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    1. 1. Send a new text message To: 87884 In message: @loca8462 yourmessage What is your biggest question or concern about using cell phones in learning? http://wiffiti.com/clouds/1685
    2. 4. Connecting Student Cell Phones to Classroom Instruction Liz Kolb University of Michigan & Madonna University [email_address] http://cellphonesinlearning.com Twitter: lkolb
    3. 5. Why BASIC cell phones?
    4. 6. Why Cell Phones? <ul><li>Accessibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>71% of U.S. population have Internet access at home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>55% have broadband </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>84% of U.S. population own cell phones </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Low Cost </li></ul><ul><ul><li>End of 2012 education technology spending will reach 56.2 billion dollars. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How Students’ View Cell Phones </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 Generations of Cell Phone Users (NPR) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How Students View Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free Agent Learners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anywhere, anytime, any place at any pace </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1-800-2chacha </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The 21 st Century Professional World </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Future jobs require mobile skill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>% of U.S. Adults believe that schools are not preparing students for 21 st Century workforce? </li></ul></ul>
    5. 7. How many U.S. students in grades 6-12 have a cell phone? 76%
    6. 8. By 2010 it is estimated … <ul><li>54% of 8 year olds will have their own cell phone! </li></ul>Over 90% of 9-12 th Graders will have cell phones
    7. 9. The 21st Century student’s view on their professional future ONLY “23% of advanced technology students K-12” believe that schools are preparing them for the 21st Century Job Force. Speak Up 2007 Report. Retrieved: http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/speakup_your_data.html
    8. 10. Mobile Job Opportunities for Students
    9. 11. Companies Go Mobile <ul><li>Mobile Coupons </li></ul><ul><li>SMS & MMS </li></ul><ul><li>http://mobileposse.com </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile Advertising </li></ul><ul><li>Latest News on Mobile Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>SMS & QRcodes & Call Ins </li></ul><ul><li>http://mobilemarketer.com </li></ul>
    10. 12. Search for “cell phone skills” on Monster.com
    11. 13. Text message one reason why cell phones should NOT be integrated in learning. http://wiffiti.com/clouds/1685
    12. 14. Cheating is a problem… <ul><li>26% of teenagers admitted to using their cell phone to store information to look at during a test or a quiz. </li></ul><ul><li>25% have text messaged their friends about answers during a test or quiz. </li></ul><ul><li>20% have searched the Internet via their mobile phone during a test or quiz. </li></ul><ul><li>17% have taken pictures of a test or quiz with the cell phone in order to send the pictures to their friends. </li></ul> 
    13. 15. Even MORE of a problem <ul><li>Most students do not envision these activities as cheating. </li></ul><ul><li>More than half of the students surveyed did not think these acts were serious offenses of cheating, rather they think of it as just “helping out a friend.” </li></ul>
    14. 16. 70% of U.S. schools completely ban cell phones from campus <ul><li>63% of students admitted to sneaking in cell phones and using them during class anyway. </li></ul><ul><li>In a seven class a day, five day school week, the average student sends at least three text messages per class. </li></ul>
    15. 17. Life Consequences <ul><li>A 14-year-old Wisconsin girl who refused to stop texting during a high school math class was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. </li></ul><ul><li>Six teens face child porn (13 to 15) charges after being caught &quot;sexting&quot; each other. Criminal Charge! </li></ul>
    16. 18. Current Banning and Structures are NOT working <ul><li>Students still “cheating”, “Off-task”, or “inappropriately” using cell phones in schools </li></ul><ul><li>Students still bring them to schools and use them when told not to. </li></ul><ul><li>Students still do not understand consequences of their use </li></ul><ul><li>Students have no idea how to use them in future job force! </li></ul>
    17. 19. How do we change?
