Young people are connecting with one another through technology in unprecedented ways. Computers, wi-fi networks, and smart phones allow young people 24/7 access to technology and to one another. Using smart devices in educational settings as learning and community building tools can promote interpersonal communication and encourage young people to positively express their individuality and build their student-to-student, student-to-educator relationships.
From Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D., we learn rich ideas to facilitate mobile learning, such as this recent post: Mobile Learning Lesson Plans:
I teach an Integrating Technology Into the Classroom course for the Boise State Universities EdTech graduate program. As part of the course, students are given a choice menu of options for integrating technology into their respective content areas. One of these choices is to develop a Mobile Learning Lesson Plan… (read the full story in his post)
Enjoy the introductory slides presentation from Jackie: