Classroom Mobile Device Safety Contract (sample)

Cell Phones in Learning

The first week of school is an opportunity for teachers (along side of their students) to develop a mobile device safety and etiquette contract that promotes a positive mobile mental health in their classroom community. We recognize that our teacher is open to talking with us about our cell phone use at anytime and that our classroom is a safe space to have these discussions. The beginning of the school year is upon us, thus, it is time for teachers to establish norms and routines.

Learning & Skills Survey: 87% More eLearning & Mobile Learning; 73% Less 2-3 Day Classroom Training

Upside Learning

2-3 Days Classroom Based courses. Less classroom training. As classroom training will diminish. While I agree there is a place for facilitated group learning I don’t think it can be done ONLY in a classroom setting.

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! Second, it includes many practical lessons plans to integrate student cell phones (any kind!)

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

Using Twitter in the classroom

mLearning

This video shows the positive use of mobile devices in the classroom to provide a “back channel&# ; and also discusses other aspects of mobility, such as the teacher being able to interact with her class even though she was physically away that day.

Text Alerts in the K-12 Classroom

Cell Phones in Learning

There are numerous ways that text alerts are useful in the classroom. Project-based Texting: This is a more powerful use of text alerts, where teachers would use the alert system as a way for students to produce or participate in a classroom project. Text Pals: Teachers can pair their students up with other students in a similar grade/classroom from another state or county. This is a great tool if you just want to use text alerts for classroom announcements and management.

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. Enjoy! Open publication - Free publishing - More technology.

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Mobile Apps for Classroom Management and Assessment

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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. You can use your mobile device to assign behaviors and see over time how the behavior correlates with the classroom grades.

Mobile Devices in the Classroom: is this really mobile learning?

Float Mobile Learning

In my first post for this blog, on Aug. 8th, I outlined how the definition of mobile learning has changed over the last 15 years or so. We have moved [.]. Pedagogy and Learning

Using Twitter in the classroom

mLearning

This video shows the positive use of mobile devices in the classroom to provide a “back channel&# ; and also discusses other aspects of mobility, such as the teacher being able to interact with her class even though she was physically away that day. Twitter in the Classroom. Tags: Uncategorized back channel classroom feedback twitter

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! Second, it includes many practical lessons plans to integrate student cell phones (any kind!)

Facebook Classroom Management & Projects with Student Cell Phones

Cell Phones in Learning

He set up his own classroom teacher Facebook page and posts assignments, homework help, and reminders. Because Facebook has SMS texting and photo/video posting functions that could easily be used to collect and share data in classroom assignments.

How to evaluate apps and websites for meeting your classroom needs

Cell Phones in Learning

However, once we are able to narrow down to a few options to use in their classroom, they need to do some evaluating of these sites for themselves. No site or app is perfect for all classrooms, so we need to make sure the resources they select are personalized well enough to suit their classroom needs. Thus it is important that we understand how to thoroughly evaluate the effectiveness of an app or resource to meet their classroom needs.

Your DailyBooth: PhotoTweeting for Classroom Learning

Cell Phones in Learning

Classroom Integration Homework The very first thing I thought of when I was playing with DailyBooth was image-based homework assignments! Students could easily capture images of everyday culture that reflects classroom learning. I have a few favorite sites that couple with my cell phone camera for posting images to the web. Three of my favorites are Pixelpipe, Photobucket and Flickr. I now have a fourth. It is called DailyBooth. DailyBooth is a "twitter" environment for photos.

Your DailyBooth: PhotoTweeting for Classroom Learning

Cell Phones in Learning

Classroom Integration Homework The very first thing I thought of when I was playing with DailyBooth was image-based homework assignments! Students could easily capture images of everyday culture that reflects classroom learning. I have a few favorite sites that couple with my cell phone camera for posting images to the web. Three of my favorites are Pixelpipe, Photobucket and Flickr. I now have a fourth. It is called DailyBooth. DailyBooth is a "twitter" environment for photos.

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).

Podcasts Shown to be Potentially More Effective than Classroom Lectures

mLearning is Good

But we are often asked about the effectiveness of mobile learning vs. classroom learning or traditional e-learning models. Many of us mobile learning enthusiasts are very excited about the technology associated with m-Learning.

How Teachers Are Using Mobile Technology Classrooms and Outside of School

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PEW Internet and American Life Project has just published the results of their study on how teachers in grades 6-12 are using technology. A few highlights of the study include.

iPad: three intriguing early apps for the classroom

uLearning Blog

This brings all kinds of collaborative planning/ visual definition applications to mind as I think about classroom use.

Facebook Classroom Management & Projects with Student Cell Phones

Cell Phones in Learning

He set up his own classroom teacher Facebook page and posts assignments, homework help, and reminders. Because Facebook has SMS texting and photo/video posting functions that could easily be used to collect and share data in classroom assignments. Therefore, if the classroom teacher creates a facebook page for the classroom, every student can subscribe to the posts, images, and videos via cell phone.

