Arsip Bulanan: April 2013

[Mobile Apps] Intel Mobile Learning Scenario, Collection of Technology Enhanced Learning Scenario in Handy App

As a 21st century teacher who continuously innovate, certainly thirst with new ideas in teaching. Intel has provided a mobile app that contains a collection of learning scenarios that integrate ICT’s. Application called “Mobile Scenario for K-12” group learning scenarios in 6 categories, namely:

Assessing Learning
Communicating and Collaborating
Dealing with Data
Document and Media Creation
Learning Independently
Real World Resources

The scenarios and ideas provided is still a short exposure. If you intend to implement in the classroom, then you need to prepare lesson plans with more detail. This application is the first step to feeling “Mobile Learning / M-Learning” in helping professional development as a teacher. You will have a virtual assistant that provides fresh ideas about the integration of ICT in learning.

Application “Mobile Scenario for K-12” is available in two platforms, Android and iPhone.

Short Definition About Mobile Learning (m-Learning)

Mobile learning (m-Learning) will be an educational technology trend in 2013. This trend is caused by the growing use of mobile devices which continues to increase. Predicted, currently more than 70% citizens of the world have a mobile device. Right now, children are very familiar with mobile devices such as laptops, smartphones or tablets. Although they have a mobile device, but there are still many schools that do not allow students to bring the devices to school or into their classrooms. In fact, if it is allowed, and if the use of mobile devices is integrated into the teaching and learning process will be more enjoyable. So, back to the topic, “What is Mobile Learning?” A sampler of quotes from leading voices in the field of educational technology helps to establish your viewpoint on mobile learning for your classroom.

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Kelase.Com, Free Private Social Network and Online Classroom for Your Educational Institution


Internet users must be familiar with social networking services like Facebook which is so famous. Within Facebook, you can connect with friends, familiy and unknown people from all over the world. Kelase (from Javanese, which means “class”) has the primary function similar to Facebook, which is equally as social networking. The difference is, Kelase reserved for educational institutions, meaning that Kelase can only be accessed by members of the educational institutions itself (educators / teachers, parents and students). Services like this are usually called as a private social network (private social network).

With Kelase, your educational institution (schools, colleges, and non-formal education institutions) can have its own Facebook. School members can easily communicate using a computer/laptop, smartphone or tablet because Kelase specifically designed for mobile use. Kelase very safe for the children because it is private, where they will only communicate with members of the school, not with strangers as is commonly done with common and open social networking services.

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Mengenal Kelase.Com, Layanan Gratis Jejaring Sosial dan Kelas Online untuk Institusi Pendidikan


Pengguna internet pasti sudah tidak asing lagi dengan layanan jejaring sosial Facebook yang begitu mendunia. Dengan Facebook, kita dapat terkoneksi dengan teman, saudara dan orang lain yang sebelumnya belum kita kenal dari seluruh penjuru dunia. Kelase (dari bahasa jawa yang artinya “kelasnya“) memiliki fungsi utama yang sama dengan Facebook, yaitu sama-sama sebagai jejaring sosial. Bedanya, Kelase diperuntukkan bagi institusi pendidikan sehingga bersifat terbatas, artinya hanya dapat diakses oleh anggota institusi pendidikan tersebut (pendidik/guru, orang tua dan siswa). Layanan seperti ini biasanya disebut sebagai jejaring sosial privat (private social network).

Dengan Kelase, institusi pendidikan Anda (sekolah, perguruan tinggi, dan institusi pendidikan non-formal) dapat memiliki Facebook sendiri. Anggota sekolah dapat dengan mudah berkomunikasi dengan Kelase menggunakan komputer/laptop, smartphone maupun tablet karena memang kelase dirancang khusus untuk penggunaan mobile. Karena sifatnya yang terbatas (lingkup institusi) maka Kelase sangat aman bagi anak-anak, dimana mereka hanya akan berkomunikasi dengan anggota sekolah saja, tidak dengan orang asing seperti yang biasa dilakukan dengan jejaring sosial umum/terbuka.

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