Engage Your Students: There    Is An App For That!           Complete this Pollhttp://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_c   ...
Gerald Logan President of Educational Technology Council of  the ATA. One of the hosting organizations. Principal of Hil...
Why Mobile Technology? Students have the technology It is motivating We have moved from Digital Natives to Digital Nomads
Why Mobile Technology? Schools are developing an app-titude for  harnessing students’ enthusiasm for mobile  technology ...
Resources The Wiki Sitehttp://engageyourstudents.wikispaces.com/Destination+Innovation The Blog site http://dimlearning....
Scenario One I used this scenario to open an article on mLearning  published in 2010. http://www.teachers.ab.ca/Publicat...
Scenario OneThree high school students are making their way along arocky ridge, surveying plant and animal life as they go...
Field Trip1. Text by email. http://bit.ly/OiFMhtTry this.Write some text to describe this local species in an emailand sen...
Field Trip2. Photos http://bit.ly/RKwgVk       Try ThisTake a photo and send it to glogan.banff@blogger.comDon’t recognize...
Field Trip3. Video. http://bit.ly/MRsJy2You can shoot video and email it to the site.This can be field video with the shoo...
Field Trip4. Annotated video from Sonic Pics http://bit.ly/OckTBXSonic Pics allows you to select photos from your camera r...
Field Trip5. Maps and locations from Google Maphttp://bit.ly/TuFJhOTry This:Load Google Maps on your device.Find a locatio...
Field TripMass text systems are used by large organizations, butthere are some that are free for teachers.http://bit.ly/Oc...
Collaboration There are many apps that are designed for  collaboration.
CollaborationTypewithme.http://typewith.me/p/banffTry This: go to the link and enter some text for some ofthe categories. ...
Collaboration Showme Tiger Lily Sample  http://www.showme.com/sh/?h=NFcNkRs
CollaborationEdistorm A brainstorming app that uses the concept ofsticky notes.Try Thishttp://www.edistorm.com/storms/sort...
QR Codes They can take your students to a website.      Tim Horton’s use a QR Code for their applications Send an email ...
Use a variety of readers and          scannersi-NigmaNEOreaderQRReader
Resources http://qrstuff.com http://qrvoice.net http://www.2learn.ca/web2/QRT.aspx
Contact Me glogan@me.com
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  • Studies show that most students have the technology in their pockets. Even in the wrong end of town students have the minumem level of technology. They may not have smartphones but they will have texting ability. Saturation is at or near 98%We know that using technology is using the motivationa factor to engage the students. It is not the same old thing, or not yet.
  • Studies show that most students have the technology in their pockets. Even in the wrong end of town students have the minumem level of technology. They may not have smartphones but they will have texting ability. Saturation is at or near 98%We know that using technology is using the motivationa factor to engage the students. It is not the same old thing, or not yet.
  • We will use two sites today. The wiki site that has the links and details of the presentation and the blog site that we will use for uploading and sharinghte contents and activities.
  • We all know how fast students can send texts, so use their skill to update blogs and wikis. Most blogs allow posts by email. The demo blog for this session accpets email to glogan.banff@blogger.com
  • Most hand helds will allow you to take and email or text photos. This can be a great way of recording information on the filed trip. Blogger allows you to send instant updates via email. Our sample blog id is glogan@banff@blogger.com
  • The scenario has a student get hurt and sends a text message with his location. Google Maps has this function.
  • The scenario has a student get hurt and sends a text message with his location. Google Maps has this function. If you use a group messaging system like remind 101. Students send a text or email to a course location and you can send a text via a web browser to every student.
  • Studies show that most students have the technology in their pockets. Even in the wrong end of town students have the minimum level of technology. They may not have smartphones but they will have texting ability. Saturation is at or near 98%We know that using technology is using the motivational factor to engage the students. It is not the same old thing, or not yet.
  • Scanners are not created equal. Some will work with a qr code and some will not. Have a couple of good ones and if it doesn’t work at first try again.
