Connecting Student Cell Phones to Classroom Learning Liz Kolb University of Michigan & Madonna University [email_address] ...
http://contxts.com
http://lisd2kolb.wikispaces.com/
Meet Liz… <ul><li>Taught 7 th -12 th  Grade Social Studies in Cincinnati, Ohio </li></ul><ul><li>Taught High School techno...
Mobile Note taking and Organization <ul><li>Using your cell phone to create speech to text reminders, emails, twitters, sc...
Mobile Note taking and Organization <ul><li>http://dial2do.com  Create an account </li></ul><ul><li>Send Emails </li></ul>...
Mobile Note taking and Organization Project:  Student’s Mobile Scheduling <ul><li>High School Technology Students </li></u...
Project #1:  Set up Dial2do <ul><li>Create an Account </li></ul><ul><li>Log in to  http://dial2do.com   </li></ul><ul><li>...
Activity #2:  : Google Cal to Cell Phone via Dial2do <ul><li>How to… </li></ul>
Step 1:  Set up a Google Calendar (you can import your iCal or Outlook Calendar right in). Login to  http://google.com Cli...
Create an account if you do not have a Google Account.  If you do, Sign In.
Click on ADD CREATE A NEW CALENDAR
Add Details Click on CREATE CALENDAR
Click on SETTINGS
Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com   Click on MOBILE SETUP
Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com   ADD a SMS Reminder Click on SAVE
Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com   Log in to Dial2do.com Click on DO MORE
Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com   Click on ORGANIZE Click on MORE next to Calendar
Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com   Change provider to GOOGLE Click on SAVE
Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com   Grant Access to your Google account
Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com   TRY IT:  Cal Dial2do 1-213-325-2615 and say “Calendar” then schedule something!...
Text Message Alerts! <ul><li>Sending out mass text messages to large or small groups of people.  </li></ul>
Text Message Alerts! <ul><li>http:// textmarks.com   </li></ul><ul><li>Create your own Text Message “Keyword” Alert. </li>...
Text Message Alerts:  Work Well For… <ul><li>“ Alert” subscriptions for parents, PTO groups, community groups, and student...
Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com   Login to:  Textmarks.com Click on GET STARTED
Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com   Pick a uniquename (easy one) Create a welcome message (you can change this late...
Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com   Create an account
Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com   Click on EDIT
Try out your Alert <ul><li>Text to: 41411 </li></ul><ul><li>In Message:  KEYWORD </li></ul><ul><li>Send </li></ul>Liz Kolb...
Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com   In Manage Check your Statistics, change your alerts, send an alert, send an email
Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com   Send Alert from Cell Phone Text to:  41411 In Message:  ALERT KEYWORD  your mes...
Make any website mobile! <ul><li>Login to  http://mofuse.com   </li></ul>
Click on For Blogs. .
Paste in your website link
Mobile Conference Recording:  Works Well For… <ul><li>Documenting Parent-Teacher conferences. </li></ul><ul><li>Documentin...
Free Conference Pro <ul><li>http://freeconferencepro.com   </li></ul>Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com
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  1. 1. Connecting Student Cell Phones to Classroom Learning Liz Kolb University of Michigan & Madonna University [email_address] http://cellphonesinlearning.com Twitter: lkolb Liz’s Contact Information Send New Text Message to: 50500 In Message Kolb
  2. 2. http://contxts.com
  3. 3. http://lisd2kolb.wikispaces.com/
  4. 4. Meet Liz… <ul><li>Taught 7 th -12 th Grade Social Studies in Cincinnati, Ohio </li></ul><ul><li>Taught High School technology courses in Columbus, OH. </li></ul><ul><li>Former High School Technology Coordinator and Integration Specialist in Columbus OH. </li></ul><ul><li>Currently Adjunct Assistant Professor at Madonna University-Teaches Ed Tech Courses to in-service Teachers in the Master’s program. </li></ul><ul><li>Currently Finishing Doctorate at University of Michigan. Teaches Ed Tech Courses to preservice teachers. </li></ul><ul><li>Author: “Toy to Tool: Connecting Student Cell Phones to Education” </li></ul>http://sitemaker.umich.edu/kolb_504
