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40 Quick Ways To Use Mobile Phones In Classrooms

40 Quick Ways To Use Mobile Phones In Classrooms
Added by Katie Lepi on 2012-10-13 Your students have smartphones. If you’re looking for some simple and straightforward ways to easily integrate these powerful little devices into your classroom, look no further. The following 50 tips are simply that: tips. Use educational apps : One of the simplest strategies for engaging students using smartphones involves taking advantage of the thousands of educational apps as supplements. This is a cross-post from content partners at online universities. Comments are closed.

Quale scuola, quale docente nell'era digitale - 2012 «Si è svolto il giorno 29 settembre 2012 a Roma un Convegno internazionale organizzato dalla FIDAE (federazione istituti di attività educative) per valutare un progetto europeo, dal titolo “Information and communications technologies to support new ways of lifelong learning”, al quale hanno partecipato insegnanti delle scuole aderenti alla FIDAE stessa provenienti da tutta Italia e rappresentanti anche di scuole inglesi e francesi che hanno partecipato al progetto. La relazione introduttiva del Prof. Macrì, che noi pubblichiamo oggi, non si è però limitata all’argomento specifico del Convegno ma ha voluto spaziare su temi generali e di indirizzo, abbozzando elementi di una nuova cultura e pratica del sistema istruzione. Mi piace richiamare l’attenzione del lettore sul dato di convergenza della relazione del prof. Le tecnologie dell'informazione e comunicazione (TIC) stanno trasformando tutti gli aspetti della nostra vita e della nostra civiltà (Z.

ShowMe - The Online Learning Community How Schools Can Teach Innovation How This School District Turned its Students' Love of Mobile into Better Learning, Test Scores Teenagers. They may forget your request to mow the lawn, fill up the gas and clean their rooms, but they'll never fail to bring their smartphone or tablet when they go out of the house. Indeed, teens would be the dream demographic for an organizational Bring Your Own Device policy - they use them constantly, they could train your IT staff on the latest devices, etc. - apart from the inconvenient fact that you don't really need an iPhone to man the french fry station at Jack in the Box. But schools, that's a whole different ball of wax. "People were already trying to hide what they were doing on their smartphone because it was illegal by the school rules. But I'm jumping ahead of myself. Giving 12-year-olds their own smartphones to use during class would seem to be a recipe for disaster. It may seem like a crude tactic, ala "These are NOT the Droids you're looking for," but it was just as effective as a Jedi Mind Trick. Credit: Shutterstock.com Digital Divide?

Eduteca L’accesso all’Eduteca è riservata ai soli associati, abbiamo reso pubblico solo una piccolissima parte del repertorio dei siti catalogati Ad oggi sono stati classificati 3460 siti suddivisi in 246 categorie. Il Centro Studi Impara Digitale raccoglie, classifica, organizza e valida materiale didattico già disponibile in rete per renderlo agilmente fruibile a insegnanti e studenti. A questo fine si avvale della collaborazione e delle competenze di Wikimedia, associazione leader mondiale nella diffusione della conoscenza libera. Internet è un contenitore straordinariamente ricco di risorse educative digitali, create da università e scuole o per iniziativa di singoli insegnanti. Si tratta spesso di risorse isolate, non molto note e difficilmente raggiungibili. La navigazione all’interno dell’eduteca è possibile tramite il motore di ricerca o usando gli indici di navigazione.

6 things that will make you more productive: You’re only productive at work three days out of the week: People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive). So how can you improve that? Make It Automatic The secret to getting more done is to make things automatic. The counterintuitive secret to getting things done is to make them more automatic, so they require less energy. It turns out we each have one reservoir of will and discipline, and it gets progressively depleted by any act of conscious self-regulation. You need to break bad habits and develop solid routines. The things that effect our behavior perhaps more than anything else is context: Manipulate your environment so as to make what you should do easy and what you shouldn’t do hard. First step? A morning routine can be really good. Get your head right Mood matters. Proven methods for increasing happiness are here. Stop Multitasking Neither gender is better at it: Rest Tags:

Is eReading on the Rise? According to the latest report on eReading from the Pew Internet and American Life Project, "the increasing availability of e-content is prompting some to read more than in the past and to prefer buying books to borrowing them." Pew describes e-content as eBooks and "other long-form content such as magazines, journals, and news articles in digital format on an e-book reader, tablet computer, regular computer, or cell phone." This new report summarizes the findings of several studies, including the responses of almost 3,000 participants in the U.S. who were 16 or older to questions about their reading preferences. The finding that 43% of Americans have read e-content at some time during the past year does indicate some changes in reading habits. Context seems to play a role in how we choose to read. More Questions and Continued Research In addition to discussing the new report, chat participants proposed several interesting questions that might spur future eReading studies:

10 Curricula-Spanning, Learning-Boosting, Creativity-Inspiring, Must-Have Apps : The Moss-Free Stone April 27, 2012 by Randy Rodgers · No Comments · Bookmarking, collaboration, creativity, Digital Storytelling, Educational technology, images/video, iPad/iPod, mobile computing, podcasting, Teaching and Learning Because there are just not enough app lists, I decided I needed to throw in one more. There are tons of lists that tout subject-specific apps for students at all levels. Catch Notes (FREE) – Fantastic tool for taking and organizing (via tags) text, audio, or visual notes, independently or collaboratively. That’s my list. Tags: apps·authoring·collaboration·creativity·iPad·iPhone·iPod Touch·learning·study skills·teaching·technology·writing

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