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.

What is your classroom "rules" list for integrating cell phones in the classroom?

Cell Phones in Learning

I think for many teachers one of the biggest concerns about including cell phones in classroom learning activities is that they will be used inappropriately. I would like to brainstorm some "rules" for including cell phones inside of the school classroom. Teachers do not want to be responsible for harmful mobile behavior. Yet, by ignoring cell phone etiquette, we are not doing the students any favors.

What is your classroom "rules" list for integrating cell phones in the classroom?

Cell Phones in Learning

I think for many teachers one of the biggest concerns about including cell phones in classroom learning activities is that they will be used inappropriately. I would like to brainstorm some "rules" for including cell phones inside of the school classroom. Teachers do not want to be responsible for harmful mobile behavior. Yet, by ignoring cell phone etiquette, we are not doing the students any favors.

The Mobile Learner » Beyond Banning: Rules for Classroom Use of Cell Phones

The Mobile Learner

Making the classroom a playground for learning (Innovations Report)

mLearning World

Playing computer games in school may sound like the kids rule the classroom. But European researchers have shown that such games can be used to boost learning. What’s more, the special computer games developed by the eMapps.com project could help build communities of creative, networking children across Europe, especially in the new Member States.

Easy and Free mobile classroom website resources and ideas

Cell Phones in Learning

Classroom Applications: Here are a few ways these free mobile website developers could be integrated into classroom learning. 1) Classroom Mobile Website Run by the Students Because these sites are template-based students as young as 2nd grade could easily develop the content for the site. Students could take turns adding information to the classroom or school mobile website. I have run across two new FREE sites for developing mobile-friendly webpages.

Easy and Free mobile classroom website resources and ideas

Cell Phones in Learning

Classroom Applications: Here are a few ways these free mobile website developers could be integrated into classroom learning. 1) Classroom Mobile Website Run by the Students Because these sites are template-based students as young as 2nd grade could easily develop the content for the site. Students could take turns adding information to the classroom or school mobile website. I have run across two new FREE sites for developing mobile-friendly webpages.

Another article on the advantages of mobile devices with classroom students

mLearning is Good

Anyway, this article is another one that explains the results of a pilot project with mobile devices in the classroom. Wow, I finally wrote another post. Sorry it’s been sooooo long. It’s interesting to note the ways in which learners use their devices to access content and communicate with each other. Look for more posts again soon, my hiatus is over.

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.

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).

Tearing down the classroom walls

Ken Carroll

The MLN is designed around the possibility that this group may (or may not) wish to convene in a physical classroom as part of the learning mix. They meet for a certain amount of classroom instruction, but because of travel and scheduling restrictions, cannot often make class together.

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.

My iPod and its Voice Recorder in My Classroom (From TechnoLOTE.com)

mLearning World

TechnoLOTE.com has great post along with videos of using iPods in the classroom. My iPod and its Voice Recorder in My Classroom Here are two short videos that I made yesterday (recorded with a digital camera) that show how I use my iPod with its voice recorder in my class as a tool for recording students spoken work.

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Moving at the speed of Learning: a case for mLearning and the iPod touch

uLearning Blog

The slides aim to show how mobile devices are able to help teachers and students to keep up with the speed of learning that should be a feature of any contemporary, complex classroom now that ubiquitous, everyware computing is almost upon us.

Episode 2: Rules and Regulations around using Cell Phones Inside of the Classroom for Learning.

Cell Phones in Learning

Links from Broadcast: Drape's Takes Post on Controlling Mobile Use TxtEagle Geograffiti Next Episode: Wed Oct, 22nd (between 2-3:00) Mobile Picture Projects with Cell Phones. txteagle geograffiti blogtalkradio

Episode 2: Rules and Regulations around using Cell Phones Inside of the Classroom for Learning.

Cell Phones in Learning

Links from Broadcast: Drape's Takes Post on Controlling Mobile Use TxtEagle Geograffiti Next Episode: Wed Oct, 22nd (between 2-3:00) Mobile Picture Projects with Cell Phones

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

Why is this man smiling? Thanks to all the shoulders I stand on for this Smart Classrooms 2009 Teaching award!

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Posted via email from Jonathan Nalder’s posterous.

Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show April 7th: Science Teacher Victor Fitzjarrald's Cell Phone in Classroom Research

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Cell Phones in Learning Radio Show April 7th: Science Teacher Victor Fitzgerald's Cell Phone in Classroom Research

Cell Phones in Learning

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. Hopefully the flipped classroom movement can similarly learn from past experience to keep focused on the learning, not just on the technology that enables it.

MobilED initiative » Audio Encyclopaedia in a classroom

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» Mobile Technology in the Classroom Heidi Olson

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Heidi Olson Sharing a little of what I know Home About Mobile Technology in the Classroom I just finished up a 2-half day virtual conference on Mobile Learning 2.0: As far as using mobile technologies in the classroom, there is an opportunity to use the technology to engage the student and to keep them interested in the topics you cover.