    18. 20. Craik School in Canada: Using Cell Phones in Middle School <ul><li>8 th Grade </li></ul><ul><li>40% have cell phones </li></ul><ul><li>Using them for… </li></ul><ul><li>Organization/Scheduling </li></ul><ul><li>Projects: Text Messaging Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Recording Group Conversations </li></ul><ul><li>Sending assignments to the teacher </li></ul>
    19. 21. 5 Rules for Cell Phones in Schools <ul><li>Set rules based on business regulations for cell phone use (look at business contracts) </li></ul><ul><li>Social contract with students </li></ul><ul><li>Must be on vibrate at all times </li></ul><ul><li>Keep them in the front of the room until you are going to use them. </li></ul><ul><li>All messages/media sent or published must be related to lesson. </li></ul><ul><li>If you are referencing someone else in class, you must have their approval before posting or publishing. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a permission form (in addition to the School’s AUP) </li></ul>
    20. 22. Inclusive Cell Phone Policy
    21. 23. Discuss Mobile Safety & Appropriate Use <ul><li>Part of digital footprint </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your digital dossier that includes Internet activity such as social networking, email, chat rooms, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>YOU can’t erase this!!! Permanent record </li></ul></ul><ul><li>EVERYTHING you send via text message (pictures, videos, text, audio…etc) is PUBLIC!!! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile “bullying” and “sexting” is public </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students should know their plans </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bring in their cell phone plan and a bill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss what is charged and how much </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give Students a Survey </li></ul></ul>
    22. 24. What can students do with a basic cell phone? <ul><li>Phone Call </li></ul><ul><li>Send a Text Message (SMS) </li></ul><ul><li>Take a Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Ringtones </li></ul><ul><li>Wallpaper </li></ul>
    23. 26. 12 Project Samples: Basic Cell Phones Become Learning Tools <ul><li>Podcasting/Live Radio </li></ul><ul><li>Cell phone Avatars </li></ul><ul><li>CPS-Brainstorming-Polling </li></ul><ul><li>Instant Media Sharing and Mobile Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Instant Location Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Text Message Alert Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Blast Audio Message Quizzes/Surveys </li></ul><ul><li>Phonecasting: Listen to News Feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Review Ringtones </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile eBooks </li></ul><ul><li>Voicemail Greetings </li></ul>
    24. 27. Questions… <ul><li>Do ALL students need their own phone? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NO! Groups, Web Options, Landlines </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What if my school does not allow cell phones on campus? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Activities work very well off-campus for homework </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Can I use a BASIC phone? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>YES! Phone call, text message, take a picture… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Does it costs money? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The resources are FREE, students should know their plans </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students with disabilities? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Speech to Text & Text to Speech Options </li></ul></ul>
    25. 28. The Projects! Classroom Examples and Ideas
    26. 29. #1 Mobile Podcasting/Live Radio Using a cell phone to record and then posting the recording to a public or private website that has an RSS feed and can be downloaded as an MP3 file.
    27. 30. #1 Mobile Podcasting Project: Radio Theater <ul><li>Elementary School 3 rd -6 th graders </li></ul><ul><li>Used: http://hipcast.com </li></ul><ul><li>Web link: </li></ul><ul><li>http://stjosephschooltrenton.com/blog/ </li></ul>
