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Educational LeadershipMay 2015 / Volume 72, Number 8Teaching with Mobile Tech
A Vision for Mobile Learning: More Verbs, Fewer Nouns Julie EvansFor today’s students, learning is a 24/7 enterprise.
How to Transform Teaching with TabletsTom Daccord and Justin Reich Devices alone can’t reboot classroom practice, but using tablets with a purpose can.
Five Tips for Managing Mobile Devices Catlin Tucker To embrace the diversity of devices, establish new norms for responsible use.
What’s Behind Bad Behavior on the Web?Elizabeth EnglanderFrom trolling to priming to feeling a false sense of privacy—the trickiness of digital discourse.
Choosing Apps by DesignJay McTighe and Tom MarchHow to use learning tools to acquire knowledge, make meaning, and transfer learning.
The Learning Potential of e-BooksLotta Larson The reading experience changes for the better when students strategically use e-books.
Special Topic / “Best Practice”—The Enemy of Better TeachingBradley A. Ermeling, James Hiebert, and Ronald GallimoreWhat research says about the elusive search for best practices.
Digital Backchannels: Giving Every Student a VoiceJeffrey P. Carpenter Backchannel communication ramps up the level of teacher-student interaction.
Going One-to-One, 2.0Mark Warschauer and Tamara TateRecommendations for successfully implementing laptop and tablet initiatives.
Apps, Apps Everywhere: Are Any Good, You Think? Larry Ferlazzo The author selects his top-11 list of apps that add value to students’ learning.
Teaching with Cell Phones Lisa Nielsen and Willyn WebbThe cell phone—not just for calling anymore.
COLUMNS / DEPARTMENTS
Perspectives / Let Them Be AwesomeMarge SchererListen to the audio version.
Research Says / Mobile Devices: Driving Us to Distraction?Bryan GoodwinExamining the research about multitasking.
Show & Tell: A Video Column / Three Lessons About Going DigitalDoug Fisher and Nancy FreyHow to help students concentrate, organize, collaborate.
Power Up! / Choosing the Right Device Doug Johnson Schools should calculate the TCO—total cost of ownership—for any technology purchase.
Index to Advertisers
Principal Connection / Riding the Technology WaveThomas R. Hoerr How to go with the flow without getting swept away.
One to Grow On / Mobile Tech: Great Potential, Great ChallengesCarol Ann TomlinsonMobile tech could blow open the classroom if we would only let it.
Tell Me AboutHow You’re Using Mobile Technology
Student Takes: How Does Technology Improve Learning?
ASCD Community in Action
ASCD Events Calendar
EL TakeawaysNine Messages About Mobile Tech
EL Study GuideTeresa Preston
In Pursuit of a Cell Phone PolicyLarissa Pahomov From rigid to flexible to something of a mix—a teacher’s rules on cell phone use have gradually evolved.
From Reluctant to EngagedKristin Webber How students with special needs use mobile technology to engage with content and classmates.
Research UntetheredJoyce Kasman Valenza and Brenda BoyerLibrarians show how to guide students’ research and make the most of digital resources.
Inservice Guest BloggersTom Daccord, Justin Reich, Elizabeth Englander, and Catlin Tucker
Watch This SpotIn this clip from the Classroom Instruction That Works: Middle School DVD, a teacher guides his students in getting started using iPads to make videos.
EL InterviewFuturist Gary Marx looks at how technology is propelling institutions, education included, into a “reset.”