Mobile Learning

As internet capable technology grows smaller, lighter, and more portable every day, it is up to us as teachers to find ways to incorporate devices like smart phones, laptop computers, and the ubiquitous iPad into our lessons. It has been hard not to notice the vast sums of money spent on improving student access to these devices, but does that automatically mean that they will improve student performance? Successful schools use them to create collaboration and build motivation. Unsuccessful approaches give out the tools, but don’t provide any support, training or scaffolding in how to use them. What will you do in your classroom?

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