Overcoming fears to implementing mobile-learning programs

07/18/2013 | eSchool News (free registration)

Fear of stolen or lost devices, and student cheating, are some of the primary obstacles schools must overcome when implementing mobile-learning programs, says Scott Newcomb, a teacher at St. Marys Intermediate School in Ohio. During a recent webinar, Newcomb said that such programs in reality are very beneficial, and he offered several steps for schools interested in implementing them. Among them are to start small, have a clear vision and goal, observe successful programs, model appropriate behavior and offer professional development, he advised.

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