David Gagnon is talking to a group of educators about how to use mobile devices for learning. In his work as an instructional designer with the University of Wisconsin’s ENGAGE program, Gagnon has given this workshop many times. But these days, he says, things are starting to change.
“How many of you are currently using an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch?” Gagnon asks the teachers... What happens next demonstrates how the availability of communications technology has grown exponentially in recent years: 89 percent of this group owns a mobile device, and they want to know how to use it in their classrooms...
This article is part of a series exploring mobile learning. Other posts in this series are located at: http://spotlight.macfound.org/featured-stories/entry/amidst-a-mobile-revolution-in-schools-will-old-teaching-tactics-work/ and ;
Via Beth Dichter