Cell Phones in Schools Kathryn Shortuse
<ul><li>Statistics show that 4 out of 5 teens carry a cell phone.  What effect can cell phones have when being used in the...
Negative Effects <ul><ul><li>Cell phones may become distracting to students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Phones may ring...
Positive Effects <ul><ul><li>Cell phones can be used for in-class, technology-based assignments  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
What websites support cell phone technology?
Voice Thread <ul><li>Voice Thread allows users to collaborate using video, voice, and text.  Students are able to record f...
Dial 2 Do <ul><li>Users who subscribe to Dial 2 Do are able to record e-mails, set up reminders, and many other items.  Di...
Other Supported Websites <ul><ul><li>Poll Everywhere </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>This websites uses cell phone to colle...
Resources <ul><li>Banks, Jen. (2007). Kiwanja San Francisco. Retrieved September 26, 2010, http://www.flickr.com/photos/ki...
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  1. 1. Cell Phones in Schools Kathryn Shortuse
  2. 2. <ul><li>Statistics show that 4 out of 5 teens carry a cell phone.  What effect can cell phones have when being used in the classroom? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Negative Effects <ul><ul><li>Cell phones may become distracting to students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Phones may ring during class </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students may communicate via text messages </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cheating may occur through text messages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inappropriate pictures may be taken and shared with others </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Positive Effects <ul><ul><li>Cell phones can be used for in-class, technology-based assignments  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students are able to use cell phones to stay organized </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents are able to stay in contact with students throughout the day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phones can be used in an emergency </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. What websites support cell phone technology?
  6. 6. Voice Thread <ul><li>Voice Thread allows users to collaborate using video, voice, and text.  Students are able to record feedback or commentate on a posted &quot;thread&quot; using their cell phone. Click here to view this site. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Dial 2 Do <ul><li>Users who subscribe to Dial 2 Do are able to record e-mails, set up reminders, and many other items.  Dial 2 Do is a great tool to help students stay organized on classroom activities and upcoming assignments.  Click here to view this site. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Other Supported Websites <ul><ul><li>Poll Everywhere </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>This websites uses cell phone to collect results from teacher-generated polls. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gabcast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Gabcast gives students the opportunity to record podcasts using their cell phone. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Qipit   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Qipit makes saving classroom notes easy!  Students are able to take pictures of their notes and retrieve them on their phones at a later date. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Resources <ul><li>Banks, Jen. (2007). Kiwanja San Francisco. Retrieved September 26, 2010, http://www.flickr.com/photos/kiwanja/3169449583/in/photostream/. Davis, Vicki. ( 2009, March 9). Making the Case of Cell Phones in Schools. [Web Content]. Retreieved from http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com/2009/03/making-case-for-cell-phones-in-schools.html. Gibbons, Esther. (2006) My Phone Lightens My Load. Retrieved September 26, 2010, http://www.flickr.com/photos/gibbons/343384475/in/photostream/.  Kelly, Anthony. (2009). Thumbs Up. Retrieved September 26, 2010, http://www.flickr.com/photos/62337512@N00/3958637561/#/.  Kris, Kros. (2006). Let Me Dream of an Apple. Retrieved September 26,2010, http://www.flickr.com/photos/kros/259803598/.  Zawezome. (2009) I Don't Dig Texting. Retrieved September 26, 2010, http://www.flickr.com/photos/_lovenothing/3772984885/. </li></ul>

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