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)
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I was in a meeting recently with executives from a large corporation. As we discussed the intersections between learning in K-12 schools, …Personalized Learning
Traditionally as students come back to school, it is important to establish a positive classroom culture. Today, more and more districts are …
Do personal devices support learning? That's what I was asked by "The Signal" blog which facilitates a conversation about communication, safety and …
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 …Education
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 …Mobile Technology
How To Give The Modern Learners What They Want According to our In-Focus report, Mobile Learning in the Workplace, mobile learning is definitely on …BYOD
Survey: 93 Percent of Teachers Believe That Personal Devices Connect Students to Real-World Learning
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A recent national survey from University of Phoenix College of Education found that 93 percent of K-12 teachers believe …Education
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 …Education
As more and more schools embrace the bring-your-own-device technology trend, we talk to a teacher about its pros and cons.
Picture this:James, a high school student, pulls out his phone in class, just as the teacher starts writing out the Pythagorean theorem.
Instead of stopping class and …
Lowering millennial dropout rates with mobile technology. GUEST COLUMN | by Danial Jameel Dropout rates among college students remain high, and …Education
Mobile devices as teaching tools are becoming a more and more common part of the American education experience in classrooms, from preschool through …Education
When Teaching Generation Text was published in 2011 there were numerous ways to use text-only enabled phones for learning. This was great for …Text Messaging
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 …Education
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 …Learning
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 …
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Blended Learning is one of the major learning concepts that came about as a direct result of the impact of technology integration in …
No device should ever be hailed as the silver bullet in “saving” education — nor should it be completely shunned — but when it comes to the …Education
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 …21st Century
Today’s students are hyper-connected multitaskers who operate in the state of now. But opportunities for connected learning aren't always available …
Occasionally my colleagues bemoan their student’s addiction to their cellphones. I’ve seen it, too. The sly under-the-desk move, the obvious Snapchat …e-Learning
Although students have been using cell phones consistently in their daily lives for almost a decade, many public schools continue to resist allowing …Education
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 …
Introducing, MoveNote. A noteworthy tool that can be used flip the classroom, practice presenting, share best practices and teach from a distance.The …Education Technology
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 …
Editor’s note: Joe Mathewson cofounded learning platform Firefly when he was 14.
These are heady days for education technology. In fact, with big investments in outfits like Everspring and Udemy, I’d say 2014 was the biggest year yet in edtech. However, if you thought that was impressive, you haven’t …Education