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. Challenge: Get students to move with their mobile devices.

Prezi - the zooming presentation tool - gets mobile presenting features

Educational Technology Guy

Prezi is a very cool presentation tool that allows you to create zooming presentations with images, text, video and animations. Prezi has just announced Mobile Presentin g. With this, you can deliver and watch the presentations in real time. Your audience (students) can follow along on their own device and stay in sync with where you are in the presentation. I use Prezi for certain presentations. presentation Prezi

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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.

Why Kindergartners Must Learn Technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

If you missed this article over at ReadiLearn , here are my thoughts about teaching technology in kindergarten: Why Kindergartners Must Learn Technology. When I started teaching technology almost twenty years ago, I taught K-8, three classes in each grade every week.

Tech-Savvy Seniors: Myth or Present-Day Reality?

Ask a Tech Teacher

A topic I don’t cover enough in Ask a Tech Teacher is how seniors handle the onslaught of technology in their lives. Older people have always been reticent to adopt new inventions, especially when it comes to new technology.

20 Terrific Presentation Tech Tools for Kids!

Kleinspiration

I recently submitted a piece to my friend, Laura Candler, for inclusion of her new eBook: 20 Terriffic Presentation Tech Tools for Kids. They will love these novel methods of using technology to present information and reports. Google Drive Presentations 5.

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Massive "Mobile MakerSpace" Resource

Adjusting Course

Since we didn't have the luxury of designating an extra classroom as a “MakerSpace” we opted for a mobile-cart model. Fast forward to today, and we now have a fleet of 15-20 Mobile MakerSpace carts stored in our Media Center and surrounding hallways. This is not a technology initiative.)

It's Not a Technology Issue

A Principal's Reflections

Technology still gets a bad rap in many education circles. This ends up resulting in the formation of rules and policies that severely restrict or prohibit student use of mobile technology and social media as tools to support and/or enhance learning.

The challenges of mobile learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

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.

Expand Technology Integration and Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

adults ages 18–65—around 118 million—perform at or below the lowest proficiency levels in problem solving in technology rich environments ( National Center for Education Statistics, 2016 ). Learner access to computers at home is limited, while access to mobile phones is high.

Integrating Technology Meaningfully with Mission Minded Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

For many of our students, technology is just another aspect of their lives. They grew up with the Internet, social media, and mobile devices. Students are presented with a choice of digital missions with real world impact.

Colleges Reinforce Inequality Rather than Social Mobility, New Book Argues

Edsurge

Questioning Social Mobility Efforts Social mobility is a hot topic in education research. News on Monday published a new ranking of colleges that excel in social mobility. “It’s Whatever the cause, being underrepresented at top-tier schools limits black students’ social mobility.

Let’s Present! 21+ Digital Poster Tools & Tips

Teacher Reboot Camp

The How To of Digital Poster Presentations from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. If you are creating digital posters with a tablet or mobile device then try these free apps- Canva (iPad), Buncee Pro (iPad), Thinglink (iOS & Android), Pic-Collage (iOS & Android), Tackk (use on any tablet through the browser), Glogster (iPad), and Grafio (iOS). Integrate digital research and STEAM (Science, Technology, Art, and Math) by having students create infographics.

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Five Top Technology Trends In Special Education

Wisewire

(TNS) — Fueled by technological advances, changing state policies, and a continued push from advocates, ed-tech companies and researchers are crafting new tools and strategies to better serve students with disabilities. As a technology lover who is blind, Luis F.

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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. Related content: Mobile apps for students with special needs. Related Content: eSchool News Digital & Mobile Learning Guide.

20 Posts To Help You Integrate Technology the Right Way!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Technology is just a tool. In my book, The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers , I describe the many ways in which technology has impacted our traditions, rituals, communication, language, relationships, values, and learning. Below are my top 2015 posts on integrating technology to help you better guide your learners. 20 Ways to Transform Learning with Technology. Let’s Present!

Youth? ?Can? ?Change? ?the? ?World:? ?Lessons? ?from? ?the? ?T-Mobile? ?Changemaker? ?Lab?

Edsurge

Against a backdrop of magenta balloons, lights, and t-shirts, the 30 winning teams of the 2019 T-Mobile Changemaker Challenge descended on T-Mobile's headquarters in Bellevue, WA. Each team had an opportunity to pitch their projects to T-Mobile leaders for feedback and advice.

