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(Infographic) 50 Mobile Learning Statistics For K-12 Education (#mlearning)

From TeachThought.com Mobile learning is among the latest trends in education that have captured educators’ interest, and seem to hold considerable promise in terms of learning potential. What the reality of mobile learning looks like on a day-to-day basis in classrooms and homes isn’t entirely clear, which is where mobile learning statistics–actual data–can help clarify… Read More ›

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Parent’s Voice on Mobile Devices in Classrooms (K-12)

In one of the most comprehensive studies of parents’ views on mobile devices in education, more than 50 percent of parents believe that schools should make more use of mobile devices in education and 32 percent agree that schools should require them in the classroom. These findings are from a new study of how parents perceive mobile learning… Read More ›

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Mobile Education is Poised to Transform The Way We Learn

Business Insider featured The Next 10 Tech Markets That Will Be Worth $1 Billion Or More, you might be interested to go through the list. Among them, 5 trends out of 10 are about going mobile, it’s not surprising that “Mobile Education is Poised to Transform The Way We Learn” makes one of them. Fast Company… Read More ›

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10 Bullets for Mobile Learning Content Design

from ADL Mobile Learning Handbook Mobile learning has been called bitesize, handy learning, ubiquitous, portable, pocketable, learning on the go, my learning, untethered, opportunistic, learning in the moment, snack-learning, courselets, “bus stop” learning, a learning nugget or even a learning pill. To many, it also includes overlapping but somewhat independent paradigms such as informal, social,… Read More ›

Why are Textbooks Bad for Education?

This post written by Justin Marquis Ph.D. was first published on OnlineUniversities.com : Why are Textbooks Bad for Education? An interesting video in the Edutopia “Big Thinkers” series, featuring my first faculty mentor at Indiana University, Sasha Barab, the leader of the Quest Atlantis project and now the Pinnacle West Presidential Chair in Teacher Education at Arizona State University is… Read More ›

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44 Smart Ways to Use Smartphones in Classroom

This article is by John Hardison, first published on gettingsmart.com : Part 1 : 44 Smart Ways to Use Smartphones in Class. John Hardison is a facilitator of learning in an interactive classroom called Studio 113 at East High School in Gainesville, GA where literature creatively comes to life on a stage with students as the stars. In… Read More ›

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Bring Your Own Devices Framework

Oak Hills Local School District in Ohio opened their high school campus to student devices in the fall of 2010.  and they developed a robust “BYOD framework” and set up a strict acceptable use policy before it launched its BYOD initiative in 2010. Oak Hill’s BYOD Framework consists of 10 structured implementation and support steps that they have documented… Read More ›

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10 Reasons Why BYOD is a Good Idea

by Miriam Clifford from informED (commentary from Open Colleges) Education must move with the times. What can be done to reach a technology-savvy generation that relies on media every free second of their time? BYOD, Bring Your Own Device, a trend that is catching on quickly. Bring Your Own Device has transformed the classroom by creating new opportunities… Read More ›

BYOD Brings The Ownership of Learning to Students

In the report from Learning Untethered on piloting Android tablets in 5th grader, the most important conclusion might be about the learning style shift after students have the ownership of their devices and learning. If you can’t deploy that amounts of devices for every students, the study recommends trying a BYOD classroom. They saw a… Read More ›

“Tell me and I will forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I will understand.” -------- Chinese Wisdom "Games are the most elevated form of investigation." -------- Albert Einstein
"I'm calling for investments in educational technology that will help create digital tutors that are as effective as personal tutors, educational software as compelling as the best video game," President Barack Obama said while touring a tech-focused Boston school (year 2011).