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  • The Future of Mobile Learning & the Use of PDAsiPadsin Literacy Classrooms
    Presented by:
    Nicholas Iacobelli
    For Dr. Smirnova’s ED 5670
    Literacy and Technology
  • 21st Century Literacy
    Then:
    Ability to read and write
    Now:
    Ability to also navigate digital technology
  • 10 Reasons the iPad is Revolutionary
  • 1: Automatically Updated Information
    No need for textbooks
    Breaking news
    Multimedia capabilities
  • 2: Promotes Active, Engaging Learning
    Interactive Literacy
    Music
    Video
    Real-world applications
  • 3: Customized Learning
    Hybrid education
    Online programs
    Lesson plans
    E-books
  • 4: Budget Friendly
    Cheaper than personal computers and laptops
    Easier to maintain
  • 5: Mobility to Education
    Back-breaking heavy book bags
    1.3 pound iPad
  • 6: Revolutionized Content Delivery
  • 7: Social Interaction
    Instant sharing by:
    Blogs
    Social networking
    Facebook
    Twitter
    Video conferencing
  • 8: Boost Productivity and Organization
    Keep track of:
    Schedules
    Deadlines
    Assignments
  • 9: Global Learning Community
  • 10: The X Factor
  • Resources
    http://www.apple.com/ipad/
    http://www.onlinecolleges.net/2010/08/25/10-amazing-emerging-tech-trends-in-elementary-education/
    http://www.pcworld.com/article/186437/2010_year_of_the_ereader.html?tk=rel_news
    http://mashable.com/2010/02/03/textbook-publishers-embrace-ipad/
    http://edtechtools.wordpress.com/2010/04/16/top-10-reasons-ipad-will-change-education/
    http://www.pbs.org/teacherline/blog/2010/01/how-will-the-ipad-change-education/