Leadership for Mobile Learning Lucy Gray Project Director, CoSN Leadership for Mobile Learning 1
About CoSN 2
CoSN MissionEmpowering educational leaders toleverage technology to realize engaginglearning environments.The primary challenge we face in using technologyeffectively in education is human, not technical.For that reason, CoSN focuses on Leadership andPolicy.
CoSN 2012 – 2015 GoalsClose Access Gap: Increase awareness of requirements to close thetechnology access gap for learning inside and outside of schoolCTO Skills: Enhance the skills and competencies of CTOs and raiseexpectations as defined in the Framework of Essential Skills of the K-12 CTOand measured by certificationTeam Capacity: Build district-wide support for technology in education throughstrategic partnerships and professional learning opportunitiesVoice: Advocate for investments in education technology as a means ofenhancing learning opportunities and driving economic growthState Capacity: Expand the capacity of CoSN chapters by enablingprofessional learning opportunities and developing ability to influence statepolicy 4
Taking TCO to theClassroom www.CoSN.org/tco
Participatory Learning www.CoSN.org/web20Suite of tools for education leaders on ParticipatoryLearning: •Guide for Rethinking AUPs •Primer on Web 2.0 •Community Toolkit •Self Assessment
Connected OnlineCommunities of Practice http://access4ed.net/
Emerging TechnologiesHorizon Report: K-12 EditionProduced by New Media Consortium, in partnership with CoSNexploring key emerging technologies likely to have an impact onteaching and learning2011 Time to Adoption Horizon: 1 Year or LessCloud ComputingMobilesCoSN Horizon Toolkit with HPwww.cosn.org/horizon
Webinar Series2011-2012Measuring Tech Readiness for 2014 TestingJanuary 17A New Culture of Learning Online Book ClubFebruary 16Making the Connections in Mobile LearningApril 17www.CoSN.org/webinars
Leadership for MobileLearninghttp://CoSN.org/MobileLead
Participation & Collaboration•Visit our web site: http://cosn.org/MobileLead•Network with other professionals interested in mobilelearning in LinkedIn: http://goo.gl/Csh54•View the latest mobile learning news via Scoop.It:http://goo.gl/Csh54•Share resources via social bookmarking in our Diigogroup: http://goo.gl/yxPSy 4
Mobile LearningExplorations www.edweb.net/mobile
CoSN CompendiumCase StudiesSt. Marys City Schools (OH)Canby School District (OR)Katy Independent School District (TX)Chicago Public Schools (IL)Osseo Area Public Schools (MN) http://goo.gl/JdYmY
St. Marys City Schools
Canby School District
Katy Independent SchoolDistrict
Chicago Public Schools
Osseo Area Schools
10 Planning Tips• Begin with a thorough knowledge of our school’s culture.• Create a strategic, multi-year plan.• Make sure to conduct total cost of ownership analyses.• Start with a pilot and expand on your successes.• Re-think your AUP.
10 Planning Tips• Be creative with professional development.• Nurture your early adopters.• Ensure a robust network.• Enlist parents and community in supporting your program.• Focus on improving teaching and learning, not on devices.
Future PlansMobile Learning Explorations webinars and community with EdWebAdministrator’s Guide to Mobile LearningMobile Learning MapPanel presentations at the CoSN annual conference and ISTEAdditional Case Studies, News and Resources
CEO Keith Krueger2012 will be a tipping point for mobilelearning, particularly with manydistricts allowing students to BringTheir Own Technology to school.”—Keith Krueger, CEO of the Consortium for SchoolNetworking, eSchoolNews