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.

Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model

The Mobile Learner

Throughout this blog, we have always looked at the application of mobile devices in learning. I, for one, have always had the belief that mobile devices can be used to help student achieve in their learning because of the flexibility and access to content and collaboration tools that mobile devices allow. I have always discussed the flexibility of digital devices as it related to both the consumption and production of content by both teachers and students.

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Mobile Devices and the Flipped Classroom Model

The Mobile Learner

Throughout this blog, we have always looked at the application of mobile devices in learning. I have always discussed the flexibility of digital devices as it related to both the consumption and production of content by both teachers and students.

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.

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

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Video and the Flipped Classroom. It’s no surprise then that video is at the very center of the Flipped Classroom movement.

Using Mobile Devices to Increase Community Engagement

The Mobile Learner

After blogging about the use of mobile devices from the perspective of classroom instruction and student learning for over five years, I now find myself considering how these same tools that can be used to help students learn can also be used to strengthen the home-school connection.

How to evaluate apps and websites for meeting your classroom needs

Cell Phones in Learning

Fortunately there has been a wave of new websites that help teachers locate apps to meet their curricular needs. 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. Does the software help students Apply their knowledge?

mLearning-World.com: How Can Mobile Help Teachers?

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Tuesday, October 24, 2006 How Can Mobile Help Teachers? I am doing a personal study as to how mLearning is helping my wife- a music and Spanish teacher at a private school.

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

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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.

The Mobile Learning Edge: Table of Contents

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The Mobile Learning Ecosystem 31 Mobile Devices for Learning 33 Mobile Network Infrastructure 44 Mobile Learning Contexts 47 Mobile Learning Content Sources 48 Mobile Browsers 50 Mobile Learning Applications, Uses, and Experiences 51 Putting It All Together: Building a Mobile Learning System 52 3.

Of Mobile Devices, Apps, Games and Casual Mobile Learning - Classroom 2.0

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Sign Up Sign In Classroom 2.0 Join Classroom 2.0 RSS Welcome to Classroom 2.0 Search Search All Ning Networks More Information Classroom 2.0 hosts" are here to help with any questions you might have about the network. Ning Create a Ning Network!

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mLearning-World.com: Will at Work Learnings Storefront Learning Challenge

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► 07/27 - 08/03 (4) Mobile Learning Device Poll mLearning and Baseball Making the classroom a playground for learning (In.

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What I believe about learning

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Known as the ‘Digital Pedagogy License, Advanced’, it forms part of the worlds best practice in this area ‘ Smart Classrooms framework ‘ The main thrust of the preparation work I am doing for the license is not about sounding off about learning theories, or naming the tools I use, but about real, practical ways that I believe and KNOW technology is improving and transforming my ability to lead learning.

mLearning-World.com: Learning with Mobile Devices, Whats the Best Way?- From the eLearning Queen

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Monday, September 18, 2006 Learning with Mobile Devices, Whats the Best Way?- The mobile learning device (mp3 player, pda, video player, laptop, smartphone, etc.), can help the student capture content when he/she is at the highest level of cognitive receptivity. Learning with Mobile Devices, What's the Best Way?

Education Online Now » Blog Archive » Are Mobile Classrooms The Future?

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of Education Releases Report on Online Learning » Are Mobile Classrooms The Future? Cell phones in the classroom have long been the thorn in the side of educators. When in the classroom, students should not be worrying about what the after school plans are, texting with their peers in other classes. But with regard to empirical evidence there is limited research into how effective cell phones could be in the classroom. Tags: classroom education policy

dougbelshaw.com/blog » Blog Archive » Looking to the future of education: learning spaces and mobile devices

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D Looking to the future of education: learning spaces and mobile devices April 28th, 2009 | Comments | Posted in Education , Technology Hi! In terms of learning spaces and mobile devices, I believe the following Futurelab reports to be most useful: Transforming schools for the future?

