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Mobile Learning

Since cell phones became a normal part of our youth culture, they have become a focus of classroom management as many teachers attempt to limit and control their usage in schools. Some educators have taken a different approach, recognizing the potential for these mobile devices as an integral component of life for many students and building mobile learning into their teaching practice.
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Mobile Learning
  • Why BYOD?

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    Dustin Blumhagen says:
    Animation provides the backdrop for this short video that explores the question, "Why Bring Your Own Device?" Educators who are unsure about the potential of mobile learning, but are interested in exploring the theme will find a concise introduction in this video.
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    Pokémon Go... and Global Success Skills?

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    Dustin Blumhagen says:
    The global mobile game phenomenon Pokemon Go is explored in this educator written blog. Not only does the author explore the potential ways that this specific game can be utilized with students, but he also provides ideas that can be modified for use with other mobile games. For example, he suggests how the game can be used to explore creativity through written activities.
  • Dustin Blumhagen says:
    One of the oft overlooked aspects of education trends is the potential to use concepts in the post graduation world of work. School is a preparation period for the world of work, so it makes sense that when looking at new concepts we look at how others are utilizing these ideas as well. This interview provides insight from someone who not only uses mobile learning in their workplace, but also studies it in depth.
  • Dustin Blumhagen says:
    After learning about BYOD programs, some educators may have questions. It is no secret that mobile phones are a controversial subject in education, with a large portion of teachers thinking of them as detrimental to the classroom environment. This article looks at 7 common myths about using cell phones in the classroom and provides some insight into the other side of the argument.
  • Dustin Blumhagen says:
    Sometimes it takes looking at a challenge through another's eyes to fully understand it. This article is aimed at administration, but it is an informative look at the implementation of mobile learning.
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BloomBoard Asks:If my students always have their cell phones with them in class, can I take advantage of this and incorporate mobile learning into my practice?