Updated on June 10, 2024

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Created on October 8, 2018

Mobile Technology For Teachers (MT4T)

Open-source

Mobile Technology for Teachers (MT4T) is a teacher resource kit using mobile technology that equips teachers for personal and professional growth.

Developed By
  1. Seameo Innotech
Tested By
  • Seameo Innotech
Content Partners
Unknown

Author

Product Description

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.

Target SDGs

SDG 4: Quality Education

SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Community

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

Seameo Innotech

Manufacturing/Building Method

N/A

Intellectural Property Type

Open-source

User Provision Model

The app is available on the App Store, Google Play, and Windows Store.

Distributions to Date Status

Unknown

mEducation application

Education provider

Languages available (list)

English

Operating system and version

iOS, Android and Windows

Literacy support (Yes/No)

No

Usage rate (%)

Unknown

Two way communication (Yes/No)

Yes

Permanent network connectivity required (Yes/No)

No

Additonal features required

eBook Reader to be used to read the eBooks.

Device(s) required

Phone, Laptop or Tablet.

Level of coverage needed

3G, 4G, WiFi

Mobile service required

Internet

Design Specifications

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.

Product Schematics

Technical Support

Provided by the manufacturer.

Replacement Components

N/A

Lifecycle

N/A

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.

Vetted Performance Status

Unknown

Safety

N/A

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

Competitive Landscape – HubSpot. n.d. “HubSpot.” Hubspot.Com. Accessed June 10, 2024. https://www.hubspot.com/resources/ebook/social-media

“Competitive Landscape – Leading Digital Marketing Agency on Sunshine Coast.” n.d. Chilli. Accessed June 10, 2024. https://www.chilligroup.com.au/

“Homepage – Educators Technology.” 2022. Educatorstechnology.Com. December 27, 2022. https://www.educatorstechnology.com/

“Goal 4.” n.d. Sdgs.Un.Org. Accessed June 10, 2024. https://sdgs.un.org/goals/goal4

“?Connecting to the App Store.” n.d. Apple.Com. Accessed June 10, 2024. https://apps.apple.com/ph/app/innotech-reader/id933680173

“SEAMEO INNOTECH Reader.” n.d. Google.Com. Accessed June 10, 2024. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.virtualidad.basereader

“Mobile Technology for Teachers.” n.d. Seameo-Innotech.Org. Accessed June 10, 2024. https://www.seameo-innotech.org/mt4t/

N.d. Seameo-Innotech.Org. Accessed June 10, 2024. https://www.seameo-innotech.org/mt4t/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Main_eBook_9.25-1.pdf

Compliance with regulations

Unknown

Evaluation methods

The app is evaluated for equipping teachers to use mobile technologies.

Other Information

More information about MT4T can be found in this brochure.

Comments from the Community

2 Comments

  1. senka.Hadzic says:

    Add Philippines to list of countries

  2. senka.Hadzic says:

    Application: Use of mobile devices to promote
    development of higher order thinking skills
    (HOTS) in both students and teachers.

    Use of social media to promote student
    learning and professional collaboration among
    teachers.

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