Based on statistics provided by PEW research, Nielsen, the National School Board Association and others, ASCD’s infographic explores the connections between today’s students, mobile learning and learning methods.
- 63 percent of students want online textbooks with communication facilities;
- 40 percent want online texts with collaboration tools.
- 43 percent stated social media is one of the main ways they communicate with friends online.
- 62 percent of student use the Internet as a new source; whereas 17 percent use it to gain knowledge concerning topics generally difficult to talk about — such as drug use.
via What do High School students want from mobile tech? [Infographic] | ZDNet.
Both national and local talent is being used to help Anoka-Hennepin School District 11 and other Minnesota students gain the benefits of online videos. That’s good news for students and a compliment to teachers who continue seeking new ways to help students learn.
via Editorial: Examples of online learning in schools | ABC Newspapers.
Via The BBC
Programmable Lego and touch-screen tables go on show
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VIDEO: Latest tech for schools on display
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