The Mobile Professor

Connecting 2 the World

The Mobile Adjunct Currently, I am involved in #adjunctchat, a community that meets on twitter at Tuesdays at 4:00 PM, New York time. The Personal Communication Society Yesterday, while reading an article I am writing for contribution to a book a colleague is working on, I came across Campbell and Park''s (2008) idea of personal mobile communication. My first research will be on private , public , and personal in mobile communications. Mobilities, 3(2), 291-311.

Got Twitter? Make it Better! #TCEA14


At the 2014 TCEA Convention and Exposition , I presented a concurrent session called Got Twitter? I assume folks reading this already know the basics of using Twitter and how to follow, Tweet, and Retweet. Participate in a Twitter chat. Got Twitter?

Celly Launches New Service and Android App for Building Mobile Social Networks

Educational Technology Guy

It is free to use (standard text messaging rates apply though) and anyone with a mobile phone or access to the web can use it. There is a full web console to control and monitor things and you can either create a Celly login or login with Facebook or 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. The group, started by a classmate of mine, is comprised of instructional designers, members of ITS, employees of educational technology developers, professors and instructors, and administrators/Educational Technology policy makers in upstate/northeastern New York state. This last meeting was on mobile technology, something that I have noticed is a growing trend in my classes.

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.

Mobile Connections and Resources

The Mobile Native

SIGML Wiki @sigml SIGML is an ISTE special interest group for mobile learning. This wiki provides mobile learning resources, webinars, discussions and a place to connect with other educators. This site is designed to promote the networking and integration of Mobile Learning into classrooms around the world. If you want to keep up with news in the field of Mobile Learning, stay tuned to the NewsRoll to get current highlights.

A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

A Global Search for Education Reflection From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. immigration policies? The hair on my arm prickled up like porcupine quills, but there was no breeze. It was a discussion about a digital literacy issue at the U.S.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon on episode 190 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Our handle for Twitter is @globaledcon. Twitter: @elemenous. Twitter: @stevehargadon.

Virtual Reality (VR) as a New Educational Paradigm

The CoolCatTeacher

Enrique Cachafeiro on episode 204 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter: @8bitbiologist.

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Digital Activities & Icebreakers for Gen Y

Teacher Reboot Camp

GET YOUR COPY OF THE 30 GOALS FOR TEACHERS OR LEARNING TO GO , WHICH HAS DIGITAL AND MOBILE ACTIVITIES AND HANDOUTS. You will find hashtags used on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Vine, and many other social networks. Get them to sign Responsible/Acceptable Use policies. 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.

Let the kids tweet.

Inquire and Inspire

Mobile devices are the latest tools visible in virtually any school in Ontario. Every year teachers come to terms with the increase of mobile technology in education as it permeates classrooms at light speeds.

iPad Basic Training for Teachers


The purposes for this initiative were to give teachers an additional tool for teaching and learning and to familiarize teachers with mobile devices in anticipation of more iPads being purchased for classroom use and a grades 6-12 BYOD program coming in the next school year.

50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

We’ve discussed before the logistics of how to teach with video games (especially for non-mobile games). A list of the most innovative games that have teaching and/or learning potential, for mobile (iPad & Android), console, or PC. Twitter: [link]. Twitter: [link].

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?Betsy DeVos at SXSW EDU: ‘What Students Really Need Won't Originate in Washington'


In an unusual move, DeVos spent the bulk of the session serving as moderator, asking questions and seeking policy advice from three panelists. Clayton said he was not a policy expert and passed, and Wallerstein hesitated and said that he had sympathy for the complexity of the secretary’s role. Wallerstein meanwhile called the challenge around economic and social mobility “the whole shooting match.” Education Technology Government Policy

3 Key Social Media Platforms That You Can Use To Keep Students Engaged In Your Classroom


Three of the most popular social media platforms among students are Snapchat, Facebook, and Twitter. Since Snapchat is a newer social media platform, you may not be as familiar with it as Facebook and Twitter. Where do students spend their time outside of school?

5 Reasons Students Want Technology in the Classroom

Gaggle Speaks

Some teachers are understandably unsure about bringing social networks like Facebook or Twitter into their classroom. Implement a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD ) policy that allows students to use mobile devices for lessons and collaborative group work.

A school district is building a DIY broadband network

The Hechinger Report

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) divides up the spectrum into allowable uses, such as for TV, radio, satellites and mobile data. There are classroom Twitter and Instagram feeds through which teachers celebrate student work and post announcements for parents.

How to Find the Best iOS Apps for Your Classroom

Shake Up Learning

I have also included a list of hashtags, as well as a fantastic list of educators to follow on Twitter! Mobile Learning Resources from Shake Up Learning. Twitter Accounts to Follow. See: Copyright Policy.

BYOD in Elementary Schools


We started BYOD in grades 6-12 last year, so we have policies and such in place. If possible, please leave your Twitter handle in your comment so others with questions might connect with you. Please see specifics on my re-use policy in the right-hand column of my blog before re-posting/re-using any of my blog content. BYOD BYOT collaboration mobile learning Image Used With Permission Have you implemented BYOD in an elementary school setting? In the U.S.,


How to Engage in Using Social Media as a School Leader

The 21st Century Principal

Many school leaders and policy makers still express a high level of skepticism regarding social media’s potential as an educational tool. Mobile devices put a computer in nearly everyone’s hands.

