25 creative ideas for using mobile devices in school

Ditch That Textbook

Whether you have iPads, Android tablets or a bring your own device policy for students, mobile devices are a great way to engage our students. DitchBook Twitter chat Ed Tech Teaching ipads in the classroom mobile devices in the classroom teaching with mobile devicesAnd the best part is that these devices encourage our students to get up and moving because they are made for using on the go. So how can we utilize […].

20+ Mobile Learners Worth Following On Twitter #mlearning

The Mobile Native

Here is a list of 20+ Mobile Learners that share great mlearning content on twitter. Each one of them shares their unique views of mobile learning from around the world. Here is a list I created on twitter of 101 Mobile Learners. iPads Mobile Learning Twitter

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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.,

Twitter adds group chat and a mobile video cam

NeverEndingSearch

No secret: I rely heavily on Twitter for keeping up with professional news and for messaging and for sharing discoveries. So, I was very happy to discover that Twitter’s Direct Message feature recently expanded to include group messaging. messaging twitter

Podcasting Microphones For Mobile Recording

TeacherCast

If you know someone who is interested in purchasing new equipment for their podcast, please click here to share this post with them on Twitter! Twitter: @PodcastingToday.

10 Way to Use Twitter for Fun Assignments, Projects, Class Work

EmergingEdTech

Twitter can Bring a Contemporary, Fun Social Element to Topic Exploration, Research, Projects, and Other Classroom Activities Twitter, along with other social media platforms, is more often banned.

K–12 Schools Need Strong Mobile Device Management Services

EdTech Magazine

K–12 Schools Need Strong Mobile Device Management Services. K–12 students and teachers rely heavily on mobile devices for learning and teaching, respectively, which means IT leaders need solutions to manage these endpoints. Twitter.

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.

10 Reasons Twitter Works In Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

10 Reasons Twitter Works In Education. As a social media platform, twitter is extremely likeable. While all social media sites serve some useful niche or they’d likely disappear, twitter has significant potential for academic applications. 10 Reasons Twitter Works In Education.

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. Twitter.

uHandy Mobile Microscope Duet review

Kathy Schrock

uHandy ask me to review their Mobile Microscope Duet and, after taking a look at it online, I readily agreed to test it out! And, when students move the High-Mag lens to the front camera, they can use the Circular Glass Slide and put liquid on the glass to view through the mobile device.

10 Must-Follow Mobilists on Twitter

The Mobile Native

Here is a list of ten people that have had a huge impact on the mobile learning world. Mobile Learning Mobilists Twitter

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.

CK-12 announces mobile apps with adaptive learning

Educational Technology Guy

CK-12 , a great resource for free e-textbook and curricular resources, has just announced new student mobile apps that provide you with the ability to learn math and science, anywhere, anytime. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Android ck-12 mobile learning tests The apps , available for iOS and Android , are easy to use and contain over 100,000 adaptive practice questions that adjust in difficulty based on your results.

Mobile Google Slides: Adding Pictures

Teacher Tech

Add Photos on Mobile Google Slides I love using Google Slides on my mobile device. Multiple times I’ve been in an airport and see an interesting question on Twitter, I start a Google Slides while in the security line and not only start to work it out but collaborate […]. The post Mobile Google Slides: Adding Pictures appeared first on Teacher Tech. This helps me do learning anywhere.

The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Best Twitter Chat For Teachers In 2015. If there was ever a doubt that education twitter chats were kind of a big deal, this television guide-style document should set things straight. The first part is about identifying the best twitter chats for teachers in 2015.

8 Ways for Teachers (and Parents) to Use Twitter

Gaggle Speaks

Unless you’ve been living in a box at the bottom of the ocean since 2006, you should know about Twitter, the social network that lets users read and send “tweets” no more than 140 characters long. To help, here are eight ways to get to know Twitter better. Mobile Learning

Good Night Twitter

The Daring Librarian

Just like I really enjoy the dark or reverse version of the Kindle App - there's a Night mode version for Twitter! Both on the mobile version and the desktop. To turn on the mobile version, tap on the home button then tap on your Twitter profile icon.

