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. Student choice in environmental contexts and instructional tools (ahem, learning technologies) matters too.

Offline Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

Even without an Internet connection students learn a lot with mobile devices, laptops, and other technologies. Students carry these powerful learning tools in their pockets and can capture the learning all around them. Offline activities with mobile devices from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Play I Spy with my Mobile Device , which is in my book Learning to Go ! Challenge: Try one of these activities to get students learning with their mobile devices.

An Evolution in Mobile

A Principal's Reflections

Over the past two years the way we deliver content and other features through mobile has evolved and Beeonics has also evolved by starting a new journey. This new type of classroom and mobile lab is one of a kind and I have yet to see anything like it.

EPISODE 143: 10 Practical, Entertaining Ways to Teach with Mobile Devices [PODCAST]

The CoolCatTeacher

The Every Classroom Matters Show: Tony Vincent, Expert on Teaching with Mobile Devices Tony Vincent started using mobile devices in the classroom back in the days of Palm Pilots. Since then, he’s become an expert on everything mobile. Tech Tips Tools

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Mobile Permissions

Technology Tidbits

Mobile Permissions is a fantastic new free tool for educators to virtual send parents permissions slips. Mobile Permissions makes it easy for teachers to send any type of permission slip form to a parents/guardians phone or mobile device.

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.,

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

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.

A Practical Way to Increase Access to Mobile Technology Regardless of Age

A Principal's Reflections

With a pedagogy first, technology second if appropriate, approach to instructional design, educators can begin to support and enhance lessons with an array of tools. Even though the cost of mobile devices has gone down, considerable purchasing challenges persist.

Colleges Reinforce Inequality Rather than Social Mobility, New Book Argues

Edsurge

Questioning Social Mobility Efforts Social mobility is a hot topic in education research. He accuses the organization of misrepresenting findings from the Khan Academy collaboration to make it seem like more disadvantaged students were using the tools than actually were.

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning by Terry Heick Ed note: This post has been updated and republished from a previous Mobile Learning is about self-actuated personalization. As learning practices and technology tools change, mobile learning itself will continue to evolve. The post 12 Principles Of Mobile Learning appeared first on TeachThought.

Massive "Mobile MakerSpace" Resource

Adjusting Course

Sometimes it’s helpful to see a pedagogy and supporting tools in action, so there’s also plenty of video in the “Video Vault” section. Since we didn't have the luxury of designating an extra classroom as a “MakerSpace” we opted for a mobile-cart model.

Recent Mobile Learning Findings

The Mobile Native

Mobile Learning Integration 5. 32 iPad Tips and Tricks Smart Phones (Mobile Learning Devices) : 1. Marys City Schools Mobile Learning Technology 3. Mobile Learning Portal 4. 100 Mobile Tools for Teachers BYOD : 1. Katy ISD: A New Vision for Mobile Learning 3.

Mobile Learning: Making the Digital Promise Real

Digital Promise

The market for mobile education technology is vast and, more important, mostly untapped. But for the “digital promise” of new learning technologies to be made real for those in need of basic skills, mobile instruction must be designed for their real lives and learning needs. The Promise of Mobile. According to Pew Research Center , 92 percent of American adults own cell phones, and they are embracing their phones as learning tools. A Mobile Learning Call to Action.

[Registration Open] 4th Annual Summer Mobile Learning Experience #mobile2015

Kleinspiration

4th Annual Mobile Learning Experience What "Experience tools, techniques, and inspiration for teaching the mobile generation at Mobile Learning Experience 2015." Details Mobile 2015 has international speakers and participants.

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.

How Effective Is Your Edtech Tool? Five Questions to Ask

Digital Promise

When it comes to education technology (edtech), school leaders and developers alike want to provide the best tools—ones that truly make a difference. To identify effective digital learning tools, we have to know what kind of impact we are looking for. How are the tools teaching?

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50 Shades of Mobile

The Mobile Native

SMCS Mobile Learning Technology 2. The Mobile Learning Portal 3. Cybrary Man''s Mobile Learning Page 5. 100 Mobile Tools for Teachers 6. Go Mobile 4 Learning 8. Tool for Learning or Distraction? Mobile Learning Integration 17. Going Mobile 28.

