Posts Tagged "education"
Spring-like weather has already hit Texas! As we “spring forward,” consider looking back at the best of K12 Mobile Learning, winter 2011.
Below represent the top ten posts from quarter one of 2011, based on the number of views. Feel free to leave your comments at the end this post, on any of the respective posts listed here, or on the K12 Mobile Learning Facebook page.Read More
This next Tuesday (February 8th, 2011), I’ll be presenting in the Technology Applications Teacher Network Event at the TCEA conference. I’ll be demonstrating how augmented reality can enhance math education; specifically, geometry classes.
The Prezi I’ve developed below, “Implementing Augmented Reality in Math Education,” will provide the framework for my presentation. The reasons for including AR in math classrooms are universal, but since this is a regional conference I’ll be briefly addressing standardized assessment data from Texas.
If you plan on attending this conference, feel free to join me in room 14 from 10:30 – 11:15 AM (Breakout Session 3)!Read More
There’s a bank of cash waiting for education to seize. Not a literal bank of cash, but I’m figuratively relating cash to the learning opportunities available with mobile devices.
This cash is out in the open for us to collect, but a group of thieves – Old Norms – keeps robbing it from us.
We’ve set up this twisted system where we’re chasing after these profits, but we always stop shy of collecting it. We get fired up as though we’re going to overcome the thieves, but they’ve proven to be very intimidating forces. But as it is with any villain, once you understand their personality, background and motives, you can better predict their next move and stop them from causing any more harm.
Profiling the Villains: Old Norms
When evaluating mobile technology for its use in education, these 7 questions should guide you towards well-made decisions. The trick will be in making a decision that strikes a balance amongst all your answers.
Although there are many factors to address prior to making any decisions relating to mobile technology in education, I consider these 7 questions to be most important:Read More