Are you interested in learning more about using mobile devices in your own classroom but aren't quite sure where to start? Would you like to find some successful strategies on how to manage a variety of devices that students may bring to school? Are you concerned about student safety and privacy as they interact with resources on the Internet? If your school allows the use of personal digital devices, you may benefit from exploring how others have integrated mobile devices in their classroom lessons.
Take some time to explore the following webinars that have been provided by Verizon Thinkfinity, its Content Partners, and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) to offer support and suggestions as you begin this exciting adventure. Please feel free to view these webinars as often as you’d like, and invite your colleagues to join the Thinkfinity Community to view them as well. Go ahead, take the plunge, and tap into those mobile devices to increase learning in your classroom!
Improving Student Learning through Mobile Learning: Lesson Learned
Learn how some districts and schools are using mobile learning to transform learning in their classrooms and create more engaged students who use higher-level thinking skills.
|Modifying Classroom Management for Mobile Devices|
When anything new is added to a classroom, it takes planning and a shift in classroom management to make a successful transition. Mobile devices are no exception, and mobile learning often makes classroom management exponentially more difficult. This session will cover the in’s and out’s of classroom management for mobile devices, including electronic management apps and programs, student screen capture, and device management.
|Mobile Technologies and the Common Core Standards- Two for the Price of One|
Mobile technologies are inspiring and empowering students all over the world to publish online, think critically, and evaluate resources. These tools are also serving as a valuable teaching and learning tool to customize student learning. Anytime, anywhere data on what a student needs to meet Common Core Standards is critical. This session discusses how various mobile technologies are helping teachers integrate technology skills, as outlined in the Common Core Standards, and customize learning for each child.