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Take Your Mobile Learning to the Next Level

[Participate and share : Interactive lecture]

Monday, June 27, 2:30–3:30 pm
CCC 601

favoritesKevin Anderle  favoritesNancye Blair Black  favoritesTina Brunn  favoritesDr. Brandon Olszewski  favoritesDr. Yolanda Ramos  favoritesDr. Karen Richardson  favoritesDr. Manorama Talaiver  
The future of digital age learning depends on the effective use of mobile technology. In this session, ISTE Professional Services will describe best practices for developing a clear vision, strong leadership, ongoing professional learning and stakeholder support. Come learn what doors mobile learning can open for your students!

Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Chromebook, PC, Mac
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Internet browser needed.
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Mobile learning
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: Administrators : Visionary leadership
Teachers : Design and develop digital age learning experiences and assessments
Coaches : Professional development and program evaluation

Digital tote resources

Description: ISTE Professional Services offerings
Description: ISTE's free professional learning 10-week online Verizon Mobile Learning Academy

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

This session will showcase the ISTE mobile learning implementation framework designed to apply the ISTE Standards in a district or school team approach with a focus on the importance of digital citizenship in mobile teaching and learning. Participants will experience a glimpse of the type of professional learning and on-going support offered through ISTE and hear about best lessons learned in mobile implementation.


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Supporting research

To be further defined



favorites Kevin Anderle, Garfield RE2

favorites Nancye Blair Black,

Nancye Blair Black is an award-winning educator who promotes holistic, technology-enriched pedagogy and dignity-driven instructional practices that maximize each step of a child’s developmental journey. Her accomplishments as an educational change agent have garnered her many honors. She was named an ISTE Emerging Leader, won a PBS Teachers Innovation Award, and has been featured in magazines and books as well as on radio and television programs. Nancye brings captivating energy, experience and expertise to her keynotes, workshops and presentations. She is a contributing author of several books, including Cases on 3D Technology Application and Integration in Education and Tablets in K12 Education. She serves as a school board member for the Lakeland Montessori Schools, is president for the Florida Society for Technology in Education and is founding president for the ISTE 3D Network.

favorites Tina Brunn, Stonewall Jackson HS

Tina Brunn is an Instructional Technology Coach (ITC) at Stonewall Jackson High School in Prince William County Public Schools, VA. She holds a M.Ed. in Instructional Technology from George Mason University and a B.S. in Chemistry from Millersville University. She has been in education for over 20 years and is about to begin her 10th year as an ITC.

favorites Dr. Brandon Olszewski, 236

Dr. Brandon Olszewski is currently a Senior Educational Consultant at ISTE, and has over a decade’s worth of experience in program evaluation and social science. He has managed and supported evaluations for projects funded by the National Science Foundation (including ITEST, Cyberlearning, IEECI, and Noyce programs), the U.S. Department of Education (FIPSE), state departments (including Oregon’s Earning for a Lifetime program), and private foundations (HP Catalyst initiative, and the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools program). He specializes in evaluations of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) programs, educational technology and 21st century skills, and mixed-methods evaluations including both statistics and qualitative methods. He has published in the areas of program evaluation, sociology, special education, and social science methodology and psychometrics. His dissertation, published in 2009, focused on the relationship between the politics of small schools reform and changes to teachers’ work, and he continues to teach online courses through the University of Oregon’s Department of Sociology as an adjunct instructor.

favorites Dr. Yolanda Ramos, ISTE Staff

ISTE senior director of Professional Development Services Dr. Y olanda Ramos has more than 20 years of experience including 12 years in the information and learning technologies private sector industry. Yolanda has played key roles for outstanding organizations in the areas of information worker, eLearning, professional learning design and school technology leadership. Yolanda served as director of bilingual education services for Bridgeport Public Schools in Bridgeport, Connecticut, director of academic services for the Puerto Rico Department of Education, as education regional manager for Oracle and Microsoft Latin America. At ISTE she leads the development, implementation, and assessment of high quality professional learning programs and for building a vibrant and growing portfolio of offerings to meet the needs of educators in the use of technology to support teaching, learning, and leadership. She earned her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Penn State University.

favorites Dr. Karen Richardson, Virginia Society for Technology in Edu.

ISTE Faculty Dr. Karen Richardson is the Executive Director of the Virginia Society for Technology in Education, an ISTE affiliate, and in that capacity, works to develop and implement online and face-to-face educational technology professional development experiences for educators. Karen has 25 years of experience in education. She has taught high school English, middle school language arts and technology, and now focuses her attention on pre-service and in-service teachers, teaching both face-to-face and online courses related to educational technology and school leadership and administration. As an ISTE Faculty she is engaged in the Verizon Mobile Learning Academy providing mobile learning coaching and mentorship support to 1:1 schools nationwide. She was ISTE’s lead instructional designer supporting the faculty of the HP Catalyst Academy.

favorites Dr. Manorama Talaiver, Cogent Cause

Dr. Manorama Talaiver is an award-winning educator and technologist. For the past 45 years, she has been a school teacher, college professor and administrator. Her focus is on 21st century competencies, STEM learning, synchronous and asynchronous learning, teacher professional development, and learning with emerging technologies. She has tirelessly worked to broaden the participation of low-income, rural and minority communities in computing and STEM learning during her career in the U.S. and abroad. Until July 2015, Talaiver, directed the Institute for Teaching through Technology and Innovative practices (ITTIP) and worked closely with 25 school divisions in the Southside Virginia Regional Technology Consortium.