George Lucas Educational Foundation

Mobile Learning

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

  • Digital Citizenship
    Setting cell phone expectations early is key to accessing the learning potential of these devices and minimizing the distraction factor.
  • Technology Integration
    Every year at Hollywood award shows, we see fantastic movies celebrated for their rich storytelling and dynamic performances. Your students can become moviemakers, too, thanks to some powerful apps for mobile devices. With these tools, your children can take videos and edit their work to make professional quality movies using iOS devices (iPads and iPhones) and Android tablets.
  • Mobile Learning
    These 10 free or low-cost apps turn learning math into a game.
  • Online Learning
    Using digital tools to keep students on track even when they can’t get to school.
  • Apps
    These apps will fire up students with a deep interest in sports—and meet your educational goals, too.
  • 1:1 Implementation
    Through student-to-teacher, student-to-student, and student-to-parent interactions, you can expand the 1:1 model to enhance the learning benefits of digital devices.
  • Apps
    Here are six key questions about teaching and 1:1 learning with apps to help you strategize the resources you'll be sharing with families throughout the school year.
  • Game-Based Learning
    Harness the immersive game Pokémon Go to engage your students in the skills required for collaboration, inquiry, written communication, and building culture.
  • Environmental Education
    Ignite student passion for the natural world with fieldwork apps, turning your kids into citizen scientists who observe, hypothesize, identify, and share information about nature.
  • Classroom Technology
    Using QR codes and AR, math teachers can connect to tutorials, make their word wall interactive, share student work, explore 3D shapes, and update old textbooks.