The Fabulous Field Trip Guide: Mobile Learning and QR Codes

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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. Check out the rest of The Fabulous Field Trip Guide with suggested activities, virtual field trips, and virtual reality and augmented reality apps and web tools. Teachers and Learning to Go.

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

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12 Principles Of Mobile Learning by Terry Heick Ed note: This post has been updated and republished from a previous Mobile Learning is about self-actuated personalization. As learning practices and technology tools change, mobile learning itself will continue to evolve. The post 12 Principles Of Mobile Learning appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Experienced Teacher Our Best Terry Heick Trending Veteran Teacher

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12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

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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. A mobile learning environment is about access to content, peers, experts, portfolio artifacts, credible sources, and previous thinking on relevant topics. As mobile learning is a blend of the digital and physical, diverse metrics (i.e.,

Mobile Learning: Making the Digital Promise Real

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The market for mobile education technology is vast and, more important, mostly untapped. But for the “digital promise” of new learning technologies to be made real for those in need of basic skills, mobile instruction must be designed for their real lives and learning needs. The Promise of Mobile. According to Pew Research Center , 92 percent of American adults own cell phones, and they are embracing their phones as learning tools.

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. 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. Some are for student use, others are management tools, but they’re all worth a look.

Recent Mobile Learning Findings

The Mobile Native

Mobile Learning Integration 5. 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. BYOD iPads Mobile Learning iPads : 1. iPad Apps Separated by Subject Area 2.

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.

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

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.

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 ).

Mobile Learning and the Common Core

The Mobile Native

3 Tools to Tackle Common Core Math Standards 4. 11 Tech Tools to Teach the Common Core 7. 3 Useful Web Tools That Meet Common Core Standards 8. 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. 55 Resources for meeting the Common Core 3. Common Core: Assessments 5. Common Core Math 6. 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. Launched through the organization’s Leadership for Mobile Learning (LML) initiative, CoSN has developed “A Recipe for Success” video guide and a “What is Digital Transformation” graphic that capture the most surprising and counter-intuitive lessons of best practices in school district leadership. “As As leaders we need to stop re-inventing the wheel regarding mobile learning.

Mobile Learning and Indian Education System

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Students often show more interest in learning from mobile phones, palmtops, tablets and personal digital assistants. Blurring the lines between indoor and outdoor learning environment, mobile devices have become a prominent learning tool. This approach to learning enables accessible learning from anywhere, at any given time, encouraging students to participate in both physical and virtual learning. New Learning Paradigms.

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

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Introducing a new technology into the learning environment can be an intimidating experience, even for seasoned educators. However, with careful and intentional planning on the part of administrators and educational leaders, they can become powerful tools as part of your curriculum and pedagogy. Instead, when choosing a tool, be it a device, a software platform, or another instrument, consider your educational philosophy, objectives, and vision. Looking to learn more?

Making a Case for Mobile Learning

The Mobile Native

Guest Post for SmartBlogs on Education Over the past four years, I have had the privilege of teaching in a forward-thinking school district that has embraced the use of mobile learning devices in the classroom. Mobile learning has become the new buzzword in many educational communities. Mobile learning is essentially anytime, anywhere learning. This type of learning could be with a netbook, iPad, iPod touch or even a smartphone.

10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Screencast Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

Our students can create how-to videos to teach others how to use favorite web tools or to demonstrate a process. Students can use screencasting tools with whiteboards to show how to complete an equation, to create visual word problems, or explain a theory. 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. Screencasting Web Tools and Apps.

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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.

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.

52 Tools to Inspire Summer Learning with Photo and Video Challenges

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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. 52 Web Tools and Apps.

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

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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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Mapping mobile learning

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Mobile technology is a game changer. I have previously written on this blog about how mobile technology can give the edge and also about some of the social implications of learning on the move. We see this happening on a global scale through increasing mobile phone subscriptions. The Mobile World Congress predicts that as early as 2014, mobile phone subscriptions will outstrip the global population (~7.9 Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

20 Tools, Apps, & Tips for Engaging Assessment

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Instead, assessment should help students celebrate the learning they’ve grasped and reflect on their journey achieving that learning. Formative assessment can help motivate students to continue their learning journeys and strive to learn more! Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Many tool and apps help students receive ongoing assessment in engaging ways.

Teach with Comics! 15+ Tips & Tools

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Comics can be powerful learning tools. Many of the comic creation tools are easy to use and allow learners to choose from a library of characters, props, scenes, and templates. Creating comics engages students and encourages them to explore vocabulary, summarize information, and contextualize what they learn in a creative way. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Tools & Apps from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

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How can Microsoft Teams and Flipgrid be used to create an AMAZING Digital Classroom for mobile learning?

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In this episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, we welcome Justin Chando from Microsoft Teams and Joey from Flipgrid on the podcast to talk about how to create a seamless digital classroom using collaborative tools found in Office365. The post How can Microsoft Teams and Flipgrid be used to create an AMAZING Digital Classroom for mobile learning?

Teacher Zen with Google: 50+ Tips, Tools, & Apps

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Learn with great passion. Learn with great enthusiasm.” Google has many free incredible apps and tools that work on any device to bring you Teacher Zen. You can accomplish so many time consuming tasks, such as grading, assessment, providing feedback, research, creating spreadsheets, and more with Google Apps for Education (GAFE) , Google mobile apps, extensions, add-ons, and scripts. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

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Video communication apps and mobile learning

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One of the great things about mobile devices such as tablets, iPads and phones is that most modern devices have good quality cameras and microphones built in. App developers have also been quick to exploit the potential of this powerful tool and in this post I'd like to look at some of the tools that have been created and how they can be used for language development. Mailvu also provides mobile apps for iOS, Android an Blackberry.

20 Web Tools and Apps for Learners to Create Fun Videos

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In my digital book, Learning to Go , I provide tips, resources, rubrics, and handouts to help your students storyboard their productions and create short commercials, films, trailers, broadcasts, digital stories, and public service announcements. Check out the bookmarks for several more web apps, tools, and resources to get your students learning by producing their own short videos. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go.

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Video Projects to Engage Learners: 20+ Tools & Tips

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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. Your students can also create storyboards using the Storyboard Generator tool or find a Google Template to adapt. They can edit videos taken with their mobile devices with apps like Splice for iOS devices and VidEditor. If students have smart devices, they will find their camera tool has editing features.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

Fortunately, several free web tools and apps help students quickly and easily create and publish digital books. Keep scrolling to access my bookmarks of free web tools and apps for creating digital books on any device. 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. Book Creation Web Tools & Apps.

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Offline Activities with Mobile Devices

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“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.

Digital Poets! Web Tools, Apps, & Lesson Ideas

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Imagine students learning about the food chain by hearing a reading of “ Damselfly, Trout, Heron ” by John Engels. Digital tools and apps can encourage our students to animate poetry and bring words to life with video, images, sound, and more. In the slide presentation and bookmarks below, I share ideas and resources for getting students to learn through poetry. Web Tools, Apps, & Lesson Ideas from Shelly Terrell. Many tools are shared regularly.

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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.

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.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

Fortunately, several free web tools and apps help students quickly and easily create and publish digital books. Keep scrolling to access my bookmarks of free web tools and apps for creating digital books on any device. 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. Book Creation Web Tools & Apps.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

Learn Emoji. Duolingo offers a free course for anyone to learn emoji in 5 minutes. These web tools and resources have a free version and work on multiple devices, except for the books mentioned. Students can learn the periodic table of elements by representing each element with an emoji and explaining the connection. Edji is a great annotation tool allows students to highlight and comment on readings with written text or emojis.