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  1. 1. Cellphones in the Classroom 21 st Century Tools for Teaching & Learning Mrs. Wiscount Virtual Field Trip Click for Glossary Click to read Statistics on Teen Cellphone Use
  2. 2. <ul><li>Click on & Save (change FILastName in filename to your first initial followed by last name ) the Cellphone in the Classroom Travel Journal . Change “Student Name” on front cover with your first & last name. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on & Visit each link of the Cellphone in the Classroom Travel Journal slides, and answer the tour questions in the Travel Journal for each of the VFT slides. </li></ul><ul><li>When you are finished, Upload the Cellphone in the Classroom Travel Journal at the Moodle assignment link. </li></ul>Directions: Travel Journal
  3. 3. Content Topic <ul><li>This virtual field trip will teach students how to use cellphones for classroom learning while exercising proper ethics & etiquette for engaging effective education. </li></ul>Curriculum Standards The National Educational Technology Standards Purpose Learning Objective This virtual field trip will offer students opportunities to explore how cellphones can be used in the classroom for 21 st century teaching & learning. <ul><li>1. Communication and Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others. Students: </li></ul><ul><li>a. interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments </li></ul><ul><li>and media. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Research and Information Fluency </li></ul><ul><li>Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information. Students: </li></ul><ul><li>b. locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and </li></ul><ul><li>media. </li></ul><ul><li>c. evaluate and select information sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Digital Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical </li></ul><ul><li>behavior. Students: </li></ul><ul><li>a. advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology. </li></ul><ul><li>b. exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity. </li></ul>Students will learn a variety of ways to create, communicate, collaborate, & publish using the 21 st century tool, a cellphone, to bring the student culture into the classroom in order to connect that culture with classroom learning. About This Virtual Field Trip Click to Watch I ntroduction Video
  4. 4. <ul><li>QR Code </li></ul><ul><li>QR Reader – quick response software that can be downloaded to a cellphone in order to read a QR code for easy access to media online. </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast – a video or movie that is broadcasted to subscribers. </li></ul><ul><li>Text messaging </li></ul><ul><li>SMS </li></ul><ul><li>SMS language </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic or Digital Publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Sharing with Photo Gallery </li></ul>Glossary All definitions from
  5. 5. <ul><li>See how students use cellphones in the classroom </li></ul>Add voice to your pictures Link to Video Link to Video Communication & Publishing Click to Read How Teens are Using Their Cellphones?
  6. 6. <ul><li>Trash or Treasure - students use cellphones to create digital picture galleries </li></ul><ul><li>Project 365 – a year-long digital story </li></ul><ul><li>The GeoHistorian Project – learn how to create students create landmark resources for the community using cellphones. </li></ul><ul><li>How to Shoot Video on a Cellphone – by jfatheree on viddler </li></ul><ul><li>Life of a Bird – by jfatheree on viddler – this film was shot entirely on a cellphone for a school assignment </li></ul><ul><li>A Short Story about Roy - create Your Own Videos with your Cellphone & </li></ul>Pictures & Video Click on the Links Below to See Video & Picture Examples Created Using Cellphones in the Classroom
  7. 7. <ul><li>Different roles using cellphones in the classroom – read pages 2 & 3 to see what you can do at different sites with your phone. </li></ul><ul><li>Many examples of student projects created using cellphones in the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Grampians Camp - Students document a field trip with cellphones </li></ul><ul><li>Phone a Friend in Exams </li></ul><ul><li>Messaging Shakespeare </li></ul><ul><li>California Student Media Festival Winners </li></ul>Assessment Click on the Links Below to See Assessment Examples Created Using Cellphones in the Classroom
  8. 8. <ul><li>Web searching </li></ul><ul><li>Websites mobile-ready ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on the desktop site & mobile site to see the difference in looks? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Classroom websites </li></ul><ul><li>Create mobile website </li></ul><ul><li>Educational resources </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile Search engine </li></ul><ul><li>Libraries with text-messaging services </li></ul><ul><li>Voice recorders </li></ul><ul><li>On Most Cellphones: </li></ul><ul><li>Calendars </li></ul><ul><li>Notepads </li></ul><ul><li>Calculators </li></ul>Research & Organization Tools Click on the Links to See How Cellphones Can Help Students Become More Organized in the Classroom
  9. 9. <ul><li>Fair Cell Phone Use in Schools – the Pros & Cons of Cell Phones in Schools by Beth Lynne </li></ul><ul><li>Cellphones in the Classroom – read about the good and not so good when cellphones are allowed in the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>It all looks good, but are cellphones in education here to stay? Scan over the article, “ Mobile Devices: Facing Challenges & Opportunities for Learning ” by Patricia Duebel </li></ul>Ethics/Safety/Appropriate Use Click on the Links Below to Read about the Positives & Negatives When Students Use Cellphones in the Classroom If Creating the Cellphone Policy in the Classroom, What Would Your Guidelines Be to Ensure Student Learning & Not Student Distraction?
  10. 10. <ul><li>Three Generations’ View of Cell Phones – listen to this podcast </li></ul><ul><li>The 21 st Century Digital Learner - can you relate? </li></ul><ul><li>“ Students Phoning It In ” by Danielle Mario </li></ul><ul><li>“ What Can You Learn from a Cellphone ? – Almost Anything by Marc Prensky </li></ul>Summary Discussion Click on the Links Below to See Why Using Cellphones in the Classroom is So Important for Students’ Learning?