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. Classroom management stems from good instruction.

10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. Effective Technology Integration Mobile Learning Curiosity edtech mlearning mobile learning qr qr codes STEAM STEM

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Students Invited to Take a Peek into the Future of Mobility

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Toyota and Discovery Education Hosts Virtual Field Trip on Cars of the Future: Artificial Intelligence and Automated Vehicles Immersive Educational Experience to Explore STEM Concepts set for Oct. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc.,

The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015

TeachThought - Learn better.

Thus, there are chats that look at the purpose of school, the role of race, the idea of students as makers, the role of student voice, the function of parents in education, and exciting learning models like mobile learning, project-based learning, and game-based learning. stem.

23 Earth Day Activities, Resources, Web Sites, & Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

They can share their ideas on social media to make people worldwide more aware and encourage people to make small and big changes to preserve resources and reduce waste. Below discover activities, resources, websites, mobile apps, and more to get your students to play an active role in caring for the Earth. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

Claims on Social Media : Students consider the sources of a tweet and the information contained in it in order to describe what makes it both a useful and not useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses.

Ideas for Promoting Digital Diversity

Teacher Reboot Camp

For the next week, I will be participating in many events to support gender and cultural diversity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Research points to low percentages of females and minorities pursuing STEM degrees and professions. Rethink how you teach STEM.

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STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently, I was in Indiana presenting about teaching Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM) in ways that engage digital learners. Others are encouraged to create their own #EmojiScience videos and share them on social media with the hashtag #EmojiScience. Try STEM Hollywood lesson plans , this 2nd/3rd grade lesson , or this one for English Language Learners. STEAM STEM , by shellyterrell.

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

Crescerance and MAD-Learn (for Mobile App Development). Crescerance and MAD-Learn are my tools for mobile app development. The kids are programming apps and using the MAD (mobile app development) Learn platform. MAD stands for “Mobile App Development.”

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Fostering a Culture of Innovation! Students who S.A.I.L!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Think about our mobile devices and technology now. Sign up for my new In-Service / Graduate Fully Accredited online courses , Connected Educators: Harnessing the Power of Social Media for Professional Development, and Methodologies for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. .

Fostering a Culture of Innovation! Students who S.A.I.L!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Think about our mobile devices and technology now. Sign up for my new In-Service / Graduate Fully Accredited online courses , Connected Educators: Harnessing the Power of Social Media for Professional Development, and Methodologies for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. .

5 Ways Adobe Premiere Rush Encourages Creativity in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

I love that this works with their individual mobile phone cameras. Additionally, even if we are only working on mobile devices, students can make a full video with b-roll and music on any of their devices. I have typically not posted first projects on social media.

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Nearly 60% of Teens Use Their Own Mobile Devices in School for Learning

The Innovative Educator

The ultimate learning experience for students is both highly collaborative and extremely personalized, supported by mobile devices and digital content, reports Project Tomorrow in their latest Speak Up report. As noted here and elsewhere, girls’ interest in STEM drops as they get older.

Digital Citizenship: The Critical Call To Educate and Prepare 21st-Century Learners

EdNews Daily

Today’s youth are digital natives who are unaware of life without Internet access, instant communication, mobile phones and an abundance of on-demand information sitting in their pockets. Among these “mobile teens,” 94% go online daily or more often. By 2018, STEM jobs in the U.S.

MAD about Mattering: A New Global Collaborative App Project #steam

The CoolCatTeacher

This new project will take the best of compassion driven innovation, mobile app development, and global collaboration to create a new model of collaborative engineering between students of all ages. You can also follow the movement on social media with the hashtag #appsthatmatter.

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Sit With Us App: How Kids are Fighting Bullying One Lunch Table at a Time

The CoolCatTeacher

Her “Sit with Us” apps and clubs are sweeping the US and other countries as kids use social media to find other kids and stand against bullying. So you sign up, like any social media site.

Gearing Up for the Hour of Code – SULS040

Shake Up Learning

Share photos and videos of your Hour of Code event on social media. Post your answers in the Shake Up Learning community or on your favorite social platform. The post Gearing Up for the Hour of Code – SULS040 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Hour of Code is coming!

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently, I was in Indiana presenting about teaching Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM) in ways that engage digital learners. Others are encouraged to create their own #EmojiScience videos and share them on social media with the hashtag #EmojiScience. Try STEM Hollywood lesson plans , this 2nd/3rd grade lesson , or this one for English Language Learners. STEAM STEM , by shellyterrell.

