How Managed Tablet Services Improve Mobile App Selection and Deployment

EdTech Magazine

By BizTech Staff Schools can overcome application-deployment challenges by t urning to experienced mobility architects for help. Mobile Application Management Mobile Apps Mobility Tablets

Tablets and disruptive innovation

The Christensen Institute

It used to be that most devices in schools were desktop machines of either the Windows or Apple varieties, but recently many schools have been switching to mobile devices like the iPad or web-based devices like the Chromebook. Tablets are great for watching videos, reading books and articles, taking pictures, or playing interactive educational games, but they falter when it comes to typing up essays or preparing other documents.

Managed Tablet Bundles Simplify K–12 Mobility Initiatives

EdTech Magazine

By EdTech Staff Thanks to provider-managed mobility programs, IT can spend less time setting up, deploying and securing devices. . Mobility Tablets

10 engaging ways to use mobile devices in the classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Mobile devices are everywhere. Adults and children are using smartphones, tablets, e-readers and more to interact with each other and the web every day. More people interact with digital media through mobile now than through desktop computers, and that number continues to grow.

Catering to Today’s Learners with Mobile Apps for K-12 eLearning

EmergingEdTech

Future of Education Technology iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning ResourcesK-12 education today needs to cater to the learning style of Gen Z, the generation of “digital natives.”

New tablets for Education - comparing the new Acer Chromebook Tab 10 and the new Apple iPad

Educational Technology Guy

Last week had two interesting announcements for EDU - a new iPad and the Acer Chromebook Tab 10 tablet. Price - $329 for the Tab 10 includes the stylus, which docks into the tablet and does not need charging. Acer Apple chromebooks GAFE/Chromebooks tips iPad tablet

8 Steps for Designing and Deploying a Mobile App Strategy

EdTech Magazine

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

2025: Imagining the Future of Mobile Apps in Higher Education

EmergingEdTech

Students are Likely to Have an Unprecedented Level of Flexibility and Functionality in the Mobile-Enabled Higher Ed World of Tomorrow The folks at Anagram Interactive have partenered with Radar.io

Tablets: The correct prescription

Learning with 'e's

A total of 27 quantitative studies on the use of tablets in schools dating from 2010 were analysed and the major finding was that the tools are most effective when used in student centred learning, rather than within teacher controlled environments (Tamim et al, 2015a).

Review: Acer Iconia Tablet 10 Offers Sturdiness and Versatility for the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

Hardware Mobility TabletsBy Buzz Garwood Acer Iconia Tab 10 is a smart, affordable investment for modern K–12 classrooms.

TabPilot Tablet Manager

techlearning

TabPilot Tablet Manager is a combination mobile device management (MDM) and classroom management system for iOS and Android. Techlearning Resources

Discovering the Unexpected Elements of Classroom Mobility

EdTech Magazine

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

7 Reasons Why Mobile Apps Are Great for Vocabulary Boosting

EmergingEdTech

Mobile Apps Can be a Highly Effective Way to Discover and Learn New Vocabulary Think about how lucky students are these days. They can use different technologies to access knowledge at any time. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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.

Mobile is Changing Everything, and Education is no Exception

EmergingEdTech

Well Developed apps Provide Multi-modal Learning Pathways, Bridge Gaps, and Extend our Reach As the digital world gets more integrated with daily life, mobile apps are used as tools to get things.

Students' Tablet, Smartphone Usage Climbs, With Strong Appetite for Apps

Marketplace K-12

Seventy-eight percent of elementary school students say they regularly use a tablet, up from 66 percent a year ago, according a survey released by Pearson and conducted by the Harris Poll.

How Managed Tablet Subscriptions Can Stretch IT Dollars

EdTech Magazine

By EdTech Staff Managed tablet subscriptions can help IT leaders meet mobility requirements without overspending. . Mobile Device Management Mobility Wi-Fi

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.

What's the Future for Mobile Devices in the Classroom? [#Infographic]

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Mobile devices are more prevalent in K–12 classrooms than ever. A new survey on mobile learning from Project Tomorrow shows that today's schools are relying increasingly on students having experience with devices like smartphones and tablets to engage in modern curriculum.

Mobile Nations - great resources for all mobile OS's and devices

Educational Technology Guy

If you own a smartphone or tablet, you should be using Mobile Nations. Mobile Nations is a group of web sites that each focus on a mobile operating systems. These sites are great for anyone who uses a mobile system, including teachers, students, and others.

Enterprise Mobility Management Helps Schools Innovate

EdTech Magazine

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

Gen Z: Growing and Learning with Mobile (Infographic)

Educational Technology Guy

Mobile technology is huge - smartphones, tablets, laptops, Chromebooks - and provides some great learning opportunities. Studies show standardized test scores are higher in courses where students use mobile devices than in offline classrooms. * infographics mobile learning

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

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.,

Android Apps for Education - work on Chromebooks and Chrome OS Tablets too!

