Middle School Science “What do you know about elements, compounds, and mixtures?”http://wiffiti.com/screen/?id=eb633c3a-5c10-4f91-805c-7eb986e68934
4 different groups with questions about matrix in Math. roup A: 1. Who &quot;coined&quot; the term matrix?2. When did the matrix first appear?3. Name 3 other contributors to matrix mathematics. Group B: Name 4 real world uses of matrices. Group C:Name 5 different math operations that work with matrices. Group D:1. What is a matrix?2. What is a determinant?3. What is a square matrix?4. What axiom did Russell and Whitehead use the word matrix with?
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Why Cell Phones?<br />Accessibility<br />71% of U.S. population have Internet access at home<br />55% have broadband<br />84% of U.S. population own cell phones<br />Low Cost<br />End of 2012 education technology spending will reach 56.2 billion dollars.<br />How Students’ View Cell Phones<br />3 Generations of Cell Phone Users (NPR)<br />How Students View Learning<br />Free Agent Learners<br />Anywhere, anytime, any place at any pace<br />1-800-2chacha OR Text CHACHA<br />The 21st Century Professional World<br />Future jobs require mobile skill<br />% of U.S. Adults believe that schools are preparing students for 21st Century workforce?<br />
http://mobilemarketer.com</li></li></ul><li>Search for “cell phone skills” on Monster.com<br />
Research says…<br />"The proportions of textisms that kids used in their sentence translations was positively linked to verbal reasoning; the more textspeak kids used, the higher their test scores”<br />2) "The younger the age at which the kids had received mobile phones, the better their ability to read words and identify patterns of sound in speech.”<br />http://www.britac.ac.uk/news/news.cfm/newsid/14<br />
Why cell phones should NOT be integrated in learning.<br />http://wiffiti.com/clouds/1685<br />
<br />Cheating is a problem…<br /><ul><li>26% of teenagers admitted to using their cell phone to store information to look at during a test or a quiz.
25% have text messaged their friends about answers during a test or quiz.
20% have searched the Internet via their mobile phone during a test or quiz.
17% have taken pictures of a test or quiz with the cell phone in order to send the pictures to their friends.</li></ul>Common Sense Media 09<br />
Even MORE of a problem<br />Most students do not envision these activities as cheating. <br />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.” <br />Common Sense Media 09<br />
70% of U.S. schools completely ban cell phones from campus <br />63% of students admitted to sneaking in cell phones and using them during class anyway. <br />In a seven class a day, five day school week, the average student sends at least three text messages per class. <br />Common Sense Media 09<br />
Life Consequences<br />Students are sometimes “sexting” “to friends for their entertainment value, as a joke or for fun."<br />Six teens face child porn (13 to 15) charges after being caught "sexting" each other. Criminal Charge!<br />IN PA, 3 girls (12, 12, 16) charged with child pornography for sexing. Picture of them in bras.<br />15% of teenagers have risque photos of themselves or their friends on their cell phones. <br />http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2009/01/15/pn.sexting.teens.cnn<br />
Current Banning and Structures are NOT working<br />Students still “cheating”, “Off-task”, or “inappropriately” using cell phones in schools<br />Students still bring them to schools and use them when told not to.<br />Students still do not understand consequences of their use<br />Students have no idea how to use them in future job force!<br />
2007 Craik Middle School in Canada: Began Using Cell Phones<br />8th Grade<br />40% have cell phones<br />Using them for…<br /><ul><li>Organization/Scheduling</li></ul>Projects: <br /><ul><li>Text Messaging Activities
Sending assignments to the teacher</li></li></ul><li>2007: Middle School Principal’s Journey<br />“Last year the school ran out of calculators needed for a math exam, So I let a student use the calculator function on his cell phone. The student was excited<br />to use a phone instead of a calculator. I found 19 of my 22 students had phones.”<br />-Kipp Rogers, Principal at Passages Middle School in Virginia<br />
Mary Passage Middle School Cell Phone Policy<br /> <br />1. Students will talk on their cell phone only to complete assignments that are related to the instructional lesson.<br />2. Students will keep cell phones turned off or left in lockers when they are not being used for instructional purposes in class.<br />3. Students will only send text- messages, pictures or video- messages to others outside of the classroom with permission and directions from the teacher.<br />4. Students will not record still or moving images or voices of students or the teacher without permission from the teacher.<br />5. Students will not post recordings of still or moving images or voice recordings of students or the teacher to online websites without their permission.<br />6. Students will practice internet safety with online resources.<br />7. Students will post only appropriate text, audio and visual media to on-line websites.<br /> <br />I _____________________ understand that violation of our class acceptable cell phone use policy may result in my not being able to participate in additional class activities that involve using the cell phone. I also understand that I may receive disciplinary consequences for violating school board policies regarding cyber-bullying.<br /> <br />I _______________________ have gone over the Cell Phones in Class Acceptable Use Policy with my child and agree to allow my child to participate.<br /> <br />
5 Rules for Cell Phones in Schools<br />Set rules based on business regulations for cell phone use (look at business contracts)<br />Social contract with students<br /><ul><li>Must be on vibrate at all times
Keep them in the front of the room until you are going to use them.
