New Book! "Cell Phones in the Classroom"

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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!

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!

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How to evaluate apps and websites for meeting your classroom needs

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These resources are much better than going to iTunes and typing in a generic topic. 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 resource help students to focus on their learning?

Easy and Free mobile classroom website resources and ideas

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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

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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.

Updates on some Favorite Resources.

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A few great things have happened with some of my most often used mobile resources. This is great for secondary classroom teachers who have over 100 students. 1) Polleverywhere has gone voter friendly! :0 0 They now allow anyone who signs up to get 1000 votes for free! Big improvement over the original 100 votes. Also Polleverywhere now allows you to embed your poll into a blog or website with an easy link.

Current trends in Learning Technologies: a bluffer's guide

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Are you BYOD while flipping the classroom? How much gets paid for the books and resources? Open educational resources that an be used, modified and shared, for free. If you are using government funding to generate new resources, think seriously about making them available to all.

Core Apps for iPad Teachers

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Are you a teacher, using iPads in the classroom? Look through these, and think what you might use them for in a classroom an m-learning veteran? iPad learners as creators tablet primary school constructivism guidelines teacher tips free resources top tips

mLearning-World.com: More Podcasting Educational Resources

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Monday, October 02, 2006 More Podcasting Educational Resources My wife is a Music and Spanish teacher at a local private school and Ive been working with her for the past few months on how she can enhance her teaching through mLearning and other technology. ► 07/27 - 08/03 (4) Mobile Learning Device Poll mLearning and Baseball Making the classroom a playground for learning (In.

mLearning-World.com: Note: More mLearning resources to explore

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skip to main | skip to sidebar * Newsletter * LinkedIn * Facebook * 2mLearn.mobi * mLearning World Live Sunday, December 03, 2006 Note: More mLearning resources to explore QuizFaber - QuizFaber creates multiple-choice quizzes for the mobile web.

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. Photographic and visual resources.

Tappestry: Kicking the Informal Learning (Tin) Can

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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.

Top mobile apps for presenting

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We all know that mobile can be very effective in a classroom as a tool to "do stuff". mobile in schools infographics learners as creators applications free resources authoring Here is a fantastic round up of all the best apps, and websites that your students can use to record, show and tell what they have done. Even if you think you know it all - I guarantee you''ll get a few new ideas by the time you finish reading this infographic! How are you planning on using this?

April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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April 14, 2011 Learning & Skills Survey: 87% More eLearning & Mobile Learning; 73% Less 2-3 Day Classroom Training , April 19, 2011. Best of Mobile Learning April 1, 2011 to April 30, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

Emerging trends in education and mobile learning

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The piece predicts there will be a shift away from teaching in a classroom-centred paradigm of education to an increased focus on learning, which happens informally throughout the day. Use social media in the classroom. This has benefit for learners: can suggest resources to students and highlight study areas that need extra work. At the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2014 I sat on a panel titled Emerging Trends and New Technology – considered in the context of mobile learning.

Global Mobile Awards

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In less than two weeks, mobile leaders worldwide will be gathering in Barcelona for the GSMA Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile exhibition. An important part of this conference is the 17th annual Global Mobile Awards.

Mobile Learning: A 6th Reading List

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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. 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. Below is the 6th list in this series of lists.

MASHe » Blog Archive » Mobile Learning: Some resources, tools and statistics

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Home WordPress Plugins Google Wave Tips Contact Notebook MASHe The Higher Education blog from the JISC RSC Scotland North & East Mobile Learning: Some resources, tools and statistics I was looking for resources for a potential mobile workshop and came across the slides below from Judy Brown. The blog is designed to highlight news, events and resources related to higher education. Tags: Brown resources

» 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: The speakers had great resources to share and the back channel in twitter #elifocus had even more! 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.

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.

Mobile phones in the MFL classroom - Box of Tricks

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Dominic opts to make the most of mobile phones as a teaching and learning tool and explores the different ways in which he has used mobile phones in his classroom.

Enhance Your Study With Mobile Learning | The iPad Resource Guide And Store

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The iPad Resource Guide And Store Welcome To The #1 iPad Resource Guide, A Store Where you Will find All Your iPad Information In One Place Home | About Us | Contact Us | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy Enhance Your Study With Mobile Learning Posted by Admin | Posted in iPad | Posted on 08-03-2010-05-2008 0 As a student or a trainee, you may be quite busy with study and work. Learning is not only in classroom, but also can be carried out efficiently anywhere and anytime.

