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Source: http://www.laptopsarena.com/ In 2010, 89% of college students said they owned either a laptop or a netbook. * * http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/survey_finds_college_students_love_laptops_but_not.php
99.8 % of college students owned one or more cellphones 49 % now have smartphones* * http://www.riehler.com/are-smartphones-our-future-in-computing/
“School districts around the U.S. are facing the issue of how to contend with the proliferation of student owned mobile devices, social media, and other Web 2.0 applications. It's clear that this is not a passing fad and the devices will become increasingly prevalent and the applications more abundant and useful in all sectors of society—including education.” James Bosco, CoSNParticipatory Learning Initiative Source: http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/DigitalEducation/2011/05/social_media_two_steps_forward.html
What’s up with Edmodo? Quality of writing Quality of resources Student responsibility Student engagement Peer support Time in classroom to focus on content --HS Teachers, Paramus, NJ Source: http://thumbs.dreamstime.com/thumb_336/12275473430ZYi4D.jpg
5 Uses of Twitter in the Classroom Building a personal brand Learning to be concise Personifying characters on Twitter Collaborating on the same topic with different cultures Bringing experts into the classroom (virtually)
“Learning networks redefine how knowledge is created, distributed and controlled.” Dr. Alec Couros, University of ReginaProfessor of Educational Technology & Media Source: http://www.slideshare.net/courosa/rethinking-teaching-learning-in-a-networked-reality