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UNESCO Mobile Learning Publications

UNESCO Mobile Learning Publications
UNESCO Mobile Learning Publications Today there are over six billion mobile phone subscriptions worldwide, and for every one person who accesses the internet from a computer two do so from a mobile device. Given the ubiquity and rapidly expanding functionality of mobile technologies, UNESCO is enthusiastic about their potential to improve and facilitate learning, particularly in communities where educational opportunities are scarce. This Working Paper Series scans the globe to illuminate the ways in which mobile technologies can be used to support the United Nations Education for All Goals; respond to the challenges of particular educational contexts; supplement and enrich formal schooling; and make learning more accessible, equitable, personalized and flexible for students everywhere. UNESCO Policy Guidelines for Mobile Learning Illustrative Initiatives and Policy Implications Exploring the Potential of Mobile Technologies to Support Teachers and Improve Practice Mobile Reading Back to top

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Begin programming: build your first mobile game — University of Reading Learn the basics of Java programming by developing a simple mobile game that you can run on your computer, Android phone, or tablet. Programming is everywhere: in dishwashers, cars and even space shuttles. This course will help you to understand how programs work and guide you through creating your own computer program – a mobile game. Whether you’re a complete newcomer to programming, or have some basic skills, this course provides a challenging but fun way to start programming in Java. Educational Apps Checklists Every Teacher Should Have The ' checklist mentality ' is something very common among teachers and educators. We use checklists alot in our work and I personally find them very effective in getting things organized. I use them not only with my students but in my day to day life as well. I have a checklist for my MEd courses in university, another one for blog posts to write about for the next day and so on. Today, I am introducing you to another kind of checklist that you might not be used to before. This one here helps you select the right educational apps to use with your students.

Social networking supporting learning Internet is a social network. It links people, groups of people, organizations, information and applications made by people. When teaching and learning aims to take advantage of the Internet, activities that foster an understanding of the role and impact of social networks become crucial. Both research and hands-on experiments are needed to explore the possibilities the new platforms and practices social networks provide for teaching and learning. ITEA's Technology for All Americans Project Technological Literacy Standards Briefings "Promoting Technological Literacy for All" ITEA has prepared a new set of ten videos that do a great job of explaining the ITEEA Standards for Technological Literacy (STL). Advancing Excellence in Technological Literacy (AETL), the four Addenda publications to STL and AETL, and other topics relevant to the standards. These are called the Technological Standards Briefings. Click here for the Technological Literacy Standards Briefings videos.

Have your say: guidelines for writers and contributors It is not wrong to assume that most development professionals are passionate about their work. Many are also good writers. But for those who need a little help to communicate their passion clearly in writing, this guide may be helpful. Practically, our content is usually about 800 words long. Social Media for Teachers: Guides, Resources and Ideas Although students are evermore connected to the social web, many of these networks remain out-of-class digital playgrounds where students congregate. In a 2014 survey of 1,000 teachers, just one in five said they use social media regularly with students. Of course, it can be a challenge to incorporate social media into lessons. There are many gray areas for teachers to navigate, like setting guidelines, accessibility at school, and student safety. But to help teachers navigate this ever-changing landscape of social media tools, here are some of the best guides on the web for four popular networks, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest.

The Guide To 88 Social Media & Monitoring Tools - #8 might be your lucky number today. SocialMedia8 was willing to share 88 of the 888 social media and social monitoring tools they have mapped. I hope they will offer you powerful analytics and actionable insights. The part that you will need to add during your selection process is the brand and business objectives you are trying to achieve, since that will lead you to the best tool matchmaking. Based on the current run rate, we could have shared all 600 social media and monitoring tools with you. Probably even more.

Technology and Young Children Key Messages When used intentionally and appropriately, technology and interactive media are effective tools to support learning and development. Intentional use requires early childhood teachers and administrators to have information and resources regarding the nature of these tools and the implications of their use with children. Limitations on the use of technology and media are important. Special considerations must be given to the use of technology with infants and toddlers. Attention to digital citizenship and equitable access is essential. 12 Principles Of Mobile Learning 12 Principles Of Mobile Learning by Terry Heick Ed note: This post has been updated and republished from a 2012 post 20 BYOD Resources For The 21st Century Schools by Hope Mulholland, TeachThought Intern BYOD policies–Bring Your Own Device–allow schools to bring technology into the classroom with a “bottom-up” approach. Such an approach can save money, allow students to use their own devices, and encourage a student-centered approach to learning. Recently we explained that “digital natives or not, technology dropped into the laps of students in schools isn’t always as accessible as it might be.

How-To use Twitter with success for Education and more… Ever wanted to use Twitter but didn’t find its utility? You tried Twitter but you didn’t have that success with it? Probably that’s what happend to you as it happend to me as well six (6) months ago, till I was learning about Twitter through my Personal Learning Network (Hashtag = #PLN) on Twitter.

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