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New Book! "Cell Phones in the Classroom"

Cell Phones in Learning

My new book is coming out this September called Cell Phones in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for Educators ! First it has over 16 different cases of K-12 teachers integrating student's own cell phones into classroom learning. into classroom learning. Finally! It is once again being published by ISTE. I am very proud of this book. Their stories are inspiring!

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Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model

The Mobile Learner

In the post, we will consider the use of mobile devices within the Flipped Classroom method. As I myself am currently learning about and thinking about the concept of the Flipped Classroom, it would be prudent to look elsewhere for a more definitive definition of the Flipped Classroom.  In the Flipped Classroom model, the sequence is flipped.

Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model

The Mobile Learner

In the post, we will consider the use of mobile devices within the Flipped Classroom method. As I myself am currently learning about and thinking about the concept of the Flipped Classroom, it would be prudent to look elsewhere for a more definitive definition of the Flipped Classroom.  For the purposes of this blog post, a simple description will do so simply put, a flipped classroom is a classroom where the instructional time and student activity time are reversed. In the Flipped Classroom model, the sequence is flipped.

The new Camtasia Studio 8, the Flipped Classroom and Mobile Learning [Review]

mLearning Revolution

Video and the Flipped Classroom. It’s no surprise then that video is at the very center of the Flipped Classroom movement. If you are new to this movement in Education, here’s how Ted-Ed describes the Flipped classroom: This refers to a method of instruction where classroom-based teaching time and traditional “homework” time are reversed (flipped).

New Book! "Cell Phones in the Classroom"

Cell Phones in Learning

My new book is coming out this September called Cell Phones in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for Educators ! First it has over 16 different cases of K-12 teachers integrating student's own cell phones into classroom learning. into classroom learning. Finally! It is once again being published by ISTE. I am very proud of this book. Their stories are inspiring!

iPad 2: whats in it for education?

uLearning Blog

Despite being a consumer device, it has seen massive adoption by professionals in business, medicine, and education. Here are the top 3 things that iPad 2 has going for it as far as education is concerned: 1. So what does the iPad not have yet for education? We also need clarity around education use off apps and iTunes content.

How to Integrate Mobile Technologies Into the Classroom

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile expert and author Chad Udell shares his experience speaking to an international audience on how to use mobile technologies in the classroom. Conferences Mobile Apps Pedagogy and Learning education Green Team

Engineering Intelligent Content for Mobile Learning by Rick Wilson & Gary Woodill : Learning Solutions Magazine

Mobile Learning Edge

Consider the possibilities open to teaching and engaging students when you take away the restrictions of a classroom-style format, allowing them to learn at a pace and in an environment that suits them … Once we add the ability to move around and to contextualize learning based on the learners location, the classroom metaphor barely works at all. Articles Industry Learning Theories Presentations classroom curriculum Gary Woodill Intelligent content mlearning Rick Wilson

The iPad mini review for Educators

uLearning Blog

WHAT ABOUT EDUCATION? Apple CEO Tim Cook reported during the iPad mini launch that 2500 US classrooms are now using iPads. In Australia the Sydney Morning Herald (1.7.12) has reported that 60% of Catholic Schools in the Sydney area have deployed them, with large official trials having been run by almost every state Education Department as well.

Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow | MobileBehavior

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Mobile Behavior: an Omnicom Group Company Home People Blog Work Events Press About Us May 12, 2010 by Caleb Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow The classroom was traditionally a controlled environment; when wireless technology began to invade, skewing the rules of time and space, teachers panicked. We have been using smartphones in the classroom.  Lets educate accordingly.

iPods in the Classroom

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Just discovered a publication with lots of good information and suggestions for using iPods in the classroom. Tags: resources education apps mobile learning iPod podcast article Enjoy! Open publication - Free publishing - More technology.

