Mobile Technology

For this badge you will learn a mobile operating system that is new to you, find mobile apps that could be helpful in learning specific content in your subject area, and become more comfortable with using mobile devices in the classroom.

Click here to read an article listing 18 ways to use iPads in the classroom.

Here is a video showing the uses of iPads at all levels.

How iPads are being used at one Utah school district.

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Rubric for the Mobile Technology Badge
Instructional Materials Watched, read, and worked through all instructional materials.
Discussion Actively participated in class discussions on mobile learning. Shared thoughts, questions, and concerns. Also responded to others’ comments.
Mobile OS Assignment Successfully completed the assignment by exploring both iOS and Android operating systems and some associated apps, and evaluated the two OSs (what advantages and disadvantages do each have), and completing the online quiz.
Mobile Apps Assignment Successfully completed the assignment by exploring 10 apps for your subject area and evaluating two apps according to how effective, engaging, efficient, and useful they are for specific teaching/learning situations in your class.