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5 Ways Twitter Strengthens A School’s Learning Community | Connected Principals

5 Ways Twitter Strengthens A School’s Learning Community | Connected Principals | Mobile Technology in Education | Scoop.it

This year, our K-6 staff began learning in a new virtual way using Twitter. After a couple staff in-service trainings and  school workshops, parents and teachers ventured into this new educational Twitterverse. As we enter the final week of school, I’d like to share it’s initial impact on teaching and learning from my principal’s lens.

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Why Scoopit Is Becoming An Indispensable Learning Tool

Why Scoopit Is Becoming An Indispensable Learning Tool | Mobile Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Why Scoopit Is Becoming An Indispensable Learning Tool
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4 Benefits Of Blended Learning blog post

4 Benefits Of Blended Learning blog post | Mobile Technology in Education | Scoop.it
4 Benefits Of Blended Learning...

Often there seems to be an “either/or” approach to taking online and face-to-face (F2F) classes. Some students may want the full campus experience of pursuing a degree at a traditional brick and mortar institution, while others want the convenience and flexibility of eLearning. Some programs also offer a blended format in which classes are a mixture of both modalities. There may be a classroom meeting once a week, for instance, with much of the course taking place online. Students may also find that their F2F professors make use of available technology for various activities as well.

Given that both options have advantages for learners that potential employers will find appealing, college students should take both online and F2F courses. Here are four benefits college students can obtain by blending these two modalities. ...


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Twitter Cheat Sheet for Teachers

By Med Kharbach

I am currently working on an eBook about the use of Twitter in education which I will be offering here for free in the next few coming weeks.
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Vicki Hansen's curator insight, February 25, 2013 7:44 AM

Great resource for Twitter beginners!

karenradz's comment, February 27, 2013 8:42 AM
great - thank you!
Jane Renner's curator insight, April 8, 2013 2:54 PM

In honor of Dr. Chris!

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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) - LiveBinder

This binder contains resources for educators who want to learn more about BYOD...
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Learning in the 21st Century Mobile Devices + Social Media = Personalized Learning

""Within this context, the use of mobile devices such as tablet computers and smartphones combined with wireless accessibility and social media tools stand out increasingly as a game changer in this movement to more personalized learning."


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Promoting Literacy for Teens on Mobile Devices

find resources at http://bit.ly/mlearningLINKS...

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Bring Your Own Device - Irwin Park is Ready! - Irwin Park News

Bring Your Own Device - Irwin Park is Ready! - Irwin Park News | Mobile Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Our educational landscape is rapidly changing. One of the key drivers in educational change has been the changing role technology has played in our lives. More and more PODs (personally owned devices) are a part of our everyday personal and professional lives. We are faced with a multitude of digital tools.

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One-to-One or BYOD? Districts Explain Thinking Behind Student Computing Initiatives

One-to-One or BYOD? Districts Explain Thinking Behind Student Computing Initiatives | Mobile Technology in Education | Scoop.it

“Bring your own device” programs have transformed the way schools are delivering technology services to students. Adopters share what they’ve learned and predict what’s coming next.


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5 Ways Twitter Strengthens A School’s Learning Community | Connected Principals

5 Ways Twitter Strengthens A School’s Learning Community | Connected Principals | Mobile Technology in Education | Scoop.it

This year, our K-6 staff began learning in a new virtual way using Twitter. After a couple staff in-service trainings and  school workshops, parents and teachers ventured into this new educational Twitterverse. As we enter the final week of school, I’d like to share it’s initial impact on teaching and learning from my principal’s lens.

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12 Most Useful Ways Kids Can Learn With Cell Phones -

12 Most Useful Ways Kids Can Learn With Cell Phones - | Mobile Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Willyn Webb brings you 12 Most Useful Ways Kids Can Learn With Cell Phones...
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4 Key Benefits Of Blended Learning - Edudemic

4 Key Benefits Of Blended Learning - Edudemic | Mobile Technology in Education | Scoop.it
What are the benefits of blended learning? First, let's understand what it is. Then we'll take a look at the 4 key ways it can help education.

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Why It's Time To Start BYOD In Your School - Edudemic

Why It's Time To Start BYOD In Your School - Edudemic | Mobile Technology in Education | Scoop.it
By bringing your own device (BYOD) to school, it may allow the technology to be introduced into the learning process.
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BYOD at Treeline PS

Treeline Public School exemplifies the classroom of the future with their BYOD approach. See how students are using a variety of devices to enhance their edu...
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Bloom's Taxonomy Presented Visually

Bloom's Taxonomy Presented Visually | Mobile Technology in Education | Scoop.it
A collection of resources presenting Bloom's Higher Order Thinking Skills in visual, teacher-friendly formats...
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Rolling out BYOT

Rolling out BYOT | Mobile Technology in Education | Scoop.it
“We need to replicate in the classroom the world in which students are living.” by The Innovative Educator, 2008 Tomorrow starts the day that seems like I have been waiting forever for!...
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12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

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40 Creative Ways Teachers Are Using Cell Phones in the Classroom - Online Universities

40 Creative Ways Teachers Are Using Cell Phones in the Classroom - Online Universities | Mobile Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Teachers aren't just seeing cell phones as potential disruptions these days; many are using them in the classroom to teach in creative ways.

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Laptops versus pen and paper

Laptops versus pen and paper | Mobile Technology in Education | Scoop.it
The kids' fingers dance across the keyboard as easily as Harry Potter wields a wand, these almost we... - Local - Winnipeg Free Press.
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Some Schools Actually Want Students To Play With Their Smartphones In Class : NPR

Smartphones and tablets can be a big distraction to students, but some schools are embracing these Internet-ready mobile devices as tools for learning. Bring-your-own-device policies have benefits in the classroom, but there are drawbacks, too.
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How Teachers Make Cell Phones Work in the Classroom

How Teachers Make Cell Phones Work in the Classroom | Mobile Technology in Education | Scoop.it
In the most ideal class settings, mobile devices disappear into the background, like markers and whiteboards, pencil and paper – not because they’re not being used, but because they’re simply tools.
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A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Cell Phones as Teaching Tools: 26 Places You'll Find Resources and Lesson Plans

A Media Specialist's Guide to the Internet: Cell Phones as Teaching Tools: 26 Places You'll Find Resources and Lesson Plans | Mobile Technology in Education | Scoop.it
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