Using cell phones and iPods in education

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  • In this hands-on workshop participants will experience firsthand the magic of mobile learning. How can it be used in a learning environment? Why digital literacy must be included among our skills to be truly literate in today’s world.  We will review a number of social media tools (Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, Google voice etc) that can be utilized with cell phones and share lesson plans that outline how to use them with learners. If you have a cell phone, please bring it. However, those without cell phones are still welcome to attend.
  • Internet search
    Watching videos
    Reading articles
    Using maps
  • Polling
    Skyping
  • Travel—boarding pass, amtrak
  • QR Codes
  • Hands on activity: Dialog writing, practice making an appointment, pairs call google voice number and record dialog. Sound clip portfolio
  • Video made by Susan Gaer’s students on why to vote

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  • 1. Using Cell Phones & iPod Touches in the Classroom
  • 2. LINCS Community https://community.lincs.ed.gov/group/technology-and-learning 2
  • 3. Introductions • • • • Name Where do you work What do you teach? What is one thing would you like to take away from this session? 3
  • 4. PollEverywhere http://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/upLdk1BwDdsP4Ve 4
  • 5. This PowerPoint http://slidesha.re/12m9ozG 5
  • 6. Agenda • Who has Cell Phones? • What do People do with Cell Phones, Smartphones, and iPod Touches? • How can we harness this for education? • Useful apps & lesson ideas http://slidesha.re/12m9ozG to get to PowerPoint 6
  • 7. to see live poll http://bit.ly/1d99EZH http://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/yGWpGgix2SqamCv 7
  • 8. Pew Study on Cell Phone Ownership 2013 Gender Cell Phone Smartphone a Men (n=1,029) 93% 59% b Women (n=1,223) 88% 53% Race/Ethnicity Cell Phone Smartphone a White, Non-Hispanic (n=1,571) 90% 53% b Black, Non-Hispanic (n=252) 93% 64% c Hispanic (n=249) 88% 60% http://pewinternet.org/Commentary/2012/February/Pew-Internet-Mobile.aspx 8
  • 9. Pew Study on Cell Phone Ownership 2013 Age Cell Phone Smartphone a 18-29 (n=404) 97% 80% b 30-49 (n=577) 95% 67% c 50-64 (n=641) 89% 45% d 65+ (n=570) 76% 18% http://pewinternet.org/Commentary/2012/February/Pew-Internet-Mobile.aspx 9
  • 10. Pew Study on Cell Phone Ownership 2013 Educational Attainment Cell Phone Smartphone a White, Non-Hispanic (n=168) 83% 36% b Black, Non-Hispanic (n=630) 88% 46% c Hispanic (n=588) 92% 60% d College + (N=834) 95% 70% http://pewinternet.org/Commentary/2012/February/Pew-Internet-Mobile.aspx 10
  • 11. Pew Study on Cell Phone Ownership 2013 Household Income Cell Phone Smartphone a Less than $30,000/yr (n=580) 86% 43% b $30,000-$49,000 (n=374) 90% 52% c $50,000-$74,000 (n=298) 96% 61% d $75,000+ (N=582) 98% 78% http://pewinternet.org/Commentary/2012/February/Pew-Internet-Mobile.aspx 11
  • 12. 12 http://pewinternet.org/Commentary/2012/February/Pew-Internet-Mobile.aspx
  • 13. What are people doing with all these devices? 13
  • 14. Accessing the Internet
  • 15. 15 http://www.marketingmag.com.au/news/nielsen-tablets-set-to-boom-as-multi-screen-be
  • 16. Surveys and Quizzes Skyping 16
  • 17. Travel 17
  • 18. QR Codes 18
  • 19. Taking Photos to remember something 19
  • 20. Keeping Organized 20
  • 21. Receiving information by Text 21
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  • 26. http://nelightful.weebly.com/mobile-technology.html 26
  • 27. http://www.edutopia.org/mobile-devices-learning-resource-guide 27
  • 28. Types of Cell Phones • Simple cell phones • Feature cell phones • Smart cell phones 28
  • 29. Tools and Applications 29
  • 30. Cell Phone Etiquette http://huff.to/oXwEjJ 30
  • 31. Sending Group Texts • 7 services for sending Group texts http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2012/04/7-s • How to send text messages from your computer http://www.ehow.com/how_5140350_text-cell- 31
  • 32. Mobile Content 32
  • 33. Tools to Create Mobile Content • Podcast from your cell phone http://www.ipadio.com/ • Google Voice—free phone calls and transcribes spoken word https://www.google.com/voice • Mobile Learning Solutions http://www.upsidelearning.com/mobile-learning-solutions • Create mobile websites http://www.weebly.com/ 33
  • 34. Evernote https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/evernote/id281796108?mt=8 34
