Technology can help every learner

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As a learning Intervention and Support teacher, my adventures in technology have already shown me just how powerful digital technology can be in enabling differentiated learning. Step one of course is to know what these needs are - technology helps in the collation and storage/accessing diagnostic data immensely.

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4 Ways Smartphones are helping People Learn a new Language

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Being a ubiquitous device in mobile learning, a smartphone has done almost all of the unthinkable, especially in helping learners master a foreign language. That said, here are effective ways in which the use of smartphones can help learners master a new language: 1.

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From eLearning to mLearning: The Top 5 Challenges beyond Technology

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However unlike some people who think that things like the price tag of a mobile device or its battery are holding mobile learning back from full adoption, I’m convinced technology has little to do with what’s holding us back from crossing the chasm.

Press Release: CHAMPIONS – A Framework for Improving Worker Performance Through Emerging Technology

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The framework helps organizations increase productivity by blending technological innovation with human performance. Press CHAMPIONS context innovations mobile affordances personal use social

New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions

programming language, but for the lay person it's probably helpful to think of it that. different technologies. technologies are: HTML. Combined, these three technologies make interactive e-learning.

Help for busy Educators: Posterous

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The wonderful, ever faster pace of technological change does have its downsides, especially for already busy educators.

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Triple E Framework: Integrating technology to meet learning goals

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As a teacher educator, I spent the past decade struggling to help my pre-service and in-service teachers understand the difference between randomly using flashy technology in lessons and integrating technology with a purpose towards enhancing the learning goals. We talk about the philosophical model of what how we should be thinking about integrating technology in the classroom ( TPCK ), yet it is purely a theoretical framework without a clinical core.

The President’s “Blackberry”… this should help

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But having a world leader touting the benefits of his mobile device helps us to see that mobiles are truly powerful and have different capabilities which are useful for serious business. Having more smart phones out on the street will only help us in our quest for good corporate mobile learning by increasing the number of devices capable of reaching the web and delivering rich social and learning experiences. Our President now has a mobile device.

2 Events that Could Help Push Mobile Learning

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I will keep you updated on other happenings around mobile technology and provide details on these efforts as the become known. Tags: Mobile Learning m-Learning mobile landscape mobile learning market mobile technology mobile user experience us mobile learning Android Blackberry Flash Google iPhone RIM Safari Windows Mobile In recent days a couple of technical events of note have given hope for mobile learning.

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My New Book: Help Your Child Learn with Cell Phones Coming in JUNE!

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Coming out this June, my new book for parents " Help Your Child Learn with Cell Phones "! This book is for parents, grandparents, and educators who are interested in helping their children learn how to use their cell phone as a productive tool for learning.

How SMS Alerts Are Helping Curb Africa’s Ebola Outbreak

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Since the beginning of the Ebola outbreak in April 2014, the Red Cross – with the help of a local cellphone provider – has sent out about two million text messages a month to residents in Sierra Leone.

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JNXYZ training site debuts

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Just a quick post to let readers know I have launched the beta version of a site dedicated to those who need innovative training for their staff around technology and learning. Head to JNXYZ training if I can help you in this way!

Current trends in Learning Technologies: a bluffer's guide

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Have a look at our quick guide to the top trends in Learning Technology. 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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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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Empowering digital citizenship through mobile technology

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According to Wikipedia , “A digital citizen refers to a person utilizing/using information technology (IT) in order to engage in society, politics, and government participation.” This is enabled by mobile technologies that are in the hands of everyday people. Government responsibilities are the need to be open about its data, to share information, to empower citizens to help themselves and, most critically, to actively respond to citizen voices and participation in an engaged way.

Interactive technology keeps classes 'relevant'

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Morton said the technology frees her from standing behind a desk at the front of the classroom, allowing her to interact more with her students. The electronic tablet is one example of how classroom technology has grown by leaps and bounds from even just a few years ago — and many teachers and technology directors believe the changes have improved the teaching field. Beene said the district is not hurting for technology.

