25 creative ideas for using mobile devices in school

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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 […].

10 quick thoughts on mobile phones in schools

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A few quick thoughts… Most people realize that mobile phones are actually mobile computers. Students know that mobile phones are powerful learning devices. When students use mobile phones despite our bans, maybe they’re not defiant.

Best Mobile Apps for Students

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We’ve looked at apps for a wide range of grade levels — from elementary school up to high school — and these are our favorite mobile apps for students

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.

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Offline Activities with Mobile Devices

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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.

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!

How Gamification Through Mobile Apps Can Improve Student Engagement

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Educational Games & Gamification iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning ResourcesElementary education in the 19th century was just about teaching children some basic learning, usually the ability to read.

Get Learners Moving With Mobile Devices

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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.

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.

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Podcasting Microphones For Mobile Recording

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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. [.].

Mobile Permissions

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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.

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.

Pair Activities with Mobile Devices

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Our learners love their mobile devices. However, many of our learners rarely use their mobile devices to communicate with others face-to-face or develop relationships with their peers. We can guide our learners to communicate and collaborate effectively with their mobile devices by pairing or grouping them to problem-solve and create. Check out my slide presentation ( download for free ) and the bookmarks below for pair work activities with mobile devices.

6 Tips for Maximizing Mobile Hotspots

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Mobile Broadband Mobile Device Management MobilityBy Michael Sheehan Try these six tips for minimizing broadband usage with portable routers.

Mobile Learning with Google (GTT032)

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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 learning

The challenges of mobile learning in the classroom

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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.

Benefits of Mobile Learning in Distance Education

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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.

Discovering the Unexpected Elements of Classroom Mobility

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Hardware Mobile Apps Mobility NotebooksBy Amy Brown Tablets, notebooks and, yes, even smartphones can improve learning outcomes, but only if schools plan deployment carefully.

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. Koole (2009) No one will deny the impact that mobile is having on the world. A model for framing mobile learning.

7 Surprising Places Learners Use Mobile Devices

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No, really, do you use mobile devices inside your closet? This infographic from litmus.com makes a strong case for leveraging the power and omnipresence of mobile devices for learning. Not only are 80 percent of our learners using mobile devices, they take them everywhere. The post 7 Surprising Places Learners Use Mobile Devices appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Featured Infographics Mobile Learning edtechBrilliant or Insane.

'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

How to Save Time and Money With Managed Mobility Services

EdTech Magazine

By Calvin Hennick CDW’s suite of mobile services helps organizations keep pace with their needs. Enterprise Mobile Application Management Mobile Apps Mobile Device Management Mobility Small Business

Educators See Positive Impact of Mobile Devices in K–12

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Educators See Positive Impact of Mobile Devices in K–12. A new report from national education nonprofit Project Tomorrow says adding mobile devices to the classroom provides students with equity, empowerment and a better understanding of complex concepts.

Generation Z Is Growing and Learning With Mobile Devices [#Infographic]

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Frank Smith A new infographic from itslearning provides a few statistics on the impact of mobile devices on K-12 education. Classroom Curriculum Mobile Device Management Mobility Online Learning

8 Steps for Designing and Deploying a Mobile App Strategy

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By EdTech Staff When planning the rollout of a new mobile application, school districts should focus on use cases, relevant metrics and other important considerations. Mobile Apps Mobile Device Management Mobility Smartphones Tablets

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. As mobile learning is a blend of the digital and physical, diverse metrics (i.e.,

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 […].

Special Education Teachers Want to Use Mobile Tech, but Lack Training

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Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Mobile Apps MobilityBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez Kent State University researchers address the need for more knowledge and professional development.

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.

EPISODE 143: 10 Practical, Entertaining Ways to Teach with Mobile Devices [PODCAST]

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The Every Classroom Matters Show: Tony Vincent, Expert on Teaching with Mobile Devices Tony Vincent started using mobile devices in the classroom back in the days of Palm Pilots. Since then, he’s become an expert on everything mobile.

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

A Principal's Reflections

Even though the cost of mobile devices has gone down, considerable purchasing challenges persist. Regardless of your position, think about reaching out to your family and friends to acquire mobile devices before they are ready to upgrade.

Enterprise Mobility Management Helps Schools Innovate

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Mobile Application Management Mobile Device Management MobilityBy Steve Zurier District officials say tools ease the administrative burden so they can get tablets and apps in the hands of students faster.