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Mobile Learning

A distraction? No way! Discover tips and strategies for using tablets, smartphones, e-readers, and other devices for student learning.

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Smartphones: From Toy to Tool

Since students already have smartphones in hand, why not build classroom activities around them? Be sure all stakeholders are on board, and set some ground rules.

The First 5s With iPads

When introducing new technology in a 1:1 classroom, consider breaking the lessons and tasks into small increments with easily measurable products and goals.

Accessing Multimedia Using QR Codes

QR codes, an exciting medium for kids learning how to use mobile devices, are a natural tool for linking students to resources you want them to find.

Five-Minute Film Festival: Mobile Learning

Intrigued by the idea of using mobile devices for instructional purposes in the classroom? This playlist from VideoAmy will give you some tips and insights into the challenges and the promise of mobile learning.

Mobile Learning: Resource Roundup

Smartphones, tablets, e-readers -- today's students have a variety of mobile technologies at their fingertips. Here's a look at some mobile-learning resources from Edutopia and around the web.

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Teaching With Web-Based Resources

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20 Awesome BYOD and Mobile Learning Apps

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10 Apps for Math Fluency

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20 Awesome BYOD and Mobile Learning Apps

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Why BYOD Makes Sense: Thinking Beyond a Standardized 1:1

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How the iPad Can Transform Classroom Learning

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Accessing Multimedia Using QR Codes

QR codes, an exciting medium for kids learning how to use mobile devices, are a natural tool for linking students to resources you want them to find.

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The Backchannel: Giving Every Student a Voice in the Blended Mobile Classroom

Edutopia blogger Beth Holland introduces the backchannel as a tech integration strategy for keeping students engaged in the classroom - all students, not just the ones who are always raising their hands or speaking out.

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Test Prep with Virtual Tools: 10 Flashcard Apps for Mobile Devices

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns provides another handy resource list of mobile apps, this time focusing on digital flashcards that can help students learn and review a wide range of subjects.

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Beyond the Ban: Revisiting In-School Internet Access

Guest blogger Tom Whitby revisits why schools originally banned Internet use, explains how antiquated such bans have become, and advocates for a curriculum of Internet training and a school culture of commonsense use.

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10 Apps for Math Fluency

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns reviews ten apps, many available for both iOS and Android, that encourage math fluency by engaging elementary students with games to amuse as well as teach.

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5 Apps for Making Movies on Mobile Devices

Edutopia blogger Monica Burns reviews five movie-making apps for iOS devices and Android tablets, highlighting their no-to-low cost, ease of use, and the wide range of professional-looking products that students can create.

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iPad Be Nimble, iPad Be Quick

Edutopia blogger Matt Levinson explains how iPads can accelerate student workflow, why they're not replacements for laptops, and ways in which they can serve a wider range of learners, learning styles and modalities.

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Resources for Using iPads in Grades 9-12

Looking for advice on integrating iPads in high school classrooms? In this curated guide, we’ve compiled resources to help you find apps, learn about best practices, and explore ideas for engaging activities.

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Using QR Codes in the Classroom

Some inventive ideas for using the latest mobile device scanning technology with students.

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Crossing the Digital Divide: Bridges and Barriers to Digital Inclusion

Now that we’ve reached the second decade of the new millennium, how is digital access changing, and what are the implications for schools?

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Will the iPad and Similar Technology Revolutionize Learning?

A student can access a world of information on the iPad -- and also create a blog, or design a digital project.

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The 4Ss of Note-Taking With Technology

Any system of note taking (digital or otherwise) helps students master cognitively demanding tasks if it provides support and helps them save, search, and share.

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Doing More with Less (and Other Practical Educational Technology Tidbits)

Adam Bellow, Outstanding Young Educator at ISTE, shares his thoughts on simple ways of integrating technology.

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The First 5s With iPads

When introducing new technology in a 1:1 classroom, consider breaking the lessons and tasks into small increments with easily measurable products and goals.

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