Research

Some of our favorite resources that answer the question, How to best go mobile?

As mobile devices are adapted into the educational realm, researchers are asking questions and seeking answers!  There are thousands of people researching and thinking deeply about the questions of implementation, management, access, benefits and drawbacks.  Come back here often to explore the latest ideas we want to share with you.

Journals and Reports

K-12 Horizon Report

© 2011, The New Media Consortium.

Reimagine Learning for the 21st Century

MacArthur Foundation

Americans and Their Cell Phones
Aaron Smith, Senior Research Specialist

© 2011 Pew research Center

Teens and Mobile Phones
Amanda Lenhart, Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project
Rich Ling, ITU, Copenhagen, Telenor and University of Michigan
Scott Campbell, University of Michigan
Kristen Purcell, Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project

© 2010 Pew Internet & American Life Project

iLearn II: An Analysis of the Education Category on Apple’s App Store
Carly Shuler with Zachary Levine and Jinny Ree
© 2012 Joan Ganz Cooney Center
 

 

 
The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Blogs

OpenNet

ZDnet’s iGeneration blog

Ebook

Mobile Learning in Higher Education

J. Herrington, University of Wollongong
A. Herrington, University of Wollongong
Jessica Mantei, University of Wollongong
I. W. Olney, University of Wollongong
B. Ferry, Univerity of Wollongong

© 2009 University of Wollongong

Model Lesson

Here is a model mobile lesson, incorporating BrainPOP, Socrative, and the Simple Circuit App.

Best Practice

Our friends at Common Sense Media have compiled lists of great apps and practices for children.  A terrific resource for any teacher or parent!