Offline Activities with Mobile Devices

“You can see an evident shift from formal curriculum-based learning to informal just-in-time learning, and this is just the beginning!” ~ Pooja Jaisingh Integrating technology in the classroom does not mean you need an Internet connection. Even without an Internet connection students learn a lot with mobile devices, laptops, and other technologies. Simple cell phones […]

52 Tools to Inspire Summer Learning with Photo and Video Challenges

“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” – Marc Riboud Many of us have started our breaks. If you have a website, blog, virtual learning site or messaging system like Remind to connect with your learners then you can motivate your students to continue the learning with photo and video challenges. […]

11 Apps to Learn with Poetry

“Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.” – Rita Dove April is National Poetry month. Poetry is a great way to inspire your learners to be creative and imaginative with a topic. Writing poetry can be difficult for students, but the engaging apps below will help your students create and learn with poems. […]

Visualize Learning with Photo Challenges and Projects

“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” – Marc Riboud Learners of all ages love taking pictures, especially with their phones. Learners can use these photos in projects, digital stories, or other learning projects to provide an authentic voice and to show the learning that is taking place all around them. You can […]

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Wearables for Learning! Oh My!

“The whole art of teaching is the only art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.” – Anatole France Students can experience new cultures, history, and understand the world in better ways with virtual reality, augmented reality, and wearables. Teachers are using these technologies to send learners on […]

Get Learners Moving With Mobile Devices

“Learning is not the product of teaching. Learning is the product of the activity of learners.” – John Holt Unlike many other technologies, mobile devices can support physical health along with learning. With a mobile device students can create, problem solve, critical think, and engage with the world around them. With the right activities, teachers […]

Pair Activities with Mobile Devices

“Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.” – Henry Ford Our learners love their mobile devices. However, many of our learners rarely use their mobile devices to communicate with others face-to-face or develop relationships with their peers. We can guide our learners to communicate and collaborate effectively with […]