The Future of Mobile Learning & the Use of PDAsiPadsin Literacy Classrooms<br />Presented by:<br />Nicholas Iacobelli<br /...
21st Century Literacy<br />Then:<br />Ability to read and write<br />Now:<br />Ability to  also navigate digital technolog...
10 Reasons the iPad is Revolutionary<br />
1: Automatically Updated Information<br />No need for textbooks<br />Breaking news<br />Multimedia capabilities<br />
2: Promotes Active, Engaging Learning<br />Interactive Literacy<br />Music<br />Video<br />Real-world applications<br />
3: Customized Learning<br />Hybrid education<br />Online programs<br />Lesson plans<br />E-books<br />
4: Budget Friendly<br />Cheaper than personal computers and laptops<br />Easier to maintain<br />
5: Mobility to Education<br />Back-breaking heavy book bags<br />1.3 pound iPad<br />
6: Revolutionized Content Delivery<br />
7: Social Interaction<br />Instant sharing by:<br />Blogs<br />Social networking<br />Facebook<br />Twitter<br />Video con...
8: Boost Productivity and Organization<br />Keep track of:<br />Schedules<br />Deadlines<br />Assignments<br />
9: Global Learning Community<br />
10: The X Factor<br />
Resources<br />http://www.apple.com/ipad/<br />http://www.onlinecolleges.net/2010/08/25/10-amazing-emerging-tech-trends-in...
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The Future of Mobile Learning & the Use of PDAs (iPads) in Literacy Classrooms

  1. 1. The Future of Mobile Learning & the Use of PDAsiPadsin Literacy Classrooms<br />Presented by:<br />Nicholas Iacobelli<br />For Dr. Smirnova’s ED 5670<br />Literacy and Technology<br />
  2. 2. 21st Century Literacy<br />Then:<br />Ability to read and write<br />Now:<br />Ability to also navigate digital technology<br />
  3. 3. 10 Reasons the iPad is Revolutionary<br />
  4. 4. 1: Automatically Updated Information<br />No need for textbooks<br />Breaking news<br />Multimedia capabilities<br />
  5. 5. 2: Promotes Active, Engaging Learning<br />Interactive Literacy<br />Music<br />Video<br />Real-world applications<br />
  6. 6. 3: Customized Learning<br />Hybrid education<br />Online programs<br />Lesson plans<br />E-books<br />
  7. 7. 4: Budget Friendly<br />Cheaper than personal computers and laptops<br />Easier to maintain<br />
  8. 8. 5: Mobility to Education<br />Back-breaking heavy book bags<br />1.3 pound iPad<br />
  9. 9. 6: Revolutionized Content Delivery<br />
  10. 10. 7: Social Interaction<br />Instant sharing by:<br />Blogs<br />Social networking<br />Facebook<br />Twitter<br />Video conferencing<br />
  11. 11. 8: Boost Productivity and Organization<br />Keep track of:<br />Schedules<br />Deadlines<br />Assignments<br />
  12. 12. 9: Global Learning Community<br />
  13. 13. 10: The X Factor<br />
  14. 14. Resources<br />http://www.apple.com/ipad/<br />http://www.onlinecolleges.net/2010/08/25/10-amazing-emerging-tech-trends-in-elementary-education/<br />http://www.pcworld.com/article/186437/2010_year_of_the_ereader.html?tk=rel_news<br />http://mashable.com/2010/02/03/textbook-publishers-embrace-ipad/<br />http://edtechtools.wordpress.com/2010/04/16/top-10-reasons-ipad-will-change-education/<br />http://www.pbs.org/teacherline/blog/2010/01/how-will-the-ipad-change-education/<br />

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