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Report: Mobile Devices To Surpass PCs in Web Access by 2015 -- Campus Technology

By 2015 more end users will access the Internet through a mobile device than a PC, according to a new report from the International Data Corporation.
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Low Income Students' Test Scores Leap 30% With Smartphone Use

Low Income Students' Test Scores Leap 30% With Smartphone Use | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Qualcomm's Wireless Reach Initiative aims to conquer the digital divide between those who can afford wireless internet access and those who can't.
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California Takes a Big Step Forward: Free, Digital, Open-Source Textbooks

California Takes a Big Step Forward: Free, Digital, Open-Source Textbooks | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
California Takes a Big Step Forward: Free, Digital, Open-Source Textbooks...
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The Innovative Educator: 10 BYOT / BYOD Back to School Basics

The Innovative Educator: 10 BYOT / BYOD Back to School Basics | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
This doesn't only apply to the classroom instruction, it also applies to the mobile devices your students choose to use for learning. Today student choice ... to Facebook. Tags: byod, BYOT, Cell phones in Education ...
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Search the Web Through Handwriting with Google Handwrite

Search the Web Through Handwriting with Google Handwrite | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Cross-posted from my other blog, Free Technology for Teachers.
This afternoon Google released a new way to search on your Android tablet and Android phone.
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Create a Child-friendly Android Phone with Kytephone

Create a Child-friendly Android Phone with Kytephone | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Kytephone is a free Android app that turns your Android phone into a child-friendly smart phone. The app allows parents to create a child-only section on an Android phone. That child-only section without entering the correct password.
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How Teachers Make Cell Phones Work in the Classroom

How Teachers Make Cell Phones Work in the Classroom | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
When we talk about using cell phones in class, we’re not just talking about using cell phones in class.
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A Time and Place for Cell Phones? -- THE Journal

A Time and Place for Cell Phones? -- THE Journal | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
... about the storm of comments readers had to a handful of articles published over the last few weeks concerning the use of mobile devices in education, in general, and the use of smartphones either in or after class, in particular.
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Create QR Codes for GPS Coordinates to Create Scavenger Hunts

Create QR Codes for GPS Coordinates to Create Scavenger Hunts | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
QR Droid is my favorite free QR code reader for Android devices. QR Droid website offers a free QR code generator that makes it very easy to create a QR code for just about anything.
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The Microwave Factor: Is Wi-Fi Safe for Children?

The Microwave Factor: Is Wi-Fi Safe for Children? | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Second, this study was not done for a classroom scenario** where there are multiple wireless laptops close to students' bodies, where there are iPads in their hands and smart phones in their faces. In the study they measured ...
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Pictures, Polls and Videos: How to Use Mobile Phones for Learning

Pictures, Polls and Videos: How to Use Mobile Phones for Learning | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Kids are using Instagram and Twitter in their daily lives outside of school, so why not let them use it for class studies too?
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From One-to-Many to 1:1 – Handheld Learning for Learning and ...

From One-to-Many to 1:1 – Handheld Learning for Learning and ... | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Cloudlearn ”Effective practice for schools moving to end locking and blocking in the classroom” is a report by Stephen Heppell and Carole Chapman with contributions by Esther Arnott, Juliette Heppell, Jonathan Furness, David Mitchell ...
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Can Anyone Design a Mobile Game?

Can Anyone Design a Mobile Game? | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
ARIS If you’re interested in creating your own mobile games, but are intimidated about taking the first step, teacher Jim Mathews offers a few ways in. Start small.
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From Smoke Signals to Tweets: How The Evolution Of Communication Is Changing Your Classroom | Edudemic

From Smoke Signals to Tweets: How The Evolution Of Communication Is Changing Your Classroom | Edudemic | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
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The Field Trip App Adds Information to Your Field Trips

The Field Trip App Adds Information to Your Field Trips | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Field Trip is a new Android app from Google that could add new information to your field trips. The app uses your location (you have to enable location services on your phone) to alert you to interesting things near you.
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36 of Our Favorite #Education Hashtags

36 of Our Favorite #Education Hashtags | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Terry Heick at TeachThought recently published "The 20 Top #Hashtags in Education." We liked it so much that we decided to compile our own list of favorites.The post 36 of Our Favorite #Education Hashtags appeared first on Getting Smart.
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Learning Everywhere Is Full of Details for Mobile Learning Implementation

Early praise by those in the industry for Chad Udell's mobile learning book Learning Everywhere have been very positive. Udell offers details on all aspects of mobile learning.
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INFOGRAPHIC: The Mobile Lives of College Students | Online Colleges

Smartphone usage is on the rise and no group of people is happier than college students – who rarely leave their phone far from their grasp. Discover how and how often college students are using their smartphones in this infographic.
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Engaging Students with Technology over the Summer

Engaging Students with Technology over the Summer | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz suggests a number of ways that tech-savvy teachers can keep their students engaged in academic thinking over summer vacation.
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The Innovative Educator: Why BYOD, Not Banning Cell Phones, Is ...

The Innovative Educator: Why BYOD, Not Banning Cell Phones, Is ... | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Sharing ideas about the future of education. ... Here's a sneak peak at the seven strategies schools should have in place to ensure connected students will tune in when learning with cell phones and other devices they own and love.
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Mobile Learning On The Interwebs « Virtual School Meanderings

Mobile Learning On The Interwebs « Virtual School Meanderings | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
By Charlie Osborne | May 7, 2012, 11:00am PDT As mobile learning and technology is more readily integrated within classroom settings, QR codes can be used as an interesting method to capture a student's attention and make lesson material more … ...
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What Tech in Schools Really Looks Like — The Digital Shift

What Tech in Schools Really Looks Like — The Digital Shift | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Even among the youngest students, cell phones are increasingly common, with a study of Massachusetts students (which may or may not be representative of the country as a whole) finding that 20 percent of third graders and 39 percent of ...
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Don’t Wait for Developers, Develop Your Own Apps

Don’t Wait for Developers, Develop Your Own Apps | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
In 2010 one of the ed tech developments that I was most excited about was the Android App Inventor platform that Google had released to the public.
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Cell Sharing: An Ice Breaker Using Mobile-Devices (BYOD) « User ...

Cell Sharing: An Ice Breaker Using Mobile-Devices (BYOD) « User ... | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Education as it should be – passion-based. ... Part 1: Cell Sharing. If a large group or class (over 20-25 members), separate members into smaller groups.
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So...You Wanna Start Texting by @web20classroom | TeacherCast

So...You Wanna Start Texting by @web20classroom | TeacherCast | Mobile Learning in the Classroom | Scoop.it
More and more students have access to mobile devices. In the last Pew Internet ...
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