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Keys to Successful Mobile Learning

Mobile learning has grown exponentially in K-12 schools, allowing educators to deliver a more engaging and personalized experience for students that doesn’t end when the school bell rings. But along with this growth have come key challenges for school leaders, such as managing mobile devices and ensuring equal access to ed-tech resources for all students.

With the generous support of Lenovo, we’ve assembled this collection of stories from our archives, along with other relevant resources, to help you make sound decisions about how best to deploy mobile learning in your schools.

—The Editors

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Keys to Successful Mobile Learning

The 3 key ingredients for mobile learning success

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Why are some mobile learning implementations successful while others struggle? It seems struggling districts are missing at least one of a handful of ingredients that successful districts have…

It’s time to update your school website for mobile

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Smartphones are here to stay. Does your website know that? If you’ve ever tried to get a button on your iPad to respond to a simple tap without…

To put tech into any lesson, start with the lesson

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One simple way of understanding our ed-tech pedagogical theory is that we don’t want computing devices to just become replacements for notebooks and textbooks. We want them to…

This app is designed to reduce job burnout—and it’s free for educators

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A new app, free for all teachers and educators, offers simple strategies to tackle job-related stress and burnout. The app gives users 10-minute activities they can do once…

The 10 questions to ask before you start your one-to-one program

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Many schools start by asking the wrong questions before they embark on a one-to-one program. It's about vision, not devices, says one expert.…

iPads keep students connected, even on snow days

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One West Virginia district is using take-home iPads to continue learning despite snow days and other days off. Here's how they're doing it, and approaching the home access…

A one-to-one program done slowly—and right

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Superintendent Steven Webb’s successful one-to-one rollout could serve as a roadmap for districts Dr. Steven Webb’s rise as a visionary leader in K-12 education is as much a…

7 TED Talks All About Mobile

7 TED Talks All About Mobile

This month's TED Talks focuses in on a subject near and dear to our thumbs—our mobile devices. TED Talks are some of today’s most popular examples of the internet’s…

Additional resources

Seven Steps to Improving Learning with One-to-One Computing

Seven Steps to Improving Learning with One-to-One Computing
In this white paper, we examine the positive impact that 1-to-1 computing is having on learning outcomes. We also review seven important areas that can affect the success or failure of your 1-to-1 initiative and its ability to improve learning outcomes…

Going Mobile: Best Practices for K-12 IT Leaders

Going Mobile: Best Practices for K-12 IT Leaders
School IT leaders planning for mobility initiatives should consider an array of key factors—both infrastructural and educational. This white paper provides strategic advice and reviews key issues to consider on the way to achieving successful adoption by students, teachers, and administration…

Lower TCO, Better Experience: Chromebooks in the Classroom

Lower TCO, Better Experience: Chromebooks in the Classroom
In today’s climate of tight budgets and increased expectations, school IT departments must find ways to deliver transformational solutions that are strategically sound and also reduce costs over time. This white paper explores how Google Chromebooks offer one such solution…

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