All messages/media sent or published must be related to lesson.
If you are referencing someone else in class, you must have their approval before posting or publishing.
Create a permission form (in addition to the School’s AUP)</li></li></ul><li>Discuss Mobile Safety & Appropriate Use<br />Part of digital footprint<br />Your digital dossier that includes Internet activity such as social networking, email, chat rooms, <br />YOU can’t erase this!!! Permanent record<br />EVERYTHING you send via text message (pictures, videos, text, audio…etc) is PUBLIC!!!<br />Example: Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick<br />Mobile “bullying” and “sexting” is public<br />Students should know their plans<br />Bring in their cell phone plan and a bill<br />Discuss what is charged and how much<br />Give Students a Survey<br />Learn more specific safety tips at Connectsafely<br />
How Students Can Document Learning on a BASIC cell phone?<br />SMS Texting<br />Group Brainstorming, alerts, polls, surveys, quizzes,<br />MMS Texting<br />Send pictures/videos to instructor & other students<br />Phone Call<br />Record interviews, observations, brainstorms, quizzes…etc.<br />
Questions…<br />Do ALL students need their own phone?<br />NO! Groups, Web Options, Landlines<br />What if my school does not allow cell phones on campus?<br />Activities work very well off-campus for homework<br />Can I use a BASIC phone?<br />YES! Phone call, text message, take a picture…<br />Does it costs money?<br />The resources are FREE, students should know their plans<br />Students with disabilities?<br />Speech to Text & Text to Speech Options <br />
#1 Mobile Podcasting/Live Radio<br />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.<br />
#1 Mobile Podcasting Project: Field Trips<br />High School Chemistry Students on a field trip at Cranbrook Science Museum in MI. <br />Cell Phones pictures documented chemical elements.<br />Used: Camera on cell phone and sent to drop.io at http://drop.io/CKCHEM4<br />
#1 Mobile Podcasting Project: Radio Theater<br />Elementary School 3rd-6th graders<br />Used: http://hipcast.com<br />Web link:<br />http://stjosephschooltrenton.com/blog/<br />
#1 Mobile Podcasting Project: Author Study<br />Middle School 6th-7th Grade<br />Used: http://gabcast.com<br />Web link:<br />http://541sparkes.blogspot.com/2007/07/author-blog-6.html<br />
#1 Mobile Podcasting Project: Science Inquiry Questions<br />High School Earth Science<br />Used http://gabcast.com<br />Web link:<br />http://mrsleeswebblog.blogspot.com/<br />
#1 Mobile Podcasting Project: Connecting Algebra to Real World<br />High School Algebra<br />Used http://yodio.com<br />Web link:<br />http://www.yodio.com/yo.aspx?cardId=LvAhgDUPZd6UbBgsTMN2aC<br />
#1 Mobile Podcasting Project: Live Radio Broadcasts<br />High School Students Community Live Radio Show in Maine<br />Used http://blogtalkradio.com<br />Web link:<br />http://www.blogtalkradio.com/lobstertalk<br />
#2 Mobile Note taking and Organization<br />Using your cell phone to create speech to text reminders, emails, twitters, scheduled items on web-based calendars, get translations, and more!<br />
#2 Mobile Note taking and Organization<br />http://dial2do.com Create an account<br />Send Emails<br />Transcription<br />Translation<br />Post to your Google Calendar, get SMS reminders of your events.<br />Create reminders<br />Listen to any website or news feed<br />
#2 Mobile Note taking and Organization Project: Student’s Mobile Scheduling<br />High School Technology Students<br />Created a Google Calendar where all assignments are posted and sent via cell phones<br />Also use Remember the Milk to set up “To Do lists” for students via cell phone<br />Used http://dial2do.com<br />http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com/2008/08/kicking-off-school-year-web-20-style-w.html<br />
#3 Text Message Alerts!<br />Sending out mass text messages to large or small groups of people. <br />http://textmarks.com<br />
#3 Text Message Project: Text Homework Alerts<br />Jimbo Lamb<br />High School Math Teacher<br />Pennsylvania<br />Text for Homework<br />Uses: http://textmarks.com<br />http://mrlambmath.wikispaces.com/<br />
#3 Alerts Project: Film on the Fly<br />http://www.koce.org/filmonthefly<br />http://www.cellphonesinlearning.com/2009_04_01_archive.html<br />
9th Graders Text Messaging Romeo and Juliet<br /><ul><li>9th Grade English in Michigan
