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  1. 1. How Smart are Smartphones? Susan Thornton Technology Consultant, ITCS
  2. 3. <ul><li>Polling </li></ul><ul><li>Find definitions, currency conversion, math equations, translations </li></ul><ul><li>Browsing to obtain info </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>Read news articles </li></ul><ul><li>Read books </li></ul><ul><li>GPS/Google Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Digital or video camera to accompany school projects http://vimeo.com/9197200 </li></ul><ul><li>Educate students on appropriate and acceptable social use </li></ul><ul><li>Voice technology to share engaging lectures or lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Scavenger Hunt - www.scvngr.com </li></ul>
  3. 4. http://www.polleverywhere.com/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0smDH5LKoJA Student Engagement with Poll Everywhere http://derekbruff.com/teachingwithcrs/?p=227
  4. 5. <ul><li>Cell Phones in Learning: http://www.cellphonesinlearning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile Learner: http://themobilelearner.wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile Learning: http://cc.mlearnopedia.com/cell-phones/education/phone/ </li></ul><ul><li>1.  iTouch Learning: A page on Jane Hart’s  Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies website that lists of reasons why the iPhone/iPod Touch are ideal for mlearning. http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/iTouchLearning/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>2.  Lift the Cell Phone Ban: Hosted on the Scholastic website, this article is a plea to lift the ban on cell phones in schools and to use these devices to help students learn. http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3751073 </li></ul><ul><li>3.  From Toy to Tool: Cell Phones in Learning: Liz Kolb’s blog on using cell phones for learning. http://www.cellphonesinlearning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>4.  100 Ways to Use Your iPod to Learn and Study Better: The title says it all.  A post found on the iPod Hacker Blog. http://the-ipod-hacker.blogspot.com/2008/02/100-ways-to-use-your-ipod-to-learn-and.html </li></ul><ul><li>5.  Why an iPod Touch in Education? Chris Webb’s blog post with links to resources that can be used on an iPod Touch to help students learn. http://projects.minot.k12.nd.us/groups/chris/weblog/5ce29/Why_an_iPod_Touch_in_education_.html </li></ul><ul><li>6.  School Axes Textbooks as Pupils Download their Homework onto their Mobile Phones: A news article in the UK’s Daily Mail newspaper on a school that is moving away from analog content and toward digital content. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1082928/School-axes-textbooks-pupils-download-homework-mobile-phones.html </li></ul><ul><li>7.  Using the iPod for Learning: A slideshare presentation from an Grace Poli, Media Specialist and Apple Distinguished Educator. http://www.slideshare.net/gpoli/an-ipod-in-your-classroom-toolbox-presentation-736951?type=powerpoint </li></ul><ul><li>8. Mobile Phones and Citizen Journalism: A wiki on the MobileActive.org website on using cell phones in citizen journalism. http://mobileactive.org/wiki/Mobile_Phones_and_Citizen_Journalism </li></ul><ul><li>9. MurMur: A concept where oral histories are collected and shared in various areas in 8 cities around the world (as of this writing) where the general public is free to both record and listen to personal histories connected to their neighborhoods. http://murmurtoronto.ca/ </li></ul><ul><li>10.Enabling Mobile Learning: An article about enabling mobile learning on the Educase Connect website. http://connect.educause.edu/Library/EDUCAUSE+Review/EnablingMobileLearning/40549?time=1220792835 </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital notebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information search tool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Integration (Notes, files, pictures, video, audio) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A place to share information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What can it do for me and/or my students? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organize, Gather, and Provide repository for information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide multiple methods of input for all types of user/learners. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide means for collaboration of staff/students, staff/staff, student/student </li></ul></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>Digital 3-Ring Binder </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trapper Keeper on Steroids </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sections and Section Groupings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Groupings of one or more pages or sections </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can apply templates to single or multiple pages </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Subpages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Offset below page which serves as visual cue </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Note Containers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gives a sense of belonging to items on your pages </li></ul></ul>

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