    28. 31. #1 Mobile Podcasting Project: Author Study <ul><li>Middle School 6th-7th Grade </li></ul><ul><li>Used: http://gabcast.com </li></ul><ul><li>Web link: </li></ul><ul><li>http://541sparkes.blogspot.com/2007/07/author-blog-6.html </li></ul>
    29. 32. #1 Mobile Podcasting Project: Science Inquiry Questions <ul><li>High School Earth Science </li></ul><ul><li>Used http://gabcast.com </li></ul><ul><li>Web link: </li></ul><ul><li>http://mrsleeswebblog.blogspot.com/ </li></ul>
    30. 33. #1 Mobile Podcasting Project: Connecting Algebra to Real World <ul><li>High School Algebra </li></ul><ul><li>Used http:/ /yodio.com </li></ul><ul><li>Web link: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.yodio.com/yo.aspx?cardId=LvAhgDUPZd6UbBgsTMN2aC </li></ul>
    31. 34. #1 Mobile Podcasting Project: Spanish Poetry <ul><li>High School Foreign Language Students </li></ul><ul><li>Used http://gcast.com </li></ul><ul><li>Web link: </li></ul><ul><li>http://outoftheordinarywithrosemary.blogspot.com/ </li></ul>
    32. 36. #1 Mobile Podcasting Project: Live Radio Broadcasts <ul><li>High School Students Community Live Radio Show in Maine </li></ul><ul><li>Used http://blogtalkradio.com </li></ul><ul><li>Web link: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.blogtalkradio.com/lobstertalk </li></ul>
    33. 37. Podcast Activity: NPR “This I Believe…” 10 th Grade English Wrote their own This I Believe Recorded for HW via Cell Phone Submitted BEST to NPR Focus: Speaking Skills , Persuasive Writing Skills, Editing Skills
    34. 38. This I Believe Podcasting Project… <ul><li>Find a Partner </li></ul><ul><li>Create a 1 minute “This I Believe…” Podcast </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcast should begin & end with “This I believe…” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Topic of your choice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be humorous, series, sad, inquisitive </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Call in to our Drop # </li></ul><ul><li>Record your podcast </li></ul>
    35. 39. #2 Avatar Project: Spanish Oral Exams High School Spanish 2 & 3 Students Developed an Avatar to take oral exams Used http://voki.com Focus: Engagement in oral speaking, oral speaking exams, culture representation with images
    36. 41. Avatar Project: Celebrity in Your Field <ul><li>Create an Avatar of a famous person in your field of interest. </li></ul>
    37. 42. Celebrity in Your Field <ul><li>Log in to http://voki.com </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Create </li></ul><ul><li>Create Your Avatar </li></ul><ul><li>Give Your Avatar a Voice via Cell Phone. </li></ul><ul><li>Post your Avatar to our Wikipage at </li></ul><ul><li>http://fortrecoverykolb.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>Place under “post projects here” </li></ul>
    38. 43. #3 Classroom Performance Systems (CPS) Using a cell phone to post text or take polls where results are instantly reported on a website.
    39. 44. #3 Mobile Poll or Survey: American Literature Survey <ul><li>10 th grade American Literature reading Catcher in the Rye </li></ul><ul><li>Created polls to start each class connecting reading to students’ everyday lives </li></ul><ul><li>Used: http://polleverywhere.com </li></ul><ul><li>Web link: </li></ul><ul><li>http://leclaire6english2008.blogspot.com/2008/11/quiet-desperation-or-barbaric-yawping.html </li></ul>
    40. 45. Polling Project: Together we will create a poll for “This I Believe…” <ul><li>http://polleverywhere.com </li></ul>
    41. 47. #5 Mobile Photo and Video blogging or Posting <ul><li>Posting an image, video, or text message to a web blog or private photo place on the web directly from your cell phone. </li></ul>
    42. 48. #5 Mobile Photo and Video blogging or Posting <ul><li>Take a Picture or Video </li></ul><ul><li>Send it to [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>You will receive a message with your URL of your blog! </li></ul>
    43. 49. #5 PhotoPosting Project: Documenting Lab Activities <ul><li>Mathematics teacher has students document their mathematical steps and lab activities, then put them into a slideshow along with process explanation. </li></ul><ul><li>Web link: http://mathematicslearning.blogspot.com/2008/04/mobile-has-changed-my-way.html </li></ul>
