Examples of Mobile Learning in Practice

Introduction to using iPad in classroom

Introduction to using iPad in classroom

Getting Going with iPads in the Classroom – if you have recently got one or more iPads to use in your clsssroom you may find useful the Sway presentation at the link below: https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/fa/ICTFalkirkPrimaries/getting-going-with-ipads-in-the-classroom/ This provides step-by-step guidance, illustrated with photographs and screenshots, for the teacher who is looking to get started using the iPad Read more

DigiLearnScot Mobile Learning Career-Long professional Learning Resource

DigiLearnScot Mobile Learning Career-Long professional Learning Resource

Mobile Learning – CLPL Workshop – Resource. If your school is looking to introduce all staff to embedding the use of mobile devices to support learning and teaching in your school then there is a guide available which could be useful as the basis for a Career-Long Professional learning session with all staff. This is available Read more

Interesting Ways to Use a Mobile Device in Class

Interesting Ways to Use a Mobile Device in Class

33 Interesting Ways to Use a Mobile Phone in the Classroom – a compilation of ideas for using mobile devices shared by a number of teachers and collated by Tom Barrett. These ideas suggest classroom-specific ideas for making use of the wide range of inbuilt tools on any smartphone which many learners will bring to school (whether Read more

The problem is not the device

The problem is not the device

“Quit blaming the devices” is a blogpost by John Spencer which sets out a reasoned discussion about varying views by teachers starting on the journey of having their pupils using mobile devices in their classrooms. http://www.spencerideas.org/2015/12/quit-blaming-devices.html  

European Schoolnet Guide to BYOD for School Leaders

European Schoolnet Guide to BYOD for School Leaders

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Guide for School Leaders  – a new publication by the European Schoolnet’s Interactive Classroom Working Group (ICWG). “The guide is designed to provide school leaders, local education authorities and other decision makers with information on BYOD trends, options and examples from schools in European countries and in other parts of Read more

An introduction to BYOT - Bring Your Own Technology - for parents

An introduction to BYOT – Bring Your Own Technology – for parents

Bring Your Own Device or Bring Your Own Technology or Use Your Own Device BYOT for Parents – an explanatory video about Bring Your Own Technology by US educator Amy Mayer, aimed at parents/carers, describing different ways in which mobile technology might be used in a classroom situation to support learning and teaching. It gives examples Read more

Connected Learning – the Preston Lodge High School example

Do you wonder how other schools are using mobile devices to support learning and teaching? Well, East Lothian Secondary Schools now offer wireless learning for all young people. This means that young people can use school or personal devices to access a very wide range of learning materials online. This new opportunity creates important new Read more

Digital Ice-breaker Learner Activities

Digital Ice-breaker Learner Activities

Digital Activities and Icebreakers for Gen Y is a great post by Shelly Sanchez Terrell full of ideas for using digital technologies with groups of learners for them (and their teacher) to get to know each other, while at the same time learning about a host of digital tools by using them in short practical activities. Read more

How are others in different parts of the world putting mobile learning into practice

How are others in different parts of the world putting mobile learning into practice

How educators around the world are implementing mobile learning (and what you can learn from them) – this is a post by Saga Briggs on the informed blog about the practices and experiences of educational establishments in seven different locations around the globe. As well as describing what they have done to put mobile devices to use Read more

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