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.

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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Several recent reports have shown that Australia has just about the highest uptake of smartphones and ‘mobile’ computers in the world. In addition, With mobile phone subscriptions now outnumbering computers, TVs and even FM radios (T. phone?

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mobile phones: the e-readers of choice in South Africa

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I have blogged about m-uBuntu before – a growing family of schools in South Africa who are using “cell phones” to transform how they teach. We have been out there a few times, and were very excited to hear it being reported on by “The Word”, a US radio channel who spent a while in Cape Town visiting two great mobile literacy projects there: M4Lit – Mobile Phones for Literacy. Young people writing mobile stories.

5 Take-aways from the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Webinar

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The 2016 UNESCO Mobile Learning Week kicked off on Monday with a webinar entitled Innovation and quality: Two sides of the same coin? We are now on the fifth UNESCO Mobile Learning Week and the field has grown in so many interesting ways. Apply mobile learning appropriately.

mLearning-World.com: XM on Mobile Phones

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, August 11, 2006 XM on Mobile Phones The other day, I mentioned that Alltel had made a huge leap by providing podcasting service for mobile phones.

iPad: three intriguing early apps for the classroom

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This brings all kinds of collaborative planning/ visual definition applications to mind as I think about classroom use. More to come… Tags: mobile/miniaturisation natural digital interfaces uLearning collaboration iPad livescribe note taking projector

mLearning-World.com: 20 Ideas: Getting students to use their mobile phones as learning tools- by Doug Belshaw

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Eleven years later, of course, my mobile phone has a processor at least three times as fast as that. One thing you can almost guarantee is that pretty much every student you come across will have a mobile phone. Learning slideshows for mobile phones and iPods 2.

Mobile Phone Video Challenge.Film on the Fly

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Yesterday I ran across a twitter post by Hall Davidson about a very interesting mobile phone video challenge sponsored by a local PBS station in California called Film on the Fly. On February 7th, 2009 the contest will send out a text message challenge (story) to anyone who signs up and ask them to create a mobile video of the topic in 20 hours or less! Of course this contest has me thinking about how classroom teachers could do this with their own students.

The Mobile Learner » Twitter + Mobile Phone: Incorporating Web Tools and Mobile Devices

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Easy and Free mobile classroom website resources and ideas

Cell Phones in Learning

I have run across two new FREE sites for developing mobile-friendly webpages. Both are mobile-web friendly and easy to navigate on any basic cell phone with web access (of course, check your plans for mobile web fees). Mobilemo allows you to use their templates (which does include lots of options) to create your mobile website. Classroom Applications: Here are a few ways these free mobile website developers could be integrated into classroom learning.

Easy and Free mobile classroom website resources and ideas

Cell Phones in Learning

I have run across two new FREE sites for developing mobile-friendly webpages. Both are mobile-web friendly and easy to navigate on any basic cell phone with web access (of course, check your plans for mobile web fees). Mobilemo allows you to use their templates (which does include lots of options) to create your mobile website. Classroom Applications: Here are a few ways these free mobile website developers could be integrated into classroom learning.

Language practice using mobile phones | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Language practice using mobile phones 1 09 2006 Ewan McIntosh highlights a post by Lynne from Tobermoryhs , where she relates “how her students have been practicing French speaking skills on their mobile phones, including a great game – how long can you spend speaking on the phone… in the foreign language&#.

StudyCell – Mobile Phone Flashcards | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact StudyCell – Mobile Phone Flashcards 28 06 2006 StudyCell, a company specialising in mobile-phone-based flashcards and formative assessment quizzes, today announced it has surpassed the 10,000 downloads mark. Using Twitter in the classroom The iPad and its impact on m-learning.

Mobile Learning: A 6th Reading List

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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. Mobile Learning: Another Brief Reading List.

Mobile phone translates English to Japanese | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Mobile phone translates English to Japanese 5 09 2006 Here’s a cool bit of software for (Japanese) language teachers, reported by Slashphone. Mediaseek just announced a mobile phone application called “Camera Dictionary&# (Kamera Jiten), which uses a cellphone’s built-in camera to scan and translate words into Japanese.

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! Mobile Learning Software Pilot Project Delivers Improved Test Scores within the School District. a provider of educational software designed specifically for mobile devices, the St.

E-learning on Mobile Phones | MoSo Technology Blog

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» E-learning on Mobile Phones by Cyprien E-learning on Mobile Phones The main advantage of E-learning is independence of both location and time. Using technological devices such as Mobile phones can solve these types of problems. Q&A: Cell Phones?

You are Never Alone » Mobile phones - powerful learning aids?

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You are Never Alone communicate and collaborate in an online world Skip navigation About « Digital Diversity: ACEC2010 in Melbourne Blog Action Day 09 - Climate Change » Mobile phones - powerful learning aids? A course in mobile phone use, integrated into the curriculum?

mLearning-World.com: Script to Detect iPhone and Blackberry

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For example, I am using Opera Mobile on my Blackberry Pearl. With a Blackberry, the browser detect in the first script should work, however, Opera Mobile reformats the page automatically and thus, the script shouldnt be needed. From mLearnopedia: April - June Hot List: Mobile L.

eModeration Station » Mobile learning #1: The big picture

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The sale and use of mobile handheld devices has soared over the last few years. The 2010 Horizon Report predicts that mobile technology will be mainstream by the end of this year. This Guardian Weekly article , for example, reports on the massive rise of mobile phone use in Africa.

