How Micro-credentials Can Support Social Mobility in Rural Communities

Digital Promise

To determine whether micro-credentials can promote social mobility for rural learners—in particular, poverty-impacted Black, Latino, and Indigenous populations—further research is needed to understand long-term efforts and evaluation.

9 Indicators Of Authentic Mobile Learning

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The post 9 Indicators Of Authentic Mobile Learning appeared first on TeachThought. Technology Experienced Teacher Learning Models Mobile Learning Terry HeickDesigning instruction around tablets requires some slight shifts in how you view when, why, and how learning happens.

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Offline Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

Even without an Internet connection students learn a lot with mobile devices, laptops, and other technologies. Offline activities with mobile devices from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Play I Spy with my Mobile Device , which is in my book Learning to Go ! Challenge: Try one of these activities to get students learning with their mobile devices. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

Get Learners Moving With Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. Check out my slide presentation ( download for free ) and the bookmarks below for pair work activities with mobile devices. Active Learning with Mobile Devices from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Plastic bags protect mobile devices from getting wet and dirty.

GameSalad Turns Game Players Into Game Makers!

GameSalad lets students build their own web & mobile video games! Students learn anywhere with our Chromebook friendly creation tools and step-by-step tutorials. Our PBL lessons teach the fundamentals of Computer Science & Game Design as students create.

25 creative ideas for using mobile devices in school

Ditch That Textbook

Whether you have iPads, Android tablets or a bring your own device policy for students, mobile devices are a great way to engage our students. DitchBook Twitter chat Ed Tech Teaching ipads in the classroom mobile devices in the classroom teaching with mobile devicesAnd the best part is that these devices encourage our students to get up and moving because they are made for using on the go. So how can we utilize […].

Mobile Learning: 1998, 2008, 2018

The Journal

In its first decade, 1998-2008, "mobile learning" was all about getting devices into the hands of K-12 students and teachers. Why didn’t mobile learning catch on, then Palms initially proliferated; then Pocket PCs. In those early days, there was plenty of excitement and energy — for good reason — amongst the early adopters.

10 engaging ways to use mobile devices in the classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Mobile devices are everywhere. More people interact with digital media through mobile now than through desktop computers, and that number continues to grow. Seventy five percent of kids under eight have their own mobile device. [.]. Ed Tech byod byot cell phones edtech educational technology mobile devices mobile learning samsungAdults and children are using smartphones, tablets, e-readers and more to interact with each other and the web every day.

Mobile Permissions

Technology Tidbits

Mobile Permissions is the excellent free site the educators are using to easily send "digital" permission slips for FREE. Finally, Mobile Permissions has been hard at work creating Virtual Field trips. Mobile Permissions is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

Get Started with Flipgrid Mobile By @MCarrilloEDU

Teacher Tech

Try Flipgrid Mobile App Flipgrid Mobile is fun, easy, and conveniently available using the Flipgrid App on your phone, tablet or iPad. The post Get Started with Flipgrid Mobile By @MCarrilloEDU appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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.

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.

New Social Media Micro-credentials Support Social Mobility for Adult Learners

Digital Promise

In the quickly shifting workforce, digital skills have become fundamental for social mobility. The post New Social Media Micro-credentials Support Social Mobility for Adult Learners appeared first on Digital Promise.

Mobile Learning with Google (GTT032)

Ditch That Textbook

The mobile devices so many students are equipped with have plenty of processing power — and plenty of potential to amplify learning. Google Teacher Tribe cell phones edtech educational technology g suite Google Apps google teacher tribe googleedu gsuiteedu gttribe mobile learningStudents carry these high-tech devices to school in their pockets all the time. Cell phones.

Mobile Permissions

Technology Tidbits

Mobile Permissions is a fantastic new free tool for educators to virtual send parents permissions slips. Mobile Permissions makes it easy for teachers to send any type of permission slip form to a parents/guardians phone or mobile device.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

Mobile Permissions

Technology Tidbits

Mobile Permissions is the excellent free site the educators are using to easily send "digital" permission slips for FREE. Finally, Mobile Permissions has been hard at work creating Virtual Field trips. Mobile Permissions is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

Bringing STEM to Students with Mobile Technology

EdTech Magazine

Despite being one of the most in-demand sectors of the job market, STEM education is frequently subpar in districts serving minority students.