Mobile Apps for Classroom Management and Assessment

Cell Phones in Learning

One area of education technology that we do not focus on enough is the ability for technology to aid teachers in assessing and tracking management in the classroom. The image that you work from is a seating chart for your classroom, and each student''s image or an avatar represents them. Below I will review a few of the FREE options I have come to appreciate.

5 Views of the Future of Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Edge

James Clay’s presentation is all visuals, but takes us from the history of farming, through the development of classrooms, to the future based on augmented reality. Visions about the Future of Mobile Learning | Educational Technology – Theory and Practice | Timo Ilomaki  | 12 September 2011 Some are clearly pushing the envelope more than others.

Learning Mobile App Review: NearPod [Podcast Interview]

mLearning Revolution

There’s no denying there’s a revolution happening today in Education driven by important trends such as the Flipped Classroom, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and of course schools embracing mobile technologies creatively for learning. There are many great Apps out there from companies who are disrupting Learning and Education in a positive way through the use of Technology.

One Laptop per Child Australia ‘flips’ the ICT in education deployment model

uLearning Blog

There has been a new buzz word added to the education lexicon of late (as if one were needed) – the flipped classroom. Case in point is Salman Kahn whose prolific creation of online science and maths lessons is often cited as one of the best examples of the flipped classroom. This is a trap that many ICT in education programs have fallen into in the past. Figure 1.

Exploring Educational Technology

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Exploring Educational Technology Front Page About Multimedia Photos Files 2009 MLearning Projects Overview June 19, 2009 · Leave a Comment The projects are guided and supported by weekly “technology sessions” (Communities of Practice, or COP) facilitated by a ‘technology steward’ (Wenger et al., 2005) investigating the potential of mobile web 2.0 technologies.

What does the new #iOS5 mean for Educators? The device better fits to me. #slide2learn #edApp #iear #iPadEd #ADEANZ

uLearning Blog

Its one that large amounts of educators are leveraging to enhance their teaching and learning – so here is a summary (based on the TUAW top ten [link] of what they mean for educators: 1. Notifications – now appear rather than popping up – and you can slide on them to go directly to the relevant app. - for educators this is a nice productivity change, with notifications now slightly less interrupting but with a faster way to act on them when in the middle of busy lessons. There are over 425,000 apps available now also. uLearning

Update: Polling by Cell Phone - Can We Completely By-Pass Clickers?

The Mobile Learner

While I am definitely not pleadging my support for any one brand, I am highlighting Turning Technologies as an example of what is already possible and that it is not necessary, despite what other vendors (who will remain nameless) tell us, to purchase propriety hardware in order to take advantage of clicker technology in the classroom.  Tags: tools clicker iPod in Education Mobilelearner cell phone clickers Cell Phones in Education polling

CBC’s Spark: Interview on Using Cell Phones in the Classroom

The Mobile Learner

Click the link below to listen to the March 17, 2010 episode of CBC’s Spark where Nora Young interviews Marie Bjerede on how several North Carolina schools are working to incorporate cell phones into daily classroom instruction to increase student engagement and collaboration: Link to the episode on CBC’s Spark website: [link]. Direct link to the audio file: Full Interview: Marie Bjerede on cell phones in the classroom. Tags: Cell Phones in Education cell_phone differentiatedinstruction edushifts cell phone mobile devices

The future of education in Africa is mobile (BBC article)

Steve Vosloo

The article I wrote for the BBC Future site (24 August 2012) is not available to users in the UK, so here it is below … The future of education in Africa is mobile. This week, United Nation’s mobile learning specialist Steve Vosloo argues phones could be the future of education on the continent. Education systems are under stress. Yet there is a potential solution.

