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5 Essential Insights About Mobile Learning

5 Essential Insights About Mobile Learning

| July 15, 2014 | 7 Comments

As mobile learning becomes more common, district leaders are working hard to juggle nimble adaptation in a changing environment and the desire to get it right.

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What Can We Learn From the Global Effort Around Mobile Learning?

What Can We Learn From the Global Effort Around Mobile Learning?

| October 17, 2013 | 9 Comments

Mobile technology is changing learning internationally, often without fancy gadgets. Recognizing the creative learning strategies being implemented in developing countries could help expand thinking in the U.S and inform ongoing discussions about how to best use technology to deepen learning.

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What it Takes to Launch a Mobile Learning Program in Schools

What it Takes to Launch a Mobile Learning Program in Schools

| July 10, 2012 | 8 Comments

Erin Scott As mobile learning programs become more ubiquitous, international attention is focusing on how different countries integrate mobile devices into formal schooling. Last month, United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) released a comprehensive report called UNESCO Working Paper Series on Mobile Learning on the state of mobile learning around the world. The […]

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Quick Look: Harvard Professor Chris Dede Encourages Teachers to Embrace Mobile Learning Devices to Engage More Students”

Quick Look: Harvard Professor Chris Dede Encourages Teachers to Embrace Mobile Learning Devices to Engage More Students”

| November 29, 2011 | 2 Comments

Chris Dede has been working on the edge of mobile learning for years, and what he has to say is thought-provoking. Source: Marketwatch BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Dr. Chris Dede, the Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, is encouraging teachers to […]

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Are We Wired for Mobile Learning?

Are We Wired for Mobile Learning?

| September 1, 2011 | 3 Comments

Fun visual explaining a gamut of concepts, from texting stats to the evolution of technology. Via: Voxy Blog

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10 Major Mobile Learning Trends to Watch For

10 Major Mobile Learning Trends to Watch For

| July 29, 2011 | 6 Comments

Technology has been used in the classroom for decades now. But with the advent of cloud computing and the proliferation of smaller, more portable computers and Internet-capable devices, it’s now possible to bring the classroom into the technology instead. Mobile learning, focuses on learning through mobile devices, allowing learners to move about in a classroom […]

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Ignore the Potential of Mobile Learning, Risk Widening the Digital Divide

Ignore the Potential of Mobile Learning, Risk Widening the Digital Divide

| July 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

From S. Craig Watkins’ blog The Young and The Digital. In the following post, Watkins talks about how he’s witnessing these trends in his field work. By S. Craig Watkins During a recent research related visit to New York City I decided to take a stroll down 125th Street in Harlem.  Among the assortment of […]

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Mobile Learning Proves to Benefit At-Risk Students

Mobile Learning Proves to Benefit At-Risk Students

| July 20, 2011 | 3 Comments

As we explore the potential of mobile learning, especially as it relates to reaching out to disenfranchised students, the most recent results from Project K-Nect seem that much more relevant. The pilot program based in North Carolina, which we covered here on MindShift, was designed to make math more engaging for low-income kids with the […]

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Mobile Learning: Are We On the Cusp of Something Big?

Mobile Learning: Are We On the Cusp of Something Big?

| July 20, 2011 | 4 Comments

One of the most exciting things about living in the digital age is witnessing huge cultural changes occur in real time. We’re at just that point now with mobile learning. Whether it’s on an e-reader, a tablet, or a cell phone, there’s great excitement — though not a lot of research yet — around the […]

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Creating Mobile Learning Apps Adds Another Layer to Learning

Creating Mobile Learning Apps Adds Another Layer to Learning

| March 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

I’ve written a lot about mobile learning – and there’s a lot more to write about because it’s a quickly growing and changing study. But today at the Cyberlearning Tools for STEM Education Conference, I heard about the value of kids not just using mobile apps, but actually creating them. Chris Thompson, Associate Director Evaluation […]

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