HOW CELL PHONES OF TODAY        CAN HELP REVOLUTIONIZE  EDUCATION
INTRODUCTION Children begin using cell phones as young as 3-4 years of age Children nowadays teach their parents how to ac...
OUR CONCERNS  What if my child gets addicted to his cell  phone?  Will he suffer from a short attention span,  irritabilit...
Our concerns seem valid.But when it comes to our child‟s education, cell phones                     demonstrate     MORE P...
ADOPTION OF MOBILE PHONES ASSISTED WITHLEARNING ALTERNATIVES REDUCED DROP-OUTS IN          PRIMARY EDUCATION BY           ...
HOW IS THIS ACHIEVED?                     Log                                  Ebooks                    Tables        Nur...
HOW IS THIS ACHIEVED?A new term M-Education has been coined. It involves the use ofmobile devices, through which learners ...
My child is still too young tobe exposed to the internet.Can Cell phones still behelpful to her education?    Yes, of cour...
A calendar helps                   keep track of                   class dates, and                   mark importantA phon...
This sounds like anurban phenomenon.What about my kids inthe village?      I have some good         news for you,         ...
Your kids can now                learn to read and                write without               Free education              ...
CONCLUSIONCell phones are proving to be a boon to the education sectorWith growing awareness and the boon in the telecom s...
If brought to play effectively, cell phoneswill very soon help realize thegovernment‟s dream of„Education for All‟
Thank You!          For more on this, and related topics, visit my bloghttp://theradiationdoctor.wordpress.com/
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We usually frown at a child given access to a cell phone from a young age.
But what if it could prove to be a devise of the future, used to revolutionize education?
Let us explore the possibility.

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How cell phones can help revolutionize education

  1. 1. HOW CELL PHONES OF TODAY CAN HELP REVOLUTIONIZE EDUCATION
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION Children begin using cell phones as young as 3-4 years of age Children nowadays teach their parents how to access and maneuver through menus on their phones Coming from a generation that got access to cell phones much later in life, we worry:“Is this the right age to introduce my child to a Cell Phone?”
  3. 3. OUR CONCERNS What if my child gets addicted to his cell phone? Will he suffer from a short attention span, irritability and hypertension? What if he misuses this technology? What if he becomes a couch potato? Will he get exposed to adult content at an early age?
  4. 4. Our concerns seem valid.But when it comes to our child‟s education, cell phones demonstrate MORE PROS THAN CONS
  5. 5. ADOPTION OF MOBILE PHONES ASSISTED WITHLEARNING ALTERNATIVES REDUCED DROP-OUTS IN PRIMARY EDUCATION BY 50%
  6. 6. HOW IS THIS ACHIEVED? Log Ebooks Tables Nursery Maps Rhymes 0 Entrance Dictionary Exam PrepVarious applications such as these guide and assist a child‟s learning throughout his academic life cycle
  7. 7. HOW IS THIS ACHIEVED?A new term M-Education has been coined. It involves the use ofmobile devices, through which learners can learn from variouslocationsOur children can access mobile applications which are availablefor free or at a very small price over the internet
  8. 8. My child is still too young tobe exposed to the internet.Can Cell phones still behelpful to her education? Yes, of course!
  9. 9. A calendar helps keep track of class dates, and mark importantA phone‟s camera submissionscan help him An alarm clockannotate his will help him beassignments with punctual forpictures A scheduler school facilitates effective time management Photo viewers, Audio and Video players help to disseminate and assimilate knowledge in a fun & easy way
  10. 10. This sounds like anurban phenomenon.What about my kids inthe village? I have some good news for you, my friend!
  11. 11. Your kids can now learn to read and write without Free education actually having to for all attend schoolNow you don‟t need toknow English to use acell phone. They do Teachers can teach in asupport various fun, interactive andregional languages easy to learn way even in the absence of audio visual teaching aids Cell phones provide various options to learn from home, eliminating travel time and costs
  12. 12. CONCLUSIONCell phones are proving to be a boon to the education sectorWith growing awareness and the boon in the telecom sector,M-Education is only going to get better with timeAs parents and guardians, our duty therefore lies in notrestricting the use of cell phones, but in encouraging productiveutilization
  13. 13. If brought to play effectively, cell phoneswill very soon help realize thegovernment‟s dream of„Education for All‟
  14. 14. Thank You! For more on this, and related topics, visit my bloghttp://theradiationdoctor.wordpress.com/
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