  • 35. Using Evernote in Education • http://www.livebinders.com/play/play_or_edit?i • http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/06/ • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mkm8xxX6i (video) 35
  • 36. DropBox Features: • Access all your photos, docs and videos from any device. • 2 GB of space when you sign up -- free! • Automatically save photos and videos to Dropbox and earn up to 3 GB additional free space. • Share a link to even your biggest files— no more attachments! • Add files to your "Favorites" for fast, offline viewing. Use Dropbox to save and share photos and videos in a snap or even take your work on the go. If something happens to your iPhone or iPad, your stuff is always safe in Dropbox! https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dropbox/id327630330?mt=8 36
  • 37. Polls and Quizzes • PollEverywhere http://www.polleverywhere.com/ • Qiz.Tel http://qiz.tel/ Large catalog of quizzes that can be done on cell phones • MobileStudy http://www.mobilestudy.org/ http://www.mobilestudy.org/u/11304/m/ Allows you to create your own quizzes that can be accessed via mobile device 37
  • 38. PollEverywhere http://www.polleverywhere.com 38
  • 39. QR Codes 39
  • 40. What QR Codes Do • QR codes contain information and instructions on what your device should do with the information – Take you to audio, pictures, videos, and websites – Save information in your address book 40
  • 41. QR Code Readers • QR Codes can be used with a mobile device like a smart phone or a tablet that has access top the internet • The device must have an QR Code reader (also called scanner) app installed • There are many apps to choose from. • Scanlife http://www.scanlife.com/en/ is an app that works on most devices NOTE: You should NOT have to pay money or give information about yourself when selecting and installing a QR Code reader or scanner 41
  • 42. QR Code Readers The QR Code reader uses the camera on your device to scan the code and then uses the internet to interpret the instructions in the code 42
  • 43. QR Codes: Applications in Education (Video) • http://bit.ly/LCszKx 43
  • 44. QR Codes in Education • • • • Make your own QR Code Scavenger Hunt! Scavenger Hunt 5 Real Ways To Use QR Codes In Education Black & White and Scanned All Over (video) • QR Codes Connect Students to Books • Shambles QR Code Resource 44
  • 45. QR Codes in Education • Desktop QR Code Reader • QR Codes in Education Livebinder • 50 QR code resources for the classroom 45
  • 46. Image with Narration • To hear about this photo, go to this link http://bit.ly/OXHVPE or scan the QR Code Tools used to create this: • https://www.google.com/voice • https://www.dropbox.com • http://vimeo.com • http://bitly.com/ 46
  • 47. QR Code Creation • Bitly https://bitly.com/ • How to video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiJC4e2q4Ds • Google http://goo.gl/ • Kaywa http://qrcode.kaywa.com/ • ScanLife http://www.scanlife.com/en/ 47
  • 48. Google Voice 48
  • 49. Google Voice Activity • Practice the dialogue – Person 1: Excuse me, do you know what time it is? Person 2: Yes, it's two o'clock. • Call (347) 927-7044 (Nell’s GoogleVoice number) • When the voicemail prompts you to speak, read the dialog into the phone • https://www.google.com/voice#inbox 49
  • 50. YouTube • Create videos on mobile device • Share Videos via mobile devices • To see sample video: Text me at 347 742 6128 or scan the QR code below: http://bit.ly/19waD4W 50
  • 51. Using Video with Students • Ma and Pa Kettle Math http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLNOpoQztFo&feature=share • Khan Academy https://www.khanacademy.org/ • Using video with ESL students http://www.cal.org/caela/esl_resources/digests/video.html • Using Video with Adult students http://wiki.literacytent.org/index.php/Using_Video_with_Adult_Le 51
  • 52. Smart Phone Apps for Learning • http://www.iear.org/ • http://www.educause.edu/Resources/7ThingsY ouShouldKnowAboutMobil/204763 • http://101bestandroidapps.com/category/educ ation/ • http://www.apple.com/education/ipodtouchiphone/ • http://www.teachhub.com/how-use-cellphones-learning-tools 52
  • 53. Nell Eckersley • Subject Matter Expert, LINCS Community Technology and Learning Group • https://community.lincs.ed.gov/ • Email: nelle@lacnyc.org • Twitter: http://twitter.com/LACNYCnell • Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nell.eckersleylac • Blog: http://nelightful.wordpress.com/ • Delicious: http://www.delicious.com/nelleckersley 53