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Mobile Learning Could Be Key in Achievement Gap Equation

Mobile Learning Could Be Key in Achievement Gap Equation

| January 4, 2011 | 4 Comments

By Leslie Rule Leslie Rule is studying at the Harvard Graduate School of Education in the Technology, Innovation, and Education (TIE) program. Can mobile learning bring quality education to under-served communities? Research is pointing in that direction. A recent report by Pew Internet and American Life Project shows that the mobile Internet may be the […]

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Finding Value in Mobile Learning Apps

Finding Value in Mobile Learning Apps

| December 30, 2010 | 1 Comment

The mobile app world is changing constantly, as are learning theories around them. For more context on the Cooney Center’s study “Is There an App for That?” here’s my Q&A with Dr. Michael Levine, executive director of the Center, Dr. Cynthia Chiong, the report’s lead author, and co-author Carly Shuler. How does this report change […]

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The Future of Mobile Learning Apps

The Future of Mobile Learning Apps

| December 14, 2010 | 3 Comments

The mobile app world is changing constantly, as are learning theories around them. For more context on the Cooney Center’s study “Is There an App for That?” here’s my Q&A with Dr. Michael Levine, executive director of the Center, Dr. Cynthia Chiong, the report’s lead author, and co-author Carly Shuler. How does this report change […]

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7 Important Traits of a Great Mobile Learning App

7 Important Traits of a Great Mobile Learning App

| December 13, 2010 | 3 Comments

Parents shouldn’t feel guilty about letting their kids play games on their mobile phones — especially if they’re educational ones. That’s one of the main conclusions in the recent study released by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, “Learning, Is There an App for That?” The report uses information from three quantitative and observational studies conducted […]

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Diana Rhoten: On a Mission to Fast-Forward Mobile Learning

Diana Rhoten: On a Mission to Fast-Forward Mobile Learning

| November 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

Why all this fuss about iPads and iTouches, Kindles and Knos? It’s more than just about playing with fancy toys. It’s actually changing the way kids learn. Diana Rhoten certainly believes it. Rhoten is a founding partner of Startl, which recruits innovators and entrepreneurs and helps them bring digital learning products to the market. She […]

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How Virtual Reality Meets Real Life Learning With Mobile Games

How Virtual Reality Meets Real Life Learning With Mobile Games

| September 17, 2014 | 5 Comments

Games played on mobile devices allow teachers to leverage all the information on the internet along with the lived experiences of people in real life.

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Good Read: What You Need to Know About Mobile Devices for Learning

Good Read: What You Need to Know About Mobile Devices for Learning

| September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

For those just wading into the land of mobile devices for learning, Edutopia’s new roundup is chock full of useful information about pros and cons, how to get started, which sites and apps to use, and how to get parents on board. You’ll also find facts and information from MindShift articles that focus on mobile […]

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Pictures, Polls and Videos: How to Use Mobile Phones for Learning

Pictures, Polls and Videos: How to Use Mobile Phones for Learning

| April 17, 2012 | 6 Comments

Kids are using Instagram and Twitter in their daily lives outside of school, so why not let them use it for class studies too? This is just one example of many featured in this second episode of Infinite Thinking Machine, a Web TV show for teachers produced by Computer Using Educators (CUE), which shows how […]

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Mobile Phones Open Up a Word of Learning

Mobile Phones Open Up a Word of Learning

| November 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

By Leslie Rule Leslie Rule is studying at the Harvard Graduate School of Education in the Technology, Innovation, and Education (TIE) program. She specializes in project-based workshops using geo-apps, mobile devices, and storytelling techniques to explore place and community. The statistics on cellphone adoption and usage are staggering, not just for their sheer numbers, but […]

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Using Games for Learning: Practical Steps to Get Started

Using Games for Learning: Practical Steps to Get Started

| September 5, 2014 | 10 Comments

Check your hardware, find suitable games, play and learn from colleagues – tips for getting started with game-based learning.

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