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How A Classroom Of iPads Changed My Approach To Learning

How A Classroom Of iPads Changed My Approach To Learning | Ubiquitous Learning | Scoop.it

By recognizing that our prior experience with ICT had created paradigms that constrained our thinking, we are starting to glimpse new learning opportunities made possible by one-to-one integration of iPads. Rather than viewing iPads as substitutes for other technologies (including paper), it is our view that iPads can be used as tools and environments for learning that allow for deeper and more diverse engagements. Our journey with iPads in learning continues.


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Apps More And More Important Than The Mobile Web

Apps More And More Important Than The Mobile Web | Ubiquitous Learning | Scoop.it
Mobile behavior is different than desktop behavior.
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10 Big (But Never Discussed) Problems With Mobile Learning

10 Big (But Never Discussed) Problems With Mobile Learning | Ubiquitous Learning | Scoop.it

The mobile learning revolution is creating a lot of buzz in the education world, and the benefits undoubtedly stand out. But nothing exists as a purely positive entity. While the movement toward “m-learning” (as those totally in the know call it) marks a change in how education approaches technological developments, anyone considering the developing tools needs to research the downsides before making the leap.


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Using iPads With Mixed-Ability Students, Teachers Must 'Give Up Some Control' -- THE Journal

When rolling out iPads, teachers Amanda Allen and David Lopez at St. Genevieve Elementary in Los Angeles realized they had to give students more freedom to make the initiative truly worthwhile.


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US Smartphone Ownership (Pew Research)

66% of those ages 18-29 own smartphones; 68% of those living in households earning $75,000 also own them...
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How To Enjoy eBooks Without A Tablet Or An eReader

How To Enjoy eBooks Without A Tablet Or An eReader | Ubiquitous Learning | Scoop.it

There are many convenient ways to enjoy eBooks right on your computer, without paying for an extra device, and without having to venture to the book store every time you want a new book. It might not be as convenient, but it’s still a great option.


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Privacy and Data Management on Mobile Devices | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

More than half of app users have uninstalled or avoided an app due to concerns about personal information...
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What We Learned: A 1:1 iPad Reflection

What We Learned: A 1:1 iPad Reflection | Ubiquitous Learning | Scoop.it

The reason for moving away from textbooks is that they offer a myopic vision of a world that is ever-changing. Simply viewing a textbook on an iPad does not change or innovate learning, nor does it use the iPad to its full potential. If your plan is to digitize a standard textbook, save your money and renew your textbook licenses.


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How People Find Apps

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Search is the top app discovery tool. According to Nielsen, 63 percent of Android and iOS users have utilized search to discover new apps in their respective app stores.


While most developers focus on cracking the top 25, search is becoming an increasingly important tool in the "long tail" of mobile apps.

 

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Forget the desktop: web designers should think mobile first

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Forget the desktop: web designers should think mobile first...
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Your smartphone is so smart it takes 14 gadgets and $1,200 to match it

Your smartphone is so smart it takes 14 gadgets and $1,200 to match it | Ubiquitous Learning | Scoop.it
Ever wondered how much it would cost you to replicate the functionality of today's smartphones with a collection of standalone gadgets? I picked out the main functions and apps of my ...
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5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them)

5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) | Ubiquitous Learning | Scoop.it
While we’ve witnessed many effective approaches to incorporating iPads successfully in the classroom, we’re struck by the common mistakes many schools are making with iPads, mistakes that are in some cases crippling the success of these initiatives.

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IPhone Fever? Don’t Count Samsung Out

IPhone Fever? Don’t Count Samsung Out | Ubiquitous Learning | Scoop.it
It doesn’t have the media coverage or the passionate fan base, but the giant South Korean manufacturer has built an impressive lead in global mobile phone sales.
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The iPhone 5 Reviews Are The Most Positive We've Ever Seen For A Smartphone

The iPhone 5 Reviews Are The Most Positive We've Ever Seen For A Smartphone | Ubiquitous Learning | Scoop.it
"This is the smartphone nearly perfected."...
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Mobile Instructional Design Principles for Adult Learners

Mobile Instructional Design Principles for Adult Learners | Ubiquitous Learning | Scoop.it

The unique aspects of the mobile learning context present advantages and challenges that must be considered when developing an effective set of instructional design principles for guiding mobile content development. Understanding the differences between the mobile learning context and other learning contexts can offer significant advantages to instructors and learners.


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iPads in Education: Critiquing the Positive Spin Memes

iPads in Education: Critiquing the Positive Spin Memes | Ubiquitous Learning | Scoop.it

We have to problematize the notion of being able to immediately access huge volumes of information up against the notion of learning and integrating that information into one’s schemata. How is accessing large amounts of information related to learning it, especially learning it well enough to apply it? What is more, if learners spend so much time accessing information or organizing it for future access, do they spend proportionally more time managing information than learning it?


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'It's just their world': iPads changing Basehor-Linwood sixth-grade classrooms

'It's just their world': iPads changing Basehor-Linwood sixth-grade classrooms | Ubiquitous Learning | Scoop.it

After providing a few minutes to finish up homework, Juli Brown has some instructions for her students.

 

“Here’s what I need you to have out on your desk: your literature book and your iPad,” Brown says.

 

The Basehor-Linwood school district spent $126,000 to put an Apple iPad in the hands of every Basehor-Linwood Middle School sixth-grader this year, and on Monday those iPads were the only tool students needed in Brown’s reading class. No notebooks, pencils or highlighters were necessary.


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ISTE12 Resources - iPads in Education

ISTE12 Resources - iPads in Education | Ubiquitous Learning | Scoop.it

Great list of educational apps for iPads.


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