Having a Vision for Technology in Education

What is your vision for utilizing technology within your school or classroom? So many times we hear about the newest and greatest thing out there, and as a principal or teacher, we want it in our classrooms without doing the proper research to see if it can be utilized correctly within the confines of those […]

Young Minds Learn Well Through Storytelling

“Fantasy play is a critical skill builder: It helps children better understand the world around them.” — Laura Rubin, Ph.D., Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Portsmouth Neuropsychology Center, New Hampshire Once upon a time, there was a kid who hated writing. She’d leave school tests blank because she’d be exhausted after simply writing down her name. Her parents […]

Help Us Present at SXSWedu 2016!

Mobility Labs is excited to announce that we’ll not only be attending SXSWedu, but we’re also sharing the exciting things we’ve been working on. Our team has submitted proposals for five sessions at SXSWedu, but we’ll need your help to make these sessions happen! SXSWedu uses crowdsourcing to choose the sessions they’ll offer, so check […]

Corporate adventures at the Dominican Republic

Corporate retreats are not common in Colombia. Before I experienced one, I imagined they were all about employees compelled to travel to idyllic locations just to be locked up in dark conference rooms where they had to listen to motivational speakers non-stop, drink unrestrained alcohol (to abide the motivational speakers) and participate in silly trust […]

Guest Blogger: Marshal Hurst

We are excited to introduce Marshal Hurst as our guest blogger! Marshal is the Literacy Design Collaborative / Math Design Collaborative Coordinator for the Arkansas Department of Education. He is also an educational consultant who provides professional development related to curriculum development, school improvement, and educational technology for schools in Oklahoma and Arkansas. As a […]

The Federal Trade Commission Explains How to do Social Media

The story: recently the Federal Trade Commission updated their guidance on using social media as a promotional tool. Start-ups, entrepreneurs, non-profits, and small businesses all depend on social media for marketing, and we commonly ask our friends, partners, co-workers, volunteers, and advocates to engage on our behalf. Larger companies often ask their employees to participate […]

Brand Identity as part of Search Engine Optimization

Conflict Between Branding and SEO Are branding and search engine optimization (SEO) two competing forces fighting over the same territory? Sometimes it seems that way. There are articles that discuss achieving the right balance between SEO and branding, as if these were two competing goals in a zero sum game. It does happen, people worrying […]