Tag Archives: pedagogy

How to evaluate apps and websites for meeting your classroom needs

While it can be exciting that there are so many apps and websites for learning content, it can also be daunting and overwhelming to busy teachers.Fortunately there has been a wave of new websites that help teachers locate apps to meet their curricular needs. Two of them include CommonSenseMedia has […] The connection to the classroom learning goals… Read More »

Principles Of Mobile Learning Design

Technology like smart phones, tablets, Apps, and 3G/4G broadband allow anytime anywhere mobile learning and these technology are lubricating the shift to more inclusive and higher quality personalized education . But a truly immersive mobile learning experience goes beyond all the technology to the lives of each individual learner. […] There are a unique set of challenges associated with… Read More »

Mobile Devices Drive Creative Instruction

At New Milford High School in New Jersey, sophomores in geometry use their mobile devices to answer questions about angles through a program called Poll Everywhere. The school is among several in the U.S. that are using mobile devices in unique ways. For Scott Newcomb, a fourth-grade teacher at […]

Mobile-assisted Language Learning

SlideShare Video Greeting from TIRF Trustee Michael Carrier The use of mobile and handheld technology is growing exponentially in language education, and it is clear that much more research, project evaluation, and evidence-based analysis are needed to help us understand this new phenomenon. However, important questions remain about the […]

An outstanding lesson using mobile learning?

Recently I was asked / was volunteered to lead something called a "lesson observation for real" in Coventry. This is essentially a lesson taught in the round in front of anything up to 100 colleagues and, crucially, an OFSTED registered Inspector. The rationale behind it lies not in the […]