Educators See Positive Impact of Mobile Devices in K–12

EdTech Magazine

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. Twitter.

Mobile Technology: An instructor's viewpoint

Connecting 2 the World

I was a member of a panel at a recent CDETG conference on Mobile Technology. This last meeting was on mobile technology, something that I have noticed is a growing trend in my classes. I had never thought of the mechanics behind mobile technology (partly because I don't use apps on any of my own mobile technology.my Student notifications of events or class cancellations used this technology for mobile technology. educational technology mobile technology CDETG

#4: What does research really say about iPads in the classroom?

eSchool News

Popular mobile devices may come and go, but the iPad has remained a hit in the K-12 classroom. While doing this, we came across several outcomes that made us question and dig deeper into what the research actually says about using them in the classroom.

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3 Levels of Connectivity K–12 Schools Should Consider

EdTech Magazine

According to a report from K–12 device company Kajeet, the number of mobile devices sold to K–12 schools grew 10 percent year-over-year, with 73 percent of teachers polled agreeing technology has changed classroom dynamics over the past five years for the better. Twitter.

Utilizing Augmented Reality as an Impetus for Learning

A Principal's Reflections

To improve outcomes student agency has to be at the forefront. Using the camera on a mobile device (phone, tablet) AR overlays images/media over the real world. For more information check out the Metaverse blog to see what teachers are creating and check them out on Twitter.

Developers Put Research to Work

Digital Promise

With a growing number of tools making their way into the classroom, entrepreneurs must recognize how scientific research can help them better understand students and improve outcomes. Twitter. Graphite • Twitter. Graphite • Twitter. Graphite • Twitter.

How Edge Computing Could Benefit K–12 Classrooms

EdTech Magazine

Mobile phones and tablets are essentially full-scale computers. Student outcomes: With real-time feedback, edge computing could power learning systems designed to enhance performance. “We Twitter. How Edge Computing Could Benefit K–12 Classrooms. eli.zimmerman_9856.

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Class Dojo real-time behavior feedback platform Apps get updates

Educational Technology Guy

It''s easy to use and many teachers who use it have seen positive outcomes from using it with their students. The full press release is below: ClassDojo Mobilizes More Teachers to Build Students’ Character Anywhere with Version 2.0 of its mobile apps for iOS and Android.

3 Ways To Encourage Creativity In Your Classroom This Year

The Web20Classroom

While content may be set by standards or expected outcomes, students can get creative in how they learn that content, the methods by which they connect that content to already known knowledge and especially in how they demonstrate their understanding. This post is in partnership with ACER.

Q&A: Leila Nuland on How to Build Equitable Computer Science Curricula

EdTech Magazine

What I can tell you anecdotally from the work that we've done here at Hanover is that, even with a BYOD program, there's still equity challenges with that because not every student has a mobile device to bring. . Twitter.

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Olympic Learning! Over 32 Web Resources and Activities

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can learn about the Olympics on Twitter: Follow these accounts and hashtags to get the latest updates and news- @Olympics , @NBCOlympics , @NPROlympics , @ESPNOlympics , #Olympics , #Rio2016 , and #Olympics2016. Check out this Twitter list of Olympic athletes. Try inviting a few to answer questions via Twitter with your class. They can make predictions for the 2016 Olympics based on their research or predict top competitors or possible outcomes.

Pushing the Limits on Instagram in 2018

The Christensen Institute

To comments To engagement To outcomes. ? Specifically on Instagram, It’s such a visual platform where we often put SO much time, energy and thought Into what we share… Which makes it honestly HARD not to get attached to outcomes. Share it on Twitter using #InstagramLimitations.

Leading Educators Take the Stage to Ignite Change in Education

Digital Promise

Speakers proposed rethinking education by setting an inclusive vision that puts teachers and students first, encouraging students to showcase their work, leveraging the power of technology to improve student outcomes, and investing in the potential of every student.

