December 13, 2012 · 6:45 PM
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For this month's MLM we have confirmed an exciting line of speakers to share with us their views on educational mobile technology tools.
Speaker Slot 1: Mark Martin is a Creative Technologies Evangelist in the Education System. His role allows him to work with a variety of people ranging from Teachers, Students, Parents, Programmers and App developers. One of his main passion is getting innovative and mobile technology into schools and helping to empower schools with current technology. He will discuss for 10 minutes "Some of his experiences working in schools and a new project he has been working called ViewTank".
Speaker Slot 2: Margaret Gold of The Mobile Collective is a partner of the Citizen CyberLab, which is building tools and platforms for Citizen Science. Margaret will be talking about "Using mobile technology tools for Participatory Science and engaging students actively in the 'doing' of real science, in partnership with scientists".
This month's Mobile Learning (MLM) Surgery will feature Paul Sweeney is a consultant in the area of digital language learning who specialises in strategy, learning design and content creation. He will discuss for 10 minutes "Five scenarios for managing education apps" examining what sort of different criteria are needed for an app to satisfy parents, teachers, school administrator and students.
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The MLM* is a monthly networking event in central London that offers all interested in mobile learning the chance to discuss mobile trends and developments in education, application development, educational games and a community of experts over some food and drink.
We look forward to seeing you all on Thursday 13th of December.
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*The MLM is kindly sponsored by KO-SU: the brand new way of learning on the mobile.