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Ten Tips for Designing Mobile Learning Content by Gerry Griffin : Learning Solutions Magazine

Ten Tips for Designing Mobile Learning Content by Gerry Griffin : Learning Solutions Magazine | Shift Education | Scoop.it

It’s easy to get hung up about technology with mobile learning, but the real market driver is content.

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India's $35 Aakash Tablet Comes Apart | Fast Company

India's $35 Aakash Tablet Comes Apart | Fast Company | Shift Education | Scoop.it
A $35 Indian Aakash tablet may turn out to be a pipe dream after all.
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Everyone Is Talking Mobile Learning. Brilliant! | Upside Learning Blog

Everyone Is Talking Mobile Learning. Brilliant! | Upside Learning Blog | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Last week we were at Learning Technologies 2012 in London braving the winter chill here in London.
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Windows 8 tablets hog the limelight at BETT education show

Windows 8 tablets hog the limelight at BETT education show | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Dell, Toshiba and IT supplier RM took school principals through the tablet features of Windows 8 at the BETT education show, which took place in London over the weekend.
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RabbleBrowser: Improve Classroom Management With Mobile Learning

RabbleBrowser: Improve Classroom Management With Mobile Learning | Shift Education | Scoop.it
“The concept of the 60-minute learning block is broken,” says Chad Udell, the managing director of Float Mobile Learning (Float).
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The Promise of Education Technology (It's Not Just About Lighter Backpacks)

The Promise of Education Technology (It's Not Just About Lighter Backpacks) | Shift Education | Scoop.it

"The possibilities are enormous if we apply true discipline to our tools and demand that they help students learn" Joel Klein

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My View: Flipped classrooms give every student a chance to succeed – Schools of Thought - CNN.com Blogs

My View: Flipped classrooms give every student a chance to succeed – Schools of Thought - CNN.com Blogs | Shift Education | Scoop.it
by Greg Green, Special to CNN Editor’s note:  Greg Green is the principal at Clintondale High School in Clinton Township, Michigan. I’m a principal at Clintondale High, a financially challenged school near Detroit.
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Mobile learning – if you build it, will they come? and stay? and love it? Part 1 of 2 - eLearning Future

Mobile learning - if you build it, will they come? and stay?  and love it?  Part 1 of 2 by Irene T. Boland, PhD

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Educational Technology Bill of Rights for Students | Digital Learning Environments

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Educational Technology Bill of Rights for Students
by Brad Flickinger

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The 350 Best Education Resources Chosen By You | Edudemic | Interactive Teaching and Learning

The 350 Best Education Resources Chosen By You | Edudemic | Interactive Teaching and Learning | Shift Education | Scoop.it
This post from Edudemic is almost a month old but provides such a comprehensive list of great resources it is worth sharing again. URLs to the best individual, group, class and student blogs are listed.
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Eduora: Social Learning is Here

Eduora: Social Learning is Here | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Eduora.com is an online social learning
environment that connects students and educators.
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Researchers to Study Impact of “Out-of-Classroom” and Digital Learning Under MacArthur Foundation Grant

Research indicates that complementing schooling through programs that occur in informal learning spaces or those educational experiences that cultivate youth's specialized interests can improve educational outcomes and student attitudes towards...
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On Digital Learning Day, 7 Golden Rules of Using Technology | MindShift

On Digital Learning Day, 7 Golden Rules of Using Technology | MindShift | Shift Education | Scoop.it

Finally!  Time to get rid of the computer lab ... go mobile.

On Digital Learning Day, 7 Golden Rules of Using Technology.

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Apple TV In The Classroom – The New Smart Board

An iPad and Apple TV can combine to provide an advantageous alternative to more expensive, traditional interactive white boards. Guest writer and High School Principal David Mahaley is using this...
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Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips | Upside Learning Blog

Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips | Upside Learning Blog | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Five Practical Mobile Learning Tips - This Post Explores 5 Practical Tips To Ensure That You Get The Most Out Of Your Mobile Learning.
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How Digital Learning Will Benefit Low Income Students

How Digital Learning Will Benefit Low Income Students | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Digital learning won't close the achievement gap, but it will lift the floor. More students will be more academically successful. Five years from now, a higher percentage of students will soon graduate from high school ready for college and careers.
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Mobile learning in developing countries in 2012: What's Happening? | A World Bank Blog on ICT use in Education

Mobile learning in developing countries in 2012: What's Happening? | A World Bank Blog on ICT use in Education | Shift Education | Scoop.it

Leap frog e-learning to m-learning

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Turkish government to bring tablets to 40,000 schools

Turkish government to bring tablets to 40,000 schools | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Local reporters claim that the Turkish government will supply around 40,000 schools with tablet PCs, both to students and teachers.
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$3M gaming project could help spark STEM education

$3M gaming project could help spark STEM education | Shift Education | Scoop.it

MIT developing a massive multiplayer online game to help high school students with math, science

By Laura Devaney

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Viewing mobile learning from a pedagogical perspective | Kearney | Research in Learning Technology

Viewing mobile learning from a pedagogical perspective (Viewing mobile learning from a pedagogical perspective http://t.co/BwpCxlFK via @AddThis Mobile learning is a relatively new ...
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Mobile learning – if you build it, will they come? and stay? and love it? Part 2 of 2 - eLearning Future

Mobile learning – if you build it, will they come? and stay? and love it? Part 2 of 2 - eLearning Future | Shift Education | Scoop.it

Mobile learning - if you build it, will they come? and stay? and love it? Part 2 of 2 by Irene T. Boland, PhD

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Power to the People – Free Interactive Textbooks are Coming

Power to the People – Free Interactive Textbooks are Coming | Shift Education | Scoop.it
Stephen Wolfram, maker of Mathematica and author of A New Kind of Science, challenges the world again; this time by collaborating to offer free online mathematics texts with interactive simulations...
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Europe Seen Leading the Way in Hand-Held Computing

Europe Seen Leading the Way in Hand-Held Computing | Shift Education | Scoop.it
While hand-held mobile learning is viewed in the United States as a recent trend, its roots go further back in the United Kingdom and Western Europe, revealing different approaches.
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Why is Digital Learning Day Important for Educators, Policy Makers, K-12 Publishers and EdTech Companies? | The Teich Group

Why is Digital Learning Day Important for Educators, Policy Makers, K-12 Publishers and EdTech Companies? | The Teich Group | Shift Education | Scoop.it

Why is Digital Learning Day Important for Educators, Policy Makers, K-12 Publishers and EdTech Companies?

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Education in 2030: Open source and community-based | opensource.com

Education in 2030: Open source and community-based | opensource.com | Shift Education | Scoop.it

Education in 2030: Open source and community-based

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