"A study conducted by TRU provides a body of research which supports the idea that students use cell phones to learn, and also that schools are not acknowledging or supporting them fully, yet. This research supports the work of innovative educators who are guiding today’s generation text and will help in the effort of getting more schools to stop fighting and start embracing student use of mobile devices for learning in school. Rather than banning, the study highlights the fact that if we meet children where they are we can leverage their use of mobile devices for powerful learning."
BYOT/BYOD with #BYOTchat Team #classroom20 #liveclass20 #webinar "Bring Your Own Technology/Bring Your Own Device (BYOT/BYOD)" with the #BYOTchat Team. Strategies for management and integrating mobile devices into the classroom shared with participants. #BYOTchat Team presenters: Steve Hayes, Jeremy Angoff, Tim Clark, Nathan Stevens.
"So, how exactly do I get my iPad screen to that TV or projector? Well you've got a few options, and they all have their pros and cons. Here's a toolkit that hopefully covers a wide variety of possible scenarios, so you can take your iPad to your next presentation with confidence."
The Current State of Mobile Learning in Education [USA focus]
How many students are projected to use mobile devices by the year 2016? How many are using devices while learning right now? How much is spent every year on textbooks? We now know the staggering results of these and other questions thanks to a report from T-Mobile. They showcased a handful of schools who are deploying devices and connected learning as part of a recent (mid 2012) gathering in Washington, D.C. After examining the infographic, the highlighted school initiatives, and the report from T-Mobile, it becomes clear that mobile learning is more than just the future. It’s the present. There is a huge flux of students using devices to enhance learning right now.
You know that mobile learning has hit the mainstream when the big guys start to get it … and 2012 is the year that this happened. With solid reports, and reviews from UNESCO, GSMA and other global giants, as well as a flurry from mobile consultancies across the planet! Here are a few of the best (free) reports: