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In September 2011, they rolled out Celly, a text-messaging service that teachers and students can use to make classwork more fun and engaging.


Celly is part of a larger national trend in schools known as “Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT),” in which students are allowed to bring their mobile devices to class. Advocates argue that if young people are already glued to them, then teachers and principals should come up with educational uses for them...Feel free to add your own opinion to this debate!

Via Eduware, Inc.