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10 Ways Mobile Devices Have Changed Education

10 Ways Mobile Devices Have Changed Education | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it

Mobile learning is the new face of education, and by 2020 the mobile-learning market is expected to reach $32 billion.

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Take time to consider this.

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Instructional Fluency: 10 Ways to Manage Cellphones in the Classroom

Instructional Fluency: 10 Ways to Manage Cellphones in the Classroom | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
RT @ZahnerHistory: 10 Ways to Manage Cellphones in the Classroom http://t.co/a5MsA9uuXz #edtech #edchat #edutech http://t.co/hmHJFk4PHN
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See what you think about this. What about cell phone use during lockdowns?

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Best EdTech of 2014

Best EdTech of 2014 | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
Common Sense Graphite editors and reviewers rated and reviewed hundreds of learning tools in 2014, using our research-backed rubric and rigorous evaluative process.
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This is a great time-saver. Happy New Year!

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The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now) | Edutopia - Linkis.com

The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now) | Edutopia - Linkis.com | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Vicki Davis shares a wealth of apps and platforms that can facilitate teaching and maximize learning within a BYOD classroom and school environment. She counts 51, and these are just her favorites!
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Thanks to Vicki Davis for this great blog post!

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A Principal's Reflections: Devices Need to Support Learning

A Principal's Reflections: Devices Need to Support Learning | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
My latest post: Devices Need to Support Learning http://t.co/basFMhF4df #edtech #cpchat #digilead #mlearning
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Right on! We don't need BYOD for distraction. We need devices for real learning!

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Allow Students to Create Their Own Apps With AppFurnace

Allow Students to Create Their Own Apps With AppFurnace | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
AppFurnace is a new online tool which enables pupils to design & build their own mobile device apps then transfer them to a smartphone or tablet. .
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Welcome to the future!

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Personalize Learning: 10 Predictions for Personalized Learning for 2013

Personalize Learning: 10 Predictions for Personalized Learning for 2013 | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it

Teachers and learners of all ages are connecting more than ever. In 2013, we will see teachers expanding their Personal Learning Networks (PLN) using social media. They will be telling more stories and sharing their journeys as they personalize learning. Learners will be using mobile devices for learning in and out of school. We will be seeing learners involved in more global collaborative projects in 2013.


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Some of these predictions are already here! See for yourself!

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John McDermott Neill's curator insight, February 6, 2013 11:26 PM

The future outlined here would seem to be achievable but can students really be trusted to "own" their learning?

Arlene Salyards's curator insight, February 14, 2013 5:26 PM

I like this statement "It is time to bring back inquiry and encourage questions that have no right answers."

EDUCTO's curator insight, August 6, 2013 7:59 PM

We're halfway through the year, how well did we do on these predictions so far?

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10 Amazing Social Media Statistics [INFOGRAPHIC]

10 Amazing Social Media Statistics [INFOGRAPHIC] | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it

Did you know that Twitter is grabbing more new registrations than Facebook, with more than half of its entire userbase compromised of people who have signed up in the last year, compared to just 19 percent for Mark Zuckerberg’s baby?

What if I said that almost a quarter (23 percent) of Facebook users check their account five or more times each day, Twitter users are 33 percent more likely to be Democrats or – sorry Foursquare – that 74 percent of Americans are unfamiliar with the concept of ‘checking in’.

 

These, and several other amazing social media statistics, can be found in the infographic on social media statistics.


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LuciaSilva's comment, October 7, 2012 4:35 PM
Great post!
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Ciberbebe.com's curator insight, July 23, 2013 4:56 AM

#socialmedia statistics

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60 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom

60 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it

TeachThought provides 60 different ways to use Twitter in the classroom, based on category.

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60 (count them) ways to use Twitter in the classroom! :-)

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21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom - TeachThought

21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom - TeachThought | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
Every teacher wants to be able to make his or her classroom environment the optimum place for learning, interacting and engaging. Today, there is a wide assortment of free technology options available to enhance your instruction. The tools are changing… quickly. So making the best choices, based on the resources available in your school, or through your board, is critical. Here are some top sure-fire picks to ensure your goal has real purpose, not just an introduction of technology for the sake of looking tech-savvy. These are easy to use teaching tools–about as grab-and-go as it gets.

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Here are some unique and interesting tools for Teachers.

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What's the Future for Mobile Devices in the Classroom? [#Infographic]

What's the Future for Mobile Devices in the Classroom? [#Infographic] | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
DeanHristov: What’s the Future for #MobileDevices in the #Classroom? http://t.co/EaTlucHruq #EdTech http://t.co/i6ryFeLJ5l #BigData #Io…
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Confused About Ed Tech Tools? New Rating Site for Apps and Games

Confused About Ed Tech Tools? New Rating Site for Apps and Games | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
To evaluate the bonanza of apps, games, and websites that claim to have educational value, Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization best known for rating commercial media for age-level appropriateness, has developed a new rating system called...
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This timely article gives some valuable tips and insights for parents and teachers alike.

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20 Great Math Websites for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

20 Great Math Websites for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
20 Great Math Websites for Teachers and Students @medkh9 http://t.co/A8Oh8G5kVy #edtech #math
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With so much attention on Mathematics, these days, I think  this collection of Math websites  is a timely addition for education.

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Putting the 'Education' Back in Educational Apps

Putting the 'Education' Back in Educational Apps | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
Humans learn best in active, engaged, meaningful and interactive contexts. Whether the platform is digital or traditional, electronic or paper, the results are the same.
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Gamification is the coming trend in Education. I like it, as long as the apps provide meaningful learning opportunities!

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The Teacher's Quick Guide To Blended Learning [Infographic]

The Teacher's Quick Guide To Blended Learning [Infographic] | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it
So how popular is blended learning? This visual guide takes a look at some statistics on blended learning adoption, facts on four different models of blended learning

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Online ? Blended Learning ? LMS ?

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Steve Klien's curator insight, November 8, 2013 1:07 PM

K-12 blended learning primer

Andy Lee's curator insight, November 9, 2013 12:36 PM

Nice infographic on blended learning.

David Bozetarnik's curator insight, April 30, 2014 11:35 PM

Blended learning has much potential.  However, it is only PART of the solution to why ails education today.  It is not a replacement for funding.  Adequate funding, whether online of f2f, must go hand in hand.  You can't maximize the potential of education while cutting necessary $$$.

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CreativeCommons-Infographic

CreativeCommons-Infographic | #LearningCommons | Scoop.it

A good summary/overview of CC licenses and use for photos.


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Very informative Infographic!

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Sarah johnstone's curator insight, May 19, 2015 4:57 AM

Great infographic - clear and helpful rules for CC Licences for photo sharing on the net. �� Check it out! 

Philip Williams's curator insight, July 13, 2015 6:06 AM

Clear and v helpful for newbies.

L2_S2S's curator insight, December 14, 2015 5:57 PM

A great visual overview of CC licenses.