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Mobile Learning

From Babysitter To Teacher: Setup Your Kids' Tablets for Creative Learning

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 09.23.2014 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

Is there something we can learn from teachers to turn free-form playtime into opportunities for learning?

Is Education as We Know it On its Way Out?

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 09.15.2014 | Education
Suren Ramasubbu

Unless you're an educator, you probably haven't heard predictions by thought leaders that the traditional school system is on its way out. More surprisingly, these predictions are being borne out by experiments where new learning models are being tried out.

Do Mobile Devices Affect Kids' Health?

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 09.06.2014 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

All of us are constantly exposed to the radio frequency fields around these devices. The health effects of such sustained and repeated exposure is still being studied, with mixed results.

10 Apps for Kids to Play and Learn

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 08.05.2014 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

Your kids love to play on the smartphone or tablet. Wouldn't it be really cool if they do what they love and learn along the way? Here are 10 handpicked apps that will do exactly that!

The Device Conundrum

Eric Sheninger | Posted 05.27.2013 | Technology
Eric Sheninger

As we continue to advance in the digital age schools and districts are beginning to re-think pedagogy and learning environments by instituting either 1:1 device programs or Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives.

Learning Digitally: The Case for Mobile Learning

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 08.21.2012 | Education
Suren Ramasubbu

Mobile devices are already a regular part of most students' lives -- it's time to make education a part of that, instead of apart from it.

From High School to iSchool: 10 Questions for Travis Allen

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 08.20.2012 | Impact
Suren Ramasubbu

The biggest road block to creating a paradigm shift is first and foremost in the mindset. Students, teachers, parents and many other Americans are not aware of the crisis in our education system.

2011 Was an Inflection Point for Digital Learning

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 02.20.2012 | Education
Tom Vander Ark

Despite the challenges, 2011 was a real turning point for innovations in learning.

Building Early Road Scholars: Giving Your Kids the Drive to Succeed

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 10.25.2011 | Education
Suren Ramasubbu

Students can make the most of their commute to school with one simple tool: a smartphone or mobile device such as an iPad. These devices allow students to be more effective learners than any generation before.

The Napster-ification of K-12 Learning

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 08.06.2011 | Technology
Suren Ramasubbu

There is something happening in K-12 education. A movement. A revolution. A paradigm shift. Call it what you may, but something is changing for sure. ...

What Are Mobile Devices Teaching Your Kids?

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 07.31.2011 | Technology
Suren Ramasubbu

Mobile learning blends traditional pedagogy with technology to reach every child. The question is not if your child should use a mobile device in school, but how to do it safely.

Helping Students Learn How to Enjoy Learning: An Interview With Travis Allen

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Suren Ramasubbu

I heard about a high-school student campaigning for the use of technology in education. I believe his voice should be heard, and this interview is my contribution towards that end.