Facebook Classroom Management & Projects with Student Cell Phones

Cell Phones in Learning

As a result, educators could take advantage of students interest in Facebook by integrating the tool into learning and teaching studnets how to set up an appropriate profile and post on Facebook without harming their professional futures. He set up his own classroom teacher Facebook page and posts assignments, homework help, and reminders. Facebook

Facebook Classroom Management & Projects with Student Cell Phones

Cell Phones in Learning

As a result, educators could take advantage of students interest in Facebook by integrating the tool into learning and teaching studnets how to set up an appropriate profile and post on Facebook without harming their professional futures. He set up his own classroom teacher Facebook page and posts assignments, homework help, and reminders.

Tappestry: Kicking the Informal Learning (Tin) Can

Mobile Learning Edge

We tend to focus on the 10% that we can easily relate to: formal learning in classrooms, print and online (essentially a lifelong hangover from our educational system) with a nod to the other 20% comprised of coaching, mentoring and learning from others. A review by Jessica Knox. As learning professionals we see it everywhere. It’s trending in the corporate learning community.

Making the classroom a playground for learning (Innovations Report)

mLearning World

Playing computer games in school may sound like the kids rule the classroom. Attempts to use them for education were not always successful. eLearning Education for the iPod Generation. But European researchers have shown that such games can be used to boost learning. Read the rest here-> mlearning m-learning mobile-learning mobile+learning podcasting iphone apple web+2.0

Cell Phones in Education Part 1: Productivity

The Mobile Learner

As I stated in an earlier blog post , I an beginning a new series on using cell phones in learning to go along side my iPods in Education series.  I hope through this series of blog posts to provide practical ways teachers and students can use cell phones to help kids learn as a way to challenge the standard bias that cell phones are a useless distraction in the classroom.

A New Series: Cell Phones in Education

The Mobile Learner

When I began writing this blog a little over one year ago, the major focus of my thoughts were around using the iPod to help kids learn.  At that time, I began a series of blog posts titled “iPod in Education&#.  In these posts, I try to offer practical ideas in integrating this popular mobile technology into classroom instruction to help kids learn and to help motivate students to want to learn.  I have completed 10 posts in this series to date and these continue to be my most popular posts.

Higher Education and the Mobile Revolution: How Texts Make Better Schools and Students

Mobile Commons

Ten years ago, text messaging’s role in the classroom was a head scratcher. All of these methods have helped keep classrooms full at a time when college admissions have dropped for the first time in 15 years. College enrollment, grade improvements, and staying connected with student services are just a few of the advantages of higher education texting. If you’d like to learn more about implementing a text message program at your higher education institution, please contact us at sales@mobilecommons.com. These days, however, it is a no brainer. Mail a letter?

Site to Evaluate Mobile Apps for Education

Cell Phones in Learning

Common Sense Media has an excellent website that educators can use to find apps for teaching and learning in their curricular area. This is incredibly helpful for teachers who are using or considering using iPods, iPads, Kindle, Nook or other mobile devices in their classrooms. The website also allows you to look at ratings and reviews of websites and games for children too. It is also an excellent web resource to share with parents who would like to use their own devices for furthering their child's learning

Report says classroom walls and industrial-age schooling can go

uLearning Blog

How far along the path to this kind of physically changing learning spaces is your school/ classroom/ campus? From the article: “Educators can’t truly deliver 21st-century instruction in schools that reflect Industrial-Age designs, with rigid schedules, inflexible facilities, and fixed boundaries between grades, disciplines, and classrooms, according to a new white paper from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21). READ THE REST: [link]. Posted via email from Jonathan’s posterous. Authored by jnxyz. Hosted by Edublogs.

Book Review: Designing mLearning: tapping into the mobile revolution for organizational performance, by Clark Quinn

Mobile Learning Edge

His audience is instructional designers and instructors in K-12, higher education and corporate training departments, and his style is chatty, personal, and anecdotal. He argues that mlearning is not about formal learning in classrooms. The past six months has seen the publication of three new books on mobile learning. Springer, 2010). It will appeal only to other academics.