    44. 50. #5 PhotoPosting Project: Cell Phones & Facebook to Document Everyday Culture <ul><li>Psychology teacher in Michigan has students document everyday cultural experiences with cell phone and sends them to class Facebook account. </li></ul><ul><li>Web link: </li></ul><ul><li>Protected in Facebook </li></ul>
    45. 51. #5 PhotoPosting Project: Field Trips <ul><li>High School Chemistry Students on a field trip at Cranbrook Science Museum in MI. </li></ul><ul><li>Cell Phones pictures documented chemical elements. </li></ul><ul><li>Used: Camera on cell phone and sent to teacher’s phone. </li></ul>
    46. 52. #5 PhotoPosting Project: Field Trip Documentation <ul><li>Physical Education teacher has students’ document their field trip experiences. </li></ul><ul><li>Used: </li></ul><ul><li>http://Utterli.com </li></ul><ul><li>Web link: </li></ul><ul><li>http://vceoes.wordpress.com/pictures/ </li></ul>
    47. 53. #5 PhotoPosting Project: Send Videos of Homework to Cells Physical Education Teacher in Australia Used: http://Utterli.com Web link: http://mrobbo.com
    48. 54. #5 PhotoPosting Project: Documenting Australian Environment <ul><li>9 th Grade Geography students in Australia </li></ul><ul><li>Used: </li></ul><ul><li>http://Utterli.com </li></ul><ul><li>Web link: </li></ul><ul><li>http://australianenvironment.wordpress.com/ </li></ul>
    49. 55. #5 Photoblogging Project: iReporting <ul><li>Mobile Citizen Journalism </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
    50. 56. #5 Photoblogging Project: iReporting <ul><li>Mobile Journalism </li></ul><ul><li>High School Students Document Inauguration </li></ul><ul><li>Tools: Flickr, Twitter, YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>http://wainauguration.org/ </li></ul>
    51. 57. Biology of Adrian
    52. 58. Biology of Adrian <ul><li>Step 1: Create an account in Flickr.com </li></ul><ul><li>Step 2: Login to Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Step 3: Click on Uploading Tools (next to Upload Photos) </li></ul><ul><li>Step 4: Click on Upload by Email. You will be given an email address where you can send pictures and/or videos from your cell phone directly into Flickr. </li></ul><ul><li>Step 5: Go Outside and Find an interesting biological phenomena (leafs, grass, animals...etc). </li></ul><ul><li>Step 6: Take a picture or video of the phenomena, send a text message of what you believe the phenomena to be (take a guess if needed). Send it to our Flickr Mobile Account. </li></ul><ul><li>Step 7: Login to Flickr.com </li></ul><ul><li>Step 8: Place your image on the Flickr Map in the EXACT location where you found the item (Organize--My Map). </li></ul>
    53. 59. #6 Location Mobile Blogging <ul><li>Posting an image, audio file, or text message to a specific location on a map directly from your cell phone. </li></ul>
    54. 60. #6 Location Mobile Blogging <ul><li>http://flagr.com </li></ul><ul><li>“ Where were you born?” </li></ul><ul><li>Send name of location to [email_address] </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Text Message: [email_address] , Michigan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.flagr.com/maps/3539# </li></ul></ul>
    55. 61. #6 Location Mobile Blogging Project: North American Lighthouses http://flagr.com
    56. 62. #7 Text Message Alerts! <ul><li>Sending out mass text messages to large or small groups of people. </li></ul>
    57. 63. #7 Text Message Project: Text politicians, ask questions <ul><li>Canadian Election </li></ul><ul><li>http://atomiq.org/archives/2004/04/the_youth_text_2004_challenge.html </li></ul>
    58. 64. #7 Alerts Project: Film on the Fly http://www.koce.org/filmonthefly
    59. 65. #7 Text Alert Project: Text-An-Expert <ul><li>9 th Grade High School Social Studies </li></ul><ul><li>“ Who was the first man to walk on the moon” </li></ul><ul><li>Power of Networks in Digital World </li></ul>
    60. 66. #8 Mobile Novel Project: Cell Phone Bestseller Popular in Asia to Read Novels Via Cell. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/20/world/asia/20japan.html?_r=2&pagewanted=1&th&emc=th&oref=slogin
    61. 67. #8 Mobile novels Use a cell phone to write a private or collaborative novel, poem, chapter review, or short story to “publish” on a cell phone.