  5. 5. Mobile Note taking and Organization <ul><li>Using your cell phone to create speech to text reminders, emails, twitters, scheduled items on web-based calendars, get translations, and more! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Mobile Note taking and Organization <ul><li>http://dial2do.com Create an account </li></ul><ul><li>Send Emails </li></ul><ul><li>Transcription </li></ul><ul><li>Translation </li></ul><ul><li>Post to your Google Calendar, get SMS reminders of your events. </li></ul><ul><li>Create reminders </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to any website or news feed </li></ul>
  7. 7. Mobile Note taking and Organization Project: Student’s Mobile Scheduling <ul><li>High School Technology Students </li></ul><ul><li>Used http://jott.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com/2008/08/kicking-off-school-year-web-20-style-w.html </li></ul>
  8. 8. Project #1: Set up Dial2do <ul><li>Create an Account </li></ul><ul><li>Log in to http://dial2do.com </li></ul><ul><li>Try to send yourself an email or a reminder </li></ul><ul><li>Try a few other features </li></ul>
  9. 9. Activity #2: : Google Cal to Cell Phone via Dial2do <ul><li>How to… </li></ul>
  10. 10. Step 1: Set up a Google Calendar (you can import your iCal or Outlook Calendar right in). Login to http://google.com Click on CALENDAR
  11. 11. Create an account if you do not have a Google Account. If you do, Sign In.
  12. 12. Click on ADD CREATE A NEW CALENDAR
  13. 13. Add Details Click on CREATE CALENDAR
  14. 14. Click on SETTINGS
  15. 15. Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com Click on MOBILE SETUP
  16. 16. Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com ADD a SMS Reminder Click on SAVE
  17. 17. Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com Log in to Dial2do.com Click on DO MORE
  18. 18. Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com Click on ORGANIZE Click on MORE next to Calendar
  19. 19. Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com Change provider to GOOGLE Click on SAVE
  20. 20. Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com Grant Access to your Google account
  21. 21. Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com TRY IT: Cal Dial2do 1-213-325-2615 and say “Calendar” then schedule something! You can also “Listen to Calendar”
  22. 22. Text Message Alerts! <ul><li>Sending out mass text messages to large or small groups of people. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Text Message Alerts! <ul><li>http:// textmarks.com </li></ul><ul><li>Create your own Text Message “Keyword” Alert. </li></ul><ul><li>TRY Liz’s Alert </li></ul><ul><li>TEXT: 41411 </li></ul><ul><li>In Message: gomobile </li></ul>
  24. 24. Text Message Alerts: Work Well For… <ul><li>“ Alert” subscriptions for parents, PTO groups, community groups, and students to get immediate information such as school closing, early dismissal, or other pressing news. </li></ul><ul><li>Student project campaigns (such as advocacy or informational) </li></ul><ul><li>Keeping track of students on field trips/outside of school activities. </li></ul>Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com
  25. 25. Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com Login to: Textmarks.com Click on GET STARTED
  26. 26. Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com Pick a uniquename (easy one) Create a welcome message (you can change this later) Click on CREATE
  27. 27. Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com Create an account
  28. 28. Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com Click on EDIT
  29. 29. Try out your Alert <ul><li>Text to: 41411 </li></ul><ul><li>In Message: KEYWORD </li></ul><ul><li>Send </li></ul>Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com
  30. 30. Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com In Manage Check your Statistics, change your alerts, send an alert, send an email
  31. 31. Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com Send Alert from Cell Phone Text to: 41411 In Message: ALERT KEYWORD your message here...
  32. 32. Make any website mobile! <ul><li>Login to http://mofuse.com </li></ul>
  33. 33. Click on For Blogs. .
  34. 34. Paste in your website link
  35. 35. Mobile Conference Recording: Works Well For… <ul><li>Documenting Parent-Teacher conferences. </li></ul><ul><li>Documenting Teacher or Staff interviews. </li></ul><ul><li>Holding a call-in “parent’s” night to vent/talk about issues. </li></ul><ul><li>Allowing parents to call-in to listen to open house or listen to the mp3 file if they cannot attend. </li></ul><ul><li>Any “private” conference/exchange that you would like documented. </li></ul>Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com
  36. 36. Free Conference Pro <ul><li>http://freeconferencepro.com </li></ul>Liz Kolb http://cellphonesinlearning.com

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