Create a whole text message novel of Romeo and Juliet</li></li></ul><li>Text Message Principal<br />“Principal Michael Bregy told all 2,400 students in the building to take out their cell phones and save his personal cell phone number.”<br />http://dailyherald.com/story/?id=332034<br />
#3 Mobile Novel Project: Cell Phone Bestseller<br />Popular in Asia to Read Novels Via Cell.<br />http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/20/world/asia/20japan.html?_r=2&pagewanted=1&th&emc=th&oref=slogin<br />
Use a cell phone to write a private or collaborative novel, poem, chapter review, or short story to “publish” on a cell phone.<br />#3 Mobile Novels<br />http://textnovel.com<br />
#4 Mobile Photo and Video blogging or Posting<br />Posting an image, video, or text message to a web blog or private photo place on the web directly from your cell phone.<br />
Flickr Mobile: Post Pics/Videos to Internet<br />Add as a new Email Contact: email@example.com <br />
Photos Show Up Here<br />http://www.cellphonesinlearning.com<br />
#4 Photoblogging Project: iReporting<br />Mobile Journalism<br />High School Students Document Inauguration<br />Tools: Flickr, Twitter, YouTube<br />http://wainauguration.org/<br />
#4 PhotoPosting Project: Documenting Lab Activities<br />Mathematics teacher has students document their mathematical steps and lab activities, then put them into a slideshow along with process explanation.<br />Web link: http://mathematicslearning.blogspot.com/2008/04/mobile-has-changed-my-way.html<br />
#4 PhotoPosting Project: Cell Phones & Facebook to Document Everyday Culture<br />Psychology teacher in Michigan has students document everyday cultural experiences with cell phone and sends them to class Facebook account.<br />Web link:<br />Protected in Facebook<br />
#4 PhotoPosting Project: Send Videos of Homework to Cells<br />Physical Education Teacher in Australia<br />Used: <br />http://Utterli.com<br />Web link:<br />http://mrobbo.com<br />
#4 PhotoPosting Project: Documenting Australian Environment<br />9th Grade Geography students in Australia<br />Used: <br />http://Utterli.com<br />Web link:<br />http://australianenvironment.wordpress.com/<br />
#5 Web 2.0 Voicemail<br />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.<br />http://google.com/voice<br />(734) 408-4495<br />
Google Voice in Foreign Language<br />http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Quarterly/EDUCAUSEQuarterlyMagazineVolum/CellPhonesintheLanguageClassro/192995<br />
#6 Create Your Own Mobile Scavenger Hunt<br />http://www.scvngr.com<br />
#7 Avatar Project: Spanish Oral Exams<br />High School Spanish 2 & 3 Students<br />Developed an Avatar to take oral exams<br />Used http://voki.com<br />Focus: Engagement in oral speaking, oral speaking exams, culture representation with images<br />
Listen to Any Podcast or RSS Feed Via Phone<br />http://podlinez.com/<br />Get a phone number for ANY Internet podcast<br />
Live Video Streaming from Cells<br />http://qik.com/<br />http://qik.com/video/2564183<br />
Follow a teacher in his first year of using cell phones<br />George Engel (HS Math Teacher)<br />http://www.cellularlearning.org<br />
Getting Started<br />DO NOT attempt to change policy (yet)<br />Survey Students on Cell Phones<br />Who has one? What is their plan? Preference for Communication?<br />Talk with students about cell phone safety & etiquette<br />Create a social contract for cell phone use with school assignments<br />Show Digital Dossier Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79IYZVYIVLA<br />Start with OPTIONAL homework/EC projects outside of classroom.<br />Start with what YOU are comfortable with (such as phone call resources like Drop.io)<br />
Modeling with preservice Education<br />Polling and Wiffiti boards<br />Textmarks Text Alert<br />Class Alert<br />Mobile Twitter<br />Class discussions (mobile discussions)<br />Drop.io<br />Store data that is collected in student teaching setting<br />Collect research data for projects<br />Qrcode (with Kaywa)<br />Syllabus and some assignments<br />Mobile Blogging with Blogger<br />Maintain a year long blog (optional mobile image and video posts)<br />Audio posts via iPadio<br />Class calendar with Google SMS<br />Weekly radio podcast with Blogtalkradio<br />Google Voice<br />Audio-based assignments such as reflections on homework readings<br />
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