How to use Google Classroom’s secret productivity tool: the mobile app

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech edtech educational technology feedback g suite for education google apps for education google classroom googleedu mobile app notificationsThe education world is starting to get used to Google Classroom. It was released in August 2014 to much fanfare and basic features. Since then, the updates have come fast and furious, and as of January 2017, Google Classroom has more than 70 million users: students, teachers and others. We’re finding ways to become more […].

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.

Scheduling Tweets? On Mobile?

ProfHacker

Yesterday I suddenly wondered why I couldn’t just schedule tweets from an app on my mobile. Long story short – Tweetdeck’s interface is really clunky on mobile and on my Android I can’t even see the Tweet as I write it (scheduled or not).

The Fabulous Field Trip Guide: Mobile Learning and QR Codes

Teacher Reboot Camp

As I venture to more museums, landmarks and national parks, I have noticed how these sites are making their exhibits more engaging by adding a mobile component. Before planning your next field trip, discover ways the site is integrating QR codes, mobile apps, and. Check out the rest of The Fabulous Field Trip Guide with suggested activities, virtual field trips, and virtual reality and augmented reality apps and web tools. “You have brains in your head.

10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Screencast Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

Our students can create how-to videos to teach others how to use favorite web tools or to demonstrate a process. Students can use screencasting tools with whiteboards to show how to complete an equation, to create visual word problems, or explain a theory.

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G Suite Top 10 Music Tools- Web and Mobile

EdTechTeam

Mobile Apps for Music Education Database of music teaching apps and creation resources selected from 1000's of tablet and smartphone apps for Android and iOS. Smart Music A fully web-based interactive practice tool that connects educators and students online and provides students with immediate feedback to help them improve. VexTab Music Notation Input music directly into Google docs!

13 Edtech Tools Every Teacher and Student Should Know About

Wisewire

Teachers must also learn to fully integrate technology in their pedagogy and use it not just as visual aids but also as tools to engage learners. Now the IWB has found its way in many modern classrooms as a powerful tool for enriching lessons and engaging learners.

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Verizon Mobile Learning Academy

The Mobile Native

New national research indicates that training teachers to integrate mobile technology into instruction may have a positive effect on students’ standardized test scores and academic achievement. ISTE Mobile Learning

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. It has a thriving educational community and is easy to use. With this, you can deliver and watch the presentations in real time. It is currently only available on iOS and web (ie laptops), but I''d imagine the feature will come to Android soon.

Advancing Mobile Phones as Learning Devices

A Principal's Reflections

Fortunately for me I have already begun to work with my staff and students to transform the teaching and learning culture at New Milford HS as it pertains to cell phones as mobile learning devices. 21st Century Education educational technology mobile learning devices Opinion

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

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?

Building the Right Infrastructure to Support Mobile Learning

techlearning

First as consumers and then as educators, schools are committing to mobile technology as their preferred method of digital interaction. They’ve grown up tech-savvy and prefer to do everything on mobile devices.

The Post-LMS World: Social, Simple, Modern, Mobile and Student-centric

Edsurge

While it’s great for instructor workflows, it has always been a course management tool, not a learning tool. The LMS succeeds as a core productivity tool for educators because it allows institutions to extend their academic capacity and transcend the constraints of time and space.

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Mobile Classrooms Bring STEM Where Students Need IT

EdTech Magazine

Mobile Classrooms Bring STEM Where Students Need IT. Educators are utilizing education technology to repurpose old trailers and buses to create mobile education spaces , classrooms on wheels where students are able to experience what STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) has to offer. With the education spotlight on mobility and education equity , these roving resources may be the next step in using technology integration to narrow the education gap among K–12 students.

Cool Cat Teacher’s 31 Favorite Everyday Tools I’m Using Right Now #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

A special Valentine's Day Episode of 10MT with Links to Tools and Tech I Use From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I’m showing love to my dear teacher friends by just sharing all the tools and tips that have me excited right now.

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