  • Studies show that most students have the technology in their pockets. Even in the wrong end of town students have the minumem level of technology. They may not have smartphones but they will have texting ability. Saturation is at or near 98%We know that using technology is using the motivationa factor to engage the students. It is not the same old thing, or not yet.
  • Destiantion innovation

    1. 1. Engage Your Students: There Is An App For That! Complete this Pollhttp://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_c hoice_polls/MzQ1Njk4MzE4
    2. 2. Gerald Logan President of Educational Technology Council of the ATA. One of the hosting organizations. Principal of Hillside Community School Resume includes working as a district and provincial consultant.
    3. 3. Why Mobile Technology? Students have the technology It is motivating We have moved from Digital Natives to Digital Nomads
    4. 4. Why Mobile Technology? Schools are developing an app-titude for harnessing students’ enthusiasm for mobile technology There are risks and concerns in the BYOD environment.
    5. 5. Resources The Wiki Sitehttp://engageyourstudents.wikispaces.com/Destination+Innovation The Blog site http://dimlearning.blogspot.ca
    6. 6. Scenario One I used this scenario to open an article on mLearning published in 2010. http://www.teachers.ab.ca/Publications/ATA%20Magazi ne/Volume-91/Number-1/Pages/Mobile-Technologies- in-the-Classroom.aspx It is a field trip in the mountains and students are using their handhelds to do a variety of activities.
    7. 7. Scenario OneThree high school students are making their way along arocky ridge, surveying plant and animal life as they go.One student snaps a photo of a flowering plant, geotags itand sends it to the group blog. His partner records a high-definition video of a spider preparing its web and uploadsit to YouTube. The third student is typing notes on a wiki.Lets do it?
    8. 8. Field Trip1. Text by email. http://bit.ly/OiFMhtTry this.Write some text to describe this local species in an emailand send it to glogan.banff@blogger.comhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banff_Springs_snail
    9. 9. Field Trip2. Photos http://bit.ly/RKwgVk Try ThisTake a photo and send it to glogan.banff@blogger.comDon’t recognize a species try Google Googles or SnapLeaf to identify it (well maybe in the future, US only now)
    10. 10. Field Trip3. Video. http://bit.ly/MRsJy2You can shoot video and email it to the site.This can be field video with the shooter doing voice overor it can be produced video.Try this: shoot some video and email it toglogan.banff@blogger.com.
    11. 11. Field Trip4. Annotated video from Sonic Pics http://bit.ly/OckTBXSonic Pics allows you to select photos from your camera roll or yourdevice camera to put together a series of still pictures. You thenrecord the voice over and save this as a movie. This can be stored onthe device or emailed to the blog.Try This:Take three picturesSelect them in Sonic PicsRecord the voice overEmail it to glogan.banff@blogger.com
    12. 12. Field Trip5. Maps and locations from Google Maphttp://bit.ly/TuFJhOTry This:Load Google Maps on your device.Find a location here in Banff.Then use the i to pull up the share option. Email it toglogan.banff@blogger.com
    13. 13. Field TripMass text systems are used by large organizations, butthere are some that are free for teachers.http://bit.ly/OcleV7Try This:To register text (424) 400-5094 with @glogan as themessage.
    14. 14. Collaboration There are many apps that are designed for collaboration.
    15. 15. CollaborationTypewithme.http://typewith.me/p/banffTry This: go to the link and enter some text for some ofthe categories. The number of users is limited andperformance slows with each additional user.
    16. 16. Collaboration Showme Tiger Lily Sample http://www.showme.com/sh/?h=NFcNkRs
    17. 17. CollaborationEdistorm A brainstorming app that uses the concept ofsticky notes.Try Thishttp://www.edistorm.com/storms/sort/17035/Banff_Endangered_Species
    18. 18. QR Codes They can take your students to a website. Tim Horton’s use a QR Code for their applications Send an email to you. Interesting take on a Scavenger Hunt Read a message to you. (even in a different language) Map location
    19. 19. Use a variety of readers and scannersi-NigmaNEOreaderQRReader
    20. 20. Resources http://qrstuff.com http://qrvoice.net http://www.2learn.ca/web2/QRT.aspx
    21. 21. Contact Me glogan@me.com

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