By Jennifer Carey
Summary by GETideas
"Blogging for Powerful Learning Practice, tech-savvy educator Jennifer Carey discusses the following benefits of smartphones in the classroom, acknowledging that because all students may not have a personal smartphone, many of the activities she presents can be done in groups with just one smartphone per group:
-Support for in-class lessons and activities, such as reading, polling, quizzing, and backchanneling
-Research, via tools such as Google Search, Genius Scan+, Google Docs, Dropbox, and Evernote"