The challenges of mobile learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

This is especially evident over the decade, as schools have increasingly adopted mobile learning as a signature initiative using BYOD and 1:1 programs and investing in tablets to provide their students with access to a wealth of relevant educational content and learning opportunities.

12 awesome digital and mobile learning resources

eSchool News

Digital and mobile learning can invigorate a dull classroom, boosting student engagement and motivating students to immerse themselves in learning. Related content: Mobile apps for students with special needs. The eSchool News Digital & Mobile Learning Guide is here!

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3 essentials in a mobile learning environment

eSchool News

Related content: Digital teaching and learning in the smartphone era. Related Content: eSchool News Digital & Mobile Learning Guide. The eSchool News Digital & Mobile Learning Guide is here! Gary Lambert: Wi-fi at home and on the bus.

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.

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.

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.

5 Strategies for Building a Powerful BYOD Classroom

Brilliant or Insane

The post 5 Strategies for Building a Powerful BYOD Classroom appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Featured Mobile Learning Social Media Technology BYOD classroom Brilliant or Insane. Moving to a Bring Your Own Device school or classroom is a major transition.

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

Edsurge

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.

7 Social Media Strategies Every Teacher Needs to Learn Today and Teach Tomorrow

Brilliant or Insane

In a world ruled by content curation, every educator should be passing along social media strategies to students. The post 7 Social Media Strategies Every Teacher Needs to Learn Today and Teach Tomorrow appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Brilliant or Insane.

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.

Are Students Off-Task in Class on Phones? There's an App for That!

A Principal's Reflections

Recently I recently learned about Pocket Points , an app that educators are using to promote better decision-making amongst students with the goal of keeping them off their phones when not being used to achieve learning outcomes associated with the class.

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R U going 2 class? Strategies and Tools for Engaging the Texting Generation

EmergingEdTech

Let’s Put Them to Use in the Service of Learning! Free Tools & Resources iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources cell phone assignments mobile phone assignments smart phone assignments smart phones in classroom texting assignments using smart phones for learning

A Practical Way to Increase Access to Mobile Technology Regardless of Age

A Principal's Reflections

We still have a long way to go in many places, but the increase in access provides kids with an array of innovative learning opportunities that continue to evolve. Sites like Common Sense Education and edshelf make it easy to find the right alignment to the right instructional strategy.

Power Up Your Spaces

A Principal's Reflections

The USDOE’s Office of Educational Technology places emphasis on students and educators having access to a robust and comprehensive infrastructure when and where they need it for learning. Powerful learning devices. High-quality digital learning content.

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.

The Drivers of a Successful BYOD Initiative

A Principal's Reflections

As devices have become more affordable over the years, parents have bestowed a variety of mobile technologies upon their children. The potential is there for schools and educators to empower students to take more ownership of their learning.

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5 strategies to tackle the homework gap

eSchool News

Related Content: eSchool News Digital & Mobile Learning Guide. The eSchool News Digital & Mobile Learning Guide is here!

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.

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.

A Library In Every Pocket: Virtualizing Your Library for Mobile Learning

The Daring Librarian

Not if, but when your school turns to mobile learning, will your library be ready? Information technology presents librarians with an opportunity to facilitate the transition to mobile learning.

4 Things That Can Turn Students into Authors and Self-Publishers

Brilliant or Insane

Mobile Learning Strategy eBooks kindle self-publishingBrilliant or Insane. Not so long ago, the hard part about publishing a book wasn’t writing it—it was getting it published.

10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Screencast Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

Teaching others is one of the most powerful ways to learn and the first mission in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. What follows are a list of free web tools and apps to record a desktop, mobile screen, or whiteboard.

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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. This new type of classroom and mobile lab is one of a kind and I have yet to see anything like it.

52 Tools to Inspire Summer Learning with Photo and Video Challenges

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you have a website, blog, virtual learning site or messaging system like Remind to connect with your learners then you can motivate your students to continue the learning with photo and video challenges. Learners of all ages love taking pictures and videos, especially with their mobile devices. Often, they just need to be challenged to take a closer look, investigate their surroundings, capture their learning, and present it to others.

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Selfie Activities to Inspire Reflection on Digital Identity

Teacher Reboot Camp

This is why one of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom , is for learners to go on a selfie adventure. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Students can learn about different animals around the world and explore their habitats.Get them to research who took the picture and why.

3 Ways Teachers Are Using Social Media to Engage Students

Brilliant or Insane

High schools have banned phones, established site blocks, and multiple other strategies to reduce student abilities to gain access to […]. Social Media Technology edtech mobile learningBrilliant or Insane.

Annotation with Digital Devices Motivates Learners to Dive Deeper

Teacher Reboot Camp

Getting students to care about seeking and spreading the truth is one of the key topics in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. My students annotate every reading in our class so that their brains learn the process.

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

eSchool News

The app, available for iOS and Android, offers simple strategies to tackle job-related stress and burnout. Keys to Successful Mobile Learning Mobile Learning: Strategies for Success News Professional Development (PD) Top News app iOS iPad stress teacher burnout

A one-to-one program done slowly—and right

eSchool News

If your district’s digital transformation supports a scalable personalized learning initiative, how personalized can it be if it’s a top-down, one-size-fits-all plan that doesn’t take into account the specific needs of the community?

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Advancing Mobile Phones as Learning Devices

A Principal's Reflections

This morning I read a great article on PBS Media Shift by Audrey Watters entitled " Why Schools Should Stop Banning Cell Phones, and Use Them For Learning." For the most part they used a program called Poll Everywhere to check for understanding, review prior learning, and informally assess.

DIY Video Lesson to Illustrate Process Analysis

Teacher Reboot Camp

My students learn nine different types of essay forms in one semester. Creating video tutorials is the first mission in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions.

50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning in 2015. If you’re interested in the possibility of video games for learning–that is, teaching and learning with video games to master both academic and non-academic content–than the following collection may be of interest to you.

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Addressing Foreign Language Learning Anxiety with Mobile Technology

EmergingEdTech

App Enables Students to Practice Speaking in Private and Build Their Skills We all have our preferred strategies and our little box of tricks to lower learning anxiety in the classroom.

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. A training strategy.

The NEW app @TellAboutThis Offers: A Creative Way to Inspire and Capture Children's Ideas or Stories!

Kleinspiration

He has the privilege of supporting educators in Jackson County, Michigan with meaningful and innovative technology integration strategies.