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Mobile Devices with Instruction

Presentation is based off of Project Tomorrow Data and inviting current practitioners.

Digital Advance Team Trends

  1. The mobile learner
  2. It's a Web 2.0 World
  3. "I'll take a class to go!"
  4. The ultimate online textbook
  5. Exploring STEM careers

Students power down to go to school, power up at the end of the day. Digital divide is getting larger. Students want to use their own devices at school with less restrictions (firewalls, rules, etc.)

Panel Discussion:

  1. Baltimore County Public Schools
  2. Onslow County School District
  3. Paradise Valley Unified School District - http://technology.pvschools.net/home.html - setting up free wireless network for personal devices. Think about the network first and not the device (e.g. getting all students the same device).
Change is a mindset. Instead of cracking down on devices, find ways of using it for educational purposes. For systemic change, watch the early adopter schools or teachers and let them set the pace. Engaging students has eliminated potential problems (misuse of equipment, etc.).

PDF of presentation: \\Ksfs1\educ\EED\DL\VSDL_Programs\Webinars\090819_mobiledevicesininstruction.pdf

Archived Presentation

Additional Resource - Trends Update on Online Learning Presentation:
http://www.slideshare.net/ProjectTomorrow/learning-in-the-21st-century-2009-trends-update

Comments

Dorothy said…
Mahalo e Christy for posting. I was just reading the Drill Down page in the The Journal, August issue, which was focused on smart phone usage and it referenced Speak Up data.
http://thejournal.com/articles/2009/08/09/drill-down.aspx?sc_lang=en

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