Beyond Twitter: Virtually Connecting at Conferences

ProfHacker

By now, the concept of a Twitter backchannel at conferences has become familiar. But can someone participate in a conference virtually beyond the Twitter back channel? Twitter backchannels help, but they are not always enough. Profession conferences Twitter virtual attendance

Google Classroom Mobile Apps get even more Great Features!

Educational Technology Guy

Google announced some great additional features last month and has just announced some new features for the mobile apps: Teachers can now create and edit assignments, make copies of attachments and attach photos to assignments as well as grade assignments on their mobile devices. You can even use your mobile device to take a picture and create an assignment from it (paper, whiteboard, object, etc). Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

20 Top #ISTE2015 Influencers to Follow on Twitter

Gaggle Speaks

To help stay on top of the many wonderful happenings at ISTE , we’ve published a short list of top influencers on Twitter conversations related to #ISTE2015. Hop on Twitter and follow these folks to see what they’re learning and sharing. ISTE Mobile Learning @ISTE_MLN.

Twitter in the classroom

Learning with 'e's

Today I had an interesting exchange of views on Twitter. about Twitter. I mentioned that I strongly encourage the use of Twitter in my classes. Secondly, students are going to use Twitter and other media anyway, regardless.

Field Trip - free mobile app to help discover your world

Educational Technology Guy

Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Android mobile learning smartphone Field Trip is a free app for Android and iOS that runs in the background on your phone and will pop up a card with details about your location when you get close to something interesting. It''s a great way to learn something new about the area around you, from history to local eateries and more. It gets information from users and from multiple sources and databases and is a lot of fun.

Travel, tracking and Twitter

Learning with 'e's

I took out my mobile phone and vented my anger by tweeting what had happened. Within the hour, KLM were on Twitter, responding to my tweet. Twitter is quite a powerful communication tool, but don't just take it from me.

Turn your Site into an App for Mobile Devices

Kleinspiration

Simply scan in the QR Code with your Smartphone or iPad to get Kleinspiration on your mobile device. Then, open up your app, take a picture of the QR Code, and you will be connected to the Kleinspiration Mobile Site on your device!

Quick List Of Mobile Apps For Administrators

The Web20Classroom

When it comes to mobile learning there are loads of great sites for apps for kids and teachers. And you can share what you read via Twitter, Facebook and email. Check out this post to learn more about how you can get more mileage out of your mobile learning device. Everything from apps organized by Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy to apps organized by grade level and subject area.

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.

Got Twitter? Make it Better! #TCEA14

EdTechSandyK

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?

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.

Babies and Mobile Devices. Where Are YOU on the issue?

Kevin Corbett

Follow Natali Morris on Twitter @NataliMorris. “Fisher-Price’s Apptivity Seat Is Bad for Babies” was a Trending Topic on Twitter this past December. The post Babies and Mobile Devices. appeared first on | elearning, mobile learning, gamification and more.

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.

Prezi - the zooming presentation tool - gets mobile presenting features

Educational Technology Guy

Prezi has just announced Mobile Presentin g. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Prezi is a very cool presentation tool that allows you to create zooming presentations with images, text, video and animations. 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.

ThingLink Mobile App - Capture and Share Teachable Moments

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Now you can create and share multimedia rich interactive images on the go with the free ThingLink Mobile App for iPad and iPhone. Just take a photo, tag the image with video or text, and instantly share it through email, Twitter or FaceBook. Get the ThingLink Mobile App.

Mobile Interactivity That Won’t Break the Bank

A Principal's Reflections

A few months back I read some articles on Twitter describing how educators were pairing the iPad, Apple TV, and an HDMI projector to create an interactive whiteboard experience. After reading these tweets, I realized that not only was this potential setup mobile, but it was also very cost-effective. Image credit: [link] Our new interactive, mobile whiteboard project has now been in use for over a month and it has received rave reviews from teachers.

Verizon Spam Fee Threatens Remind’s Free Texting Service, Sparking Educator Protest on Twitter

Marketplace K-12

The post Verizon Spam Fee Threatens Remind’s Free Texting Service, Sparking Educator Protest on Twitter appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Mobile Devices PricingThe school communication service said that the price increase per text will make free SMS service impossible to sustain for Verizon customers.