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Mobile Learning

5 Essential Insights About Mobile Learning

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.

Should Handheld Devices for Kids Under 12 Be Banned?

A Huffington Post article, 10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned, from a couple of days ago has clearly hit a nerve. The link has spread far and wide

The Smart Way to Use iPads in the Classroom

Touch-screen tablets for young students have become all the rage. Some districts are even buying iPads for every kindergartner, a move sparking both celebration and consternation. Do we really want to give $500 devices to kids who can’t even tie their shoes? What are these schools doing with these devices,...

Tablets for Fifth Graders? Teachers Try Different Tactics

A new study shows allowing fifth graders to use tablets at home and in class has potential to give them more learning opportunities.

Take the Terror out of Teaching with Tablets | Edudemic

In case you are another teacher terrified of tablets, I want to share with you the three things that made the biggest difference.

Mobile Learning Technologies for 21st Century Classrooms | Scholastic.com

The mobile revolution is here. More and more schools are moving toward mobile learning in the classroom as a way to take advantage of a new wave of electronic devices that offer portability and ease of use on a budget. Netbooks, iPads, cell phones, iPods,
e-readers and even PDAs are increasingly becoming the tools of choice for today's educators, and it is easy to see why.

Yes, it’s time to embrace cell phones in class

Teacher John Giambalvo argues that educators shouldn’t overlook specific, academic ways to use phones as soon as they are allowed.

How to Manage Cell Phones in the Classroom

What is your school and classroom cell phone policy? Read these tips when devising an effective plan for student use of mobile phones of campus.