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Engaging learners with mobile devices

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This half day workshop event explored the use of mobile technology to engage learners in the classroom

Engaging learners with mobile devices

  1. 1. Engaging learners with mobile devices Lyn Lall and Gordon Millner - RSC East Midlands ILT advisors
  2. 2. 2 Session overview • Opportunity to explore effective use of technology to support teaching and learning  Signpost to apps for particular activities and show examples  Discuss how apps can be used to enhance teaching and learning  Opportunities to share
  3. 3. 3 It’s not about the technology
  4. 4. 4 Session overview and Aims
  5. 5. RSC East 5 Midlands
  6. 6. RSC East Midlands 6 Typical activities to engage learners Collaborate Assessment Create resources Use images/audio /video Feedback
  7. 7. 7 Collaboration tools  Google docs/Office 365/iCloud  Dropbox  SkyDrive  WeVideo  Voicethread  Padlet  Titanpad
  8. 8. Padlet 8
  9. 9. 9 Share any top tools you are using to engage your learners Padlet http://padlet.com/wall/basford or scan this QR code
  10. 10. 10 Creating/editing tools  Educreations  Skitch  Showme  Explain Everything
  11. 11. Educreations 11
  12. 12. 12 Activity • Skitch – take an image and annotate it e.g capture a health and safety issue and explain it or • Use Educreations to take an image, annotate it and narrate over it, or e.g explain how to add fractions • Or Explain Everything
  13. 13. 13 Which assessment tools are you using and how? http://titanpad.com/assesstools
  14. 14. 14 Portfolio tools  Pinterest  Wordpress  Evernote
  15. 15. RSC East Midlands Activity Assessment and polling Mentimeter Polleverywhere Socrative InfuseLearning Nearpod 15
  16. 16. RSC East Midlands Mentimeter https://www.mentimeter.com Vote at http://www.vot.rs/ Enter voting ID 89 51 20 or Scan this QR code 17
  17. 17. RSC East Midlands Polleverywhere • http://www.polleverywhere.com/ • Anonymous • Can add images • M/C or free text responses Respond at PollEv.com/leic 18
  18. 18. 19 Assessment tools  Socrative  Nearpod  Infuselearning
  19. 19. Socrative Web address http://www.socrative.com/quizzes Spontaneous questions e.g via PowerPoint Quizzes MC, T/F, short answer Games option Tracking Exit ticket
  20. 20. Socrative Student login http://m.socrative.com/student Or via Student app Room number to join trivia quiz: 23312
  21. 21. Socrative 22
  22. 22. RSC East Midlands Nearpod If you want to adapt an existing Powerpoint make sure you save it as a pdf Create presentation e.g. on PC/laptop or ipad Add video, images, weblinks, questions Finish with a non interactive slide Publish Share Download nearpod app to your iPad and launch Students download Nearpod app and enter pin number 23
  23. 23. Nearpod 24
  24. 24. January 29, 2014 | slide 25 Next steps Resources and links to further resources on RSC East Midlands Moodle
  25. 25. Infuse learning http://www.infuselearning.com/ • Only works in Google Chrome, Firefox or Safari browsers (not Internet Explorer) • Push questions, weblinks, quizzes to students • Answer in a variety of formats • MC/True/False/free text/draw • Accessibility options »Multiple languages translation »Audio narration of questions • Can create and manage classes
  26. 26. Infuse learning http://teacher.infuselearning.com/ http://student.infuselearning.com room ID: 38602
  27. 27. Infuse learning Choose pen colour Choose pen style Add a picture Download a picture Teacher asks a question
  28. 28. Infuse learning 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Draw a quadrilateral with 2 pairs of parallel sides Draw a right angled triangle and label the hypotenuse Is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable? The square root of 625 is 25 (True or false)? Place these words in the order they would appear in a dictionary A. B. C. D. E. Element Sausage Aardvark Earwig Fish

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