Educational Technology Guy

Android Apps for Education Android is the most popular mobile operating system in the world, running on smartphones and tablets. But, you can also use Android Apps on Chromebooks , including the new Chromebook Tab 10 Chrome OS tablet. Chrome and Android all in one! And don't forget about all of the Chrome Apps, Extensions and full websites Chromebooks and the Chromebook Tab can access.

Take the Terror out of Teaching with Tablets

Edudemic

The post Take the Terror out of Teaching with Tablets appeared first on Edudemic. How To Tools 21st Century Learners educational apps helping students mobile learning tablets teaching tools tips for teachersA year and a half ago, I became the iPad Man at the international language school where I teach. I imagine myself as some Mega Man character with the ability to shoot lasers with my fingertips.

Organizations Need to Balance Value and Security When Adopting New Mobile Devices

EdTech Magazine

Mobile Application Management Mobile Device Management Mobility Smartphones TabletsBy John Breeden II As new products hit the market, enterprises must decide whether to introduce the device or wait.

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.

Addressing Foreign Language Learning Anxiety with Mobile Technology

EmergingEdTech

iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics foreign language speaking practice app practice speaking foreign language practice speaking spanish app practice your spanish with app

ScanSnap IX100 Review Wireless Mobile Scanning to your Tablet

My Paperless Classroom

A mobile scanner that sends work back to my desk is really neat, but I don''t know if it is a game changer, but then I connected the scanner to my devices. I installed the app on my nexus 7 tablet as well as each of the iPads I use at work.

Mobile learning and blended interaction

Learning with 'e's

The advent of mobile communication has expanded this taxonomy still further. In this post I explore how the use of mobile (cell) phones is liberating learners to interact in many new ways and in many different contexts. Veteran education theorist Michael G.

Global Cultural Learning Using Mobile Devices (ISTE Mobile MegaShare Presentation)

Education with Technology

Based on my presentation at ISTE 2014 Mobile Megashare. Find six similarities in a mobile picture from another culture (“Wars are caused by differences, not similarities.”-Tuttle. English Common Core Mobile Activities.

Mobile Schools: The Next Generation in Communication and Engagement

A Principal's Reflections

As an early adopter of transformative technologies, I have been watching the mobile app space carefully to see how it can benefit all facets of education. My vision is for every high school around the country to have its own native mobile app. we have a richly-featured mobile app.

World Language Students Use of Mobile Devices in the Classroom

Education with Technology

Students can use laptops and mobile devices to hear authentic language, read authentic texts, read tweets about famous performers, see up-to-the-moment culture, watch video clips, see tv shows, and communicate with native speakers (Tuttle, 2013).

Review: Acer Tab 10 Gives Students the Best of Chromebooks and Tablets

EdTech Magazine

Review: Acer Tab 10 Gives Students the Best of Chromebooks and Tablets. Do we want a Chromebook or a tablet?” That’s how conversations about classroom mobility options often start. The Tab 10 looks as crisp and clear as tablets three times its price.

4 Things You May be Doing Wrong With Mobile-Responsive Learning Design

EmergingEdTech

Suggestions to Heed if you Want to Make Sure Your Mobile App or Content is Easy to Use This post is geared primarily towards ed tech developers and technologists, as opposed to our typical articles.

6 Places For Discovering New Mobile Apps

The Playground Advocate

I Education Apps Review (IEAR) - Another community effort, IEAR includes tons of app reviews, but even more resources around using tablets and apps in the classroom. If you have a favorite source for learning about educational mobile apps, I''d love to know about it.

Why Consider Mobile Learning? (Infographic)

elearning, mobile learning, gamification and more

2015 80% of people will be accessing the Internet from mobile devices. 2012, 65% of workers declared their mobile devices to be their “most critical work device.”. 3.65% of information searches started on a smartphone with 64% of these searches continued on a PC or tablet.

5 Tips to Keep the Hour of Code Going All Year

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Mobile Apps Mobility STEM TabletsBy Steven W. Anderson Don’t limit yourself to 60 minutes, coding projects, like making apps and programming computers, can last and last.

Mobilize for Productivity [Infographic]

Learning in Hand

Nowadays many of us carry smartphones and tablets, keep a digital calendar, and work from multiple computers. We''re becoming more mobile all the time, whether the information follows us in the cloud or we have a device that accesses that info.

Mobile Learning and Indian Education System

EdSense

Students often show more interest in learning from mobile phones, palmtops, tablets and personal digital assistants. Blurring the lines between indoor and outdoor learning environment, mobile devices have become a prominent learning tool. What Makes Mobile Technology Stand Out?