Jul 11

Mobile Learning

The region is alive with the tap, tap, tap of students and teachers interacting with mobile devices. Whether facilitating mobile_learning-150x150an Appy Hour workshop, Conducting an iPad Pilot, or working in districts as they move toward a more mobile learning environment, there is an excitement in the air. Students and educators are welcoming this new way to learn that allows for a student centered classroom in which the ownership of learning is on the holder of the device.  Alan November discusses the ownership of learning in this article Don’t Plan For Technology: Plan For Learning

A common denominator of mobile device or one-to-one computer implementation is having achievable goals, appropriate budget, constant professional development and regular meeting of stakeholders. There are several interesting articles listed here – Keys To Successful Mobile Learning that detail how districts are slowly, but surely implementing a 1-to-1 computer, BYOD, or mobile device initiative.

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