    62. 68. 9 th Graders Text Messaging Romeo and Juliet <ul><li>9 th Grade English in Michigan </li></ul><ul><li>Translating Romeo and Juliet to “text speak” </li></ul><ul><li>Start in class with translating a few lines to a wiffiti board. </li></ul><ul><li>Voting on best “translations” </li></ul><ul><li>Move to Homework </li></ul><ul><li>Create a whole text message novel of Romeo and Juliet </li></ul>
    63. 69. Text Message Shakespeare <ul><li>As You Like It </li></ul>
    64. 70. Text Message Activity… <ul><li>Subscribe to our text mark </li></ul><ul><li>Read the expert from Shakespeare's &quot;As You Like It” </li></ul><ul><li>In 120 Characters or less, send a text message that summarizes Orlando's speech to: </li></ul>
    65. 71. “As You Like It” <ul><li>http://lisd2kolb.wikispaces.com/Texting+Shakespeare </li></ul>
    66. 72. #9 Survey or Quiz Audio Blast! <ul><li>Send an audio quiz or survey to multiple cell phones at once. </li></ul><ul><li>Receive instant feedback as they take quiz/survey </li></ul><ul><li>Results all compiled in private account. </li></ul><ul><li>Hey Cosmos: Blaster </li></ul>
    67. 73. #10 Create your own Mobile Review! <ul><li>Create ringtones, which can be used for reviews of content. </li></ul>
    68. 74. #10 Create your own Periodic Table Ringtone <ul><li>Your Assignment: </li></ul><ul><li>Create a &quot;rap&quot; or &quot;song&quot; about a chemical element </li></ul><ul><li>Call our Drop.io # and Record your song </li></ul><ul><li>Login to our Drop </li></ul><ul><li>Next to drop, click on down arrow </li></ul><ul><li>Select &quot;Send to&quot;---&quot;phone” and Type in your cell phone number </li></ul><ul><li>You should receive your ringtone shortly in a text message </li></ul><ul><li>Open it up </li></ul><ul><li>Save As-- Sound on your phone </li></ul><ul><li>Now it can be a ringtone! </li></ul>
    69. 75. #11 Phonecasting: Listen to Books/Webpages/Blogs/Radio via Cell Phone <ul><li>Listen to books, webpages, blogs, and radio on-demand via cell phone. Anytime from anywhere! </li></ul>
    70. 76. #11 Listen to Books/Webpages/Blogs/Radio via Cell Phone <ul><li>On Demand Radio Shorts </li></ul><ul><li>Dial: 415-692-4933 </li></ul>http://www.lexy.com
    71. 77. #11 Listen to Any Podcast or RSS Feed Via Phone http://podlinez.com/ Get a phone number for ANY Internet podcast
    72. 78. Create a phone number for your Drop.io Podcast
    73. 80. #11 Call and Listen to MOMA’s latest galleries <ul><li>1 (801) 349-3832 </li></ul>
    74. 81. #12 Web 2.0 Voicemail <ul><li>A cell phone that couples with a website in order to create MP3 files of voicemails, transcripts of voicemails, smart greeting for individual or groups of callers, and stores all calling information. </li></ul>
    75. 82. Oral Quiz with Google Voice <ul><li>Call Liz’s Google Voice Number </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(734) 408-4495 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Listen to Instructions </li></ul><ul><li>Answer the question </li></ul><ul><li>Publish it </li></ul>
    76. 84. Geo-Blogging Project: Orienteering http://kaywa.com
    77. 85. Getting Started <ul><li>DO NOT attempt to change policy (yet) </li></ul><ul><li>Survey Students on Cell Phones </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who has one? What is their plan? Preference for Communication? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Talk with students about cell phone safety & etiquette </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a social contract for cell phone use with school assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Start with OPTIONAL homework/EC projects outside of classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Start with what YOU are comfortable with (such as phone call resources like Drop.io) </li></ul>
    78. 86. Video Tutorials <ul><li>Drop.io (Podcast, videos, and pictures to private or public drop) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/watch/cjXZXVnTx </li></ul><ul><li>TextMarks (Text Message Alerts) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/watch/cjXZXBnTa </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr Mobile (Pictures and Videos) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/watch/cQenX0eio </li></ul>
    79. 87. Video Tutorials <ul><li>Polleverywhere (Cell phone polling and brainstorming, CPS-clickers) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=22246&title=Poll_Everywhere_Tutorial&ref=elikeren </li></ul><ul><li>Dial2Do (Speech to Text; Listen to webpages; Listen to email/cal….etc) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/watch/cjXZlcnTz </li></ul><ul><li>Flagr (Location Blogging with Photos and text directly to a map) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=22248&title=Flagr_tutorial&ref=elikeren </li></ul>
    80. 88. Video Tutorials <ul><li>Wiffiti Tutorial </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.screenjelly.com/watch/2VnbOOYBnYg </li></ul><ul><li>Google Voice Tutorial </li></ul><ul><li>http://screenjel.ly/jaHY84F46v8 </li></ul><ul><li>Blaster Tutorial </li></ul><ul><li>http://screenjel.ly/JmsN9MnbdG8 </li></ul>