Just Another Mobile Phone Blog: St. Marys City Schools In Ohio, Verizon Wireless And GoKnow! Bring Wireless Technology To The Classroom

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Bring Wireless Technology To The Classroom Verizon Wireless and GoKnow! With the help of Verizon Wireless and GoKnow!, a provider of educational software designed specifically for mobile devices, the St.

A Parent’s Guide to BYOD: 10 Questions Every Parent Should Ask Their BYOD School

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Schools that implement a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) approach to technology have taken great care to develop strong policies and guidelines for students using their own devices. What type of mobile plan do your recommend that I/we purchase for my child’s device?

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This Week in mLearning Podcast – Video in #mLearning [Episode 4]

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In this episode, Robert and I talk Adobe CS6, Google Drive and the impact of Video in mLearning, as well as SceneChat, the Khan Academy, the Flipped Classroom and more. b- Google Drive: online cloud storage and file sync service to be used across different devices.

NotePods – Audio/iPod text study guides | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact NotePods – Audio/iPod text study guides 9 10 2006 “InterLingua Educational Publishing today launched NotePods , its collection of audio downloads for iPods and other MP3 players designed to help students with exams as well as term papers… available for [US] $1.99 Using Twitter in the classroom The iPad and its impact on m-learning.

Reports on Mobile Learning, Mobile Life, and Mobile Youth | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Reports on Mobile Learning, Mobile Life, and Mobile Youth 3 10 2006 Some recently published primary research papers that help to inform mobile learning approaches and mobile learning policy: From the E-Learning Guild, their report on m-learning , published in August this year. Using Twitter in the classroom The iPad and its impact on m-learning.

Cell Phones in Education Part 1: Productivity

The Mobile Learner

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.

QR Codes in Education! But not quite here yet… | Mobile Learning

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This edublog documents a classroom example in Japan, where, instead of long URLS or information being copied down by students, the same information is captured with a single click of their phone cameras. The technology could be used to help students to access supplementary online learning materials through mobile phones. Using Twitter in the classroom The iPad and its impact on m-learning. M-learning device for $60.

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Global Mobile Awards

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The device also has phone functionality. This cost-saving potential together with the low acquisition cost of the device and the ubiquity of GPRS infrastructure can aid in key sectors such as education, health, and agriculture.

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Mobile Learning – The Third Dimension

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Mobile learning allows us to provide just-in-time information, knowledge or resources at the “moment of need”, thereby providing valuable performance support and helping to raise our learners knowledge retention ability.

Leveraging Mobile Learning For Sales Training

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It’s probably easier to push toothpaste back into a tube than convince sales professionals to attend classroom training. In most cases they used to attend classroom training sessions only because it was a mandate passed down by senior managers.

Mobile Learning – What It Can Do For A Global Workforce

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As learning technology evolves and semantic web comes around, learning and performance support through mobile devices is becoming common. Effective mobile learning solutions can help you manage learning for your workforce that’s constantly on the move.

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Mobile Learning: A 5th Reading List

The Mobile Learner

1) 10 Reasons to Ban Pens and Pencils in the Class – A blog post that turns the criticisms applied to mobile devices on their heads by applying them to the ageless tools of the traditional classroom – Pens and Pencils. 4) 7 Things You Should Know About iPad Apps for Learning – Mobile learning is about using mobile devices to enhance learning experiences for learners. This article by Educase discusses 7 ideas around the newest device, the iPad tablet.

Site to Evaluate Mobile Apps for Education

Cell Phones in Learning

This is incredibly helpful for teachers who are using or considering using iPods, iPads, Kindle, Nook or other mobile devices in their classrooms. 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 Common Sense Media has an excellent website that educators can use to find apps for teaching and learning in their curricular area.

Mobile Learning: A 6th Reading List

The Mobile Learner

It has been over one year since I last provided a list of recent articles/blog posts that I have read that have helped to develop my thinking on the topic of to mobile learning. Mobile Devices for Learning: What you Need to Know : This publication by edutopia supports the successful use of mobile devices in classrooms by providing ideas and resources ranging from using the technology to getting parents involved.

