Active Learning with Mobile Devices

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    Get Students Moving & Learning with Mobile Devices

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    Learning is not the product of teaching. Learning is the product of the activity of learners. - John Holt

  • Student-centered learning

    Continuous learningReal-world learning


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    Better classroom ma


    Active learning promotes

  • Record audio

    Create videos


    Take pictures

    Augment your reality Scan with

    QR codes

    Do more with apps

    Text & write notes

  • Photo by flickingerbrad,

    Draw your favorite

    Name a category (pet, cartoon) Students draw their favorites 30 sec. then hold up their drawings Students discuss their drawings

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  • Flickr photo by flickingerbrad,

    Pair students Student A shows a favorite app in 30 sec then B Students switch partners

    App Mingle

  • QR Code= Quick Response Barcode

  • QuickMark


    Suggested QR Code Apps/ Tools

  • *Integrate with realia


  • Scan the following?

  • Match the right qr code!

  • Picture Apps Instagram Pixlr BeFunky Flickr PicCollage Tellagami ImageChef CamMe You Doodle EduBuncee Thinglink YakIt for Kids Friendstrip Pic Arts ComicsHead Frame Artist Muzy Chatterpix Kids Write About This Tell About This Photo Editor by Aviary

  • An object from home In their textbooks Around the school That represents a math, science, or grammar concept

  • Image from

  • Photo Challenges

    Mission: Snap a photo of graffiti you consider art. Why?

    Points: 10 pts. photo & written reasons, 20pts. with multimedia, 30pts. app + posted on your blog

    Mission: Snap a photo that represents a fraction. Create a word problem.

    Flickr photo by flickingerbrad,

  • Take a series of shots to create a brochure, flier, poster, or commercial!

  • Digital Scrapbooks

    Photo by Meg Stewart,

    Moments / blog

    Rock collection

    Nature book

    Bug Identification

    Plant Identification

  • BookCreator Lite App

    Easiest way to create multimedia books & publish to iBook store Include audio, music, videos, images

  • Ex.: Create a comic about a relative, friend, pet or you as a superhero

    Stories & Comics with Their Images

    Comics Head Lite iOS/Android

  • Field Observations

    Pair/ group students With their devices they observe a specimen, make hypothesis, take notes & photos Present their findings

  • Popplet iPad App

  • KlikaKlu app Goose Chase app

    Scavenger Hunts!

    Flickr photo by flickingerbrad,

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  • Lipdub Movie preview Tutorial Animation Screencast Book trailer Commercial Silent film News report Class movie Music video Stopmotion Documentary Claymation Vodcast Interview show Video diary Reality TV show Soap opera Informational

    Video Projects

  • Photo by Kirill Kniazev,

    TOOLS & APPS Moovly Plotagon Instagram Magisto Movie Maker iMovie TouchCast Powtoon Wideo Thinglink Splice Camtasia ZimmerTwins Animoto Dvolver Youtube Capture

  • Pair/group students Students create a visual word problem that represents a math concept in action Pass to peers to solve Try Educreations, Touch Cast, Drawp, or TinyTap

    Real World Word Problems

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    Create news brief of a current topic Summarize research into a newsbyte & capture footage Apps- Talking Ben & Tom News Reporter, Touchcast

  • Tips

    Photo by Marcus Kwan,

  • iPad by zeromk, Flickr

  • Photo by MIKI Yoshihito (),

    Use a stylus

  • Give them tasks that use their senses to explore

  • The Future? Gesture based apps Augmented reality

    Wearable technologies

    CamMe App Facemotion App

  • @ShellTerrell