Mobile Learning: Now In the Hands of Teenagers

The Journal

While "mobile learning" may be overshadowed these days by other tech trends, make no mistake: in the hands of today’s youth, mobile learning is huge! Data to back that claim up — and more like it — are in this week’s blog post, where we interview Dr. Julie Evans, CEO — and Diva Extraordinaire — of Project Tomorrow. Using their "phones" teens are absolutely exploring "socially-based, un-tethered and digitally rich learning

Royelles Launches Industry’s First Inclusive Mobile Gaming Metaverse Dedicated To Educating And Empowering Young Girls

eSchool News

Royelles is on a mission to disrupt the $180B+ mobile gaming industry through transformational storytelling and inclusive role modeling, in an effort to dismantle the global identity crisis disproportionately impacting girls. WASHINGON D.C.,

Mobile Permissions

Technology Tidbits

Mobile Permissions is the excellent free site the educators are using to easily send "digital" permission slips for FREE. Finally, Mobile Permissions has been hard at work creating Virtual Field trips. Mobile Permissions is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

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. The success of mobile learning relies on proper planning, reflection, and evaluation to improve. Determine where you want to be and how you are going to get there with your mobile initiative. 1:1 1:1 laptop program BYOD BYOT mobile learning mobile learning devices

Mobile Permissions

Technology Tidbits

Mobile Permissions is a fantastic new free tool for educators to virtual send parents permissions slips. Mobile Permissions makes it easy for teachers to send any type of permission slip form to a parents/guardians phone or mobile device.

Student Wellbeing Check-in Now a Mobile App

EdNews Daily

The post Student Wellbeing Check-in Now a Mobile App first appeared on EdNews Daily. Skodel, the company pioneering student wellbeing check-ins, is now available in the App Store to give every student a voice that is heard and acted upon.

Economic Mobility Pathways in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky: Building Networks for Frontline Talent Development

Digital Promise

It wasn’t until a group of local leaders from across education, business, nonprofit, government, and philanthropic communities came together to identify challenges and collectively design solutions that real pathways toward income mobility began to emerge for the area’s adult learners.

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. Many sites and museums have mobile apps for exploring the site. Challenge: Use one of these resources to get learners engaging with exhibits using their mobile devices. “You have brains in your head.

On the Go: Mobile Learning Solutions for IT Teams

EdTech Magazine

The Importance of Mobile Tech Tools in Today’s Classroom Environment Device portability reflects educators’ increasing awareness that conventional classroom learning isn’t everything.

10 quick thoughts on mobile phones in schools

Dangerously Irrelevant

A few quick thoughts… Most people realize that mobile phones are actually mobile computers. Students know that mobile phones are powerful learning devices. Banning and blocking does absolutely nothing to teach students about inappropriate or untimely mobile phone usage because it removes the decision-making locus from students to educators. When students use mobile phones despite our bans, maybe they’re not defiant.

LenelS2 Announces BlueDiamond Mobile-Ready Readers

eSchool News

LenelS2 today announced a new line of BlueDiamond TM mobile-ready readers. The new multi-technology readers are cost-effective, designed to provide simultaneous support for a wide range of physical credentials and can be seamlessly upgraded to support BlueDiamond mobile credentials.

'Mobile-First' Is Everywhere — Except in K-12

The Journal

The biggest technology companies in the world are racing to position themselves as “mobile-first" because people are using mobile devices all the time, everywhere. Going mobile-first is in — except in K-12 education

Implementing Mobile Devices With a Focus on Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Mobile learning provides enhanced collaboration among learners, access to information, and a deeper contextualization of learning. Hypothetically, effective mobile learning can empower learners by enabling them to better assess and select relevant information, redefine their goals, and reconsider their understanding of concepts within a shifting and growing frame of reference (the information context).” — Marguerite L. A model for framing mobile learning.

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. 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.

Benefits of Mobile Learning in Distance Education

WizIQ Education & Technology

The number of smartphones is projected to reach the 5 billion dollar mark in 2019, which means that 67% of the world’s population will own a mobile phone. eLearning Trends Mobile Learning Online Education Teaching Online Teaching Trends and Best Practices distance education mobile learning in education mobile learning technology mobile technology in education mobile training

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.

Mobile Learning: No Longer About the Technology, but About the Learning

The Journal

A transition, quietly but most assuredly, has occurred: Today, in 2016, discussions under the heading "mobile learning" are becoming more about how "all-the-time, everywhere learning" can be supported with "mobile" technology than about mobile devices and apps.

What is Mobile Threat Defense (MTD)?

Jamf on EdTech

Mobile Threat Defense solutions are all concerned with one thing only: ensuring the security of your mobile devices against malware, network-based threats and the overall reduction of risk that modern-day security threats pose to the mobile user base.

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. 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. 103 Interesting Ways to Use iPads in the Classroom 3. iPad/iPod Resources 4. Middle School iPad Apps 6.

25 Examples Of Mobile Teaching

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25 Simple Examples Of Mobile Teaching by TeachThought Staff This is part 2 of a 2-part series on Mobile Teaching. Part 1 was Making The Shift To Mobile-First Teaching. Mobile teaching is about planning and executing learning through mobile devices. The post 25 Examples Of Mobile Teaching appeared first on TeachThought. You might want to be notified when a student accesses a quiz or reading you […].

Letting Students Use Mobile Devices for Learning Limits Distraction

EdTech Magazine

Bring Your Own Device Mobile Device Management Mobility SmartphonesBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez Are smartphone confiscation policies out? We’ve gathered some best practices from today’s educators.

Podcasting Microphones For Mobile Recording

TeacherCast

The post Podcasting Microphones For Mobile Recording appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network Welcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network. In this post, we take a look at our favorite portable microphones that work great in classrooms or on the road when attending educational conferences.