You are Never Alone » From the Coal Face: iPod Touch in the Classroom

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Twitter From the Coal Face: iPod Touch in the Classroom Today’s post features a number of Australian schools using iPods and iPod Touches in the classroom. Kathleen McGeady has been using an iPod Touch in her classroom for over twelve months.

5 Take-aways from the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week Webinar

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In fact, fully embracing mobile means challenging our ideas of teacher, classroom and content( @activeducator ). We need to think of learning spaces and not learning classrooms, and envisage the role of mobile in such contexts.

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

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Ten years ago, text messaging’s role in the classroom was a head scratcher. These youths–whose financial hardship and lack of resources contribute to their difficulty establishing contact with their colleges–managed to overcome situational obstacles with the help of text messaging.

5 Common Mistakes Schools and Teachers Make When Implementing BYOD

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It is important that teachers work with their students to develop rules and structures BEFORE asking them to take out their devices to use in the classroom. Teachers can do small optional projects for homework and then simple activities in the classroom.

SCVNGR: Cell Phone Scavenger Hunt Builder!

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Thank you to Jeffrey Branzburg for pointing me towards a resource called SCVNGR. The only negative of this resource is that there is a small cost to play (they use credits for each game). In SCVNGR you can participate in or create your own mobile scavenger hunts.

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20 Awesome iPad Apps for Primary (K-12)

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Today''s list comes from TCEA (A Texas association of teachers helping to encourage good uses for technology in the classroom). free resources iBooks Author iPad iPhone learners as creators primary school The best apps for learning and teaching are likely to be those recommended by other teachers, and learners. They have collated their best, mostly free iPad apps for a range of different ages / stages / approaches: Here are their top recommendations.

iPad 2: whats in it for education?

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Planning resources: > www.slidetolearn.info – beginners guide for iPad, iPod touch and iPhone in Education (updated regularly). > > The iPod touch Classroom Ning. >

eModeration Station

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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. What are these resources good for? list of resources.

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

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Do you have any resources that could help support digital citizenship at home? Are there classroom or school activities that I can also participate in through my mobile device?

Google announces $50m in support to EdTech in the developing world

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Google take that even further, estimating that 221 million students in schools are being taught in a language that is foreign to them and 32 million primary school-aged children can’t even reach traditional classrooms because of violent conflict and displacement.

gText for Student and Teacher Communication.Text Alert Meets Edmodo

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gText is a free resource developed specifically for teachers to communicate better with students and parents. It also reminds me of Edmodo, the news feed of the text alerts and the ability to integrate classroom management options.

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

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Championed by the excellent Steve, Ana & Marion at the University of Cape Town m-Ubuntu – Helping transform teaching in impoverished classrooms, and empower resource-poor teachers. Our m-Ubuntu project in South Africa hits the news in USA! 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.

Let's Go Vote!

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A new resource similar to Polleverywhere has just emerged and it is very simple to use. It is simple to use and another option for sms polling for the classroom! It is called Let's Go Vote and uses texting messaging from any cell phone to vote. It works in the USA, Canada and Swaziland. You can create a free account that will allow up to 20 votes per poll. It also allows you to create a poll with a "right or wrong" answer that can show up after the voting results are in.

Erik Duval’s Weblog

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Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments » OER TLT CFP: deadline approaching 20 February 2009 by erikduval We’ve received a good dozen abstracts for the IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies special issue on “ Open Educational Resources: Learning Objects for all!

Defining Mobile Learning Isn’t Enough | Knowledge Management System (KMS) Blog

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Mobile Teaching with LED Projector and QR Codes | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Mobile Teaching with LED Projector and QR Codes 18 10 2006 So this mobile learning thing (you know, getting learners out of the classroom/computer lab and learning in the *real world*) is all very well… but when it comes to mobile teaching, sometimes it’s a bit inconvenient not having a board to scribble on or to quickly share information.

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

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See all in Technology » See all lesson plans » Overview | Can cellphones serve as effective instructional tools in the classroom? Teachers | Do you use cellphones in your classroom? RELATED RESOURCES From The Learning Network Lesson: Pens, Paper … and Cellphones?

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.&# …The traditional classroom concept will disappear, replaced by “learning spaces&#.