50 texting acronyms your kids might use that you need to know
Now that more schools allow cell phones in schools, it might be good for educators to know what all those texting acronyms mean. This is a good guide of the top 50.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Mobile Learning | Posted on July 9, 2013
Emerging Technologies and Mobilization
The TBR Mobile App Education & Workforce Collection Resource Center purpose is to provide educators, students, parents, and those in the workforce a bank of ‘educational and job related‘ mobile apps; aligned to academic and workforce subjects; ranging from preK to careers; according to one’s mobile device and to provide mobile users a set of quality standards and apps for determining the educational value, appropriate use, and safety.
10 Terrific Tips for Typing on a Tablet is a nice guide on the Blue Skunk blog.
School Fuel Apps
School Fuel provides customized app and resource libraries aligned to Common Core Standards helping schools deliver the right apps to the right students at the right time – on any device. At launch, School Fuel provides nearly 1,000 free curated iOS and Android applications. Participating schools have immediate access to this quality app library and can easily add additional apps and digital learning resources to share with students.
Schools using the popular Google Apps for Education solution can install a free version of School Fuel from the Google Apps Marketplace.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Mobile Learning | Posted on April 17, 2013
The Importance of Mobile Learning – In and Out of the Classroom is and Edudemic article and infograph explaining the pervasiveness of mobile technology and why it should be leveraged for student learning.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in 1:1 Computing, Mobile Learning | Posted on April 11, 2013
Guide to Mobile Learning for School Leaders is a comprehensive planning guide from CoSN to help school leaders plan for digital conversions with mobile learning.
Here is a nice collection of parent permission slips for technology use put together by Vicki Davis on Cool Cat Teacher blog. Several are excellent to modify for middle and high school students.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in iPod Touch/iPhone, Mobile Learning | Posted on February 22, 2013
6 Ways Students Can Use Siri is an article from Simplek12 about the smart use of iPhones in the classroom.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in BYOD, Mobile Learning | Posted on February 18, 2013
50 Shades of Mobile has a list of 50 resources to use with mobile learning including separate sites for mobile phones, iPads, and BYOT.
44 Smart Ways to Use Smart Phones in Class We all know our students have a smart phone in their pocket. This article gives some great ideas for harnessing the power of this technology in your classroom.
6 Ways to Use Cell Phones to Strengthen the Home/School Connection is a great article on integrating the most common piece of technology into our school-to-home communications.
Top 10 Ways to Embed Video in a Web Page has the best ways to embed to blogs, wikis, etc…
Powerful Learning Practices Network
Ongoing, job-embedded professional development for 21st Century educators
Built around social media and Web 2.0 tools – to keep you up to speed with the changing technology and what your students are using every day
Made up of intensive, organic, learner-directed, collaborative communities of practice and purposeful network connections
Focused on leveraging emerging technologies as tools for deep learning and principled change – this works whether you participate as an individual, in small teams, or as a school.
Here are several links for guides, ideas, and widgets you can use when developing books/textbooks in iBook Author App:
iBook Author Guides
Adding Images 0r Cartoons
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Apps for Learning, Mobile Learning | Posted on February 17, 2012
Create apps for all the major mobile devices Quick, easy, no coding required!
Mobile Motivation – Mobile Learning Resources is a Livebinder created by Shelly Terrell that has it all – from lesson plans, apps, project based learning, assessment and much more. The most complete collection for BOYD or mobile learning I have come across.