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Top Tips for Teaching with Sphero Robots

Top Tips for Teaching with Sphero Robots | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
Robots are everywhere, they open our garage doors, vacuum our floors and if you are lucky they even park your car.  Until recently there weren’t many robots in the classroom and now I couldn’t imagine approaching STEM without them.  Using the Sphero robots in my after school programming club has opened my eyes to both …
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How has Apple transformed your classroom? Part III

How has Apple transformed your classroom? Part III | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
In the final chapter of our three-part series, educators weigh in on Apple's role in the classroom. Read now.
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Nicky Wallace's curator insight, November 15, 2015 2:50 AM
The iPad is a transformative device in education.
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How smart is it to allow students to use mobile phones at school?

How smart is it to allow students to use mobile phones at school? | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that allowing use of mobile phones in schools harms low-achieving and low-income students the most.
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Charmaine Thomae's curator insight, October 21, 2016 7:23 PM
I have found many articles on why mobile devices should be used, but this one points out the reason why we should allow students to use them. It points out the benefits and how it helps improve students learning overall. 
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Updates to Google Docs & Slides let you insert & quickly edit images on iOS

Updates to Google Docs & Slides let you insert & quickly edit images on iOS | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
Google is today rolling out updates to its Google Docs and Slides mobile apps bringing the ability to insert images directly from the app on both phones and tablets. With the update, iPhone and iPa...
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iPads and Arts Education: Rewriting Cultural Narratives with The 524 Project

iPads and Arts Education: Rewriting Cultural Narratives with The 524 Project | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
High school students from DC and Detroit get acquainted via digital media, sharing their own worlds and learning to appreciate each other's world.
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What the best education systems are doing right

What the best education systems are doing right | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
In South Korea and Finland, it's not about finding the "right" school.
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Haiku Deck's AI Tool Automatically Creates Your Presentation

Haiku Deck's AI Tool Automatically Creates Your Presentation | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
The company using artificial intelligence and machine learning to power its new tool – Haiku Deck Zuru – which can automatically generate new presentations.
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Apple TV Settings for the Classroom

Apple TV Settings for the Classroom | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
You don’t have to live with Apple TV’s default settings! I’d like to
recommend some tweaks to make Apple TV more classroom friendly. These
adjustments include hiding previews and icons on the Home screen,
preventing screen hijacking, using the screen saver as a digital bulletin
board, and other handy tips.
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Sally Tilley's curator insight, February 16, 2015 4:13 PM

Great tips, love using apple TV with iPads in the classroom, very easy to share/evaluate/collaborate for students.

 

 

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Doctor Who game helps kids to learn to code (Wired UK)

Doctor Who game helps kids to learn to code (Wired UK) | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
The BBC has revealed its fiendish side -- tricking kids into learning how to code with a free Doctor Who game
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Qualitative Formative Assessment Toolkit: Middle School Math

Qualitative Formative Assessment Toolkit: Middle School Math | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
This is a guest post from Dr. Reshan Richards (@ReshanRichards), the director of education technology at Montclair Kimberely Academy and the developer of the Explain Everything screencasting app. This post previews his upcoming featured talk at the EdTechTeacher iPad Summit San Diego. I have recently been writing about the qualitative formative assessment toolkit (QFAT for short) which is something that has come out of my research on and practice with mobile devices, multimedia, and formative assessment. It is comprised of four media authoring approaches available on most smartphones, tablets, and laptops: making photos, taking screenshots, filming videos, and screencasting. Each...
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Screen Time That’s Valuable For Young Kids

Screen Time That’s Valuable For Young Kids | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
Most people agree that implementing game-based learning makes sense for older students, but what about really young kids?
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Pixar In A Box Teaches Math Through Real Animation Challenges

Pixar In A Box Teaches Math Through Real Animation Challenges | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
A collaboration between Pixar and Khan Academy hopes to show students what math looks like at work in successful animated films.
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Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children

Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
American youths are plugged in and tuned out of the real world for many more hours of the day than experts consider healthy for normal development.
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Nicky Wallace's curator insight, November 15, 2015 2:42 AM
I wonder what effect this will have on our students as we go BYOD?
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Apple’s iPad Pro Leak Shares Unseen New Features

Apple’s iPad Pro Leak Shares Unseen New Features | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
When Apple announced its iOS 8, many rumors existed around the debate about the split screen multitasking feature, which many thought was going to be presented. New sources inform that Apple has be...
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Teach your kids (and yourself!) how to code with these iPad apps

Teach your kids (and yourself!) how to code with these iPad apps | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
Even elementary-age school children can learn programming principles with these clever games and tools.
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Everything I Need To Know About Education ... I Learned In Kindergarten!

Everything I Need To Know About Education ... I Learned In Kindergarten! | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
Everything I Need To Know About Education ... I Learned In Kindergarten!
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4 ways Apple may soon solve the iPad deployment headache | eSchool News | eSchool News

4 ways Apple may soon solve the iPad deployment headache | eSchool News | eSchool News | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
It’s no secret iPad deployments are a slog for schools. But all that may be changing
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Apple Overhauling iPad in Education Program to Simplify Sharing Devices and Apps

Apple Overhauling iPad in Education Program to Simplify Sharing Devices and Apps | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
Apple will be making significant changes to iPad deployment for education during the upcoming school year that should eliminate some of the hurdles...
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Jerry Johnson's curator insight, March 27, 2015 8:30 AM

Interesting seeing that Google is already doing some of this. 

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Do Kids Really Learn From Playing Educational Games on Tablets?

Do Kids Really Learn From Playing Educational Games on Tablets? | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
So there is mounting hard evidence that children are learning from these educational games on tablets. That said, I still restrict the amount of time my kids are allowed to play each day, as they would play until they become agitated if I didn't....
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EuroSys Education's curator insight, February 25, 2015 2:59 AM

Het is niet heiligmakend, maar er is wel iets van aan...

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Note taking and the iPad - Educate 1 to 1

Note taking and the iPad - Educate 1 to 1 | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
Note taking with digital tools during lessons or lectur …
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Denise Gallegos's curator insight, July 10, 2016 7:43 PM

I really like the iPad to take notes especially the iPad Pro due to the capacitive set up of Apple Pencil.

I strongly recommend the iPad pro to students who wants to augment their note-taking methods.

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There's no app for good teaching

There's no app for good teaching | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
8 solid, actionable tips for using tech in ways that actually improve the classroom.
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This awesome app proves the iPad is the future of education | Cult of Mac

This awesome app proves the iPad is the future of education | Cult of Mac | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
This is how school textbooks should all look. Photo: Earth Primer When you consider their overall functionality, and just plain popularity among kids, it's
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Tim Yenca's curator insight, February 14, 2015 2:18 PM

Impressive app but high cost for schools.  Hopefully this app developer participates in VPP or runs a sale!

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This Bolton school was failing - until it gave each pupil an iPod - Telegraph

This Bolton school was failing - until it gave each pupil an iPod - Telegraph | Learning with Mobile Devices | Scoop.it
In 2009 a failing school in Bolton provided every one of its students with an iPod Touch; now the Essa Academy has drastically improved its pupils' learning experiences
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