Mobile Learning in Schools. Ht. www.pbs.org/teachers/innovators/gallery/entries/159. Dr Boris Handal ED5151 : ICT for Teaching and Learning ED4134: Information Technology for Teaching and Learning . Part 1 –Evolution of Educational Technology. Mobile Trivia in 60 seconds
Dr Boris Handal
Mobile Trivia in 60 seconds
Use your mobile phone to find an answer for the questions on the next slide
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People born between the early 1990s and the early 2010s
They are today’s children and students
Never know life without the Internet or connected devices
Well socially networked
10,000 hours of digital mobile phone use.
200,000 emails and texts sent and received.
Just 5,000 hours of book reading.
20,000 hours of watching TV.
What does ubiquitous computing mean?
What is Mobile? What is Learning?
Within your peer group, discuss the questions on the following slides. Be ready to present your responses for class discussion. (5 min)
“It’s the learner that’s mobile” MOBIlearn
“Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important”.
There are about 200,000 apps available from the internet.
Click on the following screenshots to access more information on each app.
Hold the world in the palm of your hand. With Google Earth for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, you can fly to far corners of the planet with just the swipe of a finger. Explore the same global satellite and aerial imagery available in the desktop version of Google Earth, including high-resolution imagery for over half of the world's population and a third of the world's land mass. (From the website.)
iHomework is a student's best friend during the busy times of the school year. Keep up-to-date with your school work, grades, to-do's, teacher's information, and almost everything else you need during the school year. iHomework is the only school organizer that can be with you anywhere you go, whether that be on your iPhone/iPod touch, iPad, or Mac! (From the website)
A glossary of scientific terms and short biographies that support our science education website, http://www.visionlearning.com. All definitions link to related terms and to free, detailed science learning modules. Though geared for high school and undergraduate student's using our website, the glossary and modules are appropriate for anyone generally interested in science. (From the website.)
* 204 ARTISTS and constantly adding new. Add/Remove artists - create your own list of artists.* Full BIOGRAPHIES of artist from Wikipedia. Offline no connection needed to read them. * Open external WEB sites to learn more about artists. 6000+ pictures to view in portrait and landscape modes. (From the website.)
Consisting of a simplified version of the periodic table display from the full application, it puts the masses, densities, melting & boiling points, radii, and electronegativities of the elements right at your fingertips. If you need more elemental information, touch the internet button to open the wikipedia page for the selected element. (From the website.)
Escape into some of the greatest stories ever written.Experience digital reading in a way that is so natural, and so obvious, it just feels right. (From the website.)
Educate 2.1 is the ultimate teacher's companion providing mobile access to your student data, teaching strategies, eLearning tools and timetable. (From the website.)
Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Vectors & Coordinates, Complex Numbers, Sequences & Series, Probability & Statistics, Calculus, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Linear Transforms, Physics
Graphing Calculator turns your phone or iPod into an intuitive high-resolution function plotter and scientific calculator. (From the website.)
The NASA App collects, customizes and delivers an extensive selection of dynamically updated information, images and videos from various online NASA sources in a convenient mobile package. (From the website.)
Full blown scientific calculator, including formula entry in the form of f(x) including z. This calculator renders formulas in 2D and 3D (if Z is included in the equation). (From the website.)
Star Walk enables you to point your iPhone at the sky and see what stars, constellations, and satellites you are looking at in real-time. (From the website).
A Stop Watch that does everything you need. Great for coaches and individuals alike. Use it for track, swimming, running, biking, or anything else you can think of. (From the website).
Wikipedia is now officially on the iPhone! This is our official application and we are working hard on making the absolute best Wikipedia app out there. (From the website.)
Get quick access to detailed demographic information of almost 250 countries around the world, right on your iPhone or iPod touch. (From the website).
WildLab Bird engages learners with the basics of bird identification. Along with associated curricula and educational activities found on the WildLab.org Web site, WildLab Bird is a powerful way to see the environment in a whole new way. The application includes photographs, audio, and range maps for over 200 species of birds. (From the website).
For class discussion: (1-2 min)
Look at the images on the next slide.
How do think parents and teachers are reacting to using mobile devices in the classroom?
Guidelines in: DET “Planning for safe and responsible online behaviour”
Whilst you watch the five videos showcased on the next slides, consider the following questions:
What mobile devices were used by students and teachers in those learning projects?
New Learning Institute
Apple Learning Exchange
IEducation Apps Review
Mobile Learning Innovations