Wave Riding Theory - a fresh look at learning technology adoption

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How should teachers decide which approaches, technologies, or approaches to adopt with their mobile learning? The basic tenet of this, is an awareness that mobile consumer technologies are rushing towards us whether we are fully prepared for them or not.

Get some perspective… (a primer piece re: lofty ideals vs on the ground realities in regards to educational technology deployments)

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I just found out that I’m one of about 20,000 people in Australia working in the area of information and communication technology in education ( [link] ). It bravely but sensibly leaves handing out the actual technology until step 20. THERE IS SOMETHING WHICH COMES BEFORE TECHNOLOGY.

TIME between TIMES: the joy of educating during a time of rapid technological change.

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the joy of educating during a time of rapid technological change. I’m retiring in 5 years, so I’m not going bother with technology.”. Its no secret that Education has been slow to respond to rise of these technologies. Technology is a great democratiser of education.

The Mobile Learning Edge: Table of Contents

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Three Takeaways from the 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference

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This past March, nonprofit organizations and technology companies across the country converged at the 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTEN) to learn more about the latest updates in nonprofit tech.

Louisville Uses Texts to Help Smokers Quit

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Health departments all across the country are trying to help people quit smoking. And the Louisville Metro Department of Health and Wellness is doing it by offering help wherever and whenever smokers need it – via text message. With growing evidence that text support is an effective way to keep quit rates high, Louisville joins cities like New York in making mobile technology an effective tool for public health.

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Help People in Your Community Live Healthier Lifestyles with a Text Message Campaign

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The campaign is a project of the National Association of Community Health Centers , an umbrella group that helps address the need of more than 9,000 community health centers across all 50 US states. Our new healthcare edition can help you achieve similar outcomes in your own communities.

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Text Messaging Helping NJ Voters Get to Polls in Aftermath of Storm: Text WHERE to 877-877

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Text Messaging Helping NJ Voters Get to Polls In Aftermath of Storm. Voters in storm-ravaged New Jersey will be helped to polling places – some of which have been moved due to the storm – by a text message polling place locator provided pro bono to the State by mobile strategy company Mobile Commons. Dozens of non-profit, voting rights and advocacy groups are expected to use the Polling Place Locator to help drive their constituents to the polls this November.

Virgin Atlantic Using Google Glass for Performance Support

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The airliner is in the midst of a six-week pilot test to help deliver more personalized experiences to air travelers using wearable technology. Industry News Mobile Devices Google Glass performance support Virgin Atlantic wearable technology

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

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Text Messaging Will Help Millions of Americans Get to the Voting Booth in November

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The polling place locator will leverage the ease and ubiquity of text messaging to help get millions of Americans to the voting booth this year. Dozens of non-profit, voting rights and advocacy groups are expected to use the Polling Place Locator to help drive their constituents to the polls this November. ” “Connecting our community through mobile technology helps us reach and empower our supporters,” said Voto Latino President Maria Teresa Kumar.

High-Speed Computing Fuels The Speed Of Change

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The CHAMPIONS framework can help your organization adapt to those changes with ease. Industry News Mobile Strategy Pedagogy and Learning User Experience CHAMPIONS content strategy Learning Everywhere mobile technology performance supportThe business world is always changing.

K12 Educators Integrating Technology

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skip to main | skip to sidebar K12 Educators Integrating Technology Musings of a language teacher turned technology integration specialist helping eductors K12-Higher Ed. This year Im combining a look at technology tools in education and attending mostly elementary sessions.

New Study Shows How Mobile Reminders Can Help HIV+ Patients

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A new study out of Howard Brown Health Center shows that daily text message reminders helps HIV+ patients adhere to their medications. As a result, healthcare providers have tried for years to come up with ways to help people remember. How Text Reminders Help with ART Adherence. What’s more, the study notes, “mobile technology can provide treatment to patients in real time and in their natural environments.”

Some Thoughts on Future Cell Phone Technologies

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AT&T ( [link] ) has created Video Share, where you can stream live video to and from your cell phone.hmmm this may be helpful for kids who are missing class because they are home sick or their parents decided to take a vacation during the school year! Cell phones may be a way to help students with special needs (especially visual and auditory needs) participate better in the learning process and in society. Cell phones are changing everyday, bigger and better improvements.

