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  • 1. The Use of Cell Phones in the Classroom
  • 2. How are students communicating today?
  • 3. Teacher's Fears of Integration
    76% Students will be distracted62% Not all students have the mobile devices33% Concerned that students will cheat using the devices24% Do not know how to effectively use the devices within instruction23% Need curriculum to support the use of mobile devicesYet ONLY 13% of teachers dismiss mobile devices as not having a positive impact on learning.
  • 4. Student's HAVE Cell phone ACCESS:
    98% of high school students have a cell phone (31% with mobile Internet)83% of middle school students have a cell phone (25% with mobile Internet)43% of 3rd through 5th graders have a cell phone (15% with mobile Internet)28% of K-2nd graders have a cell phone (12% with mobile Internet)
  • 5. Potential Benefits of Using Cell Phones in Learning According to PARENTS!
    43% Increases student engagement41% Prepares students for world of work38% Extends school day learning37% Provides access to online textbooks35% Improves teacher-parent-student communications32% Students can review class materials31% Personalizes instruction27% Provides way to help struggling students
    63% of parents say they would buy their child a cell phone if they knew it would be used for educational purposes
  • 6. Student's Suggest Ways to Use Cell Phone for Learning:
    Look up information on Internet
    Record or take notes
    Work on projects with classmates
    Access digital textbooks
    Take videos of class presentations or experiments
    Play educational games
    Communicate with classmates
    Receive reminders and alerts
    Organize schoolwork
    Communicate with teacher
    Learn about school activities
    Access social networks
    Create and share documents/media
    Upload assignments and work to portals
    Coordinate calendars
    Share/edit bookmarks
  • 7. Polling students via cell phone
    provides a free polling service for 30 and under audience size – results are updated live in your web browser or PowerPoint – could be used for quick assessments like CPS units, voting on class elections or collecting data
  • 8. Photo Ideas
    • Scavenger Hunt
    • 9. Oral History Project
    • 10. Kindergarten Scavenger Hunt (alphabet book)
    • 11. Geometry Digital Story Book
    • 12. Local Landmarks Story Book
    • 13. Vacation Postcards
    • 14. Field Trips
    • 15. Photo Story
    Text 242242
    text a question receive a text answer
    Has ads, but they aren’t offensive
  • 16. Classroom Games
    Divide into teams – Post question – first to text correct answer wins
    Phone a friend – students can text or phone a friend to get help with an answer
    Daily Vocabulary Text
    Text your exit from class
  • 17. Cool Apps
    3D Brain
    Napkin Genius Lite
    BrainPOP Featured Movie
    ICDL (International Children’s Digital Library)
    Portable Math
    Math Snacks Video
    Pearl Diver
    Dragon Dictation
    AppBox Lite
  • 18. Cell Phones in the Classroom
    21st Century Learners
    Cell phones are everywhere and kids know how to use them. Let’s leverage the technology and find ways to make our teaching and learning more effective, efficient and exciting!