SlideShare Presentations

Technology Tidbits

SlideShare the world''s most popular site for creating/sharing presentations has just released a free iOS app. This app allows users to view presentations on their mobile device. Also, a user can download and browse through presentations on a wide range of topics (i.e

3 Emerging Technologies That Will Reshape Education in 2019

Wisewire

Education and cutting-edge technologies are core to the many programs at NYC Media Lab , where we lead university-corporate partnerships, communications and events. 5G technology and edge computing will reshape education with lightning speeds. Mobile AR, Voice and Future Interfaces.

6 Cases of Interactive Digital Whiteboards as an Assistive Technology in Special Education

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Learn about assistive technology in special education. Assistive technology in special education can bring much-needed help to teachers who have students with disabilities or providing special education services. Understanding Special Education and Assistive Technology.

CUE Presents the LeRoy’s Big Idea 2017 Finalists

CUE

These finalists will present their Big Ideas in a Saturday (3/18/17) morning session called LeRoy’s Big Idea: Innovative Lesson Design Competition. We (my 8th grade STEM class and I) want to create a mobile STEM Lab that we can bring to classes. CUE is you, the educators.

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#LearningIs mobile

Learning with 'e's

Much was discussed during the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week in Paris. The image presented here was ironic, appearing as it did on the door to the main venue of the conference, but as several pointed out, the device in the image is a reference to a bygone age when mobile phones were primitive.

Mobile learning: The good and the bad

Neo LMS

Everywhere we go, here and there, people always seem to have a mobile device in their hands, be it a smartphone or a tablet. It’s almost a sin not to own a mobile device. Our mobile devices are online 24/7. Mobile learning of course. Mobile learning is now a movement and it’s not just about picking up a tablet and off you go. Mobile learning is about transforming how everyone can access shared knowledge and resources.

Social Identity and Mobile Technology

Connecting 2 the World

The focus of this post is on defining social identity as it relates to mobile technology. Cell phones and mobile technology has created a new level of social identity in which a person does not have to physically be present to categorize themselves or play a role expected when they perceive themselves as part of a group. In other words, mobile technology allows for a constructed social identity based on social asperations rather than physical social inclusion.

Jumpstart Engagement with Interactive Whiteboard Classroom Technology

ViewSonic Education

The advent of interactive large format displays further expands the options for achieving the documented benefits delivered by this transformative classroom technology. Classroom display board technology is a powerful thing. Facilitation of group projects and individual presentations.

Distributed groups and mobile technology

Connecting 2 the World

If technology or even a vital member of the group was missing, the work of the group could be delayed for days or even weeks. While some work could be distributed, the technology still required some central coordination. How has mobile technology affected distributed groups? In a recent chapter I wrote about mobile technology, researchers (Ladner, 2008; Julsrud & Bakke, 2009) found that there is a blurring of the lines between work and home life.

Giving a great presentation: some tips and advice

Bryan Alexander

What makes for a great presentation? Caveats: this post is about doing the presentation itself. Other posts might cover planning for the speech, what to do afterwards, and technology issues. This post doesn’t address content, just the means of presenting it.

5 Top Ways Technology Benefits Project Based Learning

Wisewire

Most students who have their own mobile device are constantly connected, so much that they deem their devices as necessary as the shirt they are wearing. They wouldn’t walk out of the house without a shirt on, nor would they go anywhere without their mobile devices.

Is mobile the key to physics instruction?

eSchool News

$5 million NSF grant initiative leads to mobile physics instruction module. Even the order in which classes are presented to students has been studied and evaluated. Mobile and Handheld Technologies News STEM Top News

10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently I presented a webinar for Simple K12, 10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Active Learning. Create a basic QR code easily even on your mobile device that leads to a link, a message or any text, your contact details, or your location.

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. CDTEG is a group of people interested in integrating technology at the higher ed level. 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.

Social, mobile, and personal learning futures

Learning with 'e's

Many of my public presentations have the prefix: Digital Learning Futures, because for me, the future of education and learning will be greatly influenced by digital technologies.

Buncee Goes Mobile

Technology Tidbits

Teachers are using it to "flip" a classroom, announcements, create stunning presentations/digital stories, project based learning, and much much more. Recently, Buncee released their latest iOS apps ( iPad/iPhone ) for mobile learning. Buncee is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

Assessment and Mobile Learning Questions

Education with Technology

Technology can play a critical role in the learning process. Here are some questions about assessment and mobile learning to think about as you plan for your mobile learning. Who/ What will assess the students’ mobile learning? A) the same mobile app that the student worked on. B) a different mobile app. E) the teacher assesses the students’ paper, presentation or project that incorporates learning from the mobile device.

Can Mobile Technology Help Us Be More Mindful?

Reading By Example

This wearable technology attaches to your clothing and monitors your breathing patterns. To answer the question, “Can mobile technology help us be more mindful?”, I consider my own mobile tech use.