Some Thoughts on Future Cell Phone Technologies

Cell Phones in Learning

AT&T ( [link] ) has created Video Share, where you can stream live video to and from your cell phone.hmmm this may be helpful for kids who are missing class because they are home sick or their parents decided to take a vacation during the school year! Cell phones may be a way to help students with special needs (especially visual and auditory needs) participate better in the learning process and in society. Cell phones are changing everyday, bigger and better improvements.

Speak Up 2009: The biggest Obstacle to Using Technology in Ed.Not Being Able to Use Student's Own Mobile Devices!

Cell Phones in Learning

Very interesting research has just been published by the Tomorrow Group (Speak Up 2009) about mobile phones and education. Here are a few highlights: PARENTS SAY YES! 63% of parents say they would buy their child a cell phone if they knew it would be used for educational purposes ONLY 18% of parents dismiss mobile devices as not having a positive impact on learning. Potential Benefits of Using Cell Phones in Learning According to PARENTS!

Obama Tech Team Turns to SMS to Help Inauguration Attendees Navigate the National Mall

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The Obama administration uses SMS technology to tackle some of the largest and most important issues in today’s society. Want to know how to National Mall during the busiest social event of the quadrennium? Check your cell phone.

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Mobile Commons Will Help Millions of Americans Find Out Where to Vote on Election Day

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Mobile Commons is leveraging the ease and ubiquity of text messaging to help get millions of Americans to the voting booth this year. We are giving this technology for free to all our existing customers, and welcoming new customers who want to run their own versions.

9 Apps For Indoor Navigation

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These apps or devices that have been developed to help people who are visually impaired or blind find their way indoors. Mobile Apps assistive technology Cydalion GPS navigation appsThe post 9 Apps For Indoor Navigation appeared first on Float.

Assistive Technology: Technology Predictions for 2010

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Assistive Technology Blog on the topic of assistive technology, eLearning, mind mapping, project management, visual learning, collaborative tools, and educational technology Monday, December 28, 2009 Technology Predictions for 2010 I guess this is the time of the season to look into the crystal ball and make predictions about the year ahead. The real tipping point for this technology will be the ability to run Flash applications on these handsets. technologies.

10 Apps For Indoor Navigation

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These apps or devices that have been developed to help people who are visually impaired or blind find their way indoors. Mobile Apps assistive technology Cydalion GPS navigation appsThe post 10 Apps For Indoor Navigation appeared first on Float.

MSNBC Reports: Mobile technology used as a safety tool

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Earlier today, Mobile Commons CEO Jed Alpert gave an interview on MSNBC to talk about what we’ve done to both help New Yorkers prepare for and recover from Irene. Click here for more on how we are using technology to keep our communities safer during the hurricane. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news , world news , and news about the economy. Company News Press

Wearable Tech – The New Frontier for Learning

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I started learning about mobile technology in 2006 and I really saw the potential for learning. Now we are starting to see some great implementations in the way of mobile technology employed as a learning tool.

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

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5:29 AM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Education for the iPod Generation The world of personalized, on demand educational technology.

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Advancing Literacy through Mobile Technologies: Empowering Women and Girls – Phase II: From Insight to Action

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I presented, on behalf of my colleague, Diane Boulay, Advancing Literacy through Mobile Technologies: Empowering Women and Girls – Phase II: From Insight to Action. The proposed project builds on a global study headed up by Diane on how mobile phones are being used to empower women and girls by helping to improve their literacy skills. For this project we are looking for partners for funding, technology support, content provision, and more.

Speak Up 2009: The biggest Obstacle to Using Technology in Ed.Not Being Able to Use Student's Own Mobile Devices!

Cell Phones in Learning

Very interesting research has just been published by the Tomorrow Group (Speak Up 2009) about mobile phones and education. Here are a few highlights: PARENTS SAY YES! 63% of parents say they would buy their child a cell phone if they knew it would be used for educational purposes ONLY 18% of parents dismiss mobile devices as not having a positive impact on learning. Potential Benefits of Using Cell Phones in Learning According to PARENTS!