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Custom Mobile Learning Solutions: 5 Common Misconceptions

Custom Mobile Learning Solutions: 5 Common Misconceptions

The popularity of mobile learning or mLearning continues to grow. Interestingly, integration of mobile devices into corporate learning strategies has been triggered largely by learners who want the flexibility of device they want to learn on. As a result, many corporates worldwide now have Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies in place and have embraced custom mobile learning or mLearning solutions in the last 2-3 years. Yet there are several misconceptions around the effectiveness of custom mobile learning or mLearning solutions. In this article I will outline five of the common misconceptions on custom mobile learning solutions. More specifically, I will share some pointers on how you can address some of these challenges and create an effective custom mobile learning solution that will work for you.

Using BYOD In Schools: Advantages And Disadvantages

Using BYOD In Schools: Advantages And Disadvantages

Do you remember how classrooms used to be during your school days? The blackboard, the whiteboard, chalks being used by teachers to impart the lesson; you being given paper copies or writing down notes with your pen. However, copies, chalks, and blackboards are fast becoming more and more irrelevant every day that passes by, thanks to the advance in technology. More and more schools and other educational institutions are using technology at a brisk pace; and to make technology an integral part of the classroom, they are implementing the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy.

5 Things Parents Need To Know About Blended Learning

5 Things Parents Need To Know About Blended Learning

With schools jumping on to blended learning classrooms and BYOD teaching culture, parents of millennial students are finding it challenging to adapt to the changing contours of education. Most parents are confused about how to react towards using technology for teaching, especially because this learning model and schooling process bear no resemblance to their own school experience. If you are a parent of a kid who is studying in a "blended classroom" that uses "education technology tools", sit back and read our article on becoming a successful parent of a digitally-immersed student.

Texting In The Classroom: Change This Distraction into Engagement

Texting In The Classroom: Change This Distraction Into Engagement

The latest smart phones are becoming sources of utter obsession for the new generation, and a complete nuisance for teachers. While the Gen X spends most of their time doing something more “constructive” that requires activity, they can’t help wonder what will become of the Gen Y whose eyes always seem to be glued to their smartphone’s screen.

How To Undermine Your 1-to-1 Program... Without Really Trying

How To Undermine Your 1-to-1 Program... Without Really Trying

We’ve all read those articles on creating “good” 1-to-1 programs. But sure, while being good is, well, good, being devilish is sometimes downright fun. And how better to be mischievous and naughty than with technology, especially with something as comprehensive as a school or district wide 1-to-1 program? So if you are thinking about starting a 1-to-1 program—and want to channel your inner Voldemort (or maybe, more benignly, your inner Squirrel Nutkin) and create havoc in your incipient or future 1-to-1 program--this post offers 10 easy steps to get you started.

6 Benefits of BYOD In The Classroom

6 Benefits of BYOD In The Classroom

A few years ago, I decided to incorporate mobile devices into my lesson plans. While the content still remains the focus of my teaching, I think technology can enhance learning at every point in a lesson. As an early BYOD ("Bring Your Own Device") adopter in my school, I have seen increased learning outcomes and test scores, not to mention that my students are now more engaged in learning activities.

How An LMS and BYOD Changed A School

How An LMS and BYOD Changed A School

This article describes a three-year implementation of a Learning Management System into a traditional private school on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. It shows the capacity of the LMS to promote classroom change and the power of the blended learning approach when a BYOD program is introduced to increase access to learning resources.

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