Advances in mobile learning may open new doors of potential for engaging, authentic, and accessible instruction.  This section includes journals, initiatives, policies, and other resources which may be of benefit for curriculum developers and teachers.

Mobile Learning Experience 2012

Interested in iPods, iPads, netbooks, laptops, tablets, web tools, and phones? Excited about mobile technology for teaching and learning? Want to connect with other K-12 educators and learn from their successes and challenges? Then join us at the Mobile Learning Experience.

 

(Conference has already taken place)

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Learning Without Frontiers

Learning Without Frontiers (LWF) was founded by Graham Brown-Martin in 2004. We bring together international thought leaders, policy makers and innovators from the education, technology and entertainment sectors to connect and engage in a new dialogue about the future of learning. Recognising how affordable, disruptive technologies challenge traditional approaches to industrial scale education the LWF community has taken a globally respected position of leadership in the use of mobile, gaming, social media, open source and other digital platforms to support learning. The discussion, however, is not about technology but how society is changing in the digital age and how our approach and platforms for learning reflect, embrace and respond to those changes.

June 17-21, 2013, London

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Bringing mobile learning to students in the Japanese tsunami disaster area

In the wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011, students in Ishinomaki, one of the regions worst affected by the tsunami, have benefited from a learning environment that takes advantage of a mobile learning system supported by wireless networks and tablet devices. A collaboration between KDDI, Castalia and Shingakukai.

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Katy ISD Mobile Learning Pilot

Katy ISD, just outside of Houston, Texas started its journey of mobile learning with 125 5th graders on one campus in the first year. From the successes of that campus the district chose to expand the program to over 1500 students at 11 campuses across the district during the second year.

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