A bright future for mobiles in schools? Yes.

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//Rather than just reporting on what others have been saying about this new frontier in mLearning - that being kids using their own mobile phones for learning - I’ve written my own paper dealing with policy responses from schools and Education departments. Policy before practice: Reactions, Revisions & Recommendations for the educational use of mobile phones. Keywords Mobile phones, policy, school practice, mobile learning, mLearning, ICT in Education Introduction 1.0

The big issue: mobile phones in class | CompareMobiles.com

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CompareMobiles.com Impartial Mobile Phone Reviews, News, Deals, Info & Consumer Comments. I think it’s pointless not to allow children to have their phones in school. Phones are banned in our school for the pupils but some of the teachers are on their mobiles 24/7. I think everyone should have their phones out on the desk, then teachers can see if people are texting and wasting their education. Browse by mobile.

Mobile phones as cultural resources for learning | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch

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“Outside the classroom learners are building up new rich media literacies as they create their own habitus of learning in everyday life. It is proposed that mobile devices be considered as cultural resources, which belong to everyday life as well as school.

mLearning-World.com: The Learning Circuits Blog: 20% of most groups of students are mentally dropped out

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► 07/04 - 07/11 (3) eLearning Kindle eBook From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning: Speak U. From mLearnopedia: April - June Hot List: Mobile L. ► 06/27 - 07/04 (2) Mobile Learning: A 4th Reading List Ignatia Webs: What to take into account when chosi.

mLearning-World.com: Promote your mLearning Work

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Monday, February 05, 2007 Promote your mLearning Work H as your organization developed a training program specifically to push to mobile devices such as mobile phones or iPods ?

The World’s First M-School? | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact The World’s First M-School? 10 10 2006 The Sydney Morning Herald (a reputable Australian newspaper) reports : “A 24-hour school with no traditional classrooms and where students use mobile phones and laptops to learn is being built in Sydney.&# Using Twitter in the classroom The iPad and its impact on m-learning.

mLearning-World.com: M-Learning in India

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I attribute this to the fact that not everyone is wired, so mobile phones have exploded as the primary communications device. Now, learn through your mobile phones Barkha Shah / Hyderabad August 09, 2006 Learning has just acquired a new – nimbler – form.

mLearning-World.com: mLearning World on your Mobile

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Friday, December 15, 2006 mLearning World on your Mobile mLearning World on your Mobile MLearning-World.com now has a URL just for your mobile phone.

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Home About Mobile Learning # 6: Six key m-learning resources Comments (8) By Nicky Hockly , June 9, 2010 1:54 pm How do you feel about housework? Given the power of lists, here are 6 key (to me) mobile learning resources. You can allow students to take home the mobile devices.

Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow | MobileBehavior

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But while mobile phones have been blamed for an increase in exam cheating , SMS has been praised for helping students learn to spell. Marys City School in Ohio , mobile phones are embraced, not banished from being used in the classroom.

Mobile Learning: A 5th Reading List

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Here are 10 of the more recent articles and blog posts that I have read concerning mobile learning. 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. Mobile Technologies and Young Children – An article on the use of mobile technologies by very young children.

Mobile Learning: A 5th Reading List

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Here are 10 of the more recent articles and blog posts that I have read concerning mobile learning. 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. Mobile Technologies and Young Children – An article on the use of mobile technologies by very young children.

Ring in the Changes: Study by Mobile Phone with RDI in the New Yea

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The visionary education establishment is offering its worldwide students a new way to study for a UK university degree in 2009  by using their mobile phones. Through its experience of supplying UK university distance learning qualifications to Africa, where fixed line broadband internet is limited but mobile broadband is more accessible and advanced, RDI has decided to redesign some of its learning materials for specific delivery via mobile networks.

Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop

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A shiny new Apple Powerbook was provided to each participant from the AUC’s own “Classroom(s) in a Box&# – this was a simple and flawless way of ensuring all participants were up and running in mere minutes.

Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop

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A shiny new Apple Powerbook was provided to each participant from the AUC’s own “Classroom(s) in a Box&# – this was a simple and flawless way of ensuring all participants were up and running in mere minutes.

Research on Mobiles and Social Networking | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Research on Mobiles and Social Networking 7 09 2006 From the fantastic Mobile Life blog , a couple of reports on mobile phone use. Using Twitter in the classroom The iPad and its impact on m-learning.

Mobile Podcasting | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Mobile Podcasting 1 09 2006 As the Mobile Life Blog points out, “it’s obvious this would arrive one day&# – media, direct to your mobile phone. Mobipod is a UK-based service that promises to deliver “some of the top UK podcasts … straight to your mobile phone as soon as they are released&#.

Welcome. Please Turn Your Mobile On. | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Welcome. Please Turn Your Mobile On. 15 05 2006 Mobile devices may be seen by some educators as an interference with learning, rather than a positive aid. Some people might suggest that these connotations detract from the presentation of mobile devices as learning tools.

2010: A year in review

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As fellow for 21st century learning at the Shuttleworth Foundation I spent the year focusing on my m4Lit , or mobiles for literacy, project. It was launched in 2009 as a pilot initiative to explore whether teens in South Africa will read stories on their mobile phones.

Going Mobile: Debating and Using Cellphones in School - The Learning Network Blog - NYTimes.com

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