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Rockford high schools loosen rules on cell phones, iPods - Rockford Register Star

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Rockford high schools loosen rules on cell phones, iPodsRockford Register StarWhat Rockford School District principals allow isn't exactly in line with the district's student code of conduct, which says “cell phones and other electronic items” are...
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The Innovative Educator: 10 Talking Points to Lift the Ban on Cell Phones

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Cell phones in school - 40 Creative Ways to Use Cell Phones in the Classroom

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How students at Chaparral High School are using cell phones to learn in the classroom

How students at Chaparral High School are using cell phones to learn in the classroom | Cell Phone Use in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Students at Chaparral High School are using cell phones, devices that used to be banned, as learning tools in the classroom.
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Cell Phones in the Classroom: Distraction or Undervalued Teaching Tool?

While some educators see cell phones and digital devices as distractions and sources of attention deficit, others say these are wonderful, undervalued teaching tools.

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New Call For Change In NYC School Cell Phone Policy « CBS New ...

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Should students in New York City schools be allowed to have cell phones? There is a new call for a change in citywide policy.

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NYC getting things changed for schools now strudels are allowed to have cell phones in school if such a big city allows it why can't our school?

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How to Use Cell Phones as Learning Tools

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Ed tech expert Meg Ormiston shares some easy to use strategies to use cell phones in the classrooms.

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Cell Phones in the Classroom: Distraction or Undervalued Teaching Tool? | iGeneration - 21st Century Education

Cell Phones in the Classroom: Distraction or Undervalued Teaching Tool? | iGeneration - 21st Century Education | Cell Phone Use in the Classroom | Scoop.it
While some educators see cell phones and digital devices as distractions and sources of attention deficit, others say these are wonderful, undervalued teaching tools.

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The Innovative Educator: 5 Reasons to Allow Students to Use Cell Phones in Class

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The Innovative Educator: Respond to the Naysayers with these Answers to FAQs about Using Cell Phones for Learning

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Students bringing wireless devices into Pentucket classrooms - The Daily News of Newburyport

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Students bringing wireless devices into Pentucket classroomsThe Daily News of NewburyportFrash notes that already this year many of the faculty in the six Pentucket schools have registered their own wireless devices for use in their classrooms and...
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Teachers Use Cell Phones in the Classroom - High School Notes (usnews.com)

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Educators say cell phones shouldn't be feared in the classroom.

 

"...encouraging students to use cell phones turns the phones into educational tools, not distractions or cheating devices."

 

"..start by encouraging students to use cell phones outside the classroom for homework."

 

- Experts recommend "a free, text-based service called ChaCha, where people are paid to quickly search and answer students' questions."

 

Cell Phones Improve Attendance

 

"She's even found administrative uses for cell phones, which now help her school save money that it used to spend on printing take-home flyers.

 

"We don't have a secretary calling every student who is absent; we just do it through text messaging," she says. "

 

Save Money

 

There's no more mailing about back-to-school night. We're saving money in paper expenses and stamps, and we're getting immediate responses."

 

 


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Teachers Use Cell Phones in the Classroom - High School Notes (usnews.com)

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Educators say cell phones shouldn't be feared in the classroom.

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Revisiting Cell Phone Bans in Schools -- THE Journal

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Twenty-four percent of K-12 schools ban cell phones altogether, and 62 percent allow phones on school grounds but ban them in the classroom, according to the most recent national data available.

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How Teachers Make Cell Phones Work in the Classroom

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In the most ideal class settings, mobile devices disappear into the background, like markers and whiteboards, pencil and paper – not because they’re not being used, but because they’re simply tools.

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