Definition: describes the trend of new information technology to emerge first in the consumer market and then spread into business organizations, resulting in the convergence of the IT and consumer industries. Tech savvy employees moving into a global workforce, at the same time personal devices and mobile data networks increasingly accessible, affordable and easy to use. Add social networking such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter become apart of the business tools. The office extends to the hotel, homes, conferences centers, airports, etc.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcPKk_Re9D4&feature=fvw – complete banning of the cell phones Complete banning of usage during school Use during lunch and between classes
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2MZ0GG8qVU&feature=related – no cell phone http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXt_de2-HBE- cell phones banded http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQ636tJhWCQ&feature=related – cell phones in the classroom
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obdf5UosbR0&feature=related –Soloway Http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRTNnpV_79Y&feature=related – george engel While districts try to find additional funding for technology integration in the classroom, students are walking into the room with devices that are capable of providing a technology rich experience that is guided by the curriculum in the district. Ubiquitous computing ( ubicomp ) is a post-desktop model of human-computer interaction in which information processing has been thoroughly integrated into everyday objects and activities. In the course of ordinary activities, someone &quot;using&quot; ubiquitous computing engages many computational devices and systems simultaneously, and may not necessarily even be aware that they are doing so.
Jason- 19 year old college freshman, woke Friday morning to download this week’s US History podcast to his iPod the got in his car and listened to his professor’s test review session. Before exiting his car, he receives a text on his smartphone from classmate and student partner. Person had questions and wanted to meet in the library before the test. By the time he got to library his friend had their laptop open and was looking at the review notes and needed the answer for question 3. Then Jason IM the professor, then the professor replied for them to call him. Professor then told them to look in the western Expansion, to find the answer for question 3. They hang up and review the section of notes to find the answer.
Senior John Cram pulled out his phone during a lab experiment in his material science class this fall. He wanted to measure the porosity of a cupcake. Using the cell phone camera, he took a picture, emailed to himself and imported into Photoshop where he could precisely measure each air pocket to calculate the cupcake porosity.
“ What we ask on our tests when students come in with Google in their pockets? Will they be better questions than we ask today?”
Marc Prensky “ Digital natives are raised in a ubiquitous technology environment that they twitch-speed, multitask, random access, graphics first, active, connected, fun, fantasy, quick payoff world of video games, MTV and the Internet”.
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Boise, ID: Ultimately the technology helped his prior year’s classes “achieve some of the highest Idaho State Achievement Test Scores in the state: 100 in reading , 95 in math and 95 in language arts. North Port, Fla: help increase the reading fluency of students involved with intensive reading classes. Listening to audio books. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MGRvtS-2ao&feature=related
St Mary’s City (Ohio) School District – Dave Janosz at Northern Valley Regional High School “When you think of the options it might open up…it would be silly not to thee the discussion”. Watkins Glen video 1:24 – 4:35 http://www.trschools.com/newsnotes/stories/2010-2011/nn_10082010a.asp
Additional advantages: enhanced student-centered learning, support differentiated of student learning needs and personalized learning Facilitate collaboration through synchronous and asynchoronous communication
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PETE & C CONFERENCE 2012 BANNING OR EMBRACING MOBILE DEVICES? Presented by: Sandi Paul Director of Technology Sayreville Public Schools February 14, 2012 Twitter: @spaul6414
The numbers showed that cell phone users are significantly more likely to use their phones to take pictures (66 percent to now 76 percent), send or receive text messages (65 percent to now 72 percent), play games (27 percent to now 35 percent), send or receive e-mail (25 percent to now 34 percent), access the Internet (25 percent to now 38 percent), and record video (19 percent to now 34 percent). Pew Internet Report
House Bill 363 in Pa to ban use of beepers, celll phones, and portable deice that record, play audio or video material from school grounds.
The trend at most New Zealand schools is to ban mobile phones from the classroom and global studies show that New Zealand is not alone in this stance Mark Prensky (USA, 2004) and Mike Sharples (UK, 2005).
Davis, Vickie. Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Making the Case for Cell Phones in Schools. http://colcatteacher.blogspot.com/2009/03/making-case-for-cell-phones-in-schools.html (March, 2009)
Neilsen, Lisa. The Innovative Educators: 6 ways to Strengthen the Home-School Connection – http://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/2010/08/6-ways-to-use-cell-phones-to-strenghten-home-school-connection.html (August 2010)
Richards, Rebekah. Pros of Cell Phones in Schools-Benefits of Phones for Students: http://www.suite101.com/content/pros-of-cell-phones-in-school---benefits-of-phones-for-students.html (April, 2004)
Deubel, Patricia. Mobile Devices: Facing Challenges and Opportunities for Learning: http://thejournal.com/Articles/2009/03/19/Mobile-Devices-Facing-Challenges-and-Opprotunites-For-Learning.html (March, 2009)
Abel, David. On iPod use, schools are calling the tune-Some hail benefits of such devices: (September 2010)
Blackboard and Sprint Team up to bring mobile learning to students at no additional costs to schools. http://eon.businesswire.com/news/eon/20100322005998/en (March 2010)