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The Internet and Digital tracks, trails, tips & tools, especially as for Education. Thinking them over and... questioning them all !
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Teachers can use their smartphones to ease their teaching | nofiredrills.com

Teachers can use their smartphones to ease their teaching | nofiredrills.com | EDTECH - DIGITAL WORLDS - MEDIA LITERACY | Scoop.it

"7 ways a smartphone can make a teacher's life easier ! Use your phone to record who did the homework.  [...] You can easily use the scan to spreadsheet solution... Got the Homework Blues ? Randomly call on students  or choose [...]"

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"A mother’s view on cell phones in the classroom" | The Tech Edvocate

"A mother’s view on cell phones in the classroom" | The Tech Edvocate | EDTECH - DIGITAL WORLDS - MEDIA LITERACY | Scoop.it
**The Edvocate is pleased to publish guest posts as way to fuel important conversations surrounding P-20 education in America. The opinions contained within guest posts are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official opinion of The Edvocate or Dr. Matthew Lynch.** A guest column by Karen Bresnahan In recent years, there has been a lot of chatter on the internet about why cell phones shouldn’t be allowed in classrooms. Some teachers and parents are dead set against the idea, while others think it could work. Schools everywhere are busy making new rules about cell phones. Some …
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This mother's view outlines a specific feature of ICT and tech tools used in the classrooms: either assets or obstacles... they are what teachers turn them into !
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The first 'Picturephone' for video chatting : a colossal failure | the Atlantic

The first 'Picturephone' for video chatting : a colossal failure | the Atlantic | EDTECH - DIGITAL WORLDS - MEDIA LITERACY | Scoop.it
Bell Labs started selling commercial image and phone service in 1970, but it was too expensive—and a little too intimate.
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The iPhone Is Having a Rough Election Day | The Atlantic Wire

The iPhone Is Having a Rough Election Day | The Atlantic Wire | EDTECH - DIGITAL WORLDS - MEDIA LITERACY | Scoop.it

"The iPhone had its week last week, when Instagram brought unbelievable but real images of Sandy's destruction to our attention and Twitter acted as a (mostly) reliable news and information source for many people. With power out for many, cell phones helped many communicate until their batteries died, or lost connection completely. [..;]"

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Terminaux numériques personnels en classe ? Chiche ! | gingko.neottia.net

Terminaux numériques personnels en classe ? Chiche ! | gingko.neottia.net | EDTECH - DIGITAL WORLDS - MEDIA LITERACY | Scoop.it

 

"[...] Hardi, chers collègues, essayons ! Je fais avec vous le pari que vos élèves, à condition de les intéresser autant que de les instruire, vous sauront gré d’avoir ouvert les portes numériques de la classe, d’avoir aussi permis d’accompagner leurs capacités d’accéder à tous les savoirs, de manière construite, critique, méthodique et ordonnée, d’avoir enfin contribué à construire leur citoyenneté.

Chiche !" - Michel Guillou

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"The valuable metals in your smartphone, Nuremberg, Click - BBC World News

"The valuable metals in your smartphone, Nuremberg, Click - BBC World News | EDTECH - DIGITAL WORLDS - MEDIA LITERACY | Scoop.it

"A BBC summit dedicated to exploring world-changing innovations in science, technology and health has been taking place in Sydney, Australia. One of the speakers was Prof Veena Sahajwalla who wants to create a swathe of miniature furnaces that will recover valuable metals from discarded mobile phones. She is championing the microfactory: a recycling and reclamation system small and efficient enough that it can be set up in every community across the globe."

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Let the kids use their phones in class | the Guardian

Let the kids use their phones in class | the Guardian | EDTECH - DIGITAL WORLDS - MEDIA LITERACY | Scoop.it
Of course smartphones can be a distraction. But before we decide to ban them, consider how they can be harnessed for creative learning
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"The problem with banning mobiles in schools is that it runs the risk of not giving young people the space to get stuck into technology. We want our kids to code and become digital creators, not to just be passive consumers. "

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Piloter un TNI à partir d'un smartphone ou d'une tablette | OUTILS TICE

Piloter un TNI à partir d'un smartphone ou d'une tablette | OUTILS TICE | EDTECH - DIGITAL WORLDS - MEDIA LITERACY | Scoop.it

"Pilotage d'un TNI (Tableau Numérique Interactif) à partir d'un smartphone ou d'une tablette (TICE). [...] Vous pourrez ainsi naviguer dans votre classe tout en continuant la présentation de votre cours sur le TNI (TICE). [...]"

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Ce procédé paraît intéressant, bien que je n'ai pas encore eu la possibilité de le tester : n'hésitez pas à faire part ici de vos conclusions, si vous l'essayez :-)

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Daniel Morgenstern's comment, September 24, 2014 12:30 PM
C'est pour qu'on ne pense pas que le lien est mort :-)
Monica Mirza's comment, September 24, 2014 2:14 PM
Effectivement (j'espère que l'émoticône ne rendait pas le remerciement ambigu, car il était sincère).
Daniel Morgenstern's comment, September 24, 2014 2:35 PM
si, si ;-)
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Making calls has become fifth most frequent use for a Smartphone... | O2 News Centre

Making calls has become fifth most frequent use for a Smartphone... | O2 News Centre | EDTECH - DIGITAL WORLDS - MEDIA LITERACY | Scoop.it

 

"... for newly-networked generation of users"

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