Mobile Technology for Teachers (MT4T) is a teacher resource kit that promotes the use of mobile technology in Southeast Asian educational settings.
The kit provides a basic guide in using mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets and their accompanying applications, as tools for teaching and learning in the classroom and for teachers’ personal and professional development. It also includes an introduction to the three most widely used mobile technology platforms—iOS, Android, and Windows—and how they may be used in conjunction with social media, such as Facebook and Twitter, to promote student learning and professional collaboration among teachers.
The kit also contains a special focus on how mobile devices can be used to promote the development of higher-order thinking skills (HOTS) in both students and teachers.
Distributors / Implementing Organizations
Mobile Technology for Teachers (MT4T) is a platform that seeks to equip teachers for personal and professional growth. It avails content that promotes The platform trains the teachers using videos, eBooks, and other online content. The teachers can also access a digital library of photos and graphic images to use in teaching, as well as connecting with other teachers in the South-Eastern Asia region through social media. Teachers learn how to use blogs for reflective thinking, sharing of ideas and best practices, and use YouTube resources for their own professional growth and for promoting higher-order thinking skills (HOTS) through improved teaching and learning methodologies. Users can also generate digital portfolios for themselves and their students, and also generate innovative ideas for other uses of mobile devices by Southeast Asian teachers.
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Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters
The app seeks to enrich the perspectives of teachers on the many uses and possibilities of mobile technology for enhancing their own 21st-century skills.
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Complementary Technical Systems
An eReader was developed so teachers can access eBooks from their mobile devices without compromising format and style.
Academic Research and References
Compliance with regulations
More information about MT4T can be found in this brochure.