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Considerations for Equity and BYOD

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The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement in K-12 schools has skyrocketed over the past five years. About 71% of school districts have a policy allowing students’ devices to be used in the classroom for learning (Software & Information, 2014).

Current trends in Learning Technologies: a bluffer's guide

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Are you BYOD while flipping the classroom? Special mention here should go to Creative Commons , who offer a very simple licensing model, to help users understand exactly how free, or open some reused content is. Do you know your MOOCs from your OERs?

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5 Take-aways from the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Webinar

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This is a great example of maximising a device that so easily spans the different learning spaces of our lives. However, when the devices were used in the school context, the students felt much frustration — more about that below).

Mobile Learning: A 4th Reading List

The Mobile Learner

1) 5 Steps to Harnessing the Power of Cell Phones in Education Today : This blog post provides 5 ways that teachers can begin using cell phones in their classrooms to help their students learn. 4) Full Interview: Marie Bjerede on cell phones in the classroom : A podcast episode from CBC’s “Spark&#. An article discussing Project K-Nect where teachers used smartphones to help in the teaching of mathematics.

Top tips for mlearning: wisdom of the crowd

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Information is everywhere, learners are mobile, m-devices are the bridge between them (Involve real-life tasks into educational activities) Let learners do things their way -- congratulate yourself if they do not proceed exactly like you had planned.

iPad + apps = amazing archaeology

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The latest generation of mobile devices, and especially the iPad, has hit the sweetspot. It's not hard to imagine a collection of classrooms 'partnering' a dig, and getting data piped straight from the trench to a few iPads of their own.

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Using an iPod Touch with 8 Year Old Students

The Mobile Learner

Here is a video of how one teacher (who was fortunate enough to obtain a full class set if iPod Touch devices) is using new technologies with 8 year old children to help them learn. What is the role of experimentation of new methodologies in the classroom? This video raises a number of questions for me: What lesson can we learn from this? Who is the ultimate driving force behind initiating such a change?

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

Mobile Learning Edge

The volume edited by Norbert Pachler and his colleagues is a very academic book and is mostly about the use of mobile devices within the school system. He argues that mlearning is not about formal learning in classrooms.

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3 New Reports on Edtech for Refugees, Displaced Populations and Deprived Settings – Your Weekend Long Reads

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To help answer this question three reports on edtech for refugees , displaced populations and those living in deprived contexts have recently been published. Scaffolded, appropriate, and adaptive software can be extremely useful in classroom settings.

A Mobile Scavenger Hunt with Goose Chase!

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Access and Equity Goose Chase works on just about any mobile device (Andriod, iPad, iPhone, even an iPod Touch). A wonderful way to extend the classroom learning and use authentic data! This helps to keep it all CIPA compliant.

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Roger Schank’s Quote Got Me Thinking

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Mobile devices are not the venue for deep, broad learning, at least not as a single source for that learning (i.e. Mobile learning is often best as an extension to that core knowledge that you learn in a classroom or a good eLearning course. Mobile learning also has the potential to allow someone to access the information from those courses at any time because of the ubiquitous nature and portability of mobile devices.

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Socrative for Mobile Polling Just Got Better!

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Socrative can work on any mobile device with Internet access. So how do I use Socrative in my classroom? 1) Entrance Tickets As soon as the students enter the classroom they log into Socrative (via their laptop, cell phone or iPod/iPad) and answer the getting started question.

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Computers aren’t so special anymore, but the kids may be better off: An introduction to mobile ‘appliance computing’ in Queensland schools

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The second factor is the growth in availability of these devices in schools. Ahonen, 2010) to the point where by as long ago as 2004, 45% of 13-15 year olds owned one (Allison, 2004), it is inevitable that such devices are having an impact in Queensland.

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