1CELL PHONES, SMARTPHONES AND MOBILEDEVICES, OH MY! Glenda L. Rose: email@example.com This presentation has been adapted from one presented by Denise Guckert and Jorge Goyco. Cell phones, smart phones, and mobile devices are here and can be great tools for adult education.
By the end of this session, you2 should be able to… identify and access common cell phone functions on your own cell phones. survey students for their access to cell phone and cell phone functions. teach students proper cell phone etiquette. identify ways students can use common cell phone functions in their classrooms. identify free apps for Android phones/pads and iPhone/iPads that
To think about…3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xmTTzCAALc
Warm-up4 Grab your cell phone. Line up by your level of phone “know-how.” Split the line. Do the “line dance” to share one cool thing you use your phone for right now.
How To Vote via Texting 1. Standard texting rates only (worst case US $0.20)TIPS 2. We have no access to your phone number 3. Capitalization doesn’t matter, but spaces and spelling do
How To Vote via PollEv.comTIP Capitalization doesn’t matter, but spaces and spelling do
How To Vote viaPollEv.com/username TIP Capitalization doesn’t matter, but spaces and spelling do
How To Vote via Twitter 1. Capitalization doesn’t matter, but spaces and spelling doTIPS 2. Since @poll is the first word, your followers will not receive this tweet
Poll Everywhere10 http://www.pollevery where.com/ Free clickers Great overview at OTAN http://www.otan.us /browse/index.cfm ?fuseaction=view_ ft&catid=31965&re cno=4608&type=2
What do people use cell phones11 for? 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% All 20% Smartphone 10% 0%
13 Why use cell phones for education? • It’s already being done around the world AND in the US – even in Texas! • Research shows us that YOUR students are probably using cell phones!
Group Activity14 Each pair find another one for groups of four. Help each other locate the cell phone functions on the following slide.
Common Cell Phone Functions15 Voice Calls Contact List Voice Mail Text Messaging Camera Email Video camera GPS (Global Positioning Clock System) Calendar Web Browsing Alarms Wi-Fi Connectivity Calculator Bluetooth
16 Exploring your students’ resources How many students in your class have cell phones? What do they already know how to do on their cell phones? What kind of plans do they have? How about getting students to bring in their bills for a literacy activity? What does it cost if they go over their plan’s limit on phone call minutes, text messages, or data used for emailing, web browsing, downloading, and using apps
Developed by Susan Gaer http://www.susangaer.com/esl2009/Cell%20phone%20Features .pdf17
18 Cell phone policies and etiquette Talk about phone etiquette and the policies for using cell phones in your classroom – for personal use AND for educational use.
THE CELL PHONEScenario Preview
Developed by Susan Gaer28 http://www.susangaer.com/esl2009/Cell%20Phone%20Etiquette.
Cell Phone Etiquette29 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TRDNdDWYD U
Developed by Susan Gaer30 http://www.scribd.com/doc/28354750/Cellphone- Northcarolina
31 Instructional Resources Choose instructional activities based on what your students already have as far as cell phones and plans. Use grouping so every student does not have to have a cell phone. Have fun!
Using Cell Phone Cameras33 http://mlearninginadulted.wikispaces.com/Camera+Ide as
Lesson Plan for Cell Phone by Susan Gaer Developed34 Camera http://mlearninginadulted.wikispaces.com/Your+favorite+cloth es
Posted by Susan Gaer Student Example35 http://susangaer.com/esl2009/favorite_clothes.pd f
Cell Phone Scavenger Hunt 36 Cell Phone / Digital Camera Scavenger Hunt Rules: Teams CANNOT split up. The entire team must stay t ogether for the entire 2 hours. All members of the group must be in the picture for it to count. Email all pictures by 5 pm. Each picture only needs to be on one cell phone or camera. You may be awarded extra points for creativity, or have points taken away for “stretching” the rules. Be careful and exercise good judgment.50 Pointers1. Your group in front of a convenience store (7-11, Valero)2. Any fast food restaurant drive through ordering intercom3. A church sign that is not in English4. A pond or lake5. A water fountain100 Pointers (You must ask permission to take a picture of a person!)1. A person with blond hair.2. A person wearing glasses3. A person wearing something green4. A person wearing something with “Longhorns” on it (word or logo)5. A person walking a dog6. A cashier7. A waiter or waitress8. A person mowing grass9. A person from any country other than the US and Mexico.250 Pointers1. Any emergency vehicle with its lights on2. A member of the group talking on a public pay phone3. The site of a building “under construction”4. A traffic light that is yellow6. An animal in a field (cow, horse, donkey, mule, goat, sheep or llama)7. A bird in a tree8. A black cat400 Pointers1. A train crossing (100 extra points if the train is crossing at the time!)2. A bus picking up passengers3. Any license plate not from Texas.4. Any Texas license plate with the letter “Q” in it4. A word in English that no one in the group knows5. A firefighter or police officer in uniform. (100 extra points if the group takes thepicture with him or her)6. A statue7. The state flower in bloom
ANDROID37 SmartPhones Smartphones have it all plus “apps.” ITOUCH IPHONE IPAD
Google Voice (http://www.google.com/voice)38 Free phone number and voice mail that you can access through your computer or your smart phone. Students can call to practice leaving messages. Also a free smartphone “app” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4Q9MJdT 5Ds
DropBox39 iPad/iPhone/Android DropBox Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Cost: FREE
Google Translate (http://www.google.com/translate)40 iPad/iPhone/Android Google Translate Translate a word, phrase or speech to many languages including English, Spanish, French and Arabic. It can even speak it back to you in the translated language. Cost: FREE
KINDLE41 iPad/iPhone/Android Borrow or purchase books to read with built in dictionary, ability to highlight, bookmark pages, and read on your phone OR a computer. Cost: FREE
Merriam-Webster42 iPad/iPhone/Android Americas most useful and respected dictionary. In addition to all the definitions from Merriam-Websters Collegiate Dictionary, the app offers voice search, synonyms, antonyms, e xample sentences, Word of the Day, and more. Cost: FREE
Word Wizard43 iPad/iPhone / Android Wonderopolis Wonderopolis offers multidisciplinary daily content through a Wonder of the Day®, containing a curious question, written text, vocabulary words, graphic images and video to fuel learning, and inspire curiosity and exploration in and out of the classroom. Cost: Free
Words with Friends44 iPad/iPhone / Android Scrabble-like game where players can interact with each other on the phone or computer (Facebook) while playing. Cost: Free
45 Just a few social media sites Social media are the online technologies and practices that people use to share content, opinions, insights, experiences, perspectives, and media themselves. They are media for social interaction. You can tell social software because it is no fun to use by yourself – an account with no friends connected has no value. Howard Greenstein, Harbrooke Group
The importance of fun…46 www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lXh2n0aPyw
Can you now…47 identify and access common cell phone functions on your own cell phones. survey students for their access to cell phone and cell phone functions. teach students proper cell phone etiquette. identify ways students can use common cell phone functions in their classrooms. identify free apps for Android phones/pads and iPhone/iPads that
I learned that… 48I realized that…I was surprised that…I discovered that…I became more aware that…I noticed that…I was pleased that…I was amazed that…I hope or wish that…Please complete the session evaluation. THANK YOU! Dr.firstname.lastname@example.org www.glenda-rose.com
THANK YOU!I learned that… I realized that…I was surprised that… I discovered that…I became more aware that…I noticed that… I was pleased that…I was amazed that… I hope or wish that…Please complete the session evaluation. 49