April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Love this statement re: the #Post-PC world #slide2learn #iPadEd - uLearning Blog , April 4, 2011 Education users of the iPad – I present video mirroring! April 14, 2011 Learning & Skills Survey: 87% More eLearning & Mobile Learning; 73% Less 2-3 Day Classroom Training , April 19, 2011. iear #slide2learn #edapp - uLearning Blog , April 27, 2011 Keyword Texting!

10 intriguing iPad apps for Educators

uLearning Blog

Amidst all the hype, here is a look at 10 intriguing iPad apps that may just be useful in your classroom. This video was created 100% on an iPad alone.Apps:Time BOM, The Australian, SIB Romeo & Juliet, Popplet, AudioNote, Caster, ReelDirector, Mover+, TypeDrawing, 2Screens, and Paperdesk. Posted via email from Jonathan Nalder’s posterous.

Global Mobile Awards

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The category for this year was expanded to Best Mobile Innovation for Education or Learning and drew further entries. This category was created “to highlight the rapidly increasing convergence of the mobile and education sectors, and to highlight some of the key areas of genuine innovation in learning initiatives, products, services or applications throughout the world today.”

Cell Phones in Education Part 2: Assistive Technology

The Mobile Learner

In the classroom, cell phones can be  used as an assistive technology for all. Cell phones in learning a novel idea with powerful potential… Tags: cell phones mobile learning cell phone differentiatedinstruction cell_phone Cell Phones in Education There is baggage that comes with the term “assistive technology&# as the use of this term often generates certain stereotypes. 

mLearning-World.com: Sony PSP as Educational Handheld?

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Wednesday, December 27, 2006 Sony PSP as Educational Handheld? Ive never been much of a gamer, and only recently have I delved into Second Life, however, with more and more educational games being made for the Sony PSP, Ive decided its time to jump into the foray. learing+2.0

Geograffiti's focus on K-8 Education

Cell Phones in Learning

However, Geograffiti has now lifted that ban and is encouraging educators in K-12 classroom to consider using their free and innovative tool. Here are a fe ideas of how to use Geograffiti in the K-12 classroom: 1) Center Time (K-3) Students can work on fluency, oral presentation skills, reading, creating an argument, reasoning, inquiry, questioning, by calling in to Geograffiti. 2) Homework, Field Trips, Spring Break Students can work with their parents over spring break or summer break and leave voicemarks about their experiences, vacations, and what they learned over the break.

Geograffiti's focus on K-8 Education

Cell Phones in Learning

However, Geograffiti has now lifted that ban and is encouraging educators in K-12 classroom to consider using their free and innovative tool. Here are a fe ideas of how to use Geograffiti in the K-12 classroom: 1) Center Time (K-3) Students can work on fluency, oral presentation skills, reading, creating an argument, reasoning, inquiry, questioning, by calling in to Geograffiti. 2) Homework, Field Trips, Spring Break Students can work with their parents over spring break or summer break and leave voicemarks about their experiences, vacations, and what they learned over the break.

iPad: first thoughts from an educator

uLearning Blog

think this personalization potential is really the thing that marks such devices out from others currently being integrated into classrooms. 3. This is a big limitation, and potentially limits it’s use by students accessing me education departments LMS. Well, here it is- the much hyped iPad itself. It’s heavier than I expected. Do I prefer landscape or portrait?

mLearning-World.com: Nokia gets educational with M4Girls pilot project. | GoMo News

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, May 02, 2008 Nokia gets educational with M4Girls pilot project. GoMo News Nokia gets educational with M4Girls pilot project. Open Discussion- Is There an Educational Laffer Cu. My iPod and its Voice Recorder in My Classroom (Fr. learing+2.0 Training. iTunes 7.7

mLearning-World.com: The iPod in Education - video overview

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, December 14, 2007 The iPod in Education - video overview //This new mLearn Vidcast looks at how the iPod can be used for educational purposes - over 7 different examples are detailed and demo’d, with practical uses of things such as quizzes, podcasts, audiobooks and more covered.