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A Mobile Dilemma

A Mobile Dilemma | teaching and technology | Scoop.it
A Critical 21st Century Skill

Now here we are in the year 2014, and things seem to be changing for many schools.

It would seem that the smartphone is finally getting its due as a computer with telephonic capabilities. Our phones are used as computers even as our computers are now used as phones.

An interesting Nielsen study showed that in March 2012, a majority (50.4 percent) of U.S. mobile subscribers owned smartphones. Mobile devices have also replaced desktop computers as the primary access device to the Internet.

 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 16, 2014 6:39 PM

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence

 

Julie Ekner Koch's curator insight, January 17, 2014 4:25 AM

I have often thought about this dilemma, too. We have been talking about mobile learning for years now, but it is still 'a new technology' The opportunities for knowledge sharing and learning are endless, but educators still hold back. The millenials are way ahead already.

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Learning Without Technology

Learning Without Technology | teaching and technology | Scoop.it
As long as I have been involved with education there has been a discussion of whether or not technology is making a difference in learning, and whether or not we should use it in schools. This disc...

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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 5, 2014 10:26 AM

 

A MUST READ!!!

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/

 

Sharla Shults's curator insight, January 28, 2014 9:44 PM

What tools are used by Industry, Business, Banking, and the Arts. If the answer is TECHNOLOGY, why is there any debate about why, and how much technology should play a role in education?