchool News STEM, STEAM, & Makerspaces Guide

eSchool News

The February Guide, the eSchool News STEM, STEAM, & Makerspaces Guide , offers insight on the best approaches to STEM, STEAM, and makerspaces. Plus, we examine one school’s successful transition from STEM to STEAM learning, and we learn some of the most-needed components for a successful makerspace. Or maybe you just want to know some facts about STEM education and where it’s going.

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OPINION: Five lessons from Rwanda on leading girls toward careers in STEM

The Hechinger Report

Young girls need role models, especially when it comes to seeing themselves succeed in fields like science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), which are still male-dominated. Research shows that girls begin to lose interest in STEM subjects in middle school, but that they are more likely to continue exploring STEM activities, inside and outside of school, if they see role models who look like them and who are successful in STEM careers.

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An Evolution in Mobile

A Principal's Reflections

Over the past two years the way we deliver content and other features through mobile has evolved and Beeonics has also evolved by starting a new journey. Recently, Beeonics re-branded itself to Gadget Software and has focused its business to develop mobile software specifically to schools – with a product called SchoolBuilder. This new type of classroom and mobile lab is one of a kind and I have yet to see anything like it.

LEGO’s WeDo 2.0 teaches science, coding

eSchool News

New wireless, tablet-ready robot-based learning system for elementary science curriculum teaches science and coding in a hands-on way. a hands-on science solution designed for elementary classrooms using a robot-based learning system. Mobile Learning News STEM Top News CES coding Lego lego education mobile learning science curriculum

Putting the “T” in STEM! 60+ Resources for Teaching Children with Technology!

Teacher Reboot Camp

One of the best things about teaching very young learners is that they are super excited to learn! They also love technology, but we must ensure that children learn early on balance and digital safety. When a child begins to use technology, especially technology connected to the Internet, they must also learn how to protect themselves and learn wellness. Currently, I am the Computer and Technology Teacher for over 450 elementary students at a STEM Charter School.

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It All Adds Up! 25+ Math Resources, Apps, & Tools

Teacher Reboot Camp

We can get our students to learn math in engaging ways by making sure each lesson gets to use the math for real-world learning. Instead of having students solve problems in a book, give them learning missions where they use the principles and equations to explore the school grounds, their households, or the world around them. Students can code a game, learn geometry and trigonometry while building structures in Minecraft , or interview math experts virtually.

The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code

Shake Up Learning

The post The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The philosophy is simple but significant: every student deserves the opportunity to learn computer science. Anyone can learn the basics of computer science in a fun and easy way! There are even options to go “unplugged” if you do not have access to devices in your classroom because students can learn computer science principles with something as simple as a deck of cards.

Gearing Up for the Hour of Code – SULS040

Shake Up Learning

The post Gearing Up for the Hour of Code – SULS040 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The philosophy is simple but significant: every student deserves the opportunity to learn computer science. Anyone can learn the basics of computer science in a fun and easy way! There are even options to go “unplugged” if you do not have access to devices in your classroom because students can learn computer science principles with something as simple as a deck of cards.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently, I was in Indiana presenting about teaching Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM) in ways that engage digital learners. 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. Play I Spy which is in my book Learning to Go ! Learn through cooking! STEAM STEM , by shellyterrell.

20 Tech Tips to Shake Up Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Whether it is learning from home through online courses, professional development, conference workshops or as a keynote speaker Kasey is a relentless innovator of ideas and a devoted transformer of classrooms and teaching. Digital Innovation in Learning Award Winner in “Sharing is Caring”. 3 EdTech and E-Learning Influencer on Twitter. Episode 337 with Kasey Bell From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Vernier app offers hands-on learning about thermal energy

eSchool News

Ideal for BYOD and mobile learning environments, the app matched with our innovative investigations lets students easily collect and analyze thermal data, make scientific connections, and participate in hands-on learning.”. To learn more about the Thermal Analysis for FLIR ONE app and the accompanying investigations, visit www.vernier.com/thermal-analysis.

BYOD Begins With Trust and Respect

A Principal's Reflections

My first ever post on the topic just provided a small glimpse at the possibilities inherent when students are empowered to use the technology that they already posses to enhance their learning experience. Image credit: [link] It was our desire and quest to create a school culture and learning environments that were more reminiscent of the real world that our learners would soon be a part of that drove change in this area. BYOD mobile learning New Milford High School

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Epic Heroes of Knowledge

Technology Tidbits

Epic Heroes of Knowledge is the latest mobile (iOS) learning app (free) from Yogome. Yogome is well known for their beautifully rendered games that are ideal for learning grades K-5th. Epic Heroes of Knowledge has students learning a wide variety of subjects (i.e. game based learning mobile learning STEMMath, Science, Programming, etc) while unlocking a wide variety of planets and battling a large number of aliens/monst ers.

Powerful Language Learning in the 21st Century

The CoolCatTeacher

Rachelle Dene Poth talks language learning and STEAM on 10MT From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Rachelle Dene Poth @rdene915 talks about teaching Spanish and STEAM with technology, student choice , and project based learning. For Wonderful Wednesday, take a trip inside her classroom to learn how she does it all. As we learn about language learning, Rachelle shares: How her language classroom is full of choice.

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The Fabulous Field Trip Guide: Planning

Teacher Reboot Camp

The internship taught me valuable lessons in organizing engaging field trips, summer camps, and camp-ins with student learning and safety at the forefront. Each field trip included hands-on learning with an expert. In the following posts, I will share activity suggestions, virtual field trip suggestions, how to integrate virtual reality and augmented reality to spice up field trips, and tips for integrating mobile learning, QR codes, and technology.

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5 ways to celebrate National STEAM Day

eSchool News

This evolving landscape means STEAM learning is important every day of the year, but on November 8, we get to celebrate National STEAM Day and the critical role it plays in preparing children for the future workforce with the 21st century skills they need. Related content: How our school transitioned from STEM to STEAM. Get hands-on : A recent survey shows that parents and teachers agree hands-on learning is the No.

Saturday is the Online Global Student Conference - "STEM + Entrepreneurship" (plus we make our call for volunteers!)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This Saturday, March 4th (Sunday, March 5th, in parts of the world) is the 2017 STEM + Entrepreneurship Conference , this year's annual student-organized global conference, being held online and featuring student presenters and a student keynote speaker (with a couple of adult keynote speakers who shepherd youth projects thrown in for good measure)! Assisting teachers and administrators in understanding how STEM and entrepreneurship impact learning both in and out of the classroom.

5 digital learning trends for 2020

eSchool News

Digital learning puts the best edtech tools and strategies into the hands of highly-qualified and trained educators who know how to transform learning for students. Digital learning tools are invaluable when they’re used by confident educators. In fact, when used appropriately, digital and mobile learning resources engage students–and they can even help boost achievement. Related content: 10 things to know about digital learning.

Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

From stop motion to video controls and cool add-ins for formative assessment and graphics, learn about this Swiss Army Knife of Google tools – Google Slides. Just go to coolcatteacher.com/shake to learn more. Vicki: Today we’re talking with my friend Kasey Bell from “Shake Up Learning” and author of Shake Up Learning: Practical Ideas to Move Learning from Static to Dynamic. We can keep learning more. 3 EdTech and E-Learning Influencer on Twitter.

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#iste17 trends: Google, Touch Screen Chromebooks and More

The CoolCatTeacher

Whether it is learning from home through online courses, professional development, conference workshops or as a keynote speaker Kasey is a relentless innovator of ideas and a devoted transformer of classrooms and teaching. Digital Innovation in Learning Award Winner in “Sharing is Caring”. 3 EdTech and E-Learning Influencer on Twitter.

Trashbots: How Some Students Are Helping Educate the World in Robotics

techlearning

Our vision has developed from multiple years of teaching STEM in the US, Mexico, Congo and India where its founders have taught 1000+ students ranging from 1st grade to 12th grade. STEM kits have been seen as a solution, but have limited impact because they require major infrastructure, and are expensive. Learn Coding, Robot Maintenance with Cozmo ] Here’s where you come in. He is also the founder of “iPadpalooza”- a three-day “learning festival” held in Austin annually.

EdTech Acronyms Explained

EdTech4Beginners

BLearning – Blended Learning (using a range of multimedia and strategies). BYOL – Bring Your Own Learning. FL – Flipped Learning ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ). LMS – Learning Management System (software that runs and manages educational programs). MLD – Mobile Learning Devices. MLearning – Mobile Learning. NGDLE – Next-generation Digital Learning Environment. PBL – Project Based Learning ( click here for my guide ).

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4 ways forward-thinking districts are inspiring more students to code

eSchool News

Today’s League leaders are exposing students to computational thinking at a young age, giving current educators the opportunity to get certified, making CS a graduation requirement, and providing out-of-school learning opportunities, all of which are helping to close the participation gap in CS education. The degree, free of charge, prepares teachers to integrate STEM strategies into classroom instruction with a focus on CS integration.

16 educators share their digital learning strategies

eSchool News

Digital learning tools are invaluable when they’re used by confident educators. In fact, when used appropriately, digital and mobile learning resources engage students–and they can even help boost achievement. Online literacy platforms, virtual field trips, STEM simulations and modeling–these are just some of the tools that help elevate instruction in classrooms across the country.