9 Steps for Choosing a Device

Tom Murray

However, school leaders should press providers on research, evidence, and case studies where the device choice and implementation lead to positive student outcomes. Higher Ed: Samsung Galaxy TabPro S : The award winning TabPro S provides ultra mobility and the freedom of a Galaxy tablet with the productivity of a full windows device. Insights , EDU Twitter , EDU LinkedIn , YouTube and SlideShare. This post is sponsored by Samsung.

11 Back-to-school Activities for the First Month of School

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are eleven such activities I’ve collected from colleagues using transformative tools that optimize learning while making students active participants in expected learning outcomes: Class management. This tool is intuitive, easy to use, and is available on mobile devices only.

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Top 10 Google Classroom Updates for Back to School!

EdTechTeam

Cross-posted from Google for Education Blog We’ve seen educators do incredible things with G Suite for Education tools : creatively teach classroom material, collaborate with students, and design innovative assignments to achieve meaningful outcomes.

Epic Guide To Game Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

100+ Game Based Learning Resources to Get Started in Your Classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Tweeting Aztec’s Project to teach history with Twitter with Australian Educator Jacques du Toit.

#DLNchat: Where the Digital Learning Network Connects

Edsurge

It’s the Twitter chat for the Digital Learning Network. Let’s start with some basics… What is a Twitter chat? A Twitter chat is an opportunity for individuals to meet on Twitter at the same time to discuss a specified topic. Before the Twitter chat starts, a host, @HigherEdSurge , announces the topic and time for the chat. At the specified time, log into Twitter and search for the chat hashtag, #DLNchat.

Experiences in Self-Determined Learning: Moving from Education 1.0 Through Education 2.0 Towards Education 3.0

User Generated Education

Use technologies and mobile apps based on drill and grill where learners are given direction instruction via these technologies and asked to provide the correct answers via quiz questions. (I

Why Teacher Recruitment Needs to Change

Insight Education Group

We also know that teacher quality has a greater impact on student outcomes than any other factor, including race, socioeconomic status, and prior academic record. In addition, 45% of job seekers use their mobile devices every day in their job search.

Learning First, Technology Second #motivationmonday

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Liz Kolb on episode 81 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @lkolb. She is a MACUL board member and a member of the COSN advisory board for mobile learning and emerging technologies.

ClassDojo - free classroom behavior system - announces iOS apps.

Educational Technology Guy

It''s easy to use and many teachers who use it have seen positive outcomes from using it with their students. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. ClassDojo is a free online system that helps teachers promote positive behavior in their classroom by letting them track and share student progress and positive behaviors and areas of concern. The only issue was that it was online, so teachers had to go to their computers to update things.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition)

Doug Levin

On twitter, I also ponder the trend of tech-savvy teachers increasingly resembling NASCAR drivers, proudly wearing digital uniforms on social media full of sponsored messages as proof of expertise: Why do some in K-12 define #edtech expertise by # of tech company certifications acquired? Shades of the reactions to the outcomes-based education reforms of the mid-1990s. Another week, two more incidents added to the K-12 Cyber Incident Map. One involved a.

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“The eZone breaks the barriers of digital apartheid in South Africa, as students have equal access to devices and high-speed Wifi.” – Paula Barnard-Ashton, South Africa

Daily Edventures

It took six years to raise the funds and find the location to create the eZone , which was officially opened in September 2017 as a technology rich, flexible, active learning space that uses mobile technologies for collaboration and content creation.”. Paula Barnard-Ashton.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: September 6, 2017 Texas Legislature Passes Student Privacy Act | JDSupra → The Student Privacy Act, which took affect on September 1, 2017, protects students’ personally identifiable information used in connection with websites, online services, online applications, or mobile applications for a school purpose. Twitter not your thing?

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 36 Edition)

Doug Levin

Tagged on: September 6, 2017 Texas Legislature Passes Student Privacy Act | JDSupra → The Student Privacy Act, which took affect on September 1, 2017, protects students’ personally identifiable information used in connection with websites, online services, online applications, or mobile applications for a school purpose. Twitter not your thing?

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What Kind Of Parent Are You: Carpenter Or Gardener?

MindShift

Ironically, the less that mothers and fathers worry about outcomes, she says, the better their children may fare in life. People got to be more mobile and people had children at a later age.

Leadership Roundtable: Digital Equity

techlearning

The most important outcome of our visits was that our teachers became friends with teachers at Leyden and left there with Twitter handles and contacts. We used mobile hotspots at first,” said Rogers.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 14 Edition)

Doug Levin

On twitter, I also ponder the trend of tech-savvy teachers increasingly resembling NASCAR drivers, proudly wearing digital uniforms on social media full of sponsored messages as proof of expertise: Why do some in K-12 define #edtech expertise by # of tech company certifications acquired? Shades of the reactions to the outcomes-based education reforms of the mid-1990s. Another week, two more incidents added to the K-12 Cyber Incident Map. One involved a.

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10 ways Google is making Classroom and Forms easier for teachers this school year

eSchool News

We’ve seen educators do incredible things with G Suite for Education tools: creatively teach classroom material, collaborate with students, and design innovative assignments to achieve meaningful outcomes. Stay tuned on Twitter this Back to School season for more.

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

On Saturday morning, during the “Saved by Twitter” session, I watched complete strangers huddle in groups to discuss social media, their use of Twitter, the challenges involved in using social media and I witnessed a few people send their first tweet or use a hashtag for the first time.

How to Use Real World Problems to Teach Design Thinking, 3D Printing and Collaboration

Edsurge

The surprising collaboration led to some ingenious outcomes: a playing-card holder for someone with a bad rotator cuff; a bingo marker that is easy to pick up and move; a bagel holder that makes slicing safer. Twitter: @RichLehrer1 A summer fellowship in Rwanda sent Lehrer looking for middle school STEM projects that would link students to the community. Teach empathy, grow problem finders, educate your community, and mobilize student leaders—among others. .

The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We have gotten much more mobile-friendly , as there are Collaborate apps for iOS and Android, and the conference schedule and session links can be easily accessed on mobile devices by going to [link] from your mobile device or clicking on the "mobile schedule" link in the Summit menu.

The persistence of distance (learning)

Learning with 'e's

Certainly these questions have been raised many times in the last few years, and once again featured, this time as a topic of conversation at a recent Twitter based #EDENChat. m-Learning, or mobile learning focused on the use of personal technologies.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Motherboard : “ Twitter Is Banning Anyone Whose Date of Birth Says They Joined Before They Were 13.” ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Lobbying group for independent colleges says it’s open to expanding federal data collection on student outcomes but remains opposed to student-level database favored by public colleges and many policy makers.” ” “Global Demand for Mobile Computing Devices in K–12 Grows, Powered by U.S.

The Greatest Challenge Facing School Leaders in a Digital World

Edsurge

They prohibit the use of Twitter and YouTube, and they block blogs. When nearly all information is digital or online, multi-modal and multi­media, accessed by mobile devices that fit in our pockets, the question should not be whether schools prepare students for a digital learning landscape, but rather how.

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

On Saturday morning, during the “Saved by Twitter” session, I watched complete strangers huddle in groups to discuss social media, their use of Twitter, the challenges involved in using social media and I witnessed a few people send their first tweet or use a hashtag for the first time.

Can Competency-Based Education Demonstrate Mastery Across a Lifetime? #DLNchat

Edsurge

The Twitter chat started by first defining the buzzwords at the center of our discussion. Regardless of the delivery, it’s the outcome that learners need to demonstrate. Morrison’s idea: “In my CBE utopia students are in one system that handles all administrative functions, provides robust digital learning objects, immersive experiences, artifact repository, and an engagement layer for working with faculty and other students in a mobile first environment.

Higher education technology predictions for 2014

Mark Smithers

MOOCs are just one outcome of these and, in their current form, they are largely a transitory product of their time. TL;DR. Wizard by seanmgrath. In summary, we’ll have another contentious year.

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Political leaders across parties and nations now want to crack down on the internet, because terror

Bryan Alexander

One outcome of last month’s Paris attacks and this month’s San Bernardino shootings is that political leaders and would-be presidents are talking about adding new restrictions to the internet. Should we take an active position in opposition, mobilizing educators in public?