2. Consultant and
Former Project Director
Leadership for Mobile Learning
Mercy, CPS, Wireless Reach, D230, Falconer,
3. Marie Bjerede
Current Project Director
Leadership for Mobile Learning
4. Deﬁning Mobile Learning and Its Beneﬁts
Planning and implementation steps
Resources for further exploration
5. “LEARNING A VARIETY OF CONTENT AND SKILLS
ANYTIME, ANY PLACE WITH A SMALL DEVICE
LIGHT ENOUGH TO BE CARRIED IN ONE HAND.”
TIMOTHY E. WIRTH PROFESSOR IN LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES
TAKING IT MOBILE: UNTETHERED LEARNING FOR 21ST CENTURY
Support for Inquiry/
7. CANBY SCHOOL DISTRICT, OR
JOE MORELOCK, DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY • COSN LML ADVISORY PANEL MEMBER
8. LEWIS ELEMENTARY, OR
TIM LAUER, PRINCIPAL
9. SPENCER TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY, IL
SHAWN JACKSON, PRINCIPAL
10. FALCONER SCHOOL • CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS
KAJEET’S MAKING LEARNING MOBILE PROJECT
11. MERCY HIGH SCHOOL, MI
LARRY BAKER, ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL OF OPERATIONS
12. DISTRICT 230 (IL) LINK TO DIIGO GROUP
JOHN CONNOLLY, DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY
13. Current Context
14. SPEAK UP 2013
National Educational Technology Plan
Common Core Assessments
Responsible Use Policies
BYOT, BYOD, and BYOL
19. NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY PLAN
20. COMMON CORE ASSESSMENTS
21. DIGITAL CONVERSION
22. DIGITAL TEXTBOOKS
23. DIGITAL TEXTBOOK PLAYBOOK
24. FLORIDA’S DIGITAL INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS WORKING GROUP
26. RESPONSIBLE USE POLICIES
27. COSN BROADBAND SURVEY
28. COSN ERATE ANALYSIS
29. BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE
30. GARY STAGER
WORST IDEA OF THE 21ST CENTURY
32. Original LML Guide
33. Focus Areas
Planning and Reﬁning Process
Value the role of your leadership team.
Study your school’s culture.
Plan and reﬁne continually.
Deﬁne measurable outcomes.
Experiment with apps to ﬁnd your work ﬂow.
Provide ample professional development opportunities.
Ensure a robust network.
Enlist parents and community in support of your program.
Increase student achievement and...what else??
Provide equitable access to technology and digital resources
Provide personalized learning opportunities anytime, anywhere?
Boost student engagement?
Increase student attendance rates?
Decrease student discipline events?
Increase faculty use of 21st century teaching practices?
Support project-based learning?
36. 1. Considering
5. Roll Out
37. 1. Considering
Why do you want to implement mobile learning?
What is the learning problem you are trying to solve?
What technology will you require?
What skills will teachers and facilitators have to learn?
What would be the cost of implementation?
How can you facilitate acceptance?
How will you measure success?
38. 2. Scoping
Gathering stakeholder requirements.
Setting preliminary goals for the implementation.
Deciding in-house or external professional development.
Making preliminary design trade-oﬀs.
Identifying potential classrooms, schools, and/or grades
to participate in the program.
39. 3. Planning
Program Design: The core stakeholders reﬁne the goals and
scope and plan the professional practice, professional
development, and evaluation for the program.
Procurement: Speciﬁc vendors are selected for the devices,
networks, software and professional development required
by the program design.
Administration: Policies are developed as needed to support
the program goals.
Implementation and Roll-out Planning:  The speciﬁc logistics
and timelines for implementing the project are planned
40. 4. Implementation
Purchase & install hardware, software, and
Install networks, image devices, connect services, and
prepare for use of devices by teachers and students
Perform initial professional development and training
Communicate the vision and purpose of the
implementation to the community, including parents
41. 5. Roll-Out
Digital citizenship instruction
Ongoing professional development for educators
42. 6. Practice
Setting up and supporting professional learning
Showcasing eﬀective teaching and coaching
Reﬂecting on pedagogical considerations
Reﬁning and setting up new assessment practices
43. New and Improved Guide
Mobile Learning Insights