Bakersfield, CA (PRWEB) March 22, 2013
Mobile devices are changing education. Whether it be school-owned tablets or a bring your own device (BYOD) program, Lightspeed Systems recognizes that along with the educational opportunities of these devices, implementation and safety challenges exist for both IT staff and teachers. The company’s most recent information guide, Mobile Learning in Today’s Schools, helps schools achieve anytime, anywhere learning with proven strategies and best practices for successful mobile programs. Lightspeed Systems knows bringing devices into the classroom isn’t a simple task. But with the right solution, it can transform learning.
In education today, mobile learning is not a question of if, it’s a matter of how. Lightspeed Systems is working together with schools to address the challenges of going mobile and how to implement a successful mobile learning program. In addition to sharing the benefits of going mobile and common challenges schools face, Mobile Learning in Today’s Schools provides educators with top tips for creating an efficacious mobile learning program.
1.Creating a safe environment with a dynamic content filter.
2.Managing devices more easily with education-specific tools.
3.Providing educator support with multiple training opportunities.
4.Getting off to the right start by having a complete device configuration plan.
5.Making it collaborative by utilizing a well-rounded learning management system (LMS)
This downloadable guide also address best practices of a BYOD program, which can be a cost-effective solution for schools. With proper network preparations, updated Acceptable Use Policies (AUPs), comprehensive teacher training, and a plan to address device equity issues, a BYOD program can foster anytime, anywhere, any device learning.
In addition, Mobile Learning in Today’s Schools offers examples of educational opportunities provided by the use of mobile devices. These devices, used in conjunction with a safe online learning platform, can enable teachers to try a flipped classroom, conduct surveys, encourage collaboration, prepare students for college by teaching digital skills, and more. The opportunities provided by incorporating mobile devices into the classroom are growing each day.
Back to the matter of how. How can schools implement a safe and successful mobile learning program? By using a solution developed specifically for education—Lightspeed Systems Mobile Learning Essentials. With three integrated school-specific elements, this solution addresses IT, educator, administrator, and parental concerns, allowing mobile learning programs to be an innovative and successful resource in the classroom. By combining mobile management, safety, and a collaborative learning platform, Lightspeed Systems Mobile Learning Essentials is the complete mobile learning system for education.
To learn more about mobile learning and download the guide, visit: http://www.lightspeedsystems.com/guide-to-mobile-learning/
About Lightspeed Systems
Education needs the technology revolution that has transformed every other industry. How do we get there? By engaging students in meaningful projects, by creating learning communities, by extending learning beyond the class walls and school bells, and by making sure that schools are empowered to safely and easily use transformative technologies.
That’s where we come in… Lightspeed Systems partners with schools to make learning safe, mobile and collaborative. We’ve helped thousands of schools around the world protect and engage more than 10 million students.
Lightspeed Systems + Your School. Together we do amazing things.