Merge Cube Mania in Middle School

The CoolCatTeacher

When you scan the cube with your mobile device — it will work with an iPhone, an iPad, and it works with Android, but you have to have the Merge Cube app on it. Karen: About a month ago, I started seeing stuff on social media. They had to include media in the review.

Online YC Demo Day Includes A Byju’s Rival, Quiz Bowl App, Parenting Advice Platform

Edsurge

She previously led LinkedIn Learning’s social learning team as a product manager. The startup previously participated in Facebook’s FbStart program for growing mobile startups. The app covers subjects that range from science to social studies to economics.

This Teacher Makes Financial Literacy Personal for Students

Edsurge

For example, I love that there is a mobile banking unit because I felt I was lacking in that area. They also need to understand online banking, mobile banking and alternative payment systems like Venmo. With something like Venmo, money transfers can easily become a social activity.

COVID-19 pushes learning online

eSchool News

Suddenly, social media and networking platforms were a flurry of resource-sharing, with educators posting ideas for everything from at-home math activities to fun STEM and art projects designed to keep children engaged while practicing social distancing.

10 Great Virtual Reality Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

Topics might include languages, literature, social science, STEM, coding, makerspaces, and arts. All you need (for VR) is the Expeditions app, a mobile device or Chrome OS, and a Cardboard or Daydream viewer. They can also be embedded into a website, blog or social media.

STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Teachers often share resources with these keywords- Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM). Create a virtual learning space with Edmodo , Schoology , Weebly , Wikis, blogs, or other social media tools. Get students to visualize their learning with social bookmarking and curation tools like Diigo , Pearltrees , Storify , Pinterest , Livebinders , and Educlipper. Make it mobile!

3 Techniques for Promoting Resilience in Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

The results were a challenging customer service experience, the haphazard—and quite possibly inaccurate—entry of my medical information due to an inability to locate the correct codes, and even conflict between team members stemming from one nurse’s inability to call up my records.

How Self-Service Technologies Help College Students Find Jobs

EdNews Daily

Leading schools understand that technology and student services go hand-in-hand, as mobile devices are now ubiquitous (a study by Pearson Education indicates that 9 out of 10 college students own a smartphone). Education News Higher Education STEM TechnologyBy Sarah Wallace.

Jobs in cybersecurity are exploding: Why are women locked out?

The Hechinger Report

The social conditioning starts really early.”. For example, 54 percent of women majoring in STEM fields concentrate in biological and life sciences, which are among the majors with the lowest-paying career prospects, but only 17 percent select majors in the more lucrative field of engineering.

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How to Build a Modern School – 6 Key Elements to Embed in Your Groundwork

ViewSonic Education

For example, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls not only empathize intellect but also social skills in their mission statement. Examples are STEM, PBL, Inquiry-Based Learning, Interdisciplinary, and Base Learning.

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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. Your students will also learn about different cultures and traditions by following the Olympics online through videos, articles, images, social media and infographics. Students can create social media marketing campaign posters for different local businesses.

6 Worthwhile Websites for High School Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

The app includes no in-app purchases, no social media connections, and no advertising. Free, web-based and mobile. Mobile games include NASA Satellite Insight, Lunar Electric Rover simulator, Hopscotch, TeslaTown , and more.

Making IT Happen (at ISTE)

Edsurge

who has done research on integrating K-12 curriculum (especially in STEM) with mobile learning. Sarah Thomas, founder of EduMatch, which uses social media and other digital tools to connect educators worldwide as lifelong learners and is regional technology coordinator for Prince George’s County Public Schools in Md.

Can a college completion crisis be solved by students sharing their struggles?

The Hechinger Report

The “ WeBelonginCollege ” campaign stems from the film “Personal Statement,” which follows three New York City public high school seniors on a challenging journey to navigate college admissions while simultaneously working to help their peers to do the same.

Effective School Communications In The Summer

The Web20Classroom

This is also a good time of year to do a short email survey to parents to check for things like message frequency (too much or too little), preferred method of delivery, and other ways they’d like to be communicated with like social media. Common Sense Media has an extensive list.)

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The People and Moments That Define Us

A Principal's Reflections

Image Credit: [link] My second reason for wanting to become an administrator early on in my career stemmed from the fact that I wanted to help as many students as possible. Once in the space that social media provided, I began to lurk and learn.

The future of classrooms

Learning with 'e's

This is due to the rapid proliferation of mobile technology, the disintermediation of traditional teacher and student roles, new trends such as MOOCs and the upsurge of user generated content on social media sites - all of which take learning away from previously familiar territory.