Smartphones in Education

By Richard de Meij | A Collection of Resources of Why & How to Integrate Smartphones (& other technologies) in Education. (More at: www.celebratelanguages.com/tech)

Smartphones Won’t Make Your Kids Dumb. We Think.

Jessica’s tiny fingers dart around the iPad, swiping through photos to get to a particularly entertaining video: a 12-second clip of her dancing …

How to learn a second language using your iPhone or iPad

Learning a second language is a great life skill to have, and the iPhone is the perfect tool to do it<p>Bilingual speakers have better job …

20 ideas-for-using-mobile-phones-in-language-classroom-

Successfully reported this slideshow.<p>We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.<p>0 views<p>Share<br>• Like<br>• Download<br>• ...<p>Published on Dec 8, 2012<p>Jacklin Patricia , Student at Universitas Kristen Artha Wacana …

Is Checking Devices at the Door Really the Solution?

I was in a meeting recently with executives from a large corporation. As we discussed the intersections between learning in K-12 schools, …

10 #BacktoSchool Tips for Students to Keep in Mind When Using Social Media

Traditionally as students come back to school, it is important to establish a positive classroom culture. Today, more and more districts are …

Should cellphones be allowed in school? My Response.

Do personal devices support learning? That's what I was asked by "The Signal" blog which facilitates a conversation about communication, safety and …

Digital Technology Is A Game Changer For Education Worldwide

When you listen to experts in the field, it is easy to conclude that digital technology is transforming education as much as Johannes Gutenberg’s …

A History of Cell Phones and Cellphone Technology

Cellphone Technology has come a long way since the 80's. A History of Cell Phones and Cellphone Technology infographic from Lyca Mobile covers each …

The Mobile Challenge: Giving The Modern Learners What They Want

<b>How To Give The Modern Learners What They Want</b><p>According to our In-Focus report, Mobile Learning in the Workplace, mobile learning is definitely on …

Survey: 93 Percent of Teachers Believe That Personal Devices Connect Students to Real-World Learning

Smart Classroom Technologies<p>A recent national survey from University of Phoenix College of Education found that 93 percent of K-12 teachers believe …

Don’t Argue For Your Limitations

Over the many years that I have been in education and around educators, I have never been able to understand why so many educators, so willingly and …

How the BYOD Movement is Changing the Classroom | About Verizon

Picture this:James, a high school student, pulls out his phone in class, just as the teacher starts writing out the Pythagorean theorem.<p>Instead of stopping class and reprimanding him, the teacher asks James to solve for the hypotenuse. Unfortunately, James forgets what a hypotenuse is. Luckily, he …

Engaging or Distracting?

“Forward thinking colleges and universities that take a mobile approach when it comes to increasing engagement through apps will be ahead of the …

Do mobile devices in the classroom really improve learning outcomes?

Mobile devices as teaching tools are becoming a more and more common part of the American education experience in classrooms, from preschool through …

Education Technology

Get Smart by Texting w/ @Text_Engine

When Teaching Generation Text was published in 2011 there were numerous ways to use text-only enabled phones for learning. This was great for …

7 Must-Haves for Teaching + Learning with #BYOD #BYOT

Are you allowing students to bring their own devices to learn where you work? If so, you'll want to become familiar with these seven digital …

Kahoot for Interactive Learning Activities

Kahoot is a fantastic free tool that can be a game changer in BYOD or one-to-one classrooms. This interactive platform lets teachers create quizzes …

Plickers - The Student Response System for Classrooms That Aren't 1:1

Plickers is a neat student response system that I learned about at ISTE 2014. Plickers uses a teacher's iPad or Android tablet in conjunction with a …

Blended Learning Visually Explained for Teachers

March 17, 2015<br>Blended Learning is one of the major learning concepts that came about as a direct result of the impact of technology integration in …

Play

MindshiftAug 8, 2017<p>Can Minecraft Camp Help Open Up The Tech World To Low-Income Kids?<p>Minecraft is touted for its educational possibilities. But is …

For Low-Income Kids, Access to Devices Could Be the Equalizer

Why is this the case? It all comes down to expectations, Mills said, that could also be related to blatant racism.<p>"We have some significant issues …

14 things that are obsolete in 21st century schools

Saying that it has always been this way, doesn’t count as a legitimate justification to why it should stay that way. Teacher and administrators all …

Teaching

How Common Sense Is Helping NYC Welcome Cell Phones into Schools

Today’s students are hyper-connected multitaskers who operate in the state of now. But opportunities for connected learning aren't always available …

As Schools Lift Bans on Cell Phones, Educators Weigh Pros and Cons

Although students have been using cell phones consistently in their daily lives for almost a decade, many public schools continue to resist allowing …

Education

Gen Z: Growing and Learning with Mobile #infographic

While educators have been busy trying to understand and teach to Millennials and Generation Y over the past several years, a new generation of mobile …

MoveNote: A Very Noteworthy #EdTech App

Introducing, MoveNote. A noteworthy tool that can be used flip the classroom, practice presenting, share best practices and teach from a distance.The …

Teachers, Stop Being Scared of Cellphones

Screens are everywhere these days, in the restaurants, on the subways, in front of our faces. The only ones we seem able to control are those little screens on our tablets and cellphones, but bring those things into a classroom and who is in control, the student or the teacher? In March, New York …