Over the past decade, trends in education have increasingly begun paralleling trends in industry. In both cases, the advent of mobile broadband technologies is enabling individualized, personalized experiences within collaborative communities. Indeed, according to the Federal Communications Commission (2009), over 95.6% of all Americans live within the coverage of at least one mobile broadband network, and yet the use of mobile broadband technology for innovation in education is only just in its infancy. This article explores how the Internet and mobile broadband technologies that are transforming the work of business professionals may be applied to the work of teachers and students in K‐20 schooling, with similarly transformative outcomes.
Marie Bjerede, Kristin Atkins, Chris Dede
July 18, 2013
Ubiquitous Mobile Technologies and the Transformation of Schooling