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There is mobile learning (#mLearning) than the devices. It is a combination of the user (student), the device and the social aspect of learning.
ClassGather (formerly ECOVE) is a teacher evaluation and walk-through tool. It is available as an IPAD app that syncs with your laptop or desktop and produces reports and graphs about single or multiple observations over time. Observation tools are customizable and there are tools based on state teaching standards. Ecove can be used to customize walk-through tools based on the common core. This tool is available for a free 30 day trial and may be purchased after the trial period.
Edutopia hosts this collection of resources geared toward helping middle school educators make effective use of iPads with their students. Topics include favorite apps, best practices, and engaging activities.
Leading Digitally Admin 2.0 webinar, by Susan Brooks-Young. As a school administrator, you know that professional development is a critical piece in successful implementation of the Common Core State Standards. Your teachers have access to mobile technologies like tablets and laptops. How can you leverage this access to help teachers implement ELA standards in your school or district? This 45-minute webinar offers an overview of a professional development program in Arkansas where teachers of grades K-8 are using multiple mobile technologies and free or low-cost apps and web-based tools to address ELA standards through student-created e-books and screencasting.
Leading Digitally Admin 2.0 webinar, by Tim Landeck, and Harendra Goonetilleke. Put Apple iPads into the hands of 35 free and reduced lunch population middle school students in a 24/7, one-to-one implementation to enhance their algebra studies. What do you get? A more than 30% increase in students becoming proficient and/or advanced on end-of-year testing and much more! Tune in to this webinar to hear about Pajaro Valley Unified's struggles and successes with this iPad implementation.
We are drowning in data—not just in the field of education, but across our society. According to research reported in the U.K.’s Telegraph newspaper in 2011, the growth in the internet, 24-hour television and mobile phones means that people are receiving five times more information every day as they did in 1986. Isn’t there an easier way to share some of this information? This Quick Take focuses on an information sharing strategy that has been embraced by the business world and is gaining traction among educators and answers three questions: “What is an infographic?,” “Why use infographics in the classroom?” and, “Where can I learn more?”
Educators recognize that classrooms and other traditional learning spaces need to be reconfigured. Interestingly, with the proliferation of mobile learning devices, efforts are now being made to expand learning to nearly all space on campus. Read this article to learn more.