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. 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.

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. Curate your own space filled with everything you can’t wait to learn.

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The challenges of mobile learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

While the physical structure of a classroom with students sitting at desks in rows may look familiar to most, the explosion of Internet-accessible, mobile devices in the hands of those students has definitely changed the way students interact with each other, with their teachers, with the greater education community, and with instructional materials. Mobile students. Young students do pretty well in terms of mobile devices ownership. Finding the value of going mobile.

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.

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LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

Video Projects to Engage Learners: 20+ Tools & Tips

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Humans are incredibly visual and powerful, moving images help us find meaning… [and] video helps capture and contextualize the world around us.” – Dan Patterson. make it easy for anyone to quickly produce, publish, and share their videos. Chances are your students have already produced their own videos and shared them with the world. So why not have your students share their knowledge through video projects? Teaching with Videos from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

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Fun Video Project! Produce a TV Commercial for an Invention

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Then turn a version of this list into a rubric for students to evaluate their peers’ video commercials and for you to evaluate their projects. Students are provided with a list of free video recording and editing tools ( Biteable , Genial.ly , Powtoon , Kapwing , Wideo , WeVideo , Touch Cast , My Simple Show , iMovie, and Windows Movie Maker), but they are free to use any video recorder and editor. Find more tips and resources for student video projects here.

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20 Web Tools and Apps for Learners to Create Fun Videos

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“Humans are incredibly visual and powerful, moving images help us find meaning… video helps capture and contextualize the world around us.” Students enjoy producing short videos and showing their creativity. Planning a video project doesn’t have to be a huge headache. Check out my slide presentation ( download for free ) below for more ideas and find over 1001 video production ideas here. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go.

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10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Screencast Videos

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Creating a video of one’s screen (screencasting) is a powerful way to demonstrate knowledge. Our students can create how-to videos to teach others how to use favorite web tools or to demonstrate a process. 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. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

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Mobile Learning and Indian Education System

EdSense

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. What Makes Mobile Technology Stand Out?

Video communication apps and mobile learning

Nik Peachey

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. Mailvu also provides mobile apps for iOS, Android an Blackberry. These are easy to use and it allows you to send short spoken messages which don't require the viewer to have any specific software or to download large video files. It combines video conferencing with reading stories out loud.

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

DIY Video Lesson to Illustrate Process Analysis

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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. The following is a description of how we create DIY (Do It Yourself) videos. For a few video options, click here.

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. BrainPop Mobile Learnin

Fun Video Project! Produce a TV Commercial for an Invention

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Then turn a version of this list into a rubric for students to evaluate their peers’ video commercials and for you to evaluate their projects. Students are provided with a list of free video recording and editing tools ( Biteable , Genial.ly , Powtoon , Kapwing , Wideo , WeVideo , Touch Cast , My Simple Show , iMovie, and Windows Movie Maker), but they are free to use any video recorder and editor. Find more tips and resources for student video projects here.

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Mobile Learning in Georgetown ISD

EdTechSandyK

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

Mapping mobile learning

Learning with 'e's

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.

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

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The video still came out wonderfully and I could use any background image behind my students. What made the video better the second time around was ironing the fabric, making sure students didn’t move too much (this is corrected with lighting due to wanting less shadow), and using a tripod to record the students versus my unsteady hands. You can replace the green areas with an image or video.

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Teaching through the camera lens: 10 activities with photos and video

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech cameras cell phones edtech educational technology mobile learning photosOnce, it was so handy to carry one of those disposable film cameras around in our pockets. Once, we were so thankful for our point-and-shoot digital cameras because they made instant photography so much easier. Today, so many of us carry cameras around in our pockets. We pull them out at a moment’s notice. Many [.].

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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. Simple cell phones come with the ability to take photos, create videos, record audio, text, and take notes. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

6 Second Learning with Vine: 22+ Ideas & Resources

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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. With Vine you can create 6 second videos with your Android, Window or IOS devices.

SafeShare: Share Videos Safely, Without Distractions (New 3 Minute TOOL-torial)

EmergingEdTech

Want Students to Watch Videos but Concerned About Distractions and Inappropriate Content? Video is an increasingly important element in the teaching tool set, but we. SafeShare.tv = Problem Solved. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

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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.

8 Cool Resources for Students to Use to Conduct Interviews

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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.

Why mobile learning? -- an inspiring video

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

This is so inspiring. Thanks to Thomas Whitby @tomwhitby for adding this to The Educator''s PLN Ning. (??? ? ) @mauilibrarian2 This post was originally published at mauilibrarian2 in Olinda. mlearning autism edtech iPad

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

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Learn Emoji. Duolingo offers a free course for anyone to learn emoji in 5 minutes. Bill Nye has 6 YouTube videos where he explains science with emojis. Students can learn the periodic table of elements by representing each element with an emoji and explaining the connection. Showbie is a learning management system where students can submit work and teachers can provide feedback in a variety of ways, including with emojis.

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

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Learn Emoji. Duolingo offers a free course for anyone to learn emoji in 5 minutes. Bill Nye has 6 YouTube videos where he explains science with emojis. Students can learn the periodic table of elements by representing each element with an emoji and explaining the connection. Showbie is a learning management system where students can submit work and teachers can provide feedback in a variety of ways, including with emojis.

Visualize Learning with Photo Challenges and Projects

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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. Students can create videos and animated slideshows with their images.

Add Questions to Videos and Monitor Student Progress, for Free, with EdPuzzle

EmergingEdTech

Easily Assess Student Engagement With Video Lessons With This Powerful Free Application Being able to take any video and add questions to it that students must answer before continuing to watch is an. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

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Selfie Activities to Inspire Reflection on Digital Identity

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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. Inspire students to go on selfie adventures to explore cultures, take risks, and learn about the world by showing them Alex Chacon’s Around the World in 360° Degrees – 3 Year Epic Selfie video.

50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning in 2015. We’ve discussed the merits and utility of video games in the classroom before, so we won’t beleaguer the point. 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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Get Learners Moving With Mobile Devices

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Learning is not the product of teaching. Learning is the product of the activity of learners.” Unlike many other technologies, mobile devices can support physical health along with learning. With a mobile device students can create, problem solve, critical think, and engage with the world around them. In my digital book, Learning to Go , you’ll find rubrics, handouts, and lesson plans for some of the activities listed below.

Pump Students Up with Digital Icebreakers

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Find some of these icebreakers and other digital activities in my ebook, Learning to Go , which is currently $5.99. Learning to Go also contains editable handouts and rubrics that are mobile-friendly. Here are a few of the ideas I talked about during my presentation: Mobile Show and Tell - Divide students into small groups (3 to 5 students). Each student spends about 30 seconds sharing a personal photo from a mobile device and the anecdote behind the photo.

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. QR codes are mostly attached to websites or text, but we can also attach QR codes to audio, video, games, polls, or multimedia presentations. 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.

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20+ Apps Your Students Will Scream About This Halloween!

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As an educator or parent that has a mobile device you can capitalize on this time to help kids learn while integrating these spooky themes. Don’t forget to download the slide presentation below and explore my other Halloween post, Frightful Learning! Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Frightful Learning! Halloween Origami (Android)- With this great app, kids learn to create various spooky creatures in origami.