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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.

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Keys to Successful Mobile Learning

Don’t plan for technology; plan for learning

Don’t plan for technology; plan for learning

You never know how someone will react when you suggest that they junk their title and replace it with a new one that leads to a different focus…

Seven steps to success with mobile learning

Seven steps to success with mobile learning

Implementing a mobile learning initiative is a complicated undertaking, no matter how much funding or stakeholder support you have. But a new resource from the Consortium for School…

Beyond ‘one-to-one computing': Time for a new approach

Beyond ‘one-to-one computing': Time for a new approach

Adding a digital device to the classroom without a fundamental change in the culture of teaching and learning will not lead to significant improvement. Unless clear goals across…

Tips and take-aways from a successful mobile learning program

Tips and take-aways from a successful mobile learning program

Starting small might be the key to success when it comes to deploying a mobile learning initiative, according to two educators whose district has implemented a successful mobile…

North Carolina school moving to Google Chromebooks for its one-to-one program

North Carolina school moving to Google Chromebooks for its one-to-one program

Educators at Millennium Charter Academy in North Carolina are seeing to it that their students will, so to speak, have their heads in the "cloud" this school year.…

Experts outline mobile learning tips

Experts outline mobile learning tips

Mobile learning and the ability to give students anytime, anywhere access to school resources are high on every educator’s list, but the technology brings with it valid concerns—including…

With mobile device management, schools can rest easier

With mobile device management, schools can rest easier

When you’re handing out 27,000 iPads and iPod Touches to your students and staff, having an easy way to manage all the devices—pushing out just the right applications…

How to make one-to-one computing a success

How to make one-to-one computing a success

What are the keys to success in rolling out a one-to-one computing program in schools? “Before you look for keys, you need to have a car,” tweeted Sam…

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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