Managing And Protecting Digital Identities

The Web20Classroom

Many people were coming to Twitter, searching for his name and my feed was coming up because of the same name, of follower count and engagement levels. Since then Twitter reached out to me to have me Verified so my profile is more prominent in search so this doesn't happen again.

EdTechSandyK's Top 5 Posts of 2013


posts on my blog from 2013 as tracked by Blogger: How to Decode a Tweet , 1/7/13 - I originally wrote this post and created the graphic for it because I needed it for a Twitter for Professional Development workshop that I was going to be co-leading the next month.

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How K–12 Schools Can Use Next-Generation Content Filtering to Keep Students Safe

EdTech Magazine

Congress passed the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) in 2000, tying E-rate program discounts to a school’s internet safety policy. It might be a good time to review the policies around CIPA at a federal level ,” he says. Twitter.

#GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe

Shake Up Learning

Follow @GTeacherTribe on Twitter. See: Copyright Policy. The post #GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Using G Suite in the Primary Grades, Yes They Can!

New Analytics Tool From CDW, Lightspeed Systems Helps Schools Optimize Tech Use

Educational Technology Guy

With mobile device use on the rise – 74 percent of K-12 schools say they have more than one device per student – schools are challenged to optimize their technology use, manage device data across numerous platforms, maintain policy compliance and ensure student safety online.

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Goal: Rethink Classroom Management

Teacher Reboot Camp

A panel of child psychologists and educational policy experts joins guest host Manoush Zomorodi to discuss how rethinking discipline and punishment could prevent the alienation of students and break down this link between schools and prisons.”

Accelerating Change in Adult Education

Digital Promise

You can follow her on Twitter @patticonstan. There is a convergence upon us -- a convergence of needs, technology advances, and policy changes that make this an opportune moment to dive into the adult education market.

Learn Why Edsby Is A Great Learning Management System For Your School | @Edsby


Edsby is a robust, cloud-based, mobile learning management system that incorporates social learning, course planning, assessment management, and much more into a simple, easy to use package for the entire school community. Twitter:

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10 Questions That Must Be Answered When Going 1:1

The Mobile Native

What types of mobile learning initiatives have other school districts started? Image Credit: While planning a mobile initiative, start by looking at what has already been done. Reaching out on twitter is another possibility. Educators on twitter are always willing to share their ideas and experiences. Many districts give up on mobile learning initiatives before they even gets started due to lack of funds.

Product Review: Dell Latitude 3390 2-in-1 Is Adaptable to Any Curriculum

EdTech Magazine

MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out how mobile devices are proving to have a positive impact on K–12 learning. Each of those groups could have different permissions and policies , all set up and configured before the devices are distributed. Twitter.

How educators and teachers can get the most out of online forms software - guest post

Educational Technology Guy

Survey students and get instant results Depending on your classroom cell phone policy, you could have all of your students submit survey responses at the same time straight from their phones and have the results show on a screen in front of the room. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

The future is not here yet

Learning with 'e's

And since those days we have learned to turn communication into other forms – first the telegraph, then the telephone, radio and television, mobile phones and then the internet – they are all versions of language and ways of sharing our ideas with each other.

Olympic Learning! Over 32 Web Resources and Activities

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can learn about sports, current events, STEM , history, geography, and foreign policy while enjoying the Olympics. 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.

Can BYOD Narrow the Digital Divide? #SXSWedu


rubrics Follow #BYODchat on Twitter Nothing is the magic tool for getting our kids where they need to be. But we can use mobile devices to help. It''s becoming more socially acceptable to talk about school outside of school because of mobile devices.

The Power of a Goal-Minded Teacher

Teacher Reboot Camp

We have a grand mission to transform the world even if currently society, nor policy takes great care of its teachers. Join the movement by accomplishing any goal from any of the cycles then letting us know through a blog reflection or status update on our Facebook community or on Twitter, @30GoalsEdu . ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. .

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Goal: Rethink Classroom Management

Teacher Reboot Camp

A panel of child psychologists and educational policy experts joins guest host Manoush Zomorodi to discuss how rethinking discipline and punishment could prevent the alienation of students and break down this link between schools and prisons.”

11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Simple Updates to Your Classroom Procedures and Workflow sponsored by EdTech Software From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Will you have a class Twitter account? Make sure your photo policy fits with your school policy.

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The changing geography of work: a new report

Bryan Alexander

The report isn’t happy with this, and asks us to make policy changes now. Automation technologies may widen these disparities at a time when workforce mobility is at historic lows. How will a changing economy redistribute jobs and economic growth in the United States?

Adobe Creative Cloud launches today - CS6 apps, sync, storage system

Educational Technology Guy

By offering integration with Adobe Touch Apps, headlined by Photoshop® Touch, Adobe Creative Cloud enables new mobile workflows, from ideation to publishing, that bring the power of Adobe innovation to the classroom via iPad and Android tablets. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Learning Transformed #LT8Keys

A Principal's Reflections

This meant desks had to be in orderly rows, mobile devices out of site, and common areas free of